2017 Inductees

Gary Wiren
• Member of six Golf Halls of Fame, including the PGA Hall of Fame and the World Golf Teachers Hall of Fame, and has honorary memberships or distinguishedservice recognition from Sweden, Italy, New Zealand and Japan. • Was a collegiate conference champion, won the South Florida Seniors PGA title, and was the South Florida long-driving champion. • Has played in the USGA Senior Open and the PGA Senior Championship. • Won the 1978 GCS World Hickory Golf Championship. • Written or participated in the writing of over 250 magazine articles and 14 books including The PGA Teaching Manual, the most influential book on golf instruction in history. • His popular and award winning, “When Golf Is a Ball,” was selected as the “best golf book in the year 2004.” • In 1987, was selected by the PGA of America as its “Teacher of the Year” in the USA, and has consistently been picked by Golf Magazine as one of America’s 100 Best Teachers and by Golf Digest as Top 50 (currently ranked 23rd). • Has taught over 250,000 people in private, groups, and seminars in 30 countries. Now Sr. Director of Instruction for all Trump Golf properties while teaching out of the exclusive Trump International Golf Club, in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Sam Reynolds
• Dominated golf in Nebraska for 20 years from 1912-1931. • Won 7 Nebraska Amateur Golf titles: 1912, 1914, 1916, 1919, 1921, 1922, 1926. • Played with Bobby Jones and Chick Evans. • Longtime Field Club member. • Built his dream home behind the 10th green at Omaha Country Club after WWII. • Appointed to the U.S. Senate in 1954. • Graduate of Omaha High School (Central). • Successful businessman in coal. • Died in 1988 at age 97 (born 1890).
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