Located in Franklin, Indiana., the Indiana Golf Hall of Fame is where esteemed members of the golf community are chosen for induction based on their extraordinary contributions to the game as players, teachers, administrators or promoters. The Golf Hall of Fame began in 1964 and moved to its current location in June of 2001. Within the exhibit, visitors can also view plaques and memorabilia of members of the Indiana High School Golf Hall of Fame.
Some of its more renowned members include PGA tour players Jim Gallagher, Jr., Fuzzy Zoeller and Bill Kratzert, entertainer-comedian Phil Harris, former president of the PGA of America Mickey Powell, former president of the USGA Dr. Trey Holland, and noted golf course architects Pete and Alice Dye.
Many important pieces of Indiana golf history are located in the current Hall of Fame and now housed in the Indiana Golf Office along with the Gongaware Indiana Junior Golf Academy. The Indiana Golf Office is the administrative headquarters for the Indiana Golf Foundation, Indiana Golf Association, Indiana Women’s Golf Association and Indiana Section PGA.
Visitors are always welcome in the Hall of Fame to enjoy the item s donated by the members and their families. The Hall of Fame is located on Hurricane Road in Franklin, near The Legends Golf Club. Hours of operation are 8:00a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission is free.