Tommy Bolt

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Birthday
31, 1916
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Death Date
Aug 30, 2008 (92)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
31, 1916
Birthplace
Oklahoma
Death Date
Aug 30, 2008 (92)

About

Terrible Tommy was known for losing his temper on the golf course, but proved instrumental in founding the Champions Tour.

Before Fame

He learned the game by caddying on Rome, Italy's courses while serving in the Army in World War II.

Trivia

He didn't start playing on the PGA Tour until he was 34 years old.

Family Life

He grew up in Haworth, Oklahoma.

Associated With

He gave a young Arnold Palmer advice on throwing golf clubs: always throw them ahead, so you don't waste energy walking to retrieve them.