The PGA of America has announced its 2023 Hall of Fame class, which consists of CBS Sports sportscaster Jim Nantz. Alongside Nantz, the class also consists of Robert Dolan, Don Wegrzyn, Herb Wimberly, Suzy Whaley, and Kathy Whitworth (posthumous). The induction ceremony will take spot on November 8th in Frisco, Texas.
Nantz, who will be inducted in the ambassador category, has currently been recognized for his contributions to sports broadcasting. He is a member of the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame and is the youngest particular person to be inducted into each the Pro Football and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Nantz has won 3 Emmy Awards and has been named National Sportscaster of the Year 5 instances given that he joined CBS in 1985.
PGA of America President John Lindert expressed his admiration for the accomplishments of the inductees, stating that they have produced a substantial influence on the game of golf and have inspired numerous people. Lindert highlighted how these people have either proudly represented the PGA of America in their everyday efforts or have utilized their voices to assistance the sport and the organization. The PGA of America is honored to celebrate their contributions to the sport they all adore.