American Pro Golfer & 16-time PGA Tour Champion, Tom Weiskopf, 79, passed away
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Tom Weiskopp was an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour. His most successful decade was the 1970s. He won 16 PGA Tour Championships between 1968 and 1982.
American professional golfer Tom Weiskopf has died at the age of 79
As reported by a tweet from his contemporary Tom Watson, Tom Weiskopf passed away this week. After being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2020, former British Open winner Tom completed his first round of therapy. We send our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family who have lost the joy of their family.
Similarly, the world of golf has lost one of its gems. In the golfing community, Weiskopf’s stroke was widely regarded. He had an exceptionally high ball strike, tremendous power and excellent control. Weiskopf was nicknamed “The Towering Inferno” because of his outbursts on the golf course.
Tom Weiskopf Age, Family, Early Life
Tom Weskopp was born on November 9, 1942 (age 79 years) in Massillon, Ohio. He holds American nationality and is of Caucasian ethnicity. His zodiac sign is Scorpio.
There is no verified information about Tom Weskopp’s parents yet.
What about Tom Weskopp’s wife, his children?
Tom Weskopp was married twice and had two wives. He first married his ex-wife Jean Weskopp in 1966. The couple lived happily for 33 years and divorced in 1999.
He next married Lori Weiskopf. However, his wedding date with his second wife Laurie is yet to be announced. Tom had two children, a son and a daughter, Eric Thomas Weiskopf and Heidi Weiskopf.
Tom Weiskop career, what was his occupation?
Weisskop’s first win on the PGA Tour came in 1968 at the Andy Williams-San Diego Open Invitational, followed by fifteen more victories in 1982. His career season was 1973, when he won seven tournaments around the world, including the Open Championship at Royal Troon. And he will finish the year ranked second in the world according to Mark McCormack’s World Golf Ranking.
It remained his only major championship victory, but he was runner-up four times at the Masters and also finished T2 at the 1976 US Open. Weschoff won the Canadian Open in 1973 and 1975; The latter won in spectacular fashion, including a one-hole playoff victory over arch-rival Jack Nicklaus when Weiskopf nearly finished his approach on the 15th hole at Royal Montreal Golf Club’s Blue Course.
Weiskopf was a member of the United States team in the 1973 and 1975 Ryder Cups. He also qualified for the 1977 team but decided to leave the competition to pursue the big game. Weiskopf’s swing was highly praised in the golf industry. He hit the ball high, generated tremendous power and also possessed extremely strong control, a rare combination. Weskopp’s displays of fury on the golf course earned him the nickname “The Towering Inferno”.
Weskopp joined the Senior PGA Tour in 1993 and won several senior tournaments, including the 1995 US Senior Open. He also served as a golf analyst for CBS Sports, covering the 1981 and 1985 to 1995 Masters. Since 2008, he has contributed to ABC Sports and ESPN’s coverage of The Open Championship.
What is the net worth of Tom Weskopp?
Former golfer Tom Weskopp’s true net worth is still under wraps, but being a famous golfer for such a long period of time, he must have made a lot of money.
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What school and college did he go to?
Tom Weskopp attended Benedictine High School in Cleveland and Ohio State University.
Is he available on any kind of social media platform?
We did a quick search for Tom Weiskopf’s social media presence but couldn’t find him on any social media platform.
Physical Appearance of Tom Weskopp Height, Weight
|height||In feet: 6 feet and 3 inches
Centimeters: 191 cm
Meters: 1.91 m
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