CARMEL-BY-THE-SEA – South Africa’s Retief Goosen will on Monday be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame (WGHF).
The two-time US Open champion will be inducted during a ceremony in California, USA.
Goosen will be one of five golfers inducted this year, with Peggy Kirk Bell, Billy Payne, Jan Stephenson and Dennis Walters also set to receive the highest honour in golf.
The 50-year-old Goosen now campaigns on the senior US Tour, and will join compatriots Ernie Els, Bobby Locke, Gary Player as a member of the WGHF.
Zimbabwe’s Nick Price is the only other African also a member of the WGHF.