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Six to be inducted into Hall of Fame

A capsule look at the six people who will be inducted Sunday into the World Golf Hall of Fame:


He has held the No. 1 position in the world ranking longer than any other player since its inception in 1986. ... The winner of 75 tournaments worldwide, including two British Opens, he is the only player to win the money title on the European tour and PGA Tour. ... Won the ``Saturday Slam'' in 1986 by leading all four majors after the third round. ... The only player to lose all four majors in a playoff. ... Elected on the PGA Tour ballot.


One of the most recognizable figures in golf with his knickers and tam o'shanter cap, Stewart won 18 times worldwide, including three majors. ... His most memorable victory was the 1999 U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2, where he beat Phil Mickelson by one stroke with a 15-foot par putt on the 72nd hole. ... Played on five Ryder Cup teams. ... He was killed Oct. 25, 1999, along with five others when his private jet crashed in South Dakota. ... Elected on the PGA Tour ballot.


She turned pro at 19 and earned her first victory at the 1969 U.S. Women's Open. ... She repeated as U.S. Open champion and went on to 24 victories on the LPGA Tour, including four major championships. ... She won five times in 1980 and finished second on the money list. ... Elected by the LPGA Tour's Veteran's committee.


He made a putter that went ``ping'' and became one of the greatest innovators in the equipment business. ... Founder of Karsten Manufacturing, his Ping putters have been used to win more than 1,800 tournaments. ... He revolutionized how clubs were made by developing investment casting and perimeter-weighted irons. ... A native of Norway, he died last year of Parkinson's disease at age 88. ... Elected through the Lifetime Achievement category.


A lifelong amateur, she was selected for the Curtis Cup in 1960 and 1962, and was captain of the U.S. team in 1986 and 1988. ... She was a member of the U.S. Golf Association's women's committee for 16 years, and in 1996 was the first woman elected USGA president. ... Elected through the Lifetime Achievement category.


Credited as the first golf professional and an outstanding player in the 19th century. ... He was best known as making the premier featherie ball. ... Robertson was the first player to break 80 on the Old Course at St. Andrews, with a round of 79 in 1858. ... It is said that he and Old Tom Morris never lost when playing as a team. ... Elected by the Veteran's committee.

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