Bob Hope began one of the finest golf charity events in the world back in 1960. His passing will touch all in the golf community - and beyond.
The Bob Hope Chrysler Classic was begun in 1960. In the many years it has run - gaining great support from actors and actresses over the years - it has brought in over $37 million for the charities it supports.
Bob Hope was a big fan of golf, and often made the game the target of his zinging one liners. Here are just a few samples.
Golf is a game that needlessly prolongs the lives of some of our most useless citizens.
I went to play golf and tried to shoot my age, but I shot my weight instead.
If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf.
One of my favorites, given his incredible generosity over the years, is this one:
If you haven't any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble.
We'll miss you, Bob.
Lisa's Golfing Information
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