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Famous Male Professional Golfers

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List of famous male professional golfers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male professional golfers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being professional golfers. There are thousand of males working as professional golfers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic professional golfers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a professional golfer then the people below should give you inspiration.

People here include everyone from David Vaughan to Jason Day.

While this isn't a list of all male professional golfers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male professional golfers?" and "Who are the best male professional golfers?"
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  • Arnold Daniel Palmer (September 10, 1929 – September 25, 2016) was an American professional golfer who is generally regarded as one of the greatest and most charismatic players in the sport's history. Dating back to 1955, he won numerous events on both the PGA Tour and the circuit now known as PGA Tour Champions. Nicknamed The King, he was one of golf's most popular stars and seen as a trailblazer, the first superstar of the sport's television age, which began in the 1950s. Palmer's social impact on behalf of golf was perhaps unrivaled among fellow professionals; his humble background and plain-spoken popularity helped change the perception of golf from an elite, upper-class pastime... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 91
    • Birthplace: Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Patrick Nathaniel Reed is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. He is most notable for his victory in the 2014 WGC-Cadillac Championship.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 30
    • Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas
  • Gene P. Pelowski, Jr. (born February 1952) is Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), he represents District 28A, which includes Winona County in southeastern Minnesota. He was also a teacher at Winona Senior High School in Winona.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 68
  • Eric Allen Axley (born April 22, 1974) is an American professional golfer. Axley was born in Athens, Tennessee. He turned professional in 1997. He is one of the few natural left-handers to win on the Web.com Tour and PGA Tour. In 2006, Axley won the Valero Texas Open, claiming his first PGA Tour win. After a poor 2009 season, Axley lost his PGA Tour playing rights. Axley divided his time among the NGA Hooters Tour, eGolf Professional Tour, Web.com Tour, and PGA Tour. In 2014, Axley tried to play his way back to the PGA Tour through Monday qualifying and past champion status. Axley made seven cuts in ten events and finished 184th in the FedEx Cup standings, good enough for a trip to the... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: 46
    • Birthplace: Athens, Tennessee