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Make sure Dad has an Ace Father’s Day

June 12, 2013

Want to treat dad to something more than novelty socks and a tie this Father’s Day? Let Menzies Hotels give you a hand. Our Stratford-Upon-Avon and Cambridge hotels are home to 18-hole championship golf courses which offer the ideal way to unwind and forget the pressures of day-to-day life. It’s the perfect gift, if you ask us.

And while you’re feeling inspired by the green, we’ve compiled a list of the top five greatest golfers of all time. We sense there’s a bit of debate to be had here, so if you think we’ve got it wrong, be sure to put us right via the Menzies Hotels Facebook, Twitter or Google+ pages!

Gary Player

Won the career Grand Slam and 24 PGA Tour events in all. Counts 165 worldwide victories, many in his native South Africa.

Jack Nicklaus

Won 73 PGA Tour events including 18 professional majors. By the age of 38 he had won all three majors at least three times each.

Ben Hogan

Won nine majors (some say 10 if the Hale America Victory Open is counted).  In 1953 he won the Masters, the US Open and the British Open. Counts 68 worldwide wins.

Babe Zaharias

Won 48 tournaments worldwide including 10 majors and 41 LPGA. Was the first woman to play in a men’s professional event – the LA Open in 1945.

Annika Sorenstam

With 10 major championships, 72 LPGA victories and 93 worldwide events, Sorenstam became a legendary star in professional golf.