World Golf Hall of Fame Member & PGA TOUR Legend, Lanny Wadkins Announced as Breakfast with a Champion Guest of Honor
Inducted in the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2009 and 21 time PGA TOUR winner, Lanny Wadkins will be this year’s Breakfast with a Champion Guest of Honor.
The Breakfast with a Champion presented by Allergan will be hosted on Tuesday, March 6 at the Balboa Bay Resort, where guests will enjoy an exciting discussion with Wadkins and get a unique insight into his remarkable legacy.
Wadkins had a stellar career on the PGA TOUR and PGA TOUR Champions. A few highlights include:
- Voted Rookie of the Year in 1972
- Winning a major at the PGA Championship in 1977
- Winning The Players Championship in 1979
- Voted PGA Player of the Year in 1985
- Ranking in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Ranking for 86 weeks from the ranking’s debut in 1986 to 1988
- Playing for the United States in the Ryder Cup eight times between 1977 and 1993, which is one of most appearances in the competition by an American. He also captained the team in 1995 at Oak Hill Country Club
Additionally, Wadkins is long known for his television career. During his time on the PGA TOUR Champions, he divided his time between competing and broadcasting with CBS. Currently, Wadkins is The Golf Channel’s lead analyst.
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