Craig Parry inducted to NSW Hall of Champions

Parry … 23 career victories
ICONIC Aussie golfer Craig Parry has been inducted into the NSW Hall of Champions at the Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre.

In yet another accolade in a career spanning over 25 years, Parry was honoured alongside AFL Legend Tony Lockett, Paralympics champion Amy Winters, Australia II crew member Colin Beashel and boxer Kostya Tszyu.

Since turning Professional in 1985, Parry has earned 23 career victories, including two US PGA TOUR titles.

A former winner of the Australian Open, PGA and Masters Championships, Parry is currently second on the PGA Tour of Australasia’s all-time career money list and continues to compete at the highest level.

In accepting this latest honour, Parry joins the likes of previous inductees Dawn Fraser, Don Bradman, Ian Thorpe, Melinda Gainsford-Taylor, Paul Kelly and Steve Waugh.

The NSW Hall of Champions was established in 1979 to honor outstanding participants across all sports with new inductees added every year.

The ‘Wall of Fame’ at Homebush displays photographs of over 330 athletes covering 49 different sports, depicting the memorable moments and moving performances which have inspired Australians. It is open for public viewing.

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Brian is an award winning golf writer and is the founder and editor of Australian Senior Golfer. He is a former Sydney journalist who had little interest in golf till he hit his first ball at the age of 49 (and a half). Since then golf has just about overtaken his life. Brian founded ASG in April 2008 and has since covered every Australian Open, Presidents Cups, World Cups and numerous other big men’s and women’s tournaments, spending days inside the ropes with the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Tom Watson, Fred Couples, Greg Norman, Adam Scott, Jason Day, Karrie Webb, and many others. He has also played in, and reported on, numerous amateur tournaments, particularly senior and veteran events, around the country. Brian is a member of the Australian Golf Media Association and won the award for Best News Report for 2016 - 2017

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