1973 Open champion star Tom Weiskopf passed away at the age of 79. Health condition and Obituary
The American who was known for his intense golf shots is now dead. You might be thinking about whom we are talking. Well, we are talking about none other than Tom Weiskopf. He has been reported to be dead at a ripe age of 69 years old. He was battling cancer and finally lost the battle to it. It is pancreatic cancer.
Career of Tom Weiskopf
He had turned professional way back in 1964. He till the time he retired got upto 16 wins in the golf tour. He had a great win record of 16 wins between 1968 to 1982. He had a great record in majors and won one major in prime. His one win in majors does not look good but he was a very consistent performer in majors. The one major win came at 1973 Open at Royal Troon. He defeated Johnny Miller and Neil Coles there.
He had played with some all time greats like Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tom Watson, and Gary Player. His records while playing against such great players can never be overlooked at all. He is a player that many should look upto if they want to succeed in golf tours.
After his playing days got over he still got huge reputation because of his golf course designs that he designed really well during that time. He even worked as an analyst for ESPN, ABC Sports, CBS Sports and many other notable channels.
Death news of Tom Weiskopf
The death news of this golf star is something that people cannot overcome. The players who played with him during his playing days are also very sad. If you are looking to know more about him then you should know that his record speaks for itself when it comes to this player.
According to reports, Tom died of cancer at the age of 79. His health condition was not very stable from last few months. He spent his last time with his wife and family. Fans paid tribute to golfer star on social media.
Tom Weiskopf Net Worth
Tom was a fine golfer as he earned titles and achievements in the tournaments. He was a professional and skillful golfer who holds different titles in and outside the country.
The Tom Weiskopf’s net worth is estimated as $4 million. After the retirement, he worked as an analyst on the different news networks.