|Title||Delta Golf Open Ball Marker|
|Collection||Whit Hawkins Collection|
|Object Name||Marker, Golf Ball|
|Description||Pewter-like metal round ball marker. Short prong on back. Large Delta widget logo and text: "DELTA AIR LINES GOLF OPEN 1957-1986"|
Owned by Whit Hawkins.
The first official Delta Golf Open was in the spring of 1957 at the Griffin Municipal Golf Course. The 1957 tournament attracted about 88 Delta employee golfers mostly from Atlanta and Dallas-Fort Worth. Today, the tournament attracts hundreds of employees from Delta, Delta Connection and Delta subsidiaries and raises funds for charities.
Hawkins, W. Whitley "Whit," 1931-2017
Delta Air Lines
Logo, Delta Classic Widget
Delta Golf Open
|Credit line||Gift of Betty B. Hawkins in memory of William Whitley Hawkins|