Golf Journalist Tim Rosaforte Has Died

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Golf Journalist Tim Rosaforte Has Died


Tim Rosaforte, previous Golf Digest essayist and noted TV investigator, kicks the bucket at 66
I'm Rosaforte, a senior essayist at Golf Digest for over 20 years and a previous Golf Channel telecaster, passed on Tuesday of difficulties from Alzheimer's Disease in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., as indicated by long-lasting family companion Craig Dolch. He was 66 years of age.

Conceived Oct. 25, 1955, in Mount Kisco, N.Y., Rosaforte started his profession in news coverage in 1977 at the Tampa Times subsequent to graduating with a news-casting degree from the University of Rhode Island, where he played linebacker in the football crew. He composed for three other Florida papers prior to joining Sports Illustrated in 1994. After two years, he was recruited as a senior essayist for sister distributions Golf World and Golf Digest, and he stayed on the staff of Golf Digest until 2018.

He won in excess of 40 composing grants and was the writer of three books.
Rosaforte's TV profession started in 2003 as co-host of USA Network's "PGA Tour Sunday" program, and in 2007 he joined Golf Channel as a giver while likewise showing up on NBC Sports during the inclusion of its significant golf occasions, including the U.S. Open and Ryder Cup. He resigned in 2020 subsequent to being determined to have Alzheimer's.

In an assertion Tuesday, PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan said, "The PGA Tour family lost a companion today in Tim Rosaforte, one of the extraordinary golf writers of his age. Tim was an astounding narrator and burnt through quite a bit of his effort displaying what separates golf from different games—individuals and the characters.



"A genuine expert, Tim generally treated our association and our competitors reasonably, composing and talking with an assessment, yet without a plan. He worked constantly the telephones, guaranteeing that he did not just get the story first, he got the story right, Those calls—and Tim's delicate soul—will be remembered fondly massively by us all fortunate enough to be a piece of the more noteworthy golf local area."

"Tim created connections and trust from so many in the game, and you generally realize that assuming there was a significant story to be told in golf, Tim would have been the principal call you got and typically the first to report it," Jack Nicklaus said last year after Rosaforte got the Memorial Golf Journalism Award at Nicklaus' Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio.

A previous leader of the Golf Writers Association of America, Rosaforte covered in excess of 150 significant titles. He got the PGA Lifetime Achievement Award in Journalism in 2014, and in 2020 he was granted a privileged enrollment in the PGA of America, making him the very first columnist and simply the twelfth individual to acquire such a qualification. In 2021, The Honda Classic, the PGA Tour stop in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., made the Tim Rosaforte Distinguished Service Award and committed its media room in his name.

Rosaforte is made due by his significant other Genevieve and two little girls, Genna and Molly, and three grandkids.

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