Morris Hatalsky Personal Notes
Played collegiately at U.S. International University, where he won NAIA All-America honors in 1972 and served as captain of the team.
Originally started his career at Arizona State University as a freshman and was a teammate of current Champions Tour players Bob Gilder, and Tom Purtzer.
Daughter, Laura, played basketball at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania.
Is a partner in the Trillium Links & Lake Club in Western North Carolina.
Lists the birth of his two children as his biggest thrill outside of golf and qualifying for the PGA TOUR in 1976 as his biggest thrill in golf.
Got started in the sport when his older brother bought him a set of junior clubs when he was 10 years old.
Favorite athletes as a youngster were Sandy Koufax and golf's Big Three—Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player.
Away from the course, enjoys following the activities of his two children.
First car he ever owned was a 1963 Volvo with a stick shift.
Considers making it through the PGA TOUR Qualifying School in 1976 as his greatest achievement because he had decided it would be the last time he was going to attempt to qualify.
Favorite golf courses are Cypress Point, Pebble Beach and Pine Valley.
He and his family have two West Highland white terriers named Hazard and Niblick.
Favorite actor is Sean Connery and favorite movie is "Chariots of Fire.".
Best friend on the Champions Tour is Don Pooley.