Davis Love III Personal Notes
Father was highly regarded golf teacher who died in a plane crash in 1988. Davis III was born shortly after his father contended at 1964 Masters. Wrote book Every Shot I Take to honor his dad's lessons and teachings on golf and life. Book was named recipient of 1997 USGA International Book Award.
Conducts charity event to benefit Safe Harbour.
Brother, Mark, has caddied for him and also involved in golf course design.
Inducted into University of North Carolina Order of Merit in 1997.
Named honorary chairman for PGA of America's National Golf Day in June 1998.
Inducted into the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame in Augusta in January 2001.
Owns and raises horses, with a seven-stall barn at home. Daughter, Lexie, is a nationally ranked competitive rider in the adult division on Paso Fino horses.
Love Enterprises and Associates redesigned Forest Oaks CC, former site of the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, N.C., in 2003.
Travels to many PGA TOUR events on a custom-made bus.
Featured in episode of "American Chopper" on The Discovery Channel in 2004. He received a custom-built motorcycle from his wife for his 40th birthday.
Began hosting the McGladrey Classic, an official PGA TOUR event, in 2010.
Received the 2013 Bob Jones Award during the USGA's annual meeting. It is the USGA's highest honor and recognizes an individual who demonstrates the spirit, personal character and respect for the game exhibited by the legendary Jones.