Joe Cheves

Inducted: 2004
  • Native of Cheraw, SC; moved to NC in 1946 
  • Top amateur golfer and longtime club professional and teacher
  • Named Carolinas Golf Professional of the Year in 1964
  • Captured Carolinas PGA Seniors championship four times
  • Co-founded American Golf Association in 1978 to promote senior golfing​
  • Set a world record in 1999 at 81 years old by shooting 17 shots under his age at Mimosa Hills Country Club. He tied this record again in 2006.