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One of the most successful American golfers of his era, Ben Crenshaw has two major championships, nineteen PGA Tour wins and four international titles. His inspirational and motivational skills were stunningly demonstrated in 1999 as he captained the victorious US Ryder Cup team (a team he played for four times). That same year he was given the PGA's highest honor, the Bobby Jones Award for sportsmanship in golf.

Although Ben still plays golf on the senior tour he has branched out into golf course architecture with his own firm, Coore & Crenshaw. Together with Bill Corre he has designed and built some of the best new courses in America, including The Sand Hills in Nebraska, The Plantation Course in Hawaii, Friars Head in New York and Bandon Trails in Oregon.

Ben is available for corporate golf outings or to share his inspirational stories of motivation and leadership in a more formal setting. In recent years he has been asked to speak to employees of such prestigious companies as Dell, Kraft Foods, Motorola, Credit Suisse, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Nabisco Food, amongst many others.

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    Ben Crenshaw′s respect and love for the game of golf captivated the world. From his first win on tour to his most recent triumph as captain of the United States Ryder Cup Team, Ben has found to be able to inspire people. And is considered one of the most popular and talented players on the PGA Tour.

    Ben Crenshaw captured 19 PGA tour wins and four international titles. Included in his wins are two memorable Masters championships in 1984 and 1995.

    After achieving success in his chosen field of professional golf, Ben Crenshaw has branched into many exciting roles. Aside from taking on the captainship of the victorious Ryder Cup Team, Ben has continued to build the reputation of his architecture firm, Coore & Crenshaw. Along with his partner Bill Coore, Ben has received recognition for courses such as The Sand Hills in Mullen, Nebraska; The Plantation Course at Kapalua, Hawaii; Friars Head in Riverhead, New York and Bandon Trails in Oregon. Ben also continues to play the “back nine” Senior Tour with resolve.

    Career Highlights:

    • Captained the victorious 1999 U.S. Ryder Cup Team

    • 4-time member of the U.S. Ryder Cup Team
    • 1984 and 1995 Masters Champion
    • 9 PGA Tour victories
    • Received the highest honor the United States Golf Association bestows as the recipient of the 1999 Bob Jones Award
    • 29 year Tour veteran

    In the last five years, Ben has performed in corporate golf outings or speaking engagements for the following clients:

    Lehman Brothers
    Dell Computer
    Kraft Foods
    Red Herring
    McLane Foods
    Motorola
    The Security Dealers Association
    EMC Corporation
    Tivoli Systems
    Adolph Coors Company
    Credit Suisse Bank
    ELoyalty
    SMU Athletic Forum
    Southwestern Bell Telephone
    Sprint
    PriceWaterhouseCoopers, LLP
    Paine Weber
    Tenet Healthcare
    Nabisco Food


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Keynote Speech


“I believe in fate and I'm telling you I have a good feeling about this." Ben Crenshaw's famous words before the final day of the 1999 Ryder Cup match when he inspired his team to the biggest comeback in the cup's history, and one of the greatest sporting comebacks of all time.

Ryder Cup memories with Crenshaw, Kite, Wadkins and Trevino


https://vimeo.com/3203331




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    Partial Client List:

    Lehman Brothers
    Dell Computer
    Kraft Foods
    Red Herring
    McLane Foods
    Motorola
    The Security Dealers Association
    EMC Corporation
    Tivoli Systems
    Adolph Coors Company
    Credit Suisse Bank
    ELoyalty
    SMU Athletic Forum
    Southwestern Bell Telephone
    Sprint
    PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
    Paine Weber
    Tenet Healthcare
    Nabisco Food




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    Partial Client List:

    Lehman Brothers
    Dell Computer
    Kraft Foods
    Red Herring
    McLane Foods
    Motorola
    The Security Dealers Association
    EMC Corporation
    Tivoli Systems
    Adolph Coors Company
    Credit Suisse Bank
    ELoyalty
    SMU Athletic Forum
    Southwestern Bell Telephone
    Sprint
    PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
    Paine Weber
    Tenet Healthcare
    Nabisco Food


    A Feel for the Game: A Master′s Memoir

    Blending his life story with a healthy dose of golf history, two-time Masters champion Ben Crenshaw looks back over his successful 25-year career in A Feel for the Game. Crenshaw recounts his upbringing in Texas, where his talent was first discovered, and sketches the major events of his career, including his role in the 1999 Ryder Cup victory, when the American team staged a spectacular comeback under Crenshaw′s leadership. Crenshaw candidly shares his reminiscences, from memories of his late mentor Harvey Penick to his favorite U.S. golf courses, and also offers insights into the future of golf.

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Keynote Speech


“I believe in fate and I'm telling you I have a good feeling about this." Ben Crenshaw's famous words before the final day of the 1999 Ryder Cup match when he inspired his team to the biggest comeback in the cup's history, and one of the greatest sporting comebacks of all time.

Ryder Cup memories with Crenshaw, Kite, Wadkins and Trevino


https://vimeo.com/3203331