Since late last year 2022 I’ve been working hard on these two golf legends Jack Burke, Jr and Jimmy Demaret. The sculpture will be installed at Champions Golf Club in Houston, Texas in October 2023 at the club they both founded.
Burke and Demaret are both legends in golf. Mr. Burke won 16 PGA tour events between 1950 and 1963 and he celebrated his 100th birthday earlier this year. Mr. Demaret won 31 PGA tour events in a long career spanning between 1935 and 1957. He was also the first three time winner of the Masters.
The two were very close friends and business partners. In 1957 they built Champions Golf Club which was the site of the 1967 Ryder Cup and the 1969 US Open.