Tim Rosaforte, the first journalist to be awarded honorary membership by the PGA of America, has died after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease, Golf Channel announced Tuesday. He was 66.
Rosaforte retired in December 2019 after a career that spanned more than 40 years in newspapers, magazines, books and television.
“The PGA Tour family lost a friend today in Tim Rosaforte, one of the great golf journalists of his generation,” PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan said in a statement. “Tim was an amazing storyteller and spent much of his energy on showcasing what sets golf apart from other sports — the people and the personalities.
“A true professional, Tim always treated our organization and our athletes fairly, writing and speaking with…
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