He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in Price was born in Durban , Union of South Africa. His parents were originally British.
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As the U. There are blue-blazered bankers, corporate financiers and lawyers, as well as a highly respected retired rules official. Open was played at Shinnecock in , led the tournament after Day 1.
If there was ever a golfer who took the road less traveled, it is Nick Price. His was an intricate puzzle, but when all the pieces were finally in place, Price at his peak played at a level rarely reached in the history of the game. Price came to the game from one of its most fertile fringes.
Price spent the next year playing on the South African and European tours as an amateur. He served two years in the Rhodesian air force as a pilot and then rejoined the European Tour as a professional in In the years that followed, Price was hailed by his peers as one of the best, and most likable, golfers on the tour.