As golf’s greatest championships ramp up this summer, take a look at the men and women who have shaped the history of competitive golf. We’ve picked out the best baby names inspired by golf’s greatest players.
Over the summer, the Professional Golfers Association of America hosts a series of major championships. The PGA Tour and PGA Championship are highlights of the golf world in the United States and spotlight golf’s greatest players.
If you or your partner enjoy watching golf, hitting the links or heading to the driving range, you’ll love this list of baby names inspired by golf’s greats.
Baby boy names from championship golfers
These 20 names are drawn from golfers who played from the early 1900s to today. As a result, these are a wide variety of names that range from very common to quirky and fun. Discover unique baby names from the 1920s and modern charmers that are perfect for a little golfer-to-be.
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Baby girl names from women’s golf champions
While established more recently, women’s golf also features major championships. These culminate with the LPGA Championship and the U.S. Women’s Open. These 20 names, ranging from the 1930s to today, feature lovely classics and newer, more unique baby names. Get inspired by women who have excelled at one of today’s most popular sports.
Drawing inspiration from last names
From the ranks of these incredible golfers, don’t forget to check on last names for inspiration. Last names as first names continue to grow as a trend. Some of these championship golfers have last names that have now become common and popular as first names. Here are our favorites.
Baby names inspired by golf
If you want to get more creative, try one of these cool baby names inspired by all things golf. Quirky and unique, these are 10 great baby names to try if you’re truly fanatical about golf.