Joseph Mickle Fox
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Portrait of a man,seated, wearing a suit and bowtie.

Credit: Courtesy of the Foxburg Country Club and Golf Course

Joseph Fox, like all of America's first golfers, discovered the sport elsewhere and - along with clubs and balls - brought it back home with him. With no golf course to play on, he simply built one on family property in 1887. He later gave his golf course to the Foxburg community

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