Mr. Hogan wasn't one to hold back his opinions, even if they hurt your feelings. Back then I had a driver that I loved, and one day he asked to look at it. He held it up at an angle and examined it on all sides. Finally he said, "That's the worst driver I've ever seen." Man, that killed me, but that was the way he was.
A large, energetic man of marked intelligence and imagination, Macdonald had great ambition and an ego the size of the fourteenth hole on the Old Course at St. Andrews…Although he did not attain this grandiose ambition and come to be regarded as the father of American golf, no one of his generation had a comparable influence on the development of the game in this country. HERBERT WARREN WIND on C.B. MACDONALD