Dwight D. Eisenhower photo

Telegram Congratulating Ben Hogan.

July 21, 1953

Ben Hogan

- City Hall

New York, N.Y.

Millions of Americans would like to participate with the New Yorkers today who are extending their traditional welcome upon your return from your magnificent victory. We are proud of you not only as a great competitor and a master of your craft, but also as an envoy extraordinary in the business of building friendship for America. With best wishes to you and Mrs. Hogan.


Note: The President's message was sent on the occasion of Ben Hogan's return to the United States after winning the British Open Golf Championship at Carnoustie, Scotland.

Dwight D. Eisenhower, Telegram Congratulating Ben Hogan. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/231788

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