Francis Henry ThomasGolf Contributor, 1925-93

Inducted: 1977

  • A golf pro starting in 1925 at the age of 16 at Colonial Country Club in Harahan, became the head golf pro at City Park in 1933 and remained there until 1987, when he moved on to Plantation Golf Couse on the west bank.
  • Instrumental in reviving the New Orleans Open and two-time chairman.
  • Past president of the International Golf Sponsors Association.
  • Passed away in 2005 at the age of 94.