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Golf News // Golf writer, broadcaster Tim Rosaforte dies at 66 after battle with Alzheimer’s disease (www.espn.com)

Tim Rosaforte, the first journalist to be awarded honorary membership by the PGA of America, has died after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease, Golf Channel announced Tuesday. He was 66.

Rosaforte retired in December 2019 after a career that spanned more than 40 years in newspapers, magazines, books and television.

“The PGA Tour family lost a friend today in Tim Rosaforte, one of the great golf journalists of his generation,” PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan said in a statement. “Tim was an amazing storyteller and spent much of his energy on showcasing what sets golf apart from other sports — the people and the personalities.

“A true professional, Tim always treated our organization and our athletes fairly, writing and speaking with…

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