His mother was the daughter of a Finnish carpenter, and his father an electrical engineer.
As a youth, he played rugby and cricket and was a keen surfer.
Our quaint downtowns serve up real-life scenes from a Norman Rockwell picture just waiting to be experienced. Don’t miss the Art After Dark gallery stroll the first Friday of the month, or the popular summer street dances where cloggers kick up their heels to mountain tunes.
It’s time to leave the hustle-and-bustle behind and immerse yourself in a small-town get-away to the mountains. Enjoy a hand-dipped ice cream cone while strolling brick sidewalks lined with iron lamp posts. Pack your bags and rediscover small-town Americana for yourself. Downtown Waynesville is alive with activity throughout the year, from signature festivals to small town parades.
Norman attended Townsville Grammar School in Townsville, Queensland (enrolled 1964) then moved onto Aspley State High School on the north side of Brisbane.
At the age of 20, Norman served as assistant professional under Billy Mc William OAM at Beverley Park Golf Club in Sydney, New South Wales.
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Waynesville Downtown Waynesville’s quaint brick sidewalks lined with shops, galleries, cafes and breweries are made for strolling.
He is nicknamed The Great White Shark or sometimes simply The Shark – a reference to Norman's blond hair, size and aggressive golf style and the shark inhabiting Australian waters.
Norman was born in Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia to Merv and Toini Norman.
MIA2000030504- 03 MARCH 2000-MIAMI, FL, USA: Greg Norman (L) congtruaulates his partner Ernie Els after completing the final round of the Doral Ryder Open Golf tournament March 5. Golf superstar Arnold Palmer died Sunday at age 87 after helping bring the sport to the masses during a lengthy career.
The Sports Xchange takes a look at what people are Just Sayin' about golf's King: Gregory John Norman AO (born 10 February 1955) is an Australian professional golfer and entrepreneur who spent 331 weeks as the world's Number 1 ranked golfer in the 1980s and 1990s.