b'BABE HISKEY, THE YOUNGEST of Petes three sons, was the first Dad was ornery.If we PGA TOUR player to win with PING irons. If you watched Scottie Scheffler win the 2022 Masters and solidifydidnt win, we didnt his ranking as the Worlds No. 1 player, you got another peek atwant to come home. And the Hiskey legacy. Scheffler met caddie Ted Scott through the PGA TOUR Bible Study, which was co-founded in 1965 by Babe andDad didnt play a lick.brother Jim Hiskey with Seattle native Kermit Zarley, all being players on the tour at the time, and which still flourishes on the tour today. Thats the living story behind the Hiskey Family Cup, the new perpetual trophy given by the Idaho Golf Association to the winner of the Idaho Mens Mid-Amateur Championship. Born in the familys house on Burley (Idaho) Golf Course, a course which is now called Rivers Edge, Babe played professionally for 25 years and won three PGA TOUR events. Now in their 80s, Babe and Jim brought three generations of Hiskeys from around the country to Boises Crane Creek Country Club in September to bestow the 2021 Hiskey Family Cup to Alan Barnhardt, winner of that years Idaho Mens Mid-Amateur. Golf has been a great game for our family, said Jims son Pete Hiskey, who is now a high school golf coach in Annapolis, Md. Golf has brought us together with a lot of friends. After stocks crashed in 1929, the elder Pete Hiskey found employment buildingTop: In the 1950s, it was one or the other of the golf courses with the Works Progress Administration. He had littlethree Hiskey brothers (Babe, Sonny, Jim, left to knowledge of golf, but did have an intense drive to take care of hisright) who would win eight of nine Idaho State growing family. He managed work crews and courses while his familyAmateur titles.lived on site. Left: While serving in the Air Force, Sonny Pete worked on or advised superintendents at many southernHiskey was killed in a plane crash in 1956, Idaho courses, including Blue Lakes Country Club and Riverside Golfcutting short his attempt to play on the PGA TOUR. Course. He retired as Pocatellos superintendent of parks, and when he Right: Fifty years after winning the PGA TOURs passed away, several Hiskey generations celebrated his life by playingSahara Invitational, Babe Hiskey holds the Highland Golf Course.original PING clubs he used in that tournament. Pete and wife Valna raised daughter Beverly and sons Peter Marion (Sonny), Jim and Bryant (Babe). From their house on the grounds of JUNE 2022 |PACIFIC NORTHWEST GOLFER29'