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Elliot Macfarlane Moore

Elliot Macfarlane Moore

Male 1930 - 2001  (70 years)

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  • Name Elliot Macfarlane Moore 
    Born 8 Dec 1930  Chicago, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Jan 2001  Stamford Hospital, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21857  Whitton
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 

    Father Elliott McFarlan Moore,   b. 1902,   d. 2 Nov 1933, Arlington National Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Janet Whitton Moffett,   b. 17 May 1903, Georgetown, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1958, Lake Forest Cemetery, Lake County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 12 Feb 1926 
    Family ID F8030  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Mr. Moore was advertising director of Golf Digest from 1974 to 1976, and vice president and publisher of Golf Magazine from 1981 to 1986. He served for eight years as a member of the USGA on the group's Public Relations Advisory Committee. He was a member of the board of directors of the National Golf Foundation, served on its executive committee, and headed its Advertising Committee.

      As publisher of Golf Magazine, Mr. Moore negotiated with the LPGA to launch Fairway Magazine and negotiated with the PGA Tour to launch Tour Magazine. He also launched The Country Club magazine and served from 1986 to 1996 as president, publisher and editor. Most recently, he was sales director and director of Bull's Bridge Golf Club in South Kent.

      He had been a member of the Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y., since 1976. He also was a member of the Country Club of New Canaan and an honorary member of the Atlanta National Golf Club in Alpharetta, Ga., the Royal Musselburgh Golf Club in Edinburgh, Scotland, and the Turnberry Golf Club in Ayrshire, Scotland.

      He is survived by his wife, Marta Moore of Stamford; two daughters, Mairly Scanlon of New Zealand, and Dr. Sarah Moore of Tucson, Ariz.; a sister, Janet Moore Burrows of Wilmette, Ill.; two brothers, Peter Mark of Houston, and Griffith Mark of Lakeville; and four grandchildren.