Tim Rosaforte, a golf journalist and author, has died at the age of 66 following his battle with Alzheimer’s disease. The journalist and sportscaster was known as a golf “insider” who brought fans closer to the action. He is survived by his wife, Genevieve, and two daughters. In light of the bad news, we look at his career and family life.
Golf journalist dies after battle with Alzheimer’s disease
On January 11, 2017, Rosaforte died in Palm Beach, Florida, after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
John Feinstein, a golf writer and journalist, had a long and illustrious career that stretched across multiple decades. He worked at Sports Illustrated, Golf Digest, and the Golf Channel among other publications. He also worked for broadcast networks such as USA Network and NBC-Golf Channel.
For the PGA of America, he covered more than 125 events and 17 Ryder Cups. He was also chosen to receive the PGA of America’s lifetime achievement award in journalism. Rosaforte became the first journalist to be granted honorary membership by the PGA after more than 40 years on the job. In 2019, he retired.
Who is Tim Rosaforte’s wife?
Genevieve Stewart Rosaforte is the spouse of Anthony Rosaforte. The pair had been married for almost 40 years and marked their 35th wedding anniversary on April 9, 2018.
On her husband’s Instagram, where she is rarely seen, Genevieve may be found in pictures frequently. It appears she was a full-time mother to her two kids. Sue Stewart Chandler, Genevieve’s sister, died many years ago.
The pair have two daughters, Molly Gibson Rosaforte and Genna Low Bezek. In 2014, Genna Low Bezek married real estate agent Nick Bezek, and the couple had their first kid in 2018. The Rosafortes had three grandchildren, including adorable little Graham.