Nick Kosovich is a professional ballroom dancer specializing in American Smooth and International Ten Dance. Kosovich resides in Los Angeles, he is appearing in the "Second Dance World Championship" in Mexico City for the "Televisa" Company. He is the representing Judge for team USA, he retired from competition dancing in 2005, however he has achieved many awards in his career. An internationally respected figure in the Ballroom world, Kosovich competed for 36 years, he competed in seven Professional World Championship events, won the United States American Smooth Championships and finished second in the 2004/5 World Classic Showdance Championships. Kosovich has appeared in movies, including Shall We Dance? and in Everyone Says I Love You, Blue in the Face and Only with You, Mango Tango. He has appeared on numerous TV network shows. Kosovich partnered with actress Tatum O'Neal in Season 2 of Dancing with the Stars, they were the second couple. In Season 3, he was partnered with actress Vivica A. Fox until their elimination in the 4th week.
He is an Emmy nominated choreographer, for his work on DWTS choreographing for Dance Your Ass Off season 1 and 2. Kosovich and his wife Lena have a costume manufacturing business LENIQUE in LOS ANGELES, making costumes for world dance champions and Olympic figure skaters, their figure skating clients have included Oksana Baiul, Tatiana Navka / Roman Kostomarov, Viktor Petrenko, Ekaterina Gordeeva, Ilia Kulik. They have made costume for Dancing with the Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, Dance Your Ass Off, Ballroom Boot Camp, America's Got Talent, American Ballroom Challenge and thousands of dance competitors in the US. Prestige Awards Menswear designer for the year 2009 Two-time U. S. American Ballroom Champion 2005 World American Ballroom Champion Two-time U. S. Classic Showdance Champion Two-time World Classic Showdance runner-up Arthur Murray National American Ballroom ChampionNumerous American Smooth and Showdance regional Titles Emmy Nominated Choreographer. "Dancing with the Stars" Two-time North American Couple of the Year.
Prestige Award Winner Menswear Designer of the Year Australian and New Zealand Professional 10 Dance representative Performances include: Academy Awards 2008, Philippine Star Ball, Dancing with the Stars, Triple Crown Dancesport Series, British Open Blackpool Demonstrators, RON Benise PBS special https://web.archive.org/web/20061030115139/http://www.abc.go.com/primetime/dancing/bios/3/nick_kosovich.html http://campeonatodebaile.tv
Willie Goggin was an American professional golfer. His best finish in a major championship was runner-up at the 1933 PGA Championship, won by Gene Sarazen. In 1959, Goggin won the PGA Seniors' Championship, at Dunedin, with a score of 284, a shot ahead of the field. In June of that year faced British PGA Seniors Championship winner Arthur Lees in a match for what was billed as "the world professional senior golf title". To boost attendance, the final 18 holes of the match were scheduled to be played at night. In what the Associated Press called "the first twilight championship match on record," Goggin won the match 5&3. In December that year he won the National Senior Open at Eldorado Country Club in a 3-way playoff, retaining the title he had won in 1958; this list is incomplete 1935 Northern California Open 1936 Northern California Open 1944 Metropolitan PGA Championship 1958 National Senior Open 1959 PGA Seniors' Championship, World Senior Championship, National Senior Open NYF = tournament not yet founded NT = no tournament WD = withdrew CUT = missed the half-way cut R64, R32, R16, QF, SF = round in which player lost in PGA Championship match play "T" indicates a tie for a place Most consecutive cuts made – 11 Longest streak of top-10s – 2