Gary Biszantz '56 P'08
December 7, 2012
Gary Biszantz is the President and Owner of Cobra Farm in Lexington, Kentucky. Throughout his career, Gary has had a passion for golf and horse racing. After graduating from CMC in 1956, Gary began working for his father before becoming one of the principal founders of Cobra Golf where he served as Chairman of the Board and a Director of the Company. Under his leadership, Cobra Golf became the second-largest manufacturer of premium oversized golf clubs.
After selling Cobra Golf to American Brands in 1996, Gary focused his attention on the horse racing stable that he had been building throughout his career at Cobra. Since 1992, horses owned by Biszantz (some owned in partnership) have made 2,240 starts with 429 wins and finishing in the money 50.2% of the time.
Gary is a life trustee of Claremont McKenna College and has been an active philanthropist through the Biszantz Charitable Foundation that has provided funding for children’s activities, CMC’s Tennis Center, and facilities that help injured and retired horses.