Was awarded an Honorary OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1997 New Year Honours List for his services to Broadcasting
Plays golf with Michael Parkinson
Holds the record for the longest televised putt
It was at Gleneagles golf course in a Pro-Celebrity golf tournament in Britain
Has been a commentator for the United Kingdom in The Eurovision Song contest since the 70s and is well-known for his sarcastic language
Was awarded an honorary Knight Bachelor of the Order of the British Empire in the 2005 Queen's Birthday Honours List
Obtained dual citizenship (of the UK as well as his native Ireland) which allowed his honorary knighthood to be upgraded to full knighthood; he collected the award from the Queen at Buckingham Palace on 6 December 2005
Refers to his listeners on Radio 2 as "TOGs" - "Terry's Old Geezers"
After he was knighted, he joked that they are now going to be called "STOGs" - "Sir Terry's Old Geezers"
Ranked #46 on the 2008 Telegraph's list "the 100 most powerful people in British culture"