Jack Nicklaus vs Ben Hogan

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Golfer
American professional golfer
$320 Million
Net worth 2018
Sportspersons
Industry
Sportspersons
Upper Arlington, Ohio, U.S.
Residence
Texas
United States
Country
United States
21/01/1940
BirthDay
13/08/1912
Died On
July 25, 1997
1.78 m
Height
Upper Arlington High School Ohio State University
Education
University of Oregon
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
2005

In 2005, he played the last tournament of his professional career at the U

2002

In 2002, the Ohio State University dedicated 24,000 square foot to ‘Jack Nicklaus Museum’ in his honour

1990

In 1990, he was the winner of the Senior Players Championship, where he defeated Lee Trevino by six shots

1986

In 1986, he tasted one of the major victories of his career when he recorded his 6th Masters Tournament win, a match where he scored six birdies and an eagle

1973

In 1973, he broke the records of Bobby Jones and Walter Hagen in the PGA Championship Tournament, at the age of 33

1971

In the 1971 PGA Championship tour, he defeated Billy Casper and later that year claimed his third World Cup victory and won the Australian Dunlop International game

1970

In 1970, he won the Open Championship at the Old Golf Course at St Andrews, Scotland, and also came out victorious at the Piccadilly World Match Play Championship

1966

In 1966, he was the winner of ‘The Open Championship in Muirfield’, Scotland

1965

In 1965, he was the winner of The Masters Tournament and set a new record with an aggregate score of 271

1964

In 1964, he won six tournaments, seven runner-up titles and was also featured on the top ten players list five times

1963

In 1963, he was the winner of some of the major golf championships in the U

1962

In 1962, he began his professional career in golf with the PGA Tour and his first win was at the U

1961

In 1961, he graduated from the Ohio State University with a major in ‘Pre-pharmacy,’ and he planned to join his father’s pharmaceutical business after graduation

1960

In July 1960, he married his long-time sweetheart Barbara Bash and the couple have five children together

1967

In 1967, Hogan shot a best 30 on the back nine at the Masters before retiring officially, four years later

1960

In 1960, he sold the company to American Machine and Foundry (AMF), but stayed on as the chairman

1957

In 1957, he authored the instructional golf guide, ‘Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf’, which became a didactic success

1951

In 1951, he entered five tournaments, winning three of them including the World Championship of Golf, the U

1950

From 1950 onwards, he decided to play just seven PGA Tour events in a single year and won 13 more tournaments, including 6 majors

1949

However, a fatal car collision in 1949 jolted his career off balance, paralyzing him for sixteen months after the accident

1946

However, he returned full-time to the sport in 1946, during the P

1945

From August 1945 to February 1949, Hogan had won 37 times

1943

From 1943 to 1945, his career was interrupted by a call for military service at the World War II

1941

In 1941, he was offered a head job at the Hershey Country Club in Pennsylvania, which he could not decline

1940

Till March 1940, he had played a number of pro tournaments but without much success, but after that he won three successive tournaments in North Carolina

1938

In 1938, he was hired by Century Country Club in Purchase, New York as an assistant pro and later became a head pro

1932

Tour in the 1932 Los Angeles Open, where he finished 38th and won $

1930

He dropped out of Central High School and began to focus his energies on playing golf professionally, debuting at the Texas Open in San Antonio, in 1930 at the age of 17, notwithstanding a terrible hook

1927

In 1927, when he was 15-years-old, he and his opponent, Byron Nelson tied for the top at the annual Christmas caddy tournament