Sam Snead vs Ben Hogan

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Professional Golfer
American professional golfer
Net worth 2018
Sportspersons
Industry
Sportspersons
Ashwood
Residence
Texas
United States
Country
United States
27/05/1912
BirthDay
13/08/1912
May 23, 2002
Died On
July 25, 1997
Valley High School, Hot Springs, VA
Education
University of Oregon
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2012

He deliberately lost that match after he discovered he had too many golf clubs in his bag on the 12th hole

2009

He was inducted posthumously, into the West Virginia Golf Hall of Fame, in 2009

2002

Till 2002, he hit the symbolic ‘starting tee shot’ at the significant, ‘The Masters’

1997

He played at the Old White course of ‘The Greenbrier’ in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, in 1997, where he shot a round of 78

1983

In 1983, he was seen playing at ‘The Homestead’ in Hot Springs, Virginia, where he shot a round of 60

1980

In 1980, he participated in the ‘Golf Digest Commemorative Pro-Am’, which was also a senior win for him

1978

He participated in the ‘Legends of Golf’ event and won the tournament, in 1978

1965

In 1965, he participated in the Greater Greensboro Open and was the oldest player to win a PGA Tour event at the time

1962

In 1962, he participated in and won the Royal Poinciana Plaza Invitational and became the only man to ever win an endorsed LPGA Tour Event

1959

He played in a controversial match against Mason Rudolph at the Mid Ocean Club in Bermuda, in December 1959

1952

In 1952, at the Jacksonville Open, he forfeited rather than playing against Doug Ford, after the duo’s match ended in a tie at the finish of the regulation play

1944

In 1944, he was made a head pro at ‘The Greenbrier Resort’ in White Sulphur Springs, in West Virginia

1942

In 1942, he was conscripted to the US Navy during World War II, where he served as an athletic specialist in San Diego

1937

1937 was his first full year on the Tour, where he won five events, including the Oakland Open at Claremont Country Club in California

1936

In 1936, he won two golf bouts at the Meadow Brook Club, earning a $10,000 fee

1934

He soon worked as an assistant pro at ‘The Homestead’ at the age of 19 and turned to professional golf in 1934

1912

Sam Snead was born on May 27, 1912, in Ashwood, Virginia, Near Hot Springs

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