Sam Snead

Golfer Sam Snead Full Name: Sam Snead
Nationality: American

Profession: Golfer
Why Famous: One of the top golfers in the world for almost four decades.

Born: May 27, 1912
Star Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ashwood, Virginia, USA

Died: May 23, 2002 (aged 89)
Cause of Death: Stroke

Married Life

  • 1940-08-12 PGA golfer Sam Snead (28) weds high school sweetheart Audrey Karnes

Historical Events in the Life of Sam Snead

  • 1942-05-31 25th PGA Championship: Sam Snead at Seaview CC Atlantic City NJ
  • 1946-07-05 75th British Golf Open: Sam Snead shoots a 290 at St Andrews
  • 1949-04-10 13th Masters Golf Tournament: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 282
  • 1949-05-31 31st PGA Championship: Sam Snead at Hermitage CC Richmond VA
  • 1951-07-03 33rd PGA Championship: Sam Snead at Oakmont CC Oakmont Pa
  • 1952-02-24 Betty MacKinnon and Sam Snead win the LPGA Orlando Mixed Golf Tournament
  • 1952-04-06 16th Masters Golf Tournament: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 286
  • 1954-04-12 18th Masters Golf Tournament: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 289
  • 1959-05-17 Sam Snead sets PGA record for 36 holes at 122
  • 1962-02-07 Sam Snead wins LPGA Royal Poinciano Plaza Golf Invitational
  • 1964-12-13 Shirley Englehorn & Sam Snead wins Haig & Haig Mixed Foursome Golf

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