Ben Hogan

Golfer Ben Hogan Full Name: Ben Hogan
Nationality:

American

Profession: Golfer
Why Famous: Considered one of the greatest golfers in history.

Born: August 13, 1912
Star Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stephenville, Texas, USA

Died: July 25, 1997 (aged 84)

Married Life

  • 1935-04-14 PGA golfer Ben Hogan (22) weds Valerie Fox in Cleburne, Texas

Historical Events in the Life of Ben Hogan

  • 1946-08-25 28th PGA Championship: Ben Hogan at Portland GC Portland Ore
  • 1948-05-25 30th PGA Championship: Ben Hogan at Norwood Hills CC St Louis
  • 1948-06-12 48th US Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 276 at Riviera CC in LA
  • 1949-02-02 Golfing champ Ben Hogan seriously injured in an auto accident
  • 1950-06-10 50th US Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 287 at Merion Golf Club PA
  • 1951-04-07 15th Masters Golf Tournament: Ben Hogan wins, shooting a 280
  • 1951-06-16 51st US Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 287 at Oakland Hills CC Mich
  • 1953-04-12 17th Masters Golf Tournament: Ben Hogan wins, shooting a 274
  • 1953-06-13 53rd US Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 283 at Oakmont CC in Oakmont PA
  • 1953-07-10 82nd British Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 282 at Carnoustie Dai Rees
  • 2000-08-21 82nd PGA Championship: Tiger Woods become the first golfer since Ben Hogan in 1953 to win 3 majors in a calendar year. He ties the to-par record for the PGA (-18) with Bob May, and wins in a playoff

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