Denny Shute

Golfer Denny Shute

Full Name: Herman Densmore Shute
Profession: Golfer

United States of America

Why Famous: Won three major championships (The PGA Championship twice and The Open Championship) in the 1930s.

He was the last man to win consecutive PGA Championships before Tiger Woods did so in 1999 and 2000.

Born: October 25, 1904
Birthplace: Clevelandd, Ohio, USA
Star Sign: Scorpio

Died: May 13, 1974 (aged 69)

Events in the Life of Denny Shute

  • 1933-07-08 British Open Golf, St Andrews: Denny Shute beats fellow American Craig Wood by 5 strokes in a 36-hole Saturday playoff to win his only Open title
  • 1936-11-22 19th PGA Championship: Denny Shute at Pinehurst CC Pinehurst, North Carolina
  • 1937-05-30 20th PGA Championship: Denny Shute at Pittsburgh FC Aspinwall PA
  • 1959-02-01 PGA Seniors Championship, PGA National GC: Willie Goggin, using a borrowed set of woods, wins by 1 stroke ahead of Leland Gibson, Paul Runyan and Denny Shute

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