PGA in History (Part 2)

Golf Tours: LPGA

Related Topics: PGA Championship - U.S. Golf Open

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 279

  • 1943-07-18 Calvin Peete, American golfer (12 PGA Tour titles), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2015)
  • 1943-07-21 Jerry McGee, American golfer (US Ryder Cup 1977, 4 PGA Tour titles), born in New Lexingon, Ohio
  • 1943-09-03 Dave Eichelberger, American golfer (US Senior Open 1999), born in Waco, Texas
  • 1943-11-13 Jay Sigel, American golfer (US Amateur C'ship 1982-83), born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
  • 1944-01-14 Graham Marsh, Australian golfer, course designer (US Senior Open 1997, The Tradition 1999), born in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
  • 1944-02-11 Bert Greene, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1969 3rd), born in Gray, Georgia
  • 1944-07-07 Tony Jacklin, English golfer (British Open 1969, US Open 1970), born in Scunthorpe, England
  • 1944-10-13 Buddy Allin, American golfer (5 PGA Tour titles), born in Bremerton, Washington (d. 2007)
  • 1945-03-18 John Jacobs, American golfer (PGA Senior C’ship 2003), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945-06-03 Hale Irwin, American golfer (US Open 1974, 79, 90; US Senior Open 1998, 2000), born in Joplin, Missouri
  • 1945-07-20 Betty Burfeindt, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1976), born in NYC, NY
  • 1945-10-13 Chako Higuchi, Japanese golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1977; first Asian-born player to win a major title), born in Kawagoe, Saitama, Japan
  • 1946-05-23 David Graham, Australian golfer (PGA C'ship 1979, US Open 1981), born in Windsor, NSW
  • 1946-09-25 Gil Morgan, American golfer (7 PGA Tour titles, 3 Champions Tour majors), born in Wewoka, Oklahoma
  • 1946-12-18 Hubert Green, American golfer (US Open 1977, PGA C'ship 1985), born in Birmingham, Alabama (d. 2018)
  • 1947-05-01 Jerry Heard, American golfer (5 PGA Tour titles), born in Visalia, California

Person of interestLarry Nelson

1947-09-10 Larry Nelson, American golfer (US Open 1983; PGA C'ship 1981, 87), born in Fort Payne, Alabama

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Larry Nelson
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Larry Nelson
  • 1948-05-28 Bob Shearer, Australian golfer, course designer (4-time PGA Tour of Australia Order of Merit), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1948-06-04 Sandra Post, Canadian golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1968), born in Oakville, Ontario
  • 1948-07-26 Allen Doyle, American golfer (4 PGA Senior major titles; US Senior Open 2005-06), born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island
  • 1949-01-15 Howard Twitty, American golfer, course designer (3 PGA Tour titles), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1949-02-01 Jim Thorpe, American golfer (The Tradition 2002, 3 PGA Tour titles), born in Roxboro, North Carolina
  • 1949-05-07 Kathy Ahern, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1972), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)
  • 1949-08-27 Doug Tewell, American golfer (PGA Senior C'ship 2000, The Tradition 2001), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • 1949-12-05 Lanny Wadkins, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1977), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1949-12-09 Tom Kite, American golfer (US Open 1992; 19 PGA Tour titles, The Tradition 2000), born in McKinney, Texas
  • 1950-06-17 Cathy Sherk, Canadian golfer (Canadian Women's PGA C'ship 1988, 90-91), born in Bancroft, Ontario
  • 1950-12-31 Bob Gilder, American golfer (6 PGA tour titles), born in Corvallis, Oregon
  • 1951-07-18 Bruce Lietzke, American golfer (13 PGA Tour wins; US Senior Open 2003), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2018)
  • 1951-07-26 Bobby Wadkins, American golfer (Senior Players C'ship 2006), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1951-08-27 Don Pooley Jr, American golfer (US Senior Open 2002), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • 1951-09-07 Mark McCumber, American golfer (10 PGA Tour titles; Tour C'ship 1994), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1951-10-12 Sally Little, South African/American golfer (PGA 1980, du Maurier 1988), born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • 1951-11-10 Morris Hatalsky, American golfer (4 PGA Tour titles), born in San Diego, California
  • 1951-11-11 Fuzzy Zoeller, American golfer (US Masters 1981, US Open 1984), born in New Albany, Indiana
  • 1951-12-05 Tom Purtzer, American golfer (5 PGA Tour titles), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1952-01-11 Ben Crenshaw, American golfer (US Masters 1984, 95), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1952-02-22 Wayne Levi, American golfer (12 PGA Tour titles), born in Little Falls, New York
  • 1952-03-01 Dave Barr, Canadian golfer (US Open 1985 runner-up), born in Kelowna, British Columbia
  • 1953-03-13 Andy Bean, American golfer (11 PGA Tour titles), born in LaFayette, Georgia
  • 1953-04-21 Ed Fiori, American golfer (4 PGA Tour titles), born in Lynwood, California
  • 1953-05-25 D. A. Weibring Jr, American golfer (Senior Players C'ship 2008), born in Quincy Illinois
  • 1953-06-02 Craig Stadler, American golfer (US Masters 1982), born in San Diego, California
  • 1953-09-16 Jerry Pate, American golfer (US Open 1976; 8 PGA Tour titles), born in Macon, Georgia
  • 1953-10-25 Mark McNulty, Irish-Zimbabwean golfer (The Tradition 2007; 16 European Tour titles), born in Bindura, Zimbabwe
  • 1953-12-02 Jay Haas, American golfer (Senior PGA C'ship 2006, 08; Senior Players C'ship 2009; 9 PGA Tour titles), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1954-03-03 Keith Fergus, American golfer (3 PGA Tour titles), born in Temple, Texas
  • 1954-03-04 Peter Jacobsen, American golfer (US Senior Open 2004, Senior Players C'ship 2005; 7 PGA Tour titles), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1954-07-01 Mike Reid, American golfer (Senior PGA C'ship 2005, The Tradition 2009), born in Bainbridge, Maryland
  • 1954-12-11 Bradley Bryant, American golfer (US Senior Open 2007), born in Amarillo, Texas
  • 1955-01-30 Curtis Strange, American golfer (US Open 1988-89), born in Norfolk, Virginia

Person of interestGreg Norman

1955-02-10 Greg Norman, Australian golfer (British Open 1986, 93), born in Mount Isa, Queensland

Golfer Greg Norman
Golfer
Greg Norman
  • 1955-04-01 Dan Pohl, American golfer (US Masters 1982 runner-up; 2 PGA Tour titles), born in Mt Pleasant, Michigan
  • 1955-06-24 Loren Roberts, American golfer (British Senior Open 2006, 09; US Open 1994 runner-up), born in San Luis Obispo, California
  • 1955-09-17 Scott Simpson, American golfer (US Open 1987; 7 PGA Tour titles), born in San Diego, California
  • 1955-10-18 Denis Watson, South African golfer (US Open 1985 runner-up; Senior PGA C'ship 2007), born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • 1955-11-24 Scott Hoch, American golfer (US Masters 1989 runner-up, Ryder Cup 1997, 2002), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • 1956-04-18 David Edwards, American golfer (US Masters 1984 3rd; 4 PGA Tour titles), born in Neosho, Missouri
  • 1956-05-06 Tim Simpson, American golfer (4 PGA Tour titles, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1956-06-14 Fred Funk, American golfer (The Tradition 2008, 10; US Senior Open 2009), born in Takoma Park, Maryland
  • 1956-09-12 Chip Beck, American golfer (US Open 1986, 89, Masters 1993 runner-up; shot 59 in 1991), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina

Person of interestSherri Turner

1956-10-04 Sherri Turner, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1988), born in Greenville, South Carolina

LPGA Golfer Sherri Turner
LPGA Golfer
Sherri Turner

Person of interestBeth Daniel

1956-10-14 Beth Daniel, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1990), born in Charleston, South Carolina

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel
  • 1957-01-13 Mark O'Meara, American golfer (US Masters, British Open 1988), born in Goldsboro North Carolina

Person of interestNick Price

1957-01-28 Nick Price, Zimbabwean golfer (PGA C'ship 1992, 94; British Open 1994), born in Durban, South Africa

Golfer Nick Price
Golfer
Nick Price

Person of interestPayne Stewart

1957-01-30 Payne Stewart, American golfer (US Open 1991, 99; PGA 1989), born in Springfield, Missouri (d. 1999)

  • 1957-04-01 Donnie Hammond, American golfer (2 PGA Tour titles), born in Frederick, Maryland

Person of interestWayne Grady

1957-07-26 Wayne Grady, Australian golfer (PGA C'ship 1990), born in Brisbane, Queensland

Golfer and PGA Champion Wayne Grady
Golfer and PGA Champion
Wayne Grady
  • 1957-09-11 Jeff Sluman, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1988; 6 PGA Tour titles), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1957-09-13 Mark Wiebe, American golfer (British Senior Open 2013), born in Seaside, Oregon
  • 1957-09-15 Fulton Allem, South African golfer (3 PGA Tour titles), born in Kroonstad, South Africa
  • 1957-09-22 Phil Blackmar, American golfer (3 PGA Tour titles), born in San Diego, California
  • 1957-10-02 John Cook, American golfer (British Open, PGA C'ship 1992 runner-up; 11 PGA Tour titles), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 1958-02-09 Sandy Lyle, Scottish golfer (British Open 1985, US Masters 1988), born in Shrewsbury, England
  • 1958-02-16 John Morse, American golfer (US Open 1996 4th), born in Marshall, Michigan
  • 1958-03-30 Joey Sindelar, American golfer (7 PGA Tour titles), born in Fort Knox, Kentucky
  • 1958-04-14 Mike Hulbert, American golfer, broadcaster (3 PGA Tour titles), born in Elmira, New York

Person of interestChrista Johnson

1958-04-25 Christa Johnson, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1997), born in Arcata, California

LPGA Golfer Christa Johnson
LPGA Golfer
Christa Johnson
  • 1958-04-28 Hal Sutton, American golfer (PGA Championship 1983), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1958-05-31 Gary Hallberg, American golfer (3 PGA Tour titles), born in Berwyn, Illinois
  • 1958-07-15 Dan Forsman, American golfer (5 PGA Tour titles), born in Rhinelander, Wisconsin
  • 1958-07-23 Ken Green, American golfer (5 PGA Tour titles), born in Danburry, Connecticut
  • 1958-08-13 David Feherty, Irish golfer, broadcaster (5 European Tour titles, CBS, NBC), born in Bangor, Northern Ireland
  • 1958-09-23 Larry Mize, American golfer (US Masters 1987), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • 1958-10-17 Blaine McCallister, American golfer (5 PGA Tour titles), born in Fort Stockton, Texas
  • 1958-10-31 Russ Cochran, American golfer (Senior Open C'ship 2011), born in Paducah, Kentucky
  • 1958-12-27 Steve Jones, American golfer (US Open 1996, 8 PGA Tour titles), born in Artesia, New Mexico
  • 1959-03-07 Tom Lehman, American golfer (British Open 1996; Senior PGA C'ship 2010, Tradition 2011-12), born in Austin, Minnesota
  • 1959-05-01 Roger Chapman, English golfer (Senior PGA 2012, US Seniors Open 2012), born in Nakuru, Kenya
  • 1959-05-04 Bob Tway, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1986), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1959-09-05 Tom Pernice Jr., American golfer (2 PGA Tour, 6 Champions Tour titles), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1959-09-11 David Frost, South African golfer (10 PGA Tour titles; The Tradition 2013), born in Cape Town, RSA
  • 1959-11-16 Corey Pavin, American golfer (US Open 1995; 15 PGA Tour titles), born in Oxnard, California
  • 1960-01-06 Paul Azinger, American golfer, broadcaster (PGA C'ship 1993, 12 PGA Tour titles), born in Holyoke, Massachusetts
  • 1960-04-23 Jodie Mudd, American golfer (Players C'ship 1990), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1960-04-29 Bill Glasson, American golfer (7 PGA Tour titles), born in Fresno, California
  • 1960-06-12 Mark Calcavecchia, American golfer (British Open 1989; 13 PGA Tour titles), born in Laurel, Nebraska
  • 1960-08-10 Kenny Perry, American golfer (4 Champions Tour major titles; US Senior Open 2013, 17; 14 PGA Tour titles), born in Elizabethtown, Kentucky
  • 1960-10-12 Steve Lowery, American golfer (PGA C'ship 2001 3rd), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1960-10-24 Ian Baker-Finch, Australian golfer and broadcaster (1991 British Open 1991, CBS), born in Nambour, Queensland, Australia

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport