Famous Golfers in History (Part 3)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 613

  • 1941-09-29 Kermit Zarley, American golfer, author (Canadian Open 1970), born in Seattle, Washington

Person of interestDave Stockton

1941-11-02 Dave Stockton, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1970, 76), born in San Bernardino, California

Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion Dave Stockton
Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion
Dave Stockton
  • 1942-08-31 Isao Aoki, Japanese golfer (World Matchplay C'ship 1978), born in Abiko, Chiba, Japan,

Person of interestRay Floyd

1942-09-04 Raymond Floyd, American golfer (4-time major title winner), born in Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner Ray Floyd
Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner
Ray Floyd
  • 1942-09-16 Tom Wargo, American golfer (PGA Senior C'ship 1993, British Senior Open 1994), born in Marlette, Michigan
  • 1942-11-09 Tom Weiskopf, American golfer (British Open 1973), born in Massillon, Ohio
  • 1942-11-19 Larry Gilbert, American golfer (Senior Players Championship 1997), born in Fort Knox, Kentucky (d. 1998)
  • 1943-01-01 Jerilyn Britz, American golfer (US Women's Open 1979), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1943-02-14 Bob Murphy Jr, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1970 runner-up; 11 Senior PGA Tour titles), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1943-02-23 Bobby Mitchell, American golfer (US Masters runner-up 1972), born in Chatham, Virginia (d. 2018)
  • 1943-03-10 Sandra Palmer, American golfer (Titleholders Championship 1972, US Open 1975), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1943-06-04 Sandra Haynie, American golfer (US Open 1974, du Maurier Classic 1982, LPGA C'ship 1965, 74), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 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
  • 1943-10-05 Bonnie Bryant, American golfer (only left-hander to win an LPGA Tour event, Bill Branch Classic 1974), born in Tulare, California
  • 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)

Person of interestDonna Caponi

1945-01-29 Donna Caponi, American golfer (4-time LPGA major winner), born in Detroit, Michigan

LPGA Golfer Donna Caponi
LPGA Golfer
Donna Caponi
  • 1945-02-18 Judy Rankin, American golfer (US Open, Titleholders C'ship 1972 runner-up; 26 LPGA Tour wins), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 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
  • 1945-06-03 Brian Barnes, English golfer (Ryder Cup 1969-79), born in Addington, Surrey (d. 2019)
  • 1945-06-27 Catherine Lacoste, French golfer (US Women's Open 1967), born in Paris, France
  • 1945-07-20 Betty Burfeindt, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1976), born in NYC, NY
  • 1945-09-19 Jane Blalock, American golfer (27 LPGA Tour wins), born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
  • 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
  • 1946-05-04 Renee Powell, American golfer, broadcaster (first woman to compete in a men's golf tournament), born in East Canton, Ohio
  • 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)
  • 1947-01-01 Leonard Thompson, American golfer (3 x PGA Tour, 3 x PGA Champions Tour wins), born in Laurinburg, North Carolina
  • 1947-01-24 Masashi 'Jumbo' Ozaki, Japanese golfer (record 94 Japan Tour titles), born in Kaifu District, Tokushima
  • 1947-04-29 Johnny Miller, American golfer (US Open 1973, British Open 1976), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1947-05-01 Jerry Heard, American golfer (5 PGA Tour titles), born in Visalia, California
  • 1947-05-21 Dorothy Germain Porter, American golfer (US Curtis Cup winning captain 1966), born in Philadelphia, PA (d. 2012)
  • 1947-05-30 Jocelyne Bourassa, Canadian golfer (Canadian Open 1973), born in Shawinigan, Quebec

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
  • 1948-02-01 Debbie Austin, American golfer (7 LPGA Tour wins), born in Oneida, New York
  • 1948-05-03 Peter Oosterhuis, British golfer (British Open 1974, 82 runner-up; Ryder Cup x 6), born in London, England
  • 1948-05-09 John Mahaffey, American golfer (PGA Championship 1978; 10 PGA Tour titles), born in Kerrville, Texas
  • 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
  • 1948-06-22 Sue Roberts, American golfer (4 LPGA titles), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • 1948-07-26 Allen Doyle, American golfer (4 PGA Senior major titles; US Senior Open 2005-06), born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island
  • 1948-11-14 Ian Stanley, Australian golfer (British Senior Open 2001), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2018)
  • 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
  • 1949-02-09 Bernard Gallacher, British golfer (10 European Tour titles), born in Bathgate, Scotland
  • 1949-05-07 Kathy Ahern, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1972), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1996)
  • 1949-05-28 Shelley Hamlin, American golfer (US Open runner-up 1973), born in San Mateo, California (d. 2018)
  • 1949-06-02 Stewart Ginn, Australian golfer (Senior Players C'ship 2002), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1949-08-18 John O'Leary, Irish golfer (Irish Open 1982; Ryder Cup 1975; director European Tour 1985-2019), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 2020)
  • 1949-08-27 Doug Tewell, American golfer (PGA Senior C'ship 2000, The Tradition 2001), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Person of interestTom Watson

1949-09-04 Tom Watson, American golfer (8-time major winner; British Open 1975, 77, 80, 82, 83), born in Kansas City, Missouri

Golfer Tom Watson
Golfer
Tom Watson
  • 1949-11-11 Kathy Postlewait, American golfer (4-time LPGA Tour winner), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • 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
  • 1950-01-30 Silvia Bertolaccini, Argentine golfer (4-time LPGA Tour titles), born in Rafaela, Argentina
  • 1950-03-04 Judy Dickinson, American golfer (US Open runner-up 1985), born in Akron, Ohio
  • 1950-03-09 Andy North, American golfer, broadcaster (US Open 1978, 85; ESPN), born in Thorp, Wisconsin
  • 1950-05-24 Jo Ann Washam, American golfer (3 LPGA Tour titles), born in Auburn, Washington
  • 1950-06-17 Cathy Sherk, Canadian golfer (Canadian Women's PGA C'ship 1988, 90-91), born in Bancroft, Ontario
  • 1950-11-05 Debbie Massey, American golfer (3-time LPGA Tour winner), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • 1950-12-10 Simon Owen, New Zealand golfer (British Open runner-up 1978), born in Wanganui, New Zealand
  • 1950-12-31 Bob Gilder, American golfer (6 PGA tour titles), born in Corvallis, Oregon

Person of interestPat Bradley

1951-03-24 Pat Bradley, American golfer (6 LPGA major titles; US Open 1981), born in Westford, Massachusetts

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • 1951-04-02 Ayako Okamoto, Japanese golfer (US Open 1987 runner-up, 17 LPGA Tour titles), born in Hiroshima, Japan
  • 1951-05-18 Rodger Davis, Australian golfer (British Open runner-up 1997), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 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
  • 1951-12-22 Jan Stephenson, Australian golfer (3-time LPGA major winner; US Open 1983), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 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
  • 1953-02-02 Penny Pulz, Australian golfer (Dinah Shore runner-up 1978), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 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
  • 1953-10-25 Muffin Spencer-Devlin, American golfer (3 LPGA Tour titles), born in Piqua, Ohio
  • 1953-10-28 Mark James, British golfer (Senior Players Championship 2004), born in Manchester, England
  • 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
  • 1954-03-16 Hollis Stacy, American golfer (US Open 1977-78, 84), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • 1954-04-07 Donna White, American golfer (US Open runner-up 1982), born in Kinston, North Carolina
  • 1954-04-21 Dale Eggeling, American golfer (3 LPGA titles), born in Statesboro, Georgia
  • 1954-07-01 Mike Reid, American golfer (Senior PGA C'ship 2005, The Tradition 2009), born in Bainbridge, Maryland

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