Famous Golfers in History (Part 4)

Events in Sport


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Birthdays 301 - 400 of 623

  • 1954-07-01 Mike Reid, American golfer (Senior PGA C'ship 2005, The Tradition 2009), born in Bainbridge, Maryland
  • 1954-07-17 Eduardo Romero, Argentine golfer (Tradition 2006, US Senior Open 2008), born in Córdoba, Argentina
  • 1954-09-10 Martha Nause, American golfer (du Maurier Classic 1994), born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin
  • 1954-11-16 Bruce Edwards, American golf caddie for Hall of Fame golfer Tom Watson (d. 2004)
  • 1954-12-11 Bradley Bryant, American golfer (US Senior Open 2007), born in Amarillo, Texas
  • 1954-12-11 Brad 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
  • 1955-05-09 Myra Blackwelder, American golfer (LPGA Rookie of the Year 1980), born in Lexington, Kemtucky
  • 1955-05-31 Laura Baugh, American golfer, writer, broadcaster (LPGA Tour Rookie of the Year 1973), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • 1955-06-24 Loren Roberts, American golfer (British Senior Open 2006, 09; US Open 1994 runner-up), born in San Luis Obispo, California
  • 1955-08-06 Gordon J. Brand, English golfer (British Open 1986 runner-up), born in Cambridge, England (d. 2020)

Person of interestBetsy King

1955-08-13 Betsy King, American golfer (6-time major winner; US Open 1989-90), born in Reading, Pennsylvania

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
  • 1955-09-17 Scott Simpson, American golfer (US Open 1987; 7 PGA Tour titles), born in San Diego, California
  • 1955-09-29 Vicki Fergon, American golfer (first woman to win on all 3 LPGA-affiliated tours), born in Palo Alto, 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
  • 1955-12-14 Jane Crafter, Australian-American golfer (1987 JC Penney Mixed Teams), born in Perth, Australia
  • 1956-02-22 Amy Alcott, American golfer (5-time major title winner; US Open 1980), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • 1956-03-10 Janet Alex-Anderson, American golfer (US Open 1982), born in West Sunbury, Pennsylvania
  • 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
  • 1956-05-15 Alice Miller, American golfer (Nabisco Dinah Shore 1985), born in Marysville, CA
  • 1956-05-18 Naomichi 'Joe' Ozaki, Japanese golfer (32 Japan Tour titles), born in Tekushima, Japan
  • 1956-06-14 Fred Funk, American golfer (The Tradition 2008, 10; US Senior Open 2009), born in Takoma Park, Maryland
  • 1956-08-16 Colleen Walker, American golfer (du Maurier Classic 1997), born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 2012)
  • 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

Person of interestPatty Sheehan

1956-10-27 Patty Sheehan, American golfer (6 LPGA major titles; US Open 1992, 94), born in Middlebury, Vermont

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan
  • 1956-12-04 Costantino Rocca, Italian golfer (British Open 1995 runner-up; hole in one 1995 Ryder Cup), born in Bergamo, Italy

Person of interestNancy Lopez

1957-01-06 Nancy Lopez, American golfer (3 major titles, 48 LPGA Tour wins), born in Torrance, California

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez

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 interestSeve Ballesteros

1957-04-09 Seve Ballesteros, Spanish golfer (British Open 1979, 84, 88, US Masters 1980, 83), born in Pedreña, Spain (d. 2011)

Golfer and Five-Time Major Winner Seve Ballesteros
Golfer and Five-Time Major Winner
Seve Ballesteros

Person of interestNick Faldo

1957-07-18 Nick Faldo, English golfer (US Masters 1989, 90, 96; British Open 1987, 90, 92), born in Welwyn Garden City Hertfordshire

Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner Nick Faldo
Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner
Nick Faldo

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

Person of interestBernhard Langer

1957-08-27 Bernhard Langer, German golfer (US Masters 1985, 93; 42 European Tour titles), born in Anhausen, Germany

Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion Bernhard Langer
Golfer and Two-Time Masters Champion
Bernhard Langer
  • 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
  • 1958-02-01 Maureen Madill, Irish golfer (British Open Amateur 1979, Curtis Cup 1980, coach 1998-2004), born in Coleraine, Northern Ireland
  • 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
  • 1958-03-02 Ian Woosnam, Welsh golfer (US Masters 1991), born in Oswestry, England
  • 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
  • 1958-06-24 T. C. Chen, Taiwanese golfer (US Open 1985 runner-up), born in Taipei City, Taiwan
  • 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
  • 1958-08-19 Gordon Brand Jnr., Scottish golfer (8 x European Tour wins; Ryder Cup 1987, 89), born in Kirkcaldy, Scotland (d. 2019)
  • 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
  • 1959-01-08 Mike Harwood, Australian golfer (British Open 1991 runner-up), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1959-01-31 Michael Allen, American golfer (Senior PGA Championship 2009), born in San Mateo, California
  • 1959-03-07 Tom Lehman, American golfer (British Open 1996; Senior PGA C'ship 2010, Tradition 2011-12), born in Austin, Minnesota
  • 1959-03-20 Dale Reid, Scottish golfer (21 Ladies European Tour wins), born in Ladybank Scotland
  • 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
  • 1959-05-22 Olin Browne, American golfer (US Senior Open 2011), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1959-07-31 Peter Senior, Australian golfer, (British Open 1993 4th, Presidents Cup 1994, 96), born in Singapore, Malaysia
  • 1959-09-11 Robert Wrenn, American golfer, sportscaster, course designer (ESPN), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1959-09-12 Cindy Rarick, American golfer (5 LPGA Tour titles), born in Glenwood, Minnesota

Person of interestFred Couples

1959-10-03 Fred Couples, American golfer (US Masters 1992), born in Seattle, Washington

Golfer and Masters Champion Fred Couples
Golfer and Masters Champion
Fred Couples
  • 1959-11-13 Rosie Jones, American golfer (13 LPGA Tour titles), born in Santa Ana, California
  • 1959-11-16 Corey Pavin, American golfer (US Open 1995; 15 PGA Tour titles), born in Oxnard, California
  • 1959-12-05 Shirley Furlong, American golfer (ANA Inspiration runner-up 1990), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • 1959-12-17 Tammie Green, American golfer (du Maurier Classic 1989), born in Somerset Ohio
  • 1960-01-06 Paul Azinger, American golfer, broadcaster (PGA C'ship 1993, 12 PGA Tour titles), born in Holyoke, Massachusetts
  • 1960-01-09 Lisa Walters, Canadian golfer (Hawaiian Open 1992-93), born in Prince Rupert, British Columbia

Person of interestJane Geddes

1960-02-05 Jane Geddes, American golfer (US Open 1986, LPGA 1987), born in Huntington, New York

LPGA Golfer Jane Geddes
LPGA Golfer
Jane Geddes
  • 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
  • 1960-05-14 Frank Nobilo, New Zealand golfer, broadcaster (5 European Tour titles, CBS, Golf Channel), born in Auckland, NZ
  • 1960-06-12 Mark Calcavecchia, American golfer (British Open 1989; 13 PGA Tour titles), born in Laurel, Nebraska
  • 1960-06-19 Patti Rizzo, American golfer (4 LPGA Tour wins), born in Hollywood, Florida
  • 1960-06-24 Juli Inkster, American golfer (7 LPGA major titles; US Open 1999, 2002), born in Santa Cruz, California
  • 1960-07-06 Lauri Merten, American golfer (US Open 1993), born in Waukesha, Wisconsin
  • 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
  • 1960-10-16 Val Skinner, American golfer (6 LPGA Tour wins), born in Hamilton, Montana
  • 1960-10-19 Dawn Coe-Jones, Canadian golfer (3 LPGA wins), born in Campbell River, British Columbia (d. 2016)
  • 1960-10-24 Ian Baker-Finch, Australian golfer and broadcaster (1991 British Open 1991, CBS), born in Nambour, Queensland, Australia
  • 1960-10-30 Joe Daley, American golfer (Senior Players C'ship 2012), born in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania
  • 1960-12-11 Mary Beth Zimmerman, American golfer (4 LPGA Tour titles), born in Mount Vernon, Illinois
  • 1961-03-20 Kathy Baker-Guadagnino, American golfer (US Open 1985), born in Albany, New York
  • 1961-03-24 Jim Gallagher Jr, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1992 runner-up), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  • 1961-03-25 Mark Brooks, American golfer (PGA Championship 1996), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1961-04-26 Nancy Scranton, American golfer (du Maurier Classic 1991), born in Centralia, Illinois

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