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John Ball Jr.
-- b.12/24/1861 d.12/2/1940 (78)Golfer
-- b.4/9/1957 d.5/7/2011 (54)Golfer, SpanishNames/Places: NN:SeveMisc: won the Masters at age 23 (youngest)
-- b.4/25/1916 d.9/23/1994 (78)Golfer
-- b.3/31/1931 d.6/11/2013 (82)Golfer
-- b.4/8/1886 d.5/24/1966 (80)Golfer
Tina (Golf) Barrett
-- b.10/6/1927 d.3/6/2002 (74)Golfer
-- b.3/13/1953GolferNames/Places: b. in Lafayette, GAMisc: earned over $2 million as a pro
-- b.9/23/1936GolferMisc: administrator; first female President of the USGA
Deane R. Beman
-- b.4/22/1938GolferMisc: first commissioner of PGA Tour (1974-94); introduced "stadium golf;" as player, won U.S. Amateur twice and British Amateur once.
-- b.2/13/1918 d.9/10/2006 (88)GolferNames/Places: b. in Minneapolis, MN; RN:Patricia JaneMisc: co-founder and first president of the LPGA; 57 career pro wins including 15 Majors; 3-time AP Female Athlete of Year (1938,43,55).
Susie Maxwell Berning
-- b.7/22/1941GolferMisc: U.S. Women's Open 1968, 1972 and 1973
Jay Don Blake
-- b.3/31/1916 d.8/30/2008 (92)Golfer
-- b.12/31/1934Golfer, EnglishMisc: one of the leading administrators in world golf in the late 20th century.
-- b.3/3/1920 d.5/28/1994 (74)GolferMisc: won two U.S. Open titles and a Professional Golf Association championship
-- b.12/22/1916 d.10/22/1995 (78)GolferMisc: lost his sight in World War II and went on to win a string of championships for blind golfers
-- b.5/30/1947Golfer, Canadian
-- b.3/24/1951GolferNames/Places: b. in Westfield, MA; RFN:PatirciaMisc: A succesful English amateur, Pat entered Florida International University and was named an All-American golfer in 1970. She won 6 major tournaments between 1980 and '86, including the U.S. Open in 1981; 2-time LPGA Player of Year (1986,91); has won all four majors on LPGA tour, including 3 du Maurier Classics.
-- b.2/6/1870 d.11/27/1950 (80)Golfer, Scotish
Murle Lindstrom Breer
-- b.3/19/1932 d.8/31/2007 (75)Golfer
-- b.8/14/1935Golfer, Football Announcer, NFL QuarterbackMisc: 31,548 career yardsSports Teams: San Francisco 49ers (1957-1973)
Billy Ray Brown
-- b.12/14/1902 d.4/19/1972 (69)GolferMisc: US Open Champ 1931
John Joseph "Jack" Burke Jr.
-- b.1/29/1923GolferMisc: most prominent in the 1950s
-- b.10/9/1918 d.10/8/1986 (67)Golfer
-- b.6/12/1924Naval Officer, President/Vice President, Ambassador, Golfer, Baseball FigureNames/Places: b. in Milton, MA; MN:Herbert Walker; Barbara's hubbyMisc: Lt. Navy; WWII pilot; 43rd U.S. Vice President (1981-89); 41st U.S. President (1989-93); U.S. Ambassador to China; College baseball player; avid sportsman; played 1B on 1947 and '48 Yale baseball teams that placed second in College World Series; captain of 1948 team. In the Golf Hall of Fame