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-- b.12/21/1920 d.1/29/2015 (94)Golfer, Australian
-- b.2/4/1912 d.9/26/2006 (94)GolferNames/Places: RFN:JohnMisc: learning golf as a caddy, Nelson become one of the greatest golfers ever, once winning eleven tournaments in a row in 1945. He won the Masters twice and the PGA twice.
-- b.5/20/1966Golfer, Swedish
Betty Hicks Newell
-- b.11/16/1920 d.2/20/2011 (90)Author, Aviator, Golfer
-- b.3/6/1962Golfer, Gibraltar
-- b.4/14/1936GolferMisc: died in 2008?
-- b.1/21/1940GolferNames/Places: b. in Columbus, Ohio; "The Golden Bear"Misc: won 4 U.S. Opens, 6 Masters, 5 PGAs and 3 British Opens, not to mention the U.S. Amateur title twice. This brings his total of "major" victories to 20; the oldest player to win Masters (46 in 1986); PGA Player of Year 5 times (1967,72-73,75-76); named Golfer of Century by PGA in 1988; 6-time Ryder Cup player and 2-time captain (1983,87); won NCAA title (1961) and 2 U.S. Amateurs (1959,61); entered 1994 with 70 PGA Tour wins (2nd to Sam Snead's 81); won 2nd U.S. Senior Open in 1993. Leading money earner 8Xs; $5 million earner.
-- b.5/14/1960Golfer, New Zealand
-- b.2/10/1955Golfer, AustralianNames/Places: NN: The Great White SharkMisc: 2-time leading money winner on PGA Tour (1986,90); entered 1994 with 63 tournament wins worldwide; 2-time British Open winner (1986,93); lost Masters by a stroke in both 1986 (to Jack Nicklaus) and '87 (to Larry Mize in sudden death).
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