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-- b.7/24/1933GolferNames/Places: NN: Peacock of the Fairways
-- b.2/27/1902 d.5/13/1999 (97)GolferNames/Places: b. in Harrison, NYMisc: he learned to play golf as a caddy and played his first Open in 1920, won his first in '22 and his second in '32. He is credited with inventing the sand wedge in 1930, a major innovation in golf. He is one of only four players to win all four Grand Slam titles (others are Hogan, Nicklaus and Player); won Masters, British Open, 2 U.S. Opens and 3 PGA titles between 1922-35.
-- b.2/3/1946Golfer, ScotishMisc: was the Executive Director of the European Tour from 1975 to 2004.
Vincent "Vin" Scully
-- b.11/29/1927Golf Commentator, Baseball Announcer, Football AnnouncerNames/Places: b. in BronxMisc: baseball, football, & golf announcer; Ford C. Frick Award winner in 1982; broadcasted games for 67 years, ending on October 2, 2016Sports Teams: Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers (announcer)TV Shows: CBS Sports, NBC Sports
Rony F. Seikaly
-- b.5/10/1965Golfer, NBA Center, Lebanese
-- b.10/27/1956GolferMisc: clinched entry into LPGA Hall of Fame with 30th career win at Phoenix on Mar. 21, 1993
-- b.2/29/1916 d.2/24/1994 (77)Jewish, Movie Actress, TV Talk Show Hostess, Variety Show Hostess, Pop Singer, Golf FigureNames/Places: b. in Winchester, Tenn.; RN:Frances "Fanny" Rose Shore; George Montgomery's wife '43-62Misc: honorary LPGA Hall of Fame member who founded a tournament that eventually became a majorTV Shows: The Dinah Shore Show, Dinah Shore Chevy Show, Dinah's Place, Dinah!, Dinah & Friends, Conversation with Dinah
Herman Densmore "Denny" Shute
-- b.10/25/1904 N.S. d.5/13/1974 N.S. (69)Golfer
-- b.6/2/1922 d.2/3/2015 (92)GolferMisc: helped to desegregate the PGA of America
Dan Sikes Jr.
-- b.12/7/1929 d.12/20/1987 (58)Golfer
R. H. Sikes
-- b.2/22/1963Golfer, Finnish
-- b.5/22/1908 d.10/15/1963 (55)GolferMisc: PGA President
-- b.8/25/1950 d.5/21/2014 N.S. (63)Golfer
J. C. Snead
-- b.5/27/1912 d.5/23/2002 (89)GolferMisc: won both Masters and PGA 3 times and British Open once; runner-up in U.S. Open 4 times; PGA Player of Year in 1949; oldest player (52 years, 10 months) to win PGA event with Greater Greensboro Open title in 1965; all-time PGA Tour career victory leader with 81; in 1979 at 67, he shot a 66 (1st golfer to shoot below his age)
-- b.8/6/1944Sportscaster, GolferMisc: Golf Course Design Consultant
-- b.9/15/1911 d.2/26/2000 (88)Golf Figure, NorweiganMisc: a golf club designer and businessman; founder of the Solheim Cup.
-- b.10/9/1970Golfer, Swedish
-- b.5/10/1927 d.7/10/2008 (81)GolferMisc: PGA Tour record holder: lowest score in 9 holes  and 72 holes : 1955 Texas Open; won 15 times on the PGA Tour in the 1950s and 1960s.
-- b.2/22/1969Golfer, Golf Coach
-- b.4/3/1937 d.10/6/2015 N.S. (78)Golfer
-- b.3/16/1954GolferMisc: LPGA golfer (US Open 1977, 78
-- b.12/22/1951Golfer, AustralianMisc: golfer (LPGA Rookie of Year-1974)
-- b.1/30/1957 d.10/25/1999 (42)Golfer
-- b.3/9/1934Golfer, Canadian
-- b.2/12/1935 d.3/19/2017 N.S. (82)Golfer
David "Dave" Stockton
-- b.1/30/1955GolferNames/Places: b. in Norfolk, VAMisc: won consecutive U.S. Open titles (1988-89); 3-time leading money winner on PGA Tour (1985,87-88); first PGA player to win $1 million in one year (1988).
Steven C. Stricker
-- b.9/7/1923 d.8/7/2015 N.S. (91)Businessperson, GolferMisc: LPGA founder; won 11 Majors and 50 LPGA events overall from 1949-62.
-- b.9/15/1947GolferNames/Places: RFN:Cynthia
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