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Briny Baird

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Jancey Baird
Nickname(s):
Briney
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

American professional golfer.

Butch Baird

Real/Birth Name:
Fred Baird
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Professional golfer.

Seve Ballesteros

Real/Birth Name:
Severiano Ballesteros Sota
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Spanish golfer and golf course designer. Won the British Open Championship 3 times and The Masters twice. Total of 50 wins. Died of brain cancer. World Golf Hall of Fame 1999.

Jim Barnes (golf)

Real/Birth Name:
James Martin Barnes
Nickname(s):
Jim
Long Jim
Big Jim
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 4". Pro golf in the US. Won 4 major championships. World Golf Hall of Fame 1989.

Patty Berg

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Jane Berg
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of LPGA and a leading player. LPGA T&CP Hall of Fame 2000. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1961. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1980. World Golf Hall of Fame 1951.

Tommy Bolt

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Henry Bolt
Nickname(s):
Thunder
Terrible Tommy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Winner of the U.S. Open in 1958. Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame 2002. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1980. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1974. World Golf Hall of Fame 2002.

John Brodie

Real/Birth Name:
John Riley Brodie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Stanford University, San Francisco 49ers. African-American Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame 2010. 49ers Hall of Fame 2009. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1988. College Football Hall of Fame 1986. Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame.

JoAnne Carner

Real/Birth Name:
JoAnne Gunderson
Also Known As:
JoAnne Gunderson Carner
Joanne Carner
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

43 victories on the LPGA Tour. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1988. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1987. World Golf Hall of Fame 1982. Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1975.

Fred Couples

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Steven Couples
Nickname(s):
Boom Boom
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 64 professional tournaments, including the 1992 Masters. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. University of Houston Cougars Hall of Honor 2000. World Golf Hall of Fame 2013. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Ben Crenshaw

Real/Birth Name:
Ben Daniel Crenshaw
Nickname(s):
Gentle Ben
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
66, 33 days before his 67th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 19 events on the PGA Tour, including two major championships. World Golf Hall of Fame 2002. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1984. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Bing Crosby

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Lillis Crosby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Bob Crosby by 10 years.
grandfather of
father of
husband of
Dixie Lee, until her earlier death.
Older than Dixie Lee by 8 years.
father of
father of
husband of
Kathryn Grant, until he died.
Older than Kathryn Grant by 30 years.
father of
father of
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Sang "crooner" style. "On the Road" movies with Bob Hope. Song White Christmas. Movie musical Holiday Inn. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 2002. Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007. World Golf Hall of Fame 1978. Western Music Association Hall of Fame 2008. National Radio Hall of Fame 1998. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1980. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977. Irish American Hall of Fame 2013. Cecil B DeMille Award 1960. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1611 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6751 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 6769 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Nathaniel Crosby

Real/Birth Name:
Nathaniel Patrick Crosby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
nephew of
uncle of
half-brother of
Younger than Dennis Crosby by 27 years.
half-brother of
Younger than Gary Crosby by 28 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Harry Crosby by 3 years.
son of
half-brother of
Younger than Lindsay Crosby by 23 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Mary Crosby by 2 years.
half-brother of
Younger than Phillip Crosby by 27 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Youngest son of Bing Crosby - an avid golfer in the golf business.

Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Real/Birth Name:
Mildred Ella Didriksen
Also Known As:
Mildred Ella Didrikson
Babe Didrikson
Babe Zaharias
Nickname(s):
Babe
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Called Babe by childhood friends who thought she batted like Babe Ruth. Name changed from Didriksen after it was accidentally spelled Didrikson. Olympic Gold Medal 1932 in Los Angeles in the javelin and hurdles events, second in high jump. Played semiprofessional women's basketball. Later became a pro golfer, co-founder of the LPGA tour. Considered the greatest female athlete of the 20th century. United States Olympic Hall of Fame 1983. Honored on an 18 cent US postage stamp. National Women's Hall of Fame 1976. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1980. World Golf Hall of Fame 1951. National Track and Field Hall of Fame 1974. Colorado Women's Hall of Fame 2008. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1964. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1974. Texas Track and Field Coaches Hall of Fame 2016. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Lottie Dod

Real/Birth Name:
Charlotte Dod
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won as ladies singles champion 5 times, first at age 15 in 1887. Youngest winner. Also excelled at golf and other sports. International Tennis Hall of Fame 1983. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1986.

Dwight David Eisenhower

Real/Birth Name:
David Dwight Eisenhower
Also Known As:
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Nickname(s):
Ike
DDE
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Mamie Eisenhower, until he died.
Older than Mamie Eisenhower by 6 years.

Brief Facts:

His mother originally named him David Dwight but reversed the two names after his birth to avoid the confusion of having two Davids in the family. A five-star general in the United States Army during World War II, and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe. 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. World Golf Hall of Fame 2009. French Legion of Honor. Kansas Hall of Fame 2011.

Lee Elder

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lee Elder
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first African-American to play in the Masters Tournament in 1975. National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2004. Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame.

Ernie Els

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Ernest Els
Nickname(s):
The Big Easy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 3". Pro golfer and course designer. 4 major wins. World Golf Hall of Fame 2011.

Chick Evans

Real/Birth Name:
Charles E. Evans Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first amateur to win the U.S. Open and U.S. Amateur in one year, in 1916. World Golf Hall of Fame 1975.

Nick Faldo

Real/Birth Name:
Nicholas Alexander Faldo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

English golfer, winner of many tournaments. Appointed MBE in 1998. Knighted in Birthday Honours 2009. Analyst for ABC, then CBS and the Golf Channel. World Golf Hall of Fame 1997. BBC Sports Personality of the Year 1989.

Heather Farr

Real/Birth Name:
Heather Farr
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
28
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died of breast cancer. Arizona High School Sports Hall of Fame 2007. National High School Hall of Fame 1999. Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 1990.

Raymond Floyd

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Loran Floyd
Nickname(s):
Ray
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro gollfer, won 4 major titles. World Golf Hall of Fame 1989. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1997. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1981.

Rickie Fowler

Real/Birth Name:
Rick Yakuta Fowler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
29, 4 days before his 30th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Winner of the 2015 Players Championship.

Jack Garner

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Edward Bumgarner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 6 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than James Garner by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

TV series The Rockford Files, Bret Maverick. Golf pro at golf courses. Pitcher, minor league baseball for the team Pittsburgh Pirates

Bill Haas

Real/Birth Name:
William Harlan Haas
Nickname(s):
Bill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer, won FedEx Cup in 2011.

Jay Haas

Real/Birth Name:
Jay Dean Haas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
65, 7 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer. Nine PGA tour wins.

Phil Harris

Real/Birth Name:
Wonga Philip Harris
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Alice Faye, until he died.
Older than Alice Faye by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Radio show The Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show. Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic Hall of Fame 2010. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6508 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
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A star at 6651 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive; ceremony: 24 June 1994.

Sandra Haynie

Real/Birth Name:
Sandra Jane Haynie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won four major championships, 42 LPGA Tour career events. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1999. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. World Golf Hall of Fame 1977.

Ben Hogan

Real/Birth Name:
William Benjamin Hogan
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

World Golf Hall of Fame 1974. Irish American Hall of Fame 2015. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

J.B. Holmes

Real/Birth Name:
John Bradley Holmes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer.

Jock Hutchison

Real/Birth Name:
Jack Fowler Hutchison
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Became a naturalized US citizen in 1920. World Golf Hall of Fame 2011.

Hale Irwin

Real/Birth Name:
Hale S. Irwin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won three U.S. Opens. Colorado Sports Hall of Fame 1986. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1994. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2010. World Golf Hall of Fame 1992. Little League Hall of Excellence 1993. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6176 Delmar Boulevard.

Hootie Johnson

Real/Birth Name:
William Woodard Johnson
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Former banker in charge of Augusta Nationals PGA tournaments.

Bobby Jones

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Tyre Jones Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Highly successful amateur golfer and lawyer. Helped design the Augusta golf course and found the club, and co-founder of the Masters tournament there. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1964. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2010. World Golf Hall of Fame 1974. International Civil Rights Walk of Fame 2006. Georgia Tech Athletics Hall of Fame 1958. Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame. James E. Sullivan Award 1930.

Birdie Kim

Real/Birth Name:
Ju-Yun Kim
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

South Korean LPGA golfer. In 2004, played under real name, changed name to Birdie fpr 2005.

Tom Kite

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Oliver Kite Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69, his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

19 PGA Tour victories. World Golf Hall of Fame 2004. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Longhorn Men's Hall of Honor 1984. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Lydia Ko

Real/Birth Name:
Bo-Gyung Ko
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
21
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

New Zealand citizen. The youngest person ever to win a professional golf tour event and youngest person ever to win an LPGA Tour event.

Matt Kuchar

Real/Birth Name:
Matthew Gregory Kuchar
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
40
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Professional golfer. Georgia Tech Athletics Hall of Fame 2010.

Nancy Lopez

Real/Birth Name:
Nancy Marie Lopez
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
61, 28 days before her 62nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 48 LPGA Tour events, including three majors. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 2002. World Golf Hall of Fame 1987. New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame 2007.

Sandy Lyle

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Walter Barr Lyle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

167 weeks in the top-10 of the Official World Golf Ranking. Appointed MBE. World Golf Hall of Fame 2012. BBC Sports Personality of the Year 1988.

Carol Mann

Real/Birth Name:
Carol Mann
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 3". Won two major championships and 38 LPGA Tour events. Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame 2012. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1982. World Golf Hall of Fame 1977.

Rory McIlroy

Real/Birth Name:
Rory McIlroy
Nickname(s):
Rors
Wee-Mac
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Winner of 3 major championships. Appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2012 New Year Honours. BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2014.

Phil Mickelson

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Alfred Mickelson
Nickname(s):
Lefty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Professional golfer. Left-handed swing, though he is right-handed. World Golf Hall of Fame 2012. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Sun Devil Sports Hall of Fame 2002.

Cary Middlecoff

Real/Birth Name:
Emmett Cary Middlecoff
Also Known As:
Dr. Middlecoff
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

40 Tour wins, three major championships. Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum 1996. Ole Miss Athletics Hall of Fame 1987. World Golf Hall of Fame 1986. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame 1967.

Johnny Miller

Real/Birth Name:
John Laurence Miller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1998. World Golf Hall of Fame 1998.

Byron Nelson

Real/Birth Name:
John Byron Nelson Jr.
Nickname(s):
Lord Byron
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 11 consecutive tournaments and 18 total tournaments. World Golf Hall of Fame 1974. Congressional Gold Medal 2006. Texas Sports Hall of Fame.

Jack Nicklaus

Real/Birth Name:
Jack William Nicklaus
Nickname(s):
The Golden Bear
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

18 major championship wins in golf. Golf course designer. Ohio State Men's Varsity "O" Hall of Fame 1977. World Golf Hall of Fame 1974. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2005. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1972. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1978. Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award 2015. National High School Hall of Fame 1984.

Greg Norman

Real/Birth Name:
Gregory John Norman
Nickname(s):
The Great White Shark
The Shark
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Chris Evert by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Champion golfer, won British Open 1986, 1993. World Golf Hall of Fame 2001. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2006.

Christy O'Connor

Real/Birth Name:
Christy O'Connor
Also Known As:
Christy O'Connor Snr
Nickname(s):
Himself
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won over 20 important British and Irish tournaments. World Golf Hall of Fame 2009.

Larry Packard

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Lawrence Packard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
101
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Designed or worked on over 600 golf courses.

Arnold Palmer

Real/Birth Name:
Arnold Daniel Palmer
Nickname(s):
The King
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 15 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won seven major golf championships: The Masters: 1958, 1960, 1962, 1964 , the U.S. Open: 1960, and the Open Championship: 1961, 1962. Congressional Gold Medal 2009. Presidential Medal of Freedom 2004. World Golf Hall of Fame 1974. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1984. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1963. North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1988. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1960. Southern Conference Hall of Fame 2009. National High School Hall of Fame 1986. Theodore Roosevelt Award 1983.

Judy Rankin

Real/Birth Name:
Judy Torluemke
Also Known As:
Judy Torluemke Rankin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer, won 26 events on the LPGA Tour. Analyst for the LPGA Tour telecasts on channel Golf Channel. LPGA Tour Hall of Fame 2000. World Golf Hall of Fame 2000. Texas Women's Hall of Fame 2000. St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2014. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. St. Louis Walk of Fame: A star at 6146 Delmar Boulevard.

Chi Chi Rodriguez

Real/Birth Name:
Juan Antonio Rodriguez
Also Known As:
Chi-Chi Rodriguez
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Professional golfer. Known for his "toreador" dance when he made a birdie. World Golf Hall of Fame 1992. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1991.

Justin Rose

Real/Birth Name:
Justin Peter Rose
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Born to English parents, moved to England at age 5. Won the U.S. Open 2013.

Patty Sheehan

Real/Birth Name:
Patty Sheehan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

National High School Hall of Fame 2005. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1987. World Golf Hall of Fame 1993.

Dinah Shore

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Rose Shore
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 5 days before her 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than George Montgomery by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Her own television shows. Songs I'll Walk Alone, You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To, Buttons and Bows, The Anniversary Song, Baby, It's Cold Outside. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1999. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. LPGA Tour Hall of Fame 1994. World Golf Hall of Fame 1994. Television Hall of Fame 1991. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1980. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
A star at 6916 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 100 Museum Drive; ceremony: 23 March 1996.

Sam Snead

Real/Birth Name:
Samuel Jackson Snead
Nickname(s):
Sammy
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Champion golfer. Designed golf courses. World Golf Hall of Fame 1974. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1973.

Annika Sorenstam

Real/Birth Name:
Annika Sorenstam
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 72 official LPGA tournaments including ten majors and 18 other tournaments internationally, The only female golfer to score 59 in competition. Since 2006, she has held dual American and Swedish citizenship. World Golf Hall of Fame 2003.

Jordan Spieth

Real/Birth Name:
Jordan Alexander Spieth
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
25
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced SPEETH. Pro golfer. Won the Masters in 2015.

Craig Stadler

Real/Birth Name:
Craig Robert Stadler
Nickname(s):
The Walrus
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Masters champion 1982. San Diego Hall of Champions 1996. USC Athletic Hall of Fame 1999. Breitbard Hall of Fame 1996.

Payne Stewart

Real/Birth Name:
William Payne Stewart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer. Wore classic style golf clothing. Died when his private jet apparently lost cabin pressure and later crashed. Florida Sports Hall of Fame 2005. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1994. World Golf Hall of Fame 2001. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. Southwest Conference Hall of Fame 2013.

Louise Suggs

Real/Birth Name:
Mae Louise Suggs
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91, 31 days before his 92nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder of the LPGA Tour in 1950. Atlanta Sports Hall of Fame. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame 1966. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1987. World Golf Hall of Fame 1951.

Lexi Thompson

Real/Birth Name:
Alexis Thompson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
23
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

At age 12, she was the youngest golfer ever to qualify to play in the U.S. Women's Open. She turned professional in June 2010 at age 15. Youngest winner of an LPGA tournament.

Ken Venturi

Real/Birth Name:
Kenneth Venturi
Nickname(s):
Kenny
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 2 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer, US Open winner 1964. 35 years with CBS Sports. World Golf Hall of Fame 2013. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1984. National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1964. Palm Springs Walk of Stars: A star at 161 Waterford Circle; ceremony: 15 May 2004.

Lanny Wadkins

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Lanston Wadkins Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69, 4 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer. Television sports analyst for CBS. Virginia Sports Hall of Fame 1996. World Golf Hall of Fame 2009.

Jimmy Walker (golfer)

Real/Birth Name:
James William Walker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
39
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer.

Bubba Watson

Real/Birth Name:
Gerry Watson
Nickname(s):
Bubba
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
40, 34 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

American professional golfer. Won the Masters in 2012 and 2014.

Tom Watson

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Sturges Watson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Eight major championship wins. World Golf Hall of Fame 1988. Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 2001. Kansas Sports Hall of Fame 1990. Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1984.

Karrie Webb

Real/Birth Name:
Karrie Anne Webb
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
43, 12 days before her 44th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced CAR-ee. Australia's most successful female professional golfer, and one of the greatest players in the history of women's golf. Awarded Member of the Order of Australia for service to golf 2010. World Golf Hall of Fame 2005.

Boo Weekley

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Brent Weekley
Nickname(s):
Boo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Professional golfer.

Kathy Whitworth

Real/Birth Name:
Kathrynne Ann Whitworth
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won 88 tournaments on the LPGA tour, more that any other golfer including the men's PGA tour. LPGA Tour Hall of Fame. World Golf Hall of Fame 1975. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1984. Texas Sports Hall of Fame. New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame 2006.

Michelle Wie

Real/Birth Name:
Michelle Sung Wie
Also Known As:
Wie Seong-m
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Korean-American. Height 6' 1". Became a pro golfer while a teen in 2005. Youngest LPGA qualifier.

Tiger Woods

Real/Birth Name:
Eldrick Tont Woods
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
42, 21 days before his 43rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Youngest Masters champ. Spokesperson for Buick. California Hall of Fame 2007.. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 1996. Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year 2000. Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame. Anaheim / Orange County Walk of Stars: A star for Sports fame.

Mickey Wright

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Kathryn Wright
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Winner of 82 tournaments on the LPGA tour. LPGA Tour Hall of Fame. World Golf Hall of Fame 1964. San Diego Hall of Champions 1962. International Women's Sports Hall of Fame 1981. Breitbard Hall of Fame 1962. Stanford Athletic Hall of Fame.

Fuzzy Zoeller

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Urban Zoeller Jr.
Nickname(s):
Fuzzy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won ten PGA Tour events including two major championships. Won the Masters Tournament in his first appearance in the event.
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