Category Search - golf

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Briny Baird
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Jancey Baird
Nickname(s):
Briney
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

American professional golfer.

Butch Baird
golf

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

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Professional golfer.

Seve Ballesteros
golf, business

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jim Barnes (golf)
golf, writer

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:
Height:
6 feet 4 inches (193.04 cm)

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer in the US. Won 4 major championships.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Patty Berg
golf

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Tommy Bolt
golf

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Brodie
football, golf, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
John Riley Brodie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Quarterback. Teams Stanford University, San Francisco 49ers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

JoAnne Carner
golf

Real/Birth Name:
JoAnne Gunderson
Also Known As:
JoAnne Gunderson Carner
Joanne Carner
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

43 victories on the LPGA Tour.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Fred Couples
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Steven Couples
Nickname(s):
Boom Boom
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
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.

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Ben Crenshaw
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Ben Daniel Crenshaw
Nickname(s):
Gentle Ben
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bing Crosby
actor, singer, golf

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1611 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6751 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6769 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Nathaniel Crosby
golf, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Nathaniel Patrick Crosby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
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
golf, track, basketball, writer

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. Honored on an 18 cent US postage stamp.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lottie Dod
tennis, golf, ice skating, unusual name

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dwight David Eisenhower
president, military, golf, painter

Real/Birth Name:
David Dwight Eisenhower
Also Known As:
Dwight D. Eisenhower
General 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 1943.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lee Elder
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lee Elder
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
86
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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ernie Els
golf, columnist, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Theodore Ernest Els
Nickname(s):
The Big Easy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 3 inches (190.5 cm)

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer and course designer. 4 major wins.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Chick Evans
golf

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Nick Faldo
golf, sports analyst, business, knighted

Real/Birth Name:
Nicholas Alexander Faldo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
63
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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Heather Farr
golf

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Raymond Floyd
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Loran Floyd
Nickname(s):
Ray
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro gollfer, won 4 major titles.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rickie Fowler
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Rick Yakuta Fowler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
31, 9 days before his 32nd 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
actor, singer, golf, baseball

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
golf

Real/Birth Name:
William Harlan Haas
Nickname(s):
Bill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
38
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
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Jay Dean Haas
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67, 2 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
actor, bandleader, radio, golf

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6508 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6651 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive24 June 1994

Sandra Haynie
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Sandra Jane Haynie
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ben Hogan
golf

Real/Birth Name:
William Benjamin Hogan
Nickname(s):
The Hawk
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 19 days before his 85th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Noted for his profound influence on golf swing theory.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

J.B. Holmes
golf

Real/Birth Name:
John Bradley Holmes
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer.

Reed Howard
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Reed Cross Howard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Bryce Dallas Howard by 6 years.
son of
nephew of
grandson of
younger brother of
Younger than Jocelyn Howard by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Paige Howard by 2 years.
grandson of
son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Golf pro.

Jock Hutchison
golf

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hale Irwin
golf, architect

Real/Birth Name:
Hale S. Irwin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won three U.S. Opens.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6176 Delmar Boulevard

Hootie Johnson
golf, business

Real/Birth Name:
William Woodard Johnson
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Former banker in charge of Augusta Nationals PGA tournaments.

Bobby Jones
golf, lawyer, architect

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Birdie Kim
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Ju-Yun Kim
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
39
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
golf, architect

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Oliver Kite Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70, 5 days before his 71st birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

19 PGA Tour victories.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lydia Ko
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Bo-Gyung Ko
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
23
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
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Matthew Gregory Kuchar
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Professional golfer.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Nancy Lopez
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Nancy Marie Lopez
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
63, 33 days before her 64th 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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Sandy Lyle
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Alexander Walter Barr Lyle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Carol Mann
golf, writer

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:
Height:
6 feet 3 inches (190.5 cm)

Brief Facts:

Won two major championships and 38 LPGA Tour events.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rory McIlroy
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Rory McIlroy
Nickname(s):
Rors
Wee-Mac
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
31
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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Phil Mickelson
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Alfred Mickelson
Nickname(s):
Lefty
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Cary Middlecoff
golf, dentist, sports analyst, columnist

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Johnny Miller
golf, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
John Laurence Miller
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Byron Nelson
golf

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jack Nicklaus
golf, architect

Real/Birth Name:
Jack William Nicklaus
Nickname(s):
The Golden Bear
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Greg Norman
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Gregory John Norman
Nickname(s):
The Great White Shark
The Shark
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Christy O'Connor
golf

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Larry Packard
golf, architect

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
golf, business, aviator

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Judy Rankin
golf, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Judy Torluemke
Also Known As:
Judy Torluemke Rankin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6146 Delmar Boulevard

Chi Chi Rodriguez
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Juan Antonio Rodriguez
Also Known As:
Chi-Chi Rodriguez
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Justin Rose
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Justin Peter Rose
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
40
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.

Gene Sarazen
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Eugenio Saracini
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
97
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

One of the world's top players in the 1920s and 1930s; the winner of seven major championships.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Patty Sheehan
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Patty Sheehan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won six major championships and 35 LPGA Tour events in all.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Dinah Shore
actor, singer, golf

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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1751 Vine Street for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6916 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 100 Museum Drive23 March 1996

Sam Snead
golf, business

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

Brief Facts:

Champion golfer. Designed golf courses.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Annika Sorenstam
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Annika Sorenstam
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jordan Spieth
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Jordan Alexander Spieth
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
27
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
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Craig Robert Stadler
Nickname(s):
The Walrus
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Masters champion 1982.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Payne Stewart
golf, accident, air crash

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.

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Curtis Strange
golf, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Curtis Northrup Strange
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Color commentator. 28 pro wins.

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Louise Suggs
golf

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.

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Lexi Thompson
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Alexis Thompson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
25
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.

Lee Trevino
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Lee Buck Trevino
Nickname(s):
The Merry Mex
Supermex
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
81, 3 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 7 inches (170.18 cm)

Brief Facts:

Known for humor.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ken Venturi
golf, sports analyst, actor

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.

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Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 161 Waterford Circle15 May 2004

Lanny Wadkins
golf, sports analyst

Real/Birth Name:
Jerry Lanston Wadkins Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70, 1 day before his 71st 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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jimmy Walker (golfer)
golf

Real/Birth Name:
James William Walker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pro golfer.

Bubba Watson
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Gerry Watson
Nickname(s):
Bubba
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
42, 29 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
golf, columnist

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Sturges Watson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Eight major championship wins.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Karrie Webb
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Karrie Anne Webb
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
45, 17 days before her 46th 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.

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Boo Weekley
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Brent Weekley
Nickname(s):
Boo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
47
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Professional golfer.

Kathy Whitworth
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Kathrynne Ann Whitworth
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
81
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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Michelle Wie
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Michelle Sung Wie
Also Known As:
Wie Seong-m
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
31
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 1 inches (185.42 cm)

Brief Facts:

Korean-American. Became a pro golfer while a teen in 2005. Youngest LPGA qualifier.

Tiger Woods
golf, model

Real/Birth Name:
Eldrick Tont Woods
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
44, 26 days before his 45th 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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mickey Wright
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Kathryn Wright
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 3 days after her birthday
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.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Fuzzy Zoeller
golf

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Urban Zoeller Jr.
Nickname(s):
Fuzzy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69, 23 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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