Hogan, Ben


Hogan, Ben

biographical name

(born Aug. 13, 1912, Dublin, Texas, U.S.—died July 25, 1997, Fort Worth, Texas) U.S. golfer. Hogan became a golf professional in 1929. He won the U.S. PGA championship (1946, 1948), the U.S. Open (1948, 1950, 1951, 1953), the Masters Tournament (1951, 1953), and the British Open (1953); several of his victories followed a 1949 car accident in which he was injured so severely that he was not expected to walk again. Hogan was known for his demanding practice regimen, his single-minded determination, and the extraordinary accuracy of his shotmaking.

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Hogan, Ben in full William Benjamin Hogan

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