On a foggy February morning in 1949, America's Ben Hogan
was driving home from the Phoenix Open when his Cadillac was hit head-on by a wayward Greyhound Bus.
Only four players in the last 100 years – Curtis Strange, Ben Hogan
, Ralph Guldahl and Bobby Jones – have won back–to–back US Opens.
But he was the deserving subject of a book, "The Longest Shot: lack Fleck, Ben Hogan
and Pro Golf's Greatest Upset at the 1.955 U.S.
The brand was launched in 1953 by the late Ben Hogan
, a legendary name in golf history annals.
"His swing is the closest I've seen to Ben Hogan
, and I've always thought that Ben Hogan
was the best striker of the ball from tee to green that I saw." Hogan, also a winner of nine Majors, is regarded as the man who influenced instructional theory on the golf swing.
For those of you to whom golf is a passion - not a game - know that Ben Hogan
and Bobby Jones products will be sold here.
The Englishman, attempting to become the first European to achieve a feat which only Americans Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan
and Tiger Woods have managed, was three behind leader John Morgan after day one.
Ted Rhodes, arguably the greatest African-American golfer (150 titles), trailed Ben Hogan
by three strokes in the first round of the 1948 U.S.
While Dowd agonized over Cape Fear-style home-invasion scenarios, Times columnist Thomas Friedman--on the same page and on the very same day--proudly insisted "the only survival purchase I've made since Code Orange is a new set of Ben Hogan
Tiger Woods, Ben Hogan
, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player have won all four Majors at some stage in their careers.
, on why he charged $140 for a series of 13 golf lessons and $1,000 for a single lesson: "If you expect a miracle, you should expect to pay for it."
Dad, Mom, and other family members rivaled the likes of all-time golfing greats such as Ben Hogan
, Bobby Jones, and Arnold Palmer.