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Gene Sarazen


World Golfing Hall of Popularity member who have won 39 PGA Trips, seven main championships, and invented the present day pitching wedge. He was the very first one to attain a grand slam of U.S. and Uk Starts, the PGA tournament, as well as the Experts Tour. His dual eagle within the 15th opening within the last around from the Experts Tour in 1935 continues to be one of the biggest shots from the game’s background. He was created Eugenio Saraceni to some working-class Italian immigrant family members. His grand-slam accomplishment continues to be equaled by few golf players, among whom is definitely Ben Hogan.

Quick Facts

Full Name Gene Sarazen
Date Of Birth February 27, 1902
Died May 13, 1999, Naples, Florida, United States
Place Of Birth Harrison, NY
Height 1.66 m
Weight 73 kg
Profession Golfer
Nationality American
Awards Bob Jones Award, Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year
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1 Developed the sand wedge golf club.
2 Professional golfer. Inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974.



ESPN SportsCentury 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
Golf: The Greatest Game 1994 TV Movie documentary
Greatest Sports Legends 1977 TV Series Himself
Shell's Wonderful World of Golf 1963 TV Series documentary Himself
The Ed Sullivan Show 1954 TV Series Himself
Traps and Troubles 1925 Documentary short Himself - Golfer
Building Winners 1924 Documentary short Himself
The National Rash 1924 Documentary short Himself - Golf Champion
Screen Snapshots, Series 4, No. 2 1923 Documentary short Himself - Golf Champion
Golf, as Played by Gene Sarazen 1923 Documentary short Himself

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When Sports Were King 1954 Documentary short Himself - Golfer

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