Hogan, Ben

Hometown:

USA

Dublin,
Texas

Year Inducted:

1974

Induction Category:

Pinehurst

Birth Date:

Aug 13, 1912 -
Jul 29, 1997

Ben Hogan

Professional Majors: 9

  • Masters Tournament: 1951, 1953
  • U.S. Open: 1948, 1950, 1951, 1953
  • Open Championship: 1953
  • PGA Championship: 1946, 1948

PGA TOUR Wins: 55

  • 1938: Hershey Four-Ball
  • 1940: North and South Open, Greater Greensboro Open, Asheville “Land of the Sky” Open, Goodall Palm Beach Round Robin
  • 1941: Asheville Open, Chicago Open, Hershey Open, Miami Biltmore International Four-Ball, Inverness Four-Ball
  • 1942: Los Angeles Open, San Francisco Open, North and South Open Championship, Asheville “Land of the Sky” Open, Hale America – Illinois, Rochester Open
  • 1945: Nashville Invitational, Portland Open Invitational, Richmond Invitational, Montgomery Invitational, Orlando Open
  • 1946: Phoenix Open, San Antonio Texas Open, St. Petersburg Open, Colonial National Invitation, Western Open, Winnipeg Open, Golden State Open, Dallas Invitational North and South Open, Goodall Round Robin, Miami International Four-Ball, Inverness Four-Ball
  • 1947: Los Angeles Open, Phoenix Open, Colonial National Invitation, Chicago Victory Open, World Championship Of Golf, Miami International Four-Ball, Inverness Round Robin Four-Ball
  • 1948: Los Angeles Open, Motor City Open, Reading Open, Western Open, Denver Open, Reno Open, Glendale Open, Inverness Round Robin Four-Ball
  • 1949: Bing Crosby Pro-Am, Long Beach Open
  • 1951: World Championship Of Golf
  • 1952: Colonial National Invitation
  • 1953: Pan American Open, Colonial National Invitation
  • 1959: Colonial National Invitation

Ryder Cup Appearances: 4

  • (Wins in bold)
  • Player: 1947, 1951
  • Captain: 1947, 1949, 1967

Awards & Honors

  • Golf
  • Player of the Year: 1948, 1950, 1951, 1953
  • Vardon Trophy: 1940, 1941, 1948
  • Leading money winner: 1940, 1941, 1942, 1946, 1948