Venturi, Ken

Hometown:

USA

San Franciso,
California

Year Inducted:

2013

Induction Category:

Lifetime Achievement

Birth Date:

May 15, 1931 -
May 17, 2013

Ken Venturi

Professional Majors: 1

  • U.S. Open: 1964

PGA TOUR Wins: 13

  • 1957: St. Paul Open Invitational, Miller High Life Open
  • 1958: Thunderbird Invitational, Phoenix Open Invitational, Baton Rouge                                        Open Invitational, Gleneagles-Chicago Open Invitational
  • 1959: Los Angeles Open, Gleneagles-Chicago Open Invitational
  • 1960: Bing Crosby National Pro-Am, Milwaukee Open Invitational
  • 1964: Insurance City Open Invitational, American Golf Classic
  • 1966: Lucky International Open

Amateur Wins: 2

  • 1951: California State Amateur Championship
  • 1956: California State Amateur Championship

Additional Wins: 1

  • 1959: Almaden Open

Walker Cup Apperances: 1

  • (Wins in Bold)
  • Player: 1953

Ryder Cup Apperances: 1

  • (Wins in Bold)
  • Player: 1965

Presidents Cup Apperances: 1

  • (Wins in Bold)
  • Captain: 2000

Awards & Honors

  • Golf
  • PGA Player of the Year: 1964
  • Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year: 1964
  • PGA of America Lifetime Achievement in Journalism Award: 2000