Don January

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Birthday
20, 1929
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthplace
Texas

About

American golfer who won 10 PGA Tour events including the PGA Championship in 1957.

Before Fame

He played golf for North Texas State University, helping the team to four consecutive NCAA titles from 1949 to 1952.

Trivia

Not one to give up easily, he waited seven minutes for the ball on the edge of a cup to drop at the 1963 Phoenix Open, leading to a rule change by the PGA.

Family Life

He married his wife Pat in 1953.

Associated With

He won the 1966 Philadelphia Golf Classic with a one-stroke margin over Jack Nicklaus.