Winner of 11 PGA Tours and 10 Champions Tours who also won the 1966 PGA Championship.
He turned pro shortly after graduating from the University of Southern California.
He was the first golfer to shoot a 59 in a single round on the PGA Tour.
He had six children and one of his sons, Brett, also became a PGA golfer.
He managed to defeat Bob Goalby in his first-ever PGA Tour win on the Ontario Open Invitational.