One of the world's premiere golfers of the 1980's and 90's, a multiple-time Masters winner, and a very successful Champions tour golfer.
He won the German National Open Championship as an amateur in 1974.
He became golf's first official number one ranked player in 1986.
He married Vikki Carol in 1984.
He won his first Masters in 1985, one year before Jack Nicklaus won his sixth.