Winner of the 1964 PGA Championship who also recorded 12 PGA Tour wins.
He was seriously injured in a car accident during his college days, and he spent two weeks paralyzed from the waist down.
He was given the honor of having a golf course in the Waverly Park Country Club in Louisville, Kentucky, named after him.
He grew up in Louisville, Kentucky.
He, Lee Trevino, and Jerry Heard were all struck by a freak lightning bolt at the 1975 Western Open.