Winner of eight PGA Tour events in the 1940s and 1950s. He never won a major but finished second in the Masters, U.S. Open and PGA Championship during his career.
He served in the Army during World War II.
The country club in his hometown of Wilmington named their golf course in his honor.
He grew up in Wilmington, Delaware.
He came in second to Ben Hogan in the 1946 PGA Championship finals.