World Golf Hall of Fame inductee who won 29 PGA Tours and a U.S. Open; he spent over two decades near the top of golf's money list.
He won the 1953 U.S. Amateur and the 1954 San Diego Open, still as an amateur.
He was diagnosed with melanoma cancer in 1972 but he came back and won 5 more events on the PGA Tour regardless.
He grew up in San Diego, California.
He joined Jack Nicklaus as an inductee into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1990.