George Archer

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Birthday
1, 1939
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Sep 25, 2005 (65)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
1, 1939
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Sep 25, 2005 (65)

About

Former PGA golfer who was one of the game's tallest players and one of golf's best putters, winning 13 Tours and the 1969 Masters.

Before Fame

He spent more time playing basketball than golf during his high school years.

Trivia

Despite his height, he was not a power hitter and weighed under 190 pounds throughout his PGA career.

Family Life

He fathered two daughters with his wife of 44 years, Elizabeth.

Associated With

When he won the Masters tour in 1969, he collected $20,000; Tiger Woods also won the Masters in 2005 and collected $1.26 million.