Harry Cooper

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Birthday
4, 1904
Birthplace
United States
Death Date
Oct 17, 2000 (96)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
4, 1904
Birthplace
United States
Death Date
Oct 17, 2000 (96)

About

Hall of Famer known as Lighthorse Harry, who was arguably the best PGA player to never win a major championship.

Before Fame

He was nicknamed Lighthorse after playing all 18 holes in the inaugural Los Angeles Open in under three hours.

Trivia

In several major tournaments, he was just a stroke or two away from first place, but the top spot always escaped his wishful grasp.

Family Life

He grew up near the town of Leatherhead, in Surrey, England.

Associated With

His record of 31 PGA Tour wins stood for years until Vijay Singh finally surpassed it in 2008.