Jack Burke Jr.

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Birthday
29, 1923
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
29, 1923 (age 96)
Birthplace
Texas

About

World Golf Hall of Fame member who won the Masters and PGA Championship in the same year, 1956.

Before Fame

His father ran a country club in Houston and hired a young club pro named Jimmy Demaret to teach his son.

Trivia

At the height of his career, he had four consecutive PGA Tour victories, a streak surpassed by only a handful of others.

Family Life

His cousin, Dave Marr, won the 1965 PGA Championship.

Associated With

He and Bob Goalby were longtime friends after spending much time together on the PGA Tour.