Jim Ferrier

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Birthday
24, 1915
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Jun 13, 1986 (71)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
24, 1915
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Jun 13, 1986 (71)

About

Winner of 18 PGA Tours and 10 Tours of Australia; also won the 1947 PGA Championship.

Before Fame

He played soccer as a youth, but a serious injury left him unable to run and gave him a limp that lasted the rest of his life.

Trivia

In addition to the PGA Championship, he also came in second in two other majors: the Masters Tour in 1950 and the British Amateur back in 1936.

Family Life

He and his wife had to take jobs in a factory making war material during World War II in order to become U.S. citizens.

Associated With

He appeared on the TV game show You Bet Your Life hosted by Groucho Marx.