Jimmy Demaret

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Birthday
24, 1910
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Dec 28, 1983 (73)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
24, 1910
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Dec 28, 1983 (73)

About

American golfer who won 31 PGA Tour events, including three Masters in 1940, 1947 and 1950.

Before Fame

His first job was to babysit Jackie Burke Jr., who would later help him form the Champions Golf Club.

Trivia

Golf Digest magazine ranked him the 20th greatest golfer of all-time in 2000.

Family Life

He fathered a daughter, Peggy, with his wife, Idella.

Associated With

The great Ben Hogan said he was the best player he had ever seen in windy conditions.