Winner of nine PGA Tours who had his golf career interrupted by World War II.
He turned pro relatively late, at age 30.
His shot in the 1938 PGA Tour on the 13th hole clipped his opponent Sam Snead's ball, causing both to fall into the cup and giving both a birdie.
He grew up in Mineola, New York.
He and Wayne Levi are native sons of New York.