Johnny Farrell

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Birthday
1, 1901
Birthplace
White Plains, NY
Death Date
Jun 14, 1988 (87)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
1, 1901
Birthplace
White Plains, NY
Death Date
Jun 14, 1988 (87)

About

Winner of the 1928 U.S. Open; had 22 total PGA Tour wins, eight of them coming consecutively.

Before Fame

He turned professional in his early 20s.

Trivia

He had seven tour wins by age 25, a record matched by very few others.

Family Life

He came from a family of noted golfers, with brothers Johnny and Jimmy also achieving PGA success.

Associated With

He won the 1928 U.S. Open in extra-hole playoffs over Bobby Jones, who was still an amateur at the time.