Winner of the 1928 U.S. Open; had 22 total PGA Tour wins, eight of them coming consecutively.
He turned professional in his early 20s.
He had seven tour wins by age 25, a record matched by very few others.
He came from a family of noted golfers, with brothers Johnny and Jimmy also achieving PGA success.
He won the 1928 U.S. Open in extra-hole playoffs over Bobby Jones, who was still an amateur at the time.