Winner of 18 PGA Tours and the 1935 PGA Championship who was known for his outstanding bunker play.
He started out, like most PGA golfers of his time, as a club pro.
He became the head instructor at the Evanston Golf Club in Skokie, Illinois, after retiring from golf.
He grew up in St. Louis, Missouri.
He played with and against other golf greats of his time, like Gene Sarazen, Sam Snead, and Walter Hagen.