World Golf Hall of Fame member who won 19 PGA Tours and three major championships.
He was a standout baseball player in his youth, picking up golf only after returning from the Vietnam War.
He was the only golfer to go 5-0 in one Ryder Cup competition, when only five matches were allowed.
He grew up in Fort Payne, Alabama.
He was first introduced to the game by reading Ben Hogan's Five Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf.