Lloyd Mangrum

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Birthday
1, 1914
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Nov 17, 1973 (59)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
1, 1914
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Nov 17, 1973 (59)

About

World Hall of Fame golfer who was known as much for his movie-star looks as for his iron shot.

Before Fame

He served in World War II in the Normandy landings and later the Battle of the Bulge.

Trivia

He had an 11-hole sudden-death playoff with Cary Middlecoff in 1949, with the match finally ending in a declared tie.

Family Life

He started learning golf by helping his brother, who was the head golf instructor at the Cliff-Dale Country Club.

Associated With

He competed, and often defeated, the more popular golfers of his time, like Ben Hogan.