Sam Snead

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Birthday
27, 1912
Birthplace
Ashwood, VA
Death Date
May 23, 2002 (89)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
27, 1912
Birthplace
Ashwood, VA
Death Date
May 23, 2002 (89)

About

Nicknamed Slammin' Sammy, he was one of the world's highest-ranked golfers for nearly 40 years.

Before Fame

He started caddying at the age of 7.

Trivia

He won 82 PGA Tour events, including seven majors, but never managed to win a U.S. Open.

Family Life

He married Audrey Karnes in 1940; they remained married for 50 years.

Associated With

He and Tiger Woods are two of the greatest golfers of all time.