One of golf's greatest players who amassed an astonishing 11 major championships on his way to popularizing the sport.
He started caddying at an early age, using every free hour he had to practice.
He was the first golfer ever to sign an endorsement deal.
He came from a working-class family; his father worked as a blacksmith in a railcar shop.
His major-championships record has been beaten by only a handful of players, including Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods.