Sam Snead Biography

Samuel Jackson Snead was an American professional golfer who was one of the top players in the world for most of four decades. Snead won a record 82 PGA Tour events, including seven majors. He never won the U.S. Open, though he was runner-up four times.

Snead's nickname was "Slammin' Sammy" and he was admired by many for having the so-called "perfect swing," which generated many imitators. Snead was famed for his folksy image, wearing a straw hat, playing tournaments barefoot, and making such statements as "Keep close count of your nickels and dimes, stay away from whiskey, and never concede a putt." He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974, and received the PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Sam Snead
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Golfer
Date of Birth:
May 27, 1912
Astrological Sign:
Gemini
Date of Death:
May 23, 2002
Age at Death:
89
Cause of Death:
Stroke
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