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Name: - Chick Harbert
Country: - USA
Lived : - 1915 - 1992
Original Home/Club: - Dayton, OH
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: -

Roll of Honour

MAJORS [1] : US PGA Championship (1954). PGA Tour wins (9). Ryder Cups (1949, 1955); Ryder Cup Captain (1955).

Top tournaments won by Chick Harbert

1957Men AmericaPuerto Rico OpenBerwind CC
Played as the Puerto Rico Open. Won by Harbert (USA). [Berwind CC, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico].
1954Men MajorsUS PGA Ch'shipKeller GC4 & 3$5,000
The US PGA Championship (36th) (July 21-27). Melvin R. "Chick" Harbert (USA) beat defending champion Walter Burkemo (USA) 4 and 3 in the 36-hole final, to record his first and only major championship win. [Keller GC, St Paul, Minnesota].
1948Men AmericaJacksonville OpenBrentwood GC, FL284 (-4)$2,000
Played as the Jacksonville Open (March 11-14). Second-placed Skip Alexander (USA) and Vic Ghezzi (USA) finished 1 shot behind Harbert (USA). [Brentwood GC, Jacksonville, FL].
1942Men AmericaTexas OpenWillow Springs272 (-12)$1,000
Played as the Texas Open. Harbert (USA) beat Ben Hogan (USA) by 4 shots in an 18-hole playoff (Harbert 72, Hogan 76). Harbert shot 30 on the final nine holes to force the playoff. [Willow Springs GC, San Antonio, TX].


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