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Name: - Jack Fleck
Country: - USA
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Original Home/Club: - Davenport, Iowa
Occupation: - Professional golfer; golf writer.
Turned Pro: -

Roll of Honour

MAJORS [1] : US Open (1955)


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Jack Fleck beat Ben Hogan in a play-off for the 1955 US Open.


Top tournaments won by Jack Fleck

1979Snr AmericaUS Snr PGA Ch'shipDisney's Magnolia289 (+1)$7,500
Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship (in Feb 1979, the first of two Senior PGA Championships played in 1979). Fleck (USA) beat Bill Johnston (USA) and Bob Erickson (USA) at the third hole of a playoff. [Magnolia course, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL].
1960Men AmericaPhoenix OpenPhoenix CC, AZ273 (-11)$3,150
Played as the Phoenix Open Invitational (Feb 11-15). Fleck (USA) beat Bill Collins (USA) in an 18-hole playoff (Fleck 68; Collins 71), to record his second PGA Tour win. [Phoenix CC, Phoenix, AZ].
1955Men MajorsUS OpenOlympic Club287 (+7)$6,000
The US Open (55th) (Jun 16-19). Fleck (USA) beat Ben Hogan (USA) in an 18-hole playoff: Fleck 69 (-1), Hogan 72 (+2). Fleck, a municipal golf course pro from Iowa, prevailed in a playoff to deny the legendary Hogan his fifth US Open title. [Lake course, Olympic Club, nr San Francisco, CA].

 

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