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Name: - Lionel Hebert
Country: - USA
Lived : - 1928 - 2000
Original Home/Club: -
Occupation: - Professional golfer
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Roll of Honour

MAJORS [1] : US PGA Championship (1957)


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Brother of Jay Hebert. They are the only brothers to win the same Major title.


Top tournaments won by Lionel Hebert

1966Men AmericaArnold Palmer InvtlRio Pinar CC279 (-5)$21,000
Played as the inaugural Florida Citrus Open Invitational. Second-placed Charles Coody (USA), Dick Lytle (USA) and Jack Nicklaus (USA) finished 2 shots behind Hebert (USA), who recorded the last of his five PGA Tour wins. [Rio Pinar CC, Orlando, FL]
1962Men AmericaSt Jude ClassicColonial CC, Tenn267 (-13)$6,400
Played as the Memphis Open Invitational. Hebert (USA) beat Gene Littler (USA) and Gary Player (RSA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Colonial CC, White Station, Memphis, TN. Club relocated to Cordova, nr Memphis in 1972].
1960Men AmericaCajun ClassicOakbourne CC272 (-12)$2,000
Played as the Cajun Classic (Nov 17-20). Second-placed Johnny Pott (USA) and Jon Gustin (USA) finished 2 shots behind Hebert (USA), whose older brother Jay won this event two years earlier. [Oakbourne CC, Lafayette, Louisiana].
1958Men AmericaTucson OpenEl Rio, AZ265 (-15)$2,000
Played as the Tucson Open Invitational. Second-placed Don January (USA) finished 2 shots behind Hebert (USA), who birdied the last two holes to claim victory. [El Rio G&CC, Tucson, AZ. Now known as El Rio GC].
1957Men MajorsUS PGA Ch'shipMiami Valley2 & 1$8,000
The US PGA Championship (39th) (July 17-21). Hebert (USA) beat Dow Finsterwald (USA) 3 and 1 in the 36-hole final, to land his first and only major championship title. [Miami Valley GC, Dayton, Ohio].

 

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