Ben Hogan

1912 - 1997

Ben Hogan

William Ben Hogan (August 13, 1912 – July 25, 1997) was an American professional golfer who is generally considered to be one of the greatest players in the history of the game. He is notable for his profound influence on golf swing theory and his legendary ball-striking ability.Hogan's nine career professional major championships tie him with Gary Player for fourth all-time, trailing only Jack Nicklaus (18), Tiger Woods (15) and Walter Hagen (11). He is one of only five players to have won all four majors: the Masters Tournament, The Open (despite only playing once), the U.S. Open, and the PGA Championship. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ben Hogan has received more than 1,306,065 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 5th most popular golfer.

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Among golfers, Ben Hogan ranks 6 out of 27Before him are Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tiger Woods, Gary Player, and Seve Ballesteros. After him are Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Sam Snead, Bernhard Langer, Lee Trevino, Byron Nelson, and Greg Norman.

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Among people born in 1912, Ben Hogan ranks 212Before him are Hércules de Miranda, Laurean Rugambwa, Paul Janes, Alfred Aston, Otto Siffling, and Glenn Morris. After him are Conlon Nancarrow, John Templeton, Tadashi Imai, Gordon Parks, Leonardo Cilaurren, and Viviane Romance. Among people deceased in 1997, Ben Hogan ranks 158Before him are Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Tony Williams, Tamara Tyshkevich, Laurean Rugambwa, Billy Bremner, and Cheddi Jagan. After him are Conlon Nancarrow, Sotiria Bellou, Adriana Caselotti, Natallia Arsiennieva, Heikki Savolainen, and Martin Schwarzschild.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ben Hogan ranks 5,059 out of 12,171Before him are Skip James (1902), Stanley Williams (1953), Jason Segel (1980), Josh Hutcherson (1992), Melissa Rauch (1980), and Jamie Hyneman (1956). After him are Burt Rutan (1943), Kevin Hart (1979), John Romita Sr. (1930), Alger Hiss (1904), Conlon Nancarrow (1912), and John W. Foster (1836).

Among GOLFERS In United States

Among golfers born in United States, Ben Hogan ranks 4Before him are Jack Nicklaus (1940), Arnold Palmer (1929), and Tiger Woods (1975). After him are Babe Didrikson Zaharias (1911), Sam Snead (1912), Lee Trevino (1939), Byron Nelson (1912), Tom Watson (1949), Phil Mickelson (1970), Fred Couples (1959), and Jim Furyk (1970).