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Standing tall in both stature and reputation, Julius Boros was born to Hungarian parents in Bridgeport, Connecticut in 1920. Looking back on his career, modern golfers can learn quite a bit from his approach to the game, as well as his perseverance over adversities more serious than a standard sand trap.
Considered short for golfers, Paul Runyan measured in at 5 feet 7 inches, and while he didn't have a tremendous long game, his short game was just about unparalleled by any of his peers. He is considered today to be one of the most influential short game players of all time and his techniques have been taught to thousands of golfers throughout the years.
You know some things just speak for themselves. We will be talking about Jones in future Blogs, but for now here's a fantastic video of the great Bobby Jones winner of the 1930 GrandSlam. Robert Tyre "Bobby" Jones Jr. (March 17, 1902 – December 18, 1971) was one of the greatest golfers to ever compete.
When you’re the first golfer to win the career grand slam, then you must be considered one of the great golfers of all time. But Gene Sarazen’s accomplishments on the golf course are only one part of the story. Gene Sarazen is the man behind the creation of the modern sand wedge.
Some families congregate toward certain professions. The father and sons tend to have the same interests and work toward the same goals, though some of them have varying degrees of success. For Alex Smith's family, this was the case as he came from a long line of golfers.