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Tiger Woods
(One of the Greatest Golfers of All Time)
Tiger Woods
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Birthdate: December 30, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cypress, California, United States

Tiger Woods is considered as one of the greatest golfers of all time. He had a great run throughout the first decade of the 21st century. Later he had to deal with infidelity issues, marital problems and divorce and injuries, but was able to make a comeback. He holds numerous golf records and has won many World Golf Championship.

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Rory Mcllroy
(Northern Irish Professional Golfer)
Rory Mcllroy
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Birthdate: May 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Holywood, Northern Ireland
Northern Irish golfer Rory McIlroy competes as part of both the European and PGA Tours. He won four major titles by 25, becoming one of three people to achieve the feat. Rory was named the RTÉ Sports Person of the Year twice and has won the World Cup, too.
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Jordan Spieth
(American Professional Golfer)
Jordan Spieth
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Birthdate: July 7, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States

Professional golfer Jordan Spieth is a former world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking. He is a three-time major winner. He began playing as a young teenager and was ranked No. 1 in the AJGA Golf Rankings shortly before turning 18. He went on to have an equally successful career as a professional.

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Phil Mickelson
(Professional Golfer)
Phil Mickelson
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Birthdate: June 16, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States

Phil Mickelson is a professional golfer. With three Masters Titles, an Open Championship, and a PGA Championship under his belt, Mickelson is considered one of the greatest American golfers of his generation. A World Golf Hall of Fame inductee, Phil Mickelson has represented the US national team on several occasions, helping the team win multiple Presidents Cups and Ryder Cups.

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Sergio García
(Spanish Professional Golfer)
Sergio García
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Birthdate: January 9, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Borriol, Castellón, Spain
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Seve Ballesteros
(Spanish Professional Golfer)
Seve Ballesteros
6
Birthdate: April 9, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pedreña, Cantabria, Spain
Died: May 7, 2011
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Bubba Watson
(American Professional Golfer)
Bubba Watson
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Birthdate: November 5, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bagdad, Florida, United States

Bubba Watson professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. He is a left-handed golfer, one of the few on the tour. He won titles at the Masters Tournament in 2012 and 2014. He is counted among the longest drivers on the PGA Tour. Besides golf, he is also a member of the boy band Golf Boys. 

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Jack Nicklaus
(One of the Greatest Golfers of All Time)
Jack Nicklaus
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Birthdate: January 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States

Jack Nicklaus, also known as “The Golden Bear,” has 18 major golf championships to his credit. He has been part of 164 major golf tournaments and has won 117. He now designs golf courses through his company, Nicklaus Design. He has also authored many golf-related books, including an autobiography.

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Tom Watson
(American Retired Professional Golfer)
Tom Watson
5
Birthdate: September 4, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Tom Watson is a retired professional golfer considered one of the leading golf players in the world in the 1970s and 1980s. During his illustrious career, he won eight major championships and headed the PGA Tour money list five times. He is counted among the greatest links players of all time and has won three Senior British Open Championship titles. 

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Brooks Koepka
(American Professional Golfer)
Brooks Koepka
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Birthdate: May 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

Brooks Koepka is an American golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. A former world number one, Koepka won two consecutive U.S. Open titles in 2017 and 2018. In 2018 and 2019, he won the PGA Championship, becoming the first player to hold consecutive titles in two majors concurrently. He also won the 2018 CJ Cup.

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Vijay Singh
(Golfer)
Vijay Singh
3
Birthdate: February 22, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lautoka, Viti Levu, Colonial Fiji
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Jason Day
(Australian Professional Golfer)
Jason Day
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Birthdate: November 12, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Beaudesert, Queensland, Australia

Jason Day is an Australian golfer who won the 2015 PGA Championship. A former world number one, Day was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in 2015. In the same year, Jason Day was also honored with the Greg Norman Medal. In 2016, he received the Mark H. McCormack Award.

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Francis Ouimet
(American Amateur Golfer)
Francis Ouimet
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Birthdate: May 8, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 2, 1967

Francis Ouimet was an amateur golfer often referred to as the "ather of amateur golf. He became interested in golf at an early age and won his first significant title when he was 20 years old. He went on to win the US Open in 1913. He was posthumously inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974. 

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Arnold Palmer
(American Professional Golfer and One of the Greatest and Most Charismatic Players in the Sport’s History)
Arnold Palmer
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Birthdate: September 10, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 25, 2016

Arnold Palmer was an American golfer who won 62 PGA Tour titles in a career spanning over 60 years. Nicknamed The King, Palmer is considered one of the most charismatic and greatest players in the history of professional golf. He is seen as the first superstar who helped popularize the sport in the television age, which started in the '50s.

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Ernie Els
(South African Professional Golfer)
Ernie Els
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Birthdate: October 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Ernie Els is a South African golfer renowned for his fluid golf swing and imposing physical stature, which has earned him the nickname, The Big Easy. A former World No. 1, Els has four major championships under his belt. Ernie Els is only one of six golfers to twice win the Open Championship as well as the U.S. Open.

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Bobby Jones
(American Amateur Golfer)
Bobby Jones
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Birthdate: March 17, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: December 18, 1971

Bobby Jones was an American amateur golfer and lawyer. One of the most important personalities in the history of golf, Jones founded or co-founded the Augusta National Golf Club as well as the Masters Tournament. He also helped design the Augusta. Bobby Jones’ innovations, which he brought to the Masters Tournameny, have been used in professional golf tournaments around the world.

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Bernhard Langer
(Golfer)
Bernhard Langer
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Birthdate: August 27, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Anhausen (today part of Diedorf municipality), Bavaria, West Germany
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Walter Hagen
(American Professional Golfer and One of the Greatest Golfers Ever)
Walter Hagen
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Birthdate: December 21, 1892
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Died: October 6, 1969

A major figure in the early-20th century international golf, American golfer Walter Hagen is often hailed as the father of professional golf for his contributions towards raising the stature of the game. The first golfer to earn one million dollars, he registered 58 wins including eleven major championships and made golf popular in the USA, with his flair and style.

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Jon Rahm
(Spanish Professional Golfer)
Jon Rahm
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Birthdate: November 10, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Barrika, Spain
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Johnny Miller
(American Former Professional Golfer)
Johnny Miller
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Birthdate: April 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States

Johnny Miller is an American retired professional golfer. One of the world's best golfers during the mid-1970s, Miller won 25 PGA Tours, including two majors. In 1973, he became the first golfer to shoot 63 in the majors, winning the 1973 U.S. Open. In 1998, Johnny Miller was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

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Payne Stewart
(American Professional Golfer Who Won Eleven PGA Tour Events)
Payne Stewart
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Birthdate: January 30, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Springfield, Missouri, United States
Died: October 25, 1999

Payne Stewart was a professional golfer famous for winning eleven PGA Tour events. He won his first major title at the 1989 PGA Championship and went on to win several other titles. He was much admired for his gracefully stylish and fluid golf swings. He died in an airplane accident at the age of 42. 

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Jim Furyk
(American Professional Golfer)
Jim Furyk
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Birthdate: May 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

Professional golfer Jim Furyk was introduced to the game by his golfer father and continuing to nurture his game throughout his student years he turned pro at the age of 22 with the Nike Tour.  A regular on the PGA Tour since 1994 and PGA Tour Champions since 2020, he has 29 professional wins including the 2003 U.S. Open Championship.

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Henrik Stenson
(Swedish Professional Golfer)
Henrik Stenson
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Birthdate: April 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden
Swedish golfer Henrik Stenson is the first major champion from the Nordic region. Starting his stint with golf at 12, he appeared in his first international match at 18. Winner of multiple PGA and European tours, he also owns stakes in a golf course in Sweden.
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Pádraig Harrington
(Irish Professional Golfer)
Pádraig Harrington
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Birthdate: August 31, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

Irish golfer Padraig Harrington had started training in golf at age 5. Now a multiple Ryder Cup winner and a PGA champion, he has also won 2 British Open championship titles. He has been twice named the European Tour Golfer of the Year. He is promotes the Special Olympics as its global ambassador.

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Adam Scott
(Australian Professional Golfer)
Adam Scott
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Birthdate: July 16, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Ben Hogan
(American Professional Golfer Who is One of the Greatest Players in the History of the Game)
Ben Hogan
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Birthdate: August 13, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stephenville, Texas, United States
Died: July 25, 1997

Ben Hogan was a professional golfer who is considered to be one of the greatest players in the history of the game. He won nine career professional major championships, tying with Gary Player for fourth all-time. He had a deep influence on golf swing theory. Famous for his legendary ball-striking ability, he also possessed fierce determination and an iron will.  

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Lee Trevino
(One of the Greatest Players in Golf History)
Lee Trevino
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Birthdate: December 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Garland, Texas, United States

Lee Trevino who dominated the golf course in the 1970s has six major championship titles to his credit in his prolific career. The Mexican-American who is affectionately nicknamed Supermex for his exploits with the golf club and The Merry Mex for his humour, features in the World Golf Hall of Fame. He appeared in a sports comedy film.

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Fred Couples
(Professional Golfer and Former World No. 1)
Fred Couples
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Birthdate: October 3, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States

Fred Couples is a professional golfer who is a former World No.1. He has competed on the PGA Tour and the PGA Tour Champions and has won 64 professional tournaments. He is known for his long and accurate driving ability off the tee. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2013. 

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Dustin Johnson
(American Professional Golfer)
Dustin Johnson
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Birthdate: June 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, United States

In 2021, golfer Dustin Johnson made it to the Forbes list of the world’s highest-paid athletes. He has won numerous top championships, including the FedEx Cup and the Masters Tournament of 2020. He is also a six-time World Golf Championship winner, with only legendary golfer Tiger Woods ahead of him.

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Colin Montgomerie
(Scottish Professional Golfer)
Colin Montgomerie
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Birthdate: June 23, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Sam Snead
(The First Golfer to Win the Grand Slam of Golf)
Sam Snead
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Birthdate: May 27, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ashwood, Virginia, United States
Died: May 23, 2002

Known to fans as The Slammer, American golfer Sam Snead ruled the PGA scene for decades and won more than 185 tournaments throughout his career. His record of 82 PGA tour victories remains unbroken. Cartoonist and golf lover Charles M. Schulz mentioned Snead often in his Peanuts strip.

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Gary Player
(One of the Greatest Golfers of All Time)
Gary Player
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Birthdate: November 1, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
South African former golfer Gary Player became the only non-American to win the career Grand Slam, at 29. Named to the World Golf Hall of Fame, he has earned more than 160 professional tournaments. He has also written golf books, designed golf courses, and launched The Player Foundation.
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Young Tom Morris
(Scottish Professional Golfer)
Young Tom Morris
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Birthdate: April 20, 1851
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Andrews, Scotland
Died: December 25, 1875
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Lee Westwood
(English Professional Golfer)
Lee Westwood
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Birthdate: April 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Justin Thomas
(American Professional Golfer)
Justin Thomas
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Birthdate: April 29, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Justin Thomas is an American golfer who has won 14 PGA Tour events, including five events in 2017. In 2017, he also won his first major championship, the PGA Championship. A former world number one, Thomas has also won three European Tour events and two Asian Tour events. As a professional, Thomas has been part of two Presidents Cup-winning teams.

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Justin Rose
(One of Only Five Golfers to Win Official Tournaments on All Six Continents on Which Golf is Played)
Justin Rose
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Birthdate: July 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Byron Nelson
(One of the Greatest Golfers of All Time)
Byron Nelson
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Birthdate: February 4, 1912
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Waxahachie, Texas, United States
Died: September 26, 2006

Byron Nelson was an American golfer who won 52 PGA Tour events during his career. Considered one of the greatest in the history of the sport, Nelson won five major championships in his 64 professional wins. In 1974, he was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. In 1997, he won the PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Harry Vardon
(Golfer)
Harry Vardon
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Birthdate: May 9, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Grouville, Jersey, Channel Islands
Died: March 20, 1937
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Greg Norman
(Australian Entrepreneur and Retired Professional Golfer)
Greg Norman
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Birthdate: February 10, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mount Isa, Australia

Greg Norman is an Australian retired professional golfer and entrepreneur. One of the greatest Australian golfers ever, Norman was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2001. In 2009, he was named in Queensland's Q150 Icons list as a sports legend. Also a philanthropist, Norman established the Greg Norman Golf Foundation, which provides guidance to students.

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Gene Sarazen
(American Professional Golfer Who Was a World-Class Player in the 1920s and 1930s)
Gene Sarazen
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Birthdate: February 27, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Harrison, New York, United States
Died: May 13, 1999

Gene Sarazen was an American golfer who won seven major championships. Regarded as one of the greatest golfers of his generation, Sarazen is one of the five golfers who have achieved a Career Grand Slam. In 1974, he was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame. In 1992, Sarazen was honored with the prestigious Bob Jones Award.

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Nick Faldo
(English Retired Professional Golfer and Television Commentator)
Nick Faldo
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Birthdate: July 18, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Nick Price
(Former Zimbabwean Professional Golfer)
Nick Price
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Birthdate: January 28, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Durban, South Africa

Nick Price is a Zimbabwean golfer who was considered the best player in the world in the mid-1990s; he was ranked number one as per the Official World Golf Ranking. He has won three major championships including two PGA Championships. In 2003, Nick Price was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

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David Duval
(Former World No. 1 Golfer Who Competed on the PGA Tour)
David Duval
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Birthdate: November 9, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Hale Irwin
(American Professional Golfer and One of the Greatest Players in Champions Tour History)
Hale Irwin
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Birthdate: June 3, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Joplin, Missouri, United States

Hale Irwin is an American golfer who has 20 PGA Tour titles under his belt, including three U.S. Opens. In 1990, he became the oldest U.S. Open champion at age 45. Irwin was one of the best golfers in the world during the '70s and '80s. He is also considered the greatest player in the history of the Champions Tour.

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Davis Love III
(American Professional Golfer)
Davis Love III
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Birthdate: April 13, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina

Davis Love III is an American golfer. Love has won 21 PGA Tour events, including a major championship, in his illustrious career. In 2012 and 2016, he was the captain of the U.S. Ryder Cup teams, helping his team win the 2016 Ryder Cup. In 2017, Davis Love III was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

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Justin Leonard
(American Professional Golfer)
Justin Leonard
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Birthdate: June 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Jose Maria Olazabal
(Spanish Professional Golfer)
Jose Maria Olazabal
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Birthdate: February 5, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fuenterrabía, Guipúzcoa, Spain
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Ben Crenshaw
(Retired American Professional Golfer)
Ben Crenshaw
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Birthdate: January 11, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States

Ben Crenshaw is an American retired professional golfer who won 19 PGA Tour events, including two major championships; he won the 1984 and 1995 Masters Tournament. He also won three European Tour events during his career. Ben Crenshaw represented the U.S. national team, helping his team win two Ryder Cups. He was honored with the Bob Jones Award in 1991.

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Sandy Lyle
(Scottish Professional Golfer)
Sandy Lyle
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Birthdate: February 9, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Martin Kaymer
(Golfer)
Martin Kaymer
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Birthdate: December 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)