Gardner Dickinson: The amazing Golfer

Gardner Dickinson: The amazing Golfer

Gardner Dickson was born on September 24th, 1927 in Dothan, Alabama. He started his career in the year 1952 under the guidance of Ben Hogan. During his entire PGA tour he has lived up to the standard and game play of the Hogan tradition. Gardner Dickinson managed to win the PGA Tour Championship 7 times during the span of 1956 to 1971. Alongside this achievement he also managed to play 12 Masters Championship as well as the Ryder cup in the 1967 and 1971.

Gardner Dickinson has had a great amount of respect earned in the golfing circuit. He was one of the founders of the Senior PGA Tour which is now also known as the Champions Tour. He is known to have been an active member in the designing of the French mans Greek Club which boasts of a 36 hole par.

Gardner Dickinson has also coached and taught the game of golf to many budding golfers including Jo Anne Carner and his wife Judy. The latter is currently the president of the LPGA Tour. In the year 2004 Gardner Dickinson was voted in to the Sports Hall of Fame for Palm Beach County. He once quoted saying “They say golf is like life, but don’t believe them. Golf is more complicated than that.”

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