Golfers Who Have Died

Jack Allan

Willie Anderson

Tommy Armour

Salvador Balbuena

John Ball Jr.

Severiano Ballesteros

Miller Barber
Miller Barber, a golfer who competed on the PGA and Senior PGA tour, died of lymphoma on June 11, 2013. He was 82.

Jim Barnes

Patty Berg

Erica Blasberg

Tommy Bolt
Thomas Henry Bolt was born on 3/31/1916 in Haworth, OK. He died on 9/3/2008 at age 92 in Batesville, AR. Bolt was nicknamed “Terrible Tempered Tommy” for his on-course outbursts that often included slamming clubs to the ground. 1958 U.S. Open Champion. Elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2002.

Julius Boros

James Braid

Gay Brewer

William C. Campbell
William C. Campbell, a US Amateur Champion golfer and former President of the US Golf Association, died on August 30, 2013 at age 90.

Joe Carr

Billy Casper

Frank Chirkinian

Dawn Coe-Jones (56)

Fred Corcoran

Sir Henry Cotton

Bing Crosby

Bernard Darwin

Jimmy Demaret

Roberto De Vincenzo

Joseph Dey

Steve Duplantis

J. Douglas Edgar

Chick Evans

Heather Farr

Johnny Golden

Herb Graffis

Ralph Guldahl

Walter Hagen

Bob Harlow

Dave Hill

Harold Hilton

Ben Hogan

John Jacobs

Betty Jameson

Bobby Jones

Robert Trent Jones Sr

Hugh Kirkaldy

Tony Lema

Lawson Little

Bobby Locke

Henry Longhurst

Charles Blair MacDonald

Ian MacGregor

Alister Mackenzie

Lloyd Mangrum

Don Massengale

Cary Middlecoff

Orville Moody

Tom Morris Jr

Tom Morris Sr

Kel Nagle

Byron Nelson
John Byron Nelson Jr., a 5-time major winner, died on September 26, 2006 at age 94.

Christy O’Connor Jr. (67)

Christy O’Connor Sr. (91)

Maureen Orcutt

Francis Ouimet

Arnold Palmer
Arnold Daniel Palmer, a 7-time major winner, died on September 25, 2016 at age 87.

Willie Park Jr

Willie Park Sr

Harvey Penick

Henry Picard

Clifford Roberts

Allan Robertson

Barbara Romack (83)

Donald Ross

Paul Runyan

Gene Sarazen

Dinah Shore

Denny Shute

Charlie Sifford

Horton Smith

Sam Snead
Samuel Jackson Snead, a 7-time major winner, died on May 23, 2002 at age 89 following complications from a stroke.

Karsten Solheim

Mike Souchak

Payne Stewart
William Payne Stewart, an American professional golfer who won 3 majors championships, died on October 25, 1999 at age 42, in a plane crash. Stewart died after the aircraft he was flying in lost cabin pressure, causing all onboard to become incapacitated. The plane eventually ran out of gas and crashed into a field in South Dakota.

Louise Suggs

J.H. Taylor

A.W. Tillinghast

Jerry Travers

Walter Travis

Richard Tufts

Harry Vardon

Glenna Collett Vare

Ken Venturi
Ken Venturi, the winner of the 1964 US Open of Golf who later became an established golf analyst, died on May 17, 2013 after a long hospital stay in Southern California. The San Francisco native was inducted into the Golf Hall of Fame just 11 days before his death. He was 82.

Norman Von Nida

Wayne Westner

Joyce Withered

H. Ward Wettlaufer (80)

Herbert Warren Wind

Craig Wood

Babe Zaharias