|â€” Golfer â€”|
Hagen in 1914
|Full name||Walter Charles Hagen|
|Nickname||Sir Walter, The Haig|
December 21, 1892|
Rochester, New York
|Died||October 6, 1969
Traverse City, Michigan
|Height||5 ft 10.5 in (1.79 m)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)|
|Residence||Traverse City, Michigan
|Spouse||Edna Crosby Straus
|Children||Walter Jr. (1918â€“82)|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|PGA Tour||45 (8th all time)|
|Best results in major championships
|Masters Tournament||T11: 1936|
|U.S. Open||Won: 1914, 1919|
|The Open Championship||Won: 1922, 1924, 1928, 1929|
|PGA Championship||Won: 1921, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927|
|Achievements and awards|
|World Golf Hall of Fame||1974 (member page)|
It pleased the public to think I lived the easy, carefree life – the playboy of golf.
You're only here for a short visit. Don't hurry, don't worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
It is the addition of strangeness to beauty that constitutes the romantic character in art.
There is no tragedy in missing a putt, no matter how short. All have erred in this respect.
My dear, did you ever stop to think what a wonderful bunker you would make?