Walter Hagen from Rochester, New York (December 21, 1892 – October 6, 1969) was one of the most significant golfers in the history of the game.
Working as a caddie, Hagen developed his golf game at the Country Club of Rochester.
Later Hagen was a key figure in the development of professional golf.
Walter was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974. In 2000, Hagen was ranked as the seventh greatest golfer of all time by Golf Digest magazine. He also was ranked as the eighth greatest player of all time by Sports Illustrated / Golf Magazine in a major 2010 ranking.
In total Walter Hagen had 57 professional tour wins.
Last updated: 15-Sep-2020
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