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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Blow Out the Candles September 4

Golfer Tom Watson is celebrating his 64th birthday today.

Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 39 (tied 11th all time)
Japan Golf Tour 4
Champions Tour 14
Best results in Major Championships
(Wins: 8)
Masters Tournament Won: 1977, 1981
U.S. Open Won: 1982
The Open Championship Won: 1975, 1977, 1980,1982, 1983
PGA Championship 2nd: 1978
Achievements and awards
World Golf Hall of Fame 1988
PGA Tour
leading money winner 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1984
PGA Player of the Year 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1984
Vardon Trophy 1977, 1978, 1979
Bob Jones Award 1987
Old Tom Morris Award 1992
Payne Stewart Award 2003

Actor Dick York was born in Ft. Wayne, Indiana on this date in 1928.

Dick is best know for his role as Darrin Stephens on "Bewitched".

Architect and urban designer Daniel Burnham was born in Henderson, New York on this date in 1846.
“Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men's blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will never die, but long after we are gone will be a living thing, asserting itself with ever-growing insistency.”

Burnham was the Durector of Works for the 1893 World's Colubian Expostion in Chicago:

Some buildings designed by Daniel Burnham

1 comment:

  1. Daniel Burnham. Chicago would not be Chicago without him.


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