Herman Barron

Herman Barron

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Herman Barron (December 23, 1909 - June 11, 1978) was an American professional golfer best known for being the first Jewish golfer to win a PGA Tour event. Barron was born in Port Chester, New York. He was one of barely a dozen professional golfers who earned their living as touring professionals in the 1930s and 1940s. His first professional win came at the 1934 Philadelphia Open. On February 8, 1942, Barron became the first Jewish golfer to win an official PGA Tour event by winning the Western Open by two strokes over Henry Picard at Phoenix Golf Club in Phoenix, Arizona.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613669767X
  • 9786136697673