Jack Fleck

Jack Fleck

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jack Fleck is an American professional golfer best known for winning the 1955 U.S. Open. Fleck was born and raised in Bettendorf, Iowa. His parents were poor farmers who had lost their land in the 1920s. Fleck attended Davenport High School in Davenport, Iowa where he played on the golf team. He started as a caddy for a local dentist in the mid-1930s. He turned professional in 1939 and worked as an assistant golf pro before World War II. During the war, Fleck served in the Navy and participated in the D-Day invasion from a British rocket-firing ship off Utah Beach. Within two weeks after separation from the Navy, Fleck was on the PGA's winter golf tour with pro friends trying to qualify for PGA Tour eventsshow more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • Duc
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134945765
  • 9786134945769