Don January, winner of the 1967 PGA Championship and a two-time member of the US Ryder Cup team, died Sunday at age 93, according to the PGA Tour.
January won 10 times on the PGA Tour. In 1976, he won the Vardon Trophy for low scoring average at the age of 46.
Born in Plainview, Texas, on Nov. 20, 1929, he led the North Texas State golf team to four straight NCAA titles. Given the nickname “Bones,” January won his 1963 PGA in an 18-hole playoff at Columbine Country Club in Denver.
He made 526 starts on the PGA Tour and once he turned 50, he made another 333 starts on the PGA Tour Champions, winning 22 times on the senior circuit. He banked $3,220,478 on the Champions tour, earning three times what he did on the PGA Tour.
January notably won the first-ever Champions event, the 1980 Atlantic City Senior International.
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