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Fred Hawkins

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Nationality  United States
U.S. Open  T6: 1951, 1957
Weight  75 kg
Turned professional  1947
Name  Fred Hawkins
PGA tour wins  1
Professional wins  2
Role  Golfer
Masters Tournament  T2: 1958
Height  1.87 m

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Born  September 3, 1923 Antioch, Illinois (1923-09-03)
College  University of Illinois Texas State School of Mines and Metallurgy
Died  December 6, 2014, Sebring, Florida, United States
Education  University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

Former tours  PGA TOUR, Champions Tour

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Fred Hawkins (September 3, 1923 – December 6, 2014) was an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour from the mid-1940s to the mid-1960s.


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Hawkins was born in Antioch, Illinois. He attended the University of Illinois and the Texas State School of Mines and Metallurgy (now University of Texas at El Paso). He turned professional in 1947. He won once and had 19 runner-up finishes in PGA Tour events. His best year in professional golf was 1956, when he finished fourth on the money list plus notched his one and only PGA Tour win at the Oklahoma City Open. His best finish in a major was a second-place tie (with Doug Ford) in the 1958 Masters Tournament won by Arnold Palmer. Hawkins also had a T-6 at the 1957 U.S. Open. He played on the 1957 Ryder Cup team.

Hawkins played on the Senior PGA Tour (now Champions Tour) from 1980 to 1991. His best finishes were two T-3s in the 1983 Merrill Lynch/Golf Digest Commemorative Pro-Am and the 1984 Gatlin Brothers Seniors Golf Classic.

Hawkins lived in El Paso, Texas during much of his career, and lived in Sebring, Florida until his death in 2014.

PGA Tour wins

PGA Tour playoff record (0–1)

Other wins

  • 1961 New Mexico Open
  • Results in major championships

    Note: Hawkins never played in The Open Championship. DNP = Did not play
    CUT = missed the half-way cut (3rd round cut in 1962 PGA Championship)
    R128, R64, R32, R16, QF, SF = Round in which player lost in PGA Championship match play
    "T" indicates a tie for a place
    Yellow background for top-10


  • Most consecutive cuts made – 10 (1956 PGA – 1960 Masters)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 2 (1951 U.S. Open – 1952 Masters)
  • References

    Fred Hawkins Wikipedia