|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|
Masters Tournament T2: 1958
Height 1.87 m
|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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- PGA Tour wins
- Other wins
- Results in major championships
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)
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
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