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Encyclopedia > Jay Hebert

Junius Joseph "Jay" Hebert (February 14, 1923May 25, 1997) was an American golfer. He won seven times on the PGA Tour including the 1960 PGA Championship. His younger brother, Lionel Hebert, also won the PGA Championship, in 1957. He played on the 1959 and 1961 Ryder Cup teams and was captain for the 1971 team. February 14 is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Golf (gowf in Scots) is a sport where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... // The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR. The PGA Championship is one of the four Major Championships in mens golf, and it is the golf seasons final major, being played in August. ... The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ...


He served in the Marines in World War II, rising to the rank of captain. He was wounded in the leg at the Battle of Iwo Jima and received a Purple Heart. United States Marine Corps seal The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the U.S. military, which along with the U.S. Navy, is under the United States Department of the Navy. ... Combatants Allies: Poland, British Commonwealth, France/Free France, Soviet Union, United States, China, and others Axis Powers: Germany, Italy, Japan, and others Casualties Military dead: 17 million Civilian dead: 33 million Total dead: 50 million Military dead: 8 million Civilian dead: 4 million Total dead: 12 million World War II... Combatants United States Japan Commanders Holland Smith Tadamichi Kuribayashi† Strength 100,000 soldiers 20,700 soldiers Casualties 6,821 dead 19,000 wounded 20,500 dead 200 captured The Battle of Iwo Jima (Operation Detachment) was fought between the United States and Imperial Japan during February and March of 1945... The Purple Heart is a U.S. military decoration awarded in the name of the President of the United States to those who have been wounded or killed while serving in, or with, the U.S. military after April 5, 1917. ...


He was born in St. Martinville, Louisiana and died in Houston, Texas. The city of St. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Space City Location Location in the state of Texas Coordinates , Government Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Mayor Bill White Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,558 km²  (601. ...


PGA Tour wins

  • 1957 (2) Bing Crosby National Pro-Am Golf Championship, Texas Open Invitational
  • 1958 (1) Lafayette Open Invitational
  • 1959 (1) Orange County Open Invitational
  • 1960 (1) PGA Championship
  • 1961 (2) Houston Classic, American Golf Classic

Major championship is shown in bold. AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am The AT&T National Pro-Am is a PGA Tour golf tournament that is held every year at Pebble Beach, CA. The tournament is typically held during the month of February on three different courses, Pebble Beach Golf Links, Poppy Hills Golf Course... // The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR. The PGA Championship is one of the four Major Championships in mens golf, and it is the golf seasons final major, being played in August. ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ...


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Lionel Hebert, 1957 PGA Champion, dies (185 words)
A lifelong resident of Lafayette, Hebert won six PGA Tour titles during a career in which he and his late brother, Jay, became the most successful brother duo on the tour.
Hebert beat Dow Finsterwald 2 and 1 in final of the 1957 PGA Championshi at Miami Valley in Dayton Ohio, the last time the tournament was contested at match play.
Jay Hebert won the 1960 PGA Championship at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio.
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