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Jimmy N. Demaret
Birth: May 24, 1910
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 28, 1983
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA

Professional Golfer. He was the 1940, 1947, and the 1950 Masters Champion. Perhaps the all-time character of golf's PGA Tour, he also won 31 events in a long career between 1935 and 1957 and was the first three-time winner of the Masters. In 1958 Demaret and Jack Burke, Jr., opened the Champions Golf Club in Houston. In the early 1970s he was a partner in the Onion Creek Club near Austin, where in 1978 he was instrumental in promoting the Legends of Golf Tournament, which inspired the Senior PGA Tour. Well known in entertainment circles, he pioneered colorful dress on the professional tour and in the late 1960s hosted the popular television series "Shell's Wonderful World of Golf." Demaret was personable and witty, a goodwill ambassador for professional golf. (bio by: Dustin Raymond) 

Cause of death: Heart Attack
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Dustin Raymond
Record added: Jan 13, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8275475
Jimmy N. Demaret
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