Gene Sarazen

Gene Sarazen

Original Name Eugenio Saraceni
Birth
Harrison, Westchester County, New York, USA
Death 13 May 1999 (aged 97)
Naples, Collier County, Florida, USA
Burial Marco, Collier County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 5758965 · View Source
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Professional Golfer. Gene Sarazen was the first professional golfer to win all four major championships. He was also known for his legendary "shot heard 'round the world" with his rare double-eagle in the 1935 Masters. Born Eugenio Saraceni, he was known as "The Squire" for his golf knickers and cap. Sarazen is also known as the inventor of the sand wedge.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: squeaks
  • Added: 11 Sep 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5758965
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gene Sarazen (27 Feb 1902–13 May 1999), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5758965, citing Marco Island Cemetery, Marco, Collier County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .