Herman W. Keiser

Herman W. Keiser

Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA
Death 24 Dec 2003 (aged 89)
Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Burial Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 8252881 · View Source
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Professional Golfer, 1946 Masters Champion. He moved to Akron in 1940 to work as an assistant golf pro fessional at Portage C.C. In 1941, he became the Head Golf Professional at Firestone C.C. and after serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, returned to Akron and Firestone C.C. While at Firestone, he won many tournaments, highlighted by the 1946 Masters. He also was a member of the 1947 United States Ryder Cup Team. Herman went on to own Loyal Oak Golf Course and later Keisers Driving Range in Copley. He was a life member of the Professional Golfers Association and an inductee in the Ohio Golf Hall of Fame, Summit County Sports Hall of Fame and the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.

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  • Originally Created by: Dustin Raymond
  • Added: 9 Jan 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8252881
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Herman W. Keiser (7 Oct 1914–24 Dec 2003), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8252881, citing Lakewood Cemetery, Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .