Ben Hogan was a 4-time PGA Player of Year; one of only five players to win all four Grand Slam titles. Hogan won 4 U.S. Opens, 2 Masters, 2 PGA’s and 1 British Open between 1946-53. He was one of only two players to win three of the four current majors in one year when he won Masters, U.S. Open and British Open in 1953. Known as “The Hawk” for his small stature and steely stare. In 292 career PGA Tour events, Ben Hogan finished in the Top 3 in 47.6-percent of them. He finished in the Top 10 in 241 of those 292 events. In 1946 and won 13 times, including his first major, the PGA. From August 1945 to February 1949, Hogan won 37 times. But in 1949, he suffered terrible injuries in a car crash, and was never again able to play a full schedule due to circulatory problems in his legs. From 1950 on, Hogan never played more than 7 PGA Tour events in a year. Yet, he won 13 more times, including 6 majors. Until Tiger Woods did it in 2000, Hogan was the only man to win three professional majors in one season. From 1946 to 1953, Hogan won 9 of the 16 majors he played. Ben Hogan was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1974.