Outlasted six players for the 1995 Franklin Quest Championship title in Park City, UT, the second of two Champions Tour titles...The other came in 1994 when he triumphed at the rain-shortened First of America Classic in Grand Rapids, MI in only his fourth start on the Champions Tour.
Widely recognized as the man who helped re-establish European competitiveness in the Ryder Cup Matches...Captained the European team to its first victory in the Ryder Cup in 28 years in 1985 and in 1987, again led the Europeans to a surprise win at Muirfield Village, OH, their first win on American soil.
Owns 24 victories worldwide, including two major championships. His win at the 1969 British Open at Royal Lytham made him the first home-grown champion since Max Faulkner in 1951...Conquered high winds at Hazeltine GC to claim the U.S. Open 11 months later, a first by a Briton in 50 years.
Also won Greater Jacksonville Open titles in 1968 and 1972.
Member of the European Ryder Cup teams in 1967, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1979 and captained the team in 1983, 1985, 1987 and 1989.
Named to the British World Cup team in 1966, 1970, 1971 and 1972.
Chosen for the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2002 and was inducted in November 2002.