Denny Shute Biography

Herman Densmore "Denny" Shute was an American golfer who won three major championships in the 1930s.

Shute was born in Cleveland, Ohio. His father was born in England. Shute attended Western Reserve University, and was a member of Phi Gamma Delta. He was married on March 20, 1930 to Hettie Marie Potts. They had one child.

Shute won the 1933 British Open at St Andrews in a playoff and the 1936 and 1937 PGA Championships, then conducted at match play. He was the last man to win consecutive PGA Championships before Tiger Woods did so in 1999 and 2000.

Shute was a member of the U.S. team in the Ryder Cup on three occasions: 1931, 1933, and 1937. In 1933, he missed a putt to tie the competition.

Shute died in Akron, Ohio. He was elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame in the veterans category in 2008. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Denny Shute
Full Name:
Herman Densmore Shute
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Golfer
Date of Birth:
October 25, 1904
Astrological Sign:
Scorpio
Date of Death:
May 13, 1974
Age at Death:
69
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