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Jack Fleck

Born: 7-Nov-1921
Birthplace: Bettendorf, IA
Died: 21-Mar-2014
Location of death: Fort Smith, AR
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Golf

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Winner, 1955 US Open

Military service: US Navy (WWII)

Defeated Ben Hogan in a playoff for the 1955 US Open, a tremendous upset.

Sister: Shirley Schwerdifeger
Wife: Lynn Burnsdale (wife #1, m. 1950, d. 1971 suicide, one son)
Son: Craig Wood Fleck
Wife: Carmen (wife #3, until his death)

    High School: Davenport High School, Davenport, IA

    Winner, US Open 1955
    Risk Factors: Yoga

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Author of books:
The Jack Fleck Story (2002, memoir)

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