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Lionel Hebert

Lionel Hebert

Professional golfer
Lionel Hebert
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Professional golfer
Was Athlete Golfer
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 20 January 1928, Lafayette
Death 30 December 2000 (aged 72 years)
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Biography

Lionel P. Hebert (January 20, 1928 – December 30, 2000) was an American professional golfer. He won five times on the PGA Tour including the 1957 PGA Championship, the last to be held at match play. His older brother Jay won the same event at stroke play in 1960. Lionel also played on the 1957 Ryder Cup team. An ethnic Cajun, he was born and died in Lafayette, Louisiana.

PGA Tour wins (5)

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner(s)-up
1 Jul 21, 1957 PGA Championship 2 & 1 United States Dow Finsterwald
2 Feb 9, 1958 Tucson Open Invitational −15 (66-67-66-66=265) 2 strokes United States Don January
3 Nov 20, 1960 Cajun Classic −12 (68-69-66-69=272) 2 strokes United States Jon Gustin, United States Johnny Pott
4 Jun 3, 1962 Memphis Open Invitational −13 (67-69-64-67=267) Playoff United States Gene Littler, South Africa Gary Player
5 Mar 20, 1966 Florida Citrus Open Invitational −5 (71-70-69-69=279) 2 strokes United States Charles Coody, United States Dick Lytle, United States Jack Nicklaus

Major championship is shown in bold.

PGA Tour playoff record (1–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 1956 St. Petersburg Open United States Mike Fetchick Lost to par on first extra hole
2 1962 Memphis Open Invitational United States Gene Littler, South Africa Gary Player Won with birdie on first extra hole

Major championships

Wins (1)

Year Championship Winning score Runner-up
1957 PGA Championship 2 & 1 United States Dow Finsterwald

Note: The PGA Championship was match play until 1958

Results timeline

Tournament 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP T61 DNP T32 39
U.S. Open CUT T33 39 DNP CUT DNP CUT T28
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP R32 R16 1 T16 T31
Tournament 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
Masters Tournament T9 T30 T20 T39 T32 CUT WD T8 T7 T8
U.S. Open T27 CUT T23 T14 T21 CUT CUT DNP DNP T52
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship T18 CUT CUT CUT CUT T49 T64 T14 T30 CUT
Tournament 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
Masters Tournament CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open CUT DNP DNP CUT CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship CUT WD T74 CUT CUT CUT CUT CUT DNP DNP
Tournament 1980 1981
Masters Tournament DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP CUT

DNP = Did not play
WD = Withdrew
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
R64, R32, R16, QF, SF = Round in which player lost in PGA Championship match play
Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10.

Summary

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
Masters Tournament 0 0 0 0 4 5 14 11
U.S. Open 0 0 0 0 0 3 17 8
The Open Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PGA Championship 1 0 0 1 2 6 24 11
Totals 1 0 0 1 6 14 55 30
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 8 ('58 PGA - '61 Masters)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 2 ('56 PGA & '57 PGA)

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