Gay Brewer (Golfer) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born

Gay Robert Brewer, Jr. was an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour and won the 1967 Masters Tournament.

Full name: Gay Robert Brewer, Jr.
Born: Mar 19, 1932, Middletown, Ohio
Died: Aug 31, 2007, Lexington, Kentucky
Children: Erin, Kelly
Turned professional: 1956
Former tour(s): PGA Tour, Champions Tour
Professional wins: 17
PGA Tour: 10
PGA Tour Champions: 1
Other: 5 (regular), 1 (senior)
Masters Tournament: Won: 1967
U.S. Open: 5th/T5: 1962, 1964
The Open Championship: T6: 1968
PGA Championship: T7: 1972

About Gay Brewer

Winner of 10 PGA Tours and the 1967 Masters Tournament. He also added 7 more wins on other professional circuits including the Champions Tour.

Before Fame

His high school coach had doubts about taking him on the team, but Brewer persuaded him by knocking three balls within a couple feet of the hole on a par-3 course.


The golf course where he trained was renamed Gay Brewer Jr. Course at Picadome in his honor.

Family Life

He had two daughters with his wife Carole Lee Collins.


Like Brewer, Jim Furyk had a rather unorthodox swing, which seemed to help his game rather than hamper it.

Information related to Gay Brewer

  • Golfers from Kentucky
  • Sportspeople from the Cincinnati–Northern Kentucky metropolitan area
  • Golfers from Ohio
  • Sportspeople from Lexington, Kentucky
  • Ryder Cup competitors for the United States
  • Winners of men’s major golf championships

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Latest information about Gay Brewer updated on August 30, 2020.

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