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The British Open, British Amateur and Walker Cup are cancelled due to the war in Europe.
Ben Hogan gets his first solo PGA Tour win, the North & South Open.
Lloyd Mangrum gets the first of his 36 career PGA Tour wins at the Thomasville Open.
Born This Year:
• Simon Hobday, European Tour, Senior PGA Tour
• J.C. Snead, PGA Tour, Senior Tour
Died This Year:
• Horace Rawlins, winner of the first U.S. Open
Men's Major Championship Winners:
U.S. Open: Lawson Little
British Open: Not played
PGA Championship: Byron Nelson
Women's Major Championship Winners:
Western Open: Babe Didrikson Zaharias
British: Not played
U.S. Women's: Betty Jameson
British Women's: Not played