Currently alive, at 62 years of age.
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1955 – Born on February 10th in Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia. Australian professional golfer.
1970 – He started getting interested in golf around the age of 15 when he became his mother’s caddy for her weekly golf round.
1976 – Norman turned pro at the age of 21, and scored his first professional victory at the Westlakes Classic in Australia.
1977 – He competed in the European Tour and won in the Martini International.
1981 – Married to Laura Andrassy on July 1st.
– He played in his first Masters Tournament and came in 4th his first time out.
1983-1984 – Competed in the American PGA Tour for the first time, and won at both the Kemper Open and Canadian Open.
1986 – Won his first British Open title at Turnberry.
1988-1989 – He won in the MCI Heritage Golf Classic.
– He picked up two consecutive Vardon Trophies for the lowest scoring average on the Professional Golfers Association tour.
1993 – Norman won his second British Open title, and was named BBC Sports Overseas Personality of the Year for a second time.
1995 – He was named as the PGA Tour Player of the Year and became the first player to earn $1 million four times.
1997 – He was the winner of the NEC World Series of Golf.
1998 – He underwent a re-constructive surgery.
2000 – Received honorary life membership on European Tour.
– He underwent arthroscopic hip surgery on June 28th.
2001 – Inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.
2004 – He participated in seven PGA Tour events, making the cut at the Players Championship, and also made a start at his 20th British Open.
2006 – He is the co-author of the book, "The Way of the Shark: Lessons in Golf, Business and Life" with Donald Phillips.