1951 – He was born on the 11th day of November in New Albany, Indiana.
1973 – He attended the University of Houston and became a professional golfer.
1979 – He won the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club.
1984 – He won the 1984 U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club.
1985 – He earned the Bob Jones Award.
1997 – He made a controversial remark regarding Tiger Woods.
2002 – He joined the Champions Tour and won the Senior PGA Championship, a senior major, that year.
2003 – He won the Tylenol Par-3 Challenge.
2004 – He also won the MasterCard Championship.
2007 – He sued the Miami foreign-credential evaluation firm of Josef Silny & Associates. The lawsuit alleged that defamatory statements appeared in the Wikipedia article about him in December 2006.