April 7, 1946 – In the first Masters Tournament played in over 4 years, American Herman Keiser wins his only major title. The tournament annually held at the Augusta National Golf Club had been postponed while World War II raged.
Keiser won as he held a 1 stroke ahead of tour money-leader and golfing legend Ben Hogan.
Herman did win other tournaments in the PGA outside of the Majors though such as the 1942 Miami Biltmore International 4-ball with partner Chandler Harper, and the Esmeralda Open in 1947.
He is also credited with winning a couple of Ohio Opens (1949 and 1951) and the 1939 Iowa Open.
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