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Golf: Former US Open champion Jack Fleck dies at 92

Published on Mar 22, 2014 6:12 AM
 

(REUTERS) - Golfer Jack Fleck, who upset Ben Hogan to win the 1955 US Open, has died at the age of 92. 

Fleck sank a seven-foot putt at the 72nd hole to tie Hogan in the 1955 Open at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, then won an 18-hole playoff the following day.

Fleck, who was born in Iowa, also won two regular PGA Tour events.