Johnny Bulla - On the Links and In The Sky


Born in Newell, West Virginia, Johnny Bulla played on the PGA Tour, winning the 1941 Los Angeles Open, and finished runner-up three times in the majors, including twice to Sam Snead; at the British Open in 1946 and the Masters in 1949. Bulla's greatest moment might have been the British Open in 1939 at St Andrews. In miserable conditions, he drove flawlessly and never missed a fairway. He was also the first Tour player fly his own plane to events.

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