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Shute, Densmore (Denny)

Densmore "Denny" Shute

Induction Year : 1976

Sport: Golf

Winner of back-to-back PGA titles in 1936 and 1937, a feat no golfer matched in the succeeding 40 years. Won the British Open championship in 1933, was runner-up in the 1941 U.S. Open and played for U.S. Ryder Cup Teams in 1931, ’33, ’35 and ’37. Won two Cleveland District and Ohio Open championships and five Akron Open titles. Career covered era from 1930 to 1970. Elected to PGA Golf Hall of Fame in 1957.