Lot # 35: Significant Ben Hogan Ticket Collection w/ Signed 1953 Masters Ticket

Category: Tickets and Badges

Starting Bid: $1,000.00

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Item was in Auction "Summer 2018 Auction",
which ran from 8/1/2018 8:30 PM to
8/18/2018 8:00 PM

Highly impressive collection of vintage Ben Hogan tickets. Included are 13 original tickets, as well as a Ryder Cup shield, related to Hogan. 3 of these tickets contain vintage autographs of Hogan. The star of the collection is a ticket from Ben Hogan's victory at the 1953 Masters Tournament that is autographed by the Champion Hogan, as well as Ralph Guldahl, Lloyd Mangrum, and Julius Boros. 

Here is a complete list (in approximate chronological order) of Ben Hogan tickets included in this framed piece:

- 1940 Golf Exhibition ticket - featuring Ben Hogan & Byron Nelson vs. Jimmy Demaret & Dick Metz

- 1941 Golf Exhibition ticket - Ben Hogan vs Gene Sarazen

- 1950 "Ben Hogan Open" Phoenix Open ticket (named in honor of Ben Hogan who almost died on way home from 1949 Phoenix Open)

- 1950 LA Open ticket (Riviera CC) - Ben Hogan's return to golf after near-death car crash. Loses to Sam Snead in a playoff

- 1951 US Open (Oakland Hills) ticket (Hogan victory)

- 1951 World Championship of Golf (Hogan victory) - Autographed by Ben Hogan

- 1953 Masters Tournament Saturday ticket (Hogan victory) - Autographed by Ben Hogan, Guldahl, Mangrum, Boros

- 1953 Golf Challenge Match - Ben Hogan & Sam Snead vs. Jimmy Demaret & Jack Burke - Autographed by Ben Hogan

- 1953 Colonial Invitational  (Hogan victory)

- 1953 US Open (Oakmont CC) (Hogan victory)

- 1953 Ben Hogan Golf Exhibition for British Golf Foundation (Colonial CC)

- 1957 Ben Hogan Exhibition ticket, Woodhill CC

- 1967 Ryder Cup Shield, Champions GC (Ben Hogan, Captain)

- 1970 Ben Hogan & Sam Snead vs. Byron Nelson & Jug McSpaden Match ticket, Dub's Dread GC

Framed to an overall size of 34" x 28". Framed with a vintage Hogan photo that exhibits some leaching, but it is not nearly as dramatic as it is showing up in our pics of the photo.