Following his World Golf Hall of FameĀ  induction, here’s how Graham’s career stacks up in numbers.

  • Born in Windsor, VIC, on 23 May 1946.
  • Took an interest in golf when aged 12 at the nine-hole Wattle Park Golf Course in Melbourne.
  • Left high school at 14 to follow his dream of becoming a professional golfer, which he did two years later in 1962.
  • Achieved his first win on American soil at 26 when he won the 1972 Cleveland Open in a playoff with compatriot Bruce Devlin.
  • Won the 1977 Australian Open at the age of 31, three strokes clear of Don January, Bruce Lietzke and John Lister at The Australian.
  • Claimed his first Major at 33, defeating Ben Crenshaw on the third playoff hole of the 1979 US PGA Championship. His second major came at the 1981 US Open.
  • Collapsed in the final round of the Bank of America Championship on the Champions Tour in 2004. He was diagnosed with congestive heart failure, which ended his competitive career at 58.
  • Inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame at the age of 69.