Lloyd Mangrum, PGA

Nicknamed "Mr. Icicle" for his smooth swing and relaxed demeanor

Lloyd Mangrum was an American professional golfer. He was nicknamed “Mr. Icicle” due to his smooth swing and relaxed demeanor on the course. Lloyd joined the PGA Tour in 1937 and went on to win 36 events, and might have won more if his career had not been interrupted by service in World War II. He was awarded two Purple Hearts after being wounded at Normandy and Battle of the Bulge. Mangrum’s only major title came at the U.S. Open in 1946. Mangrum played on four Ryder Cup Teams in 1947, 1949, 1951 and 1953. He finished in the top 10 at the Masters Tournament 10 consecutive years and shot a 64 in the opening round in 1940, a Masters record that stood for 46 years. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1998.