Champion: Ben Hogan
Avg. score for the field: 77.12
Rounds under par for field: 20
The now commonplace walkways that link tee box to tee box, and tee box to fairway, came about as a result of Ben Hogan's griping. As legend has it, with dew saturating
the rough, Hogan complained about how soaked his shoes, socks and pants got yet was perplexed, because he never missed a fairway. He finally realized that his trips through the rough occurred only when walking from the tee box to the fairway. The solution was to carve out "Hogan's walkways."