Claude Harmon

Birth Name:
Eugene Claude Harmon, Sr.
Birth Date:
July 14, 1916
Birth Place:
Savannah, Georgia
Death Date:
July 23, 1989
Place of Death:
Houston, Texas
Cause of Death:
Heart failure
Cemetery Name:
Desert Memorial Park
Claim to Fame:
Claude Harmon was an American professional golfer and golf instructor. He is a member of the World Golf Teachers' Hall of Fame and the PGA of America Hall of Fame. Claude Harmon is best known for winning the 1948 Masters Tournament. Mr. Harmon, the longtime pro at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y., was more widely recognized as a great golf teacher, whose students included four U.S. Presidents: John Kennedy, Dwight Eisenhower, Gerald Ford and Richard Nixon.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Desert Memorial Park

31-705 Da Vall Drive

Cathedral City, California, 92262


North America


Grave Location:

Section B-8, Grave 50

Grave Location Description

Claude Harmon, B-8, #50

As you enter the cemetery off Ramon Road, drive straight ahead and park after 100 feet near the tree with the “B-8” sign. Starting from the 1st row to the right of the tree, the golf pro and teacher Claude Harmon is the 18th marker in from the road.

Grave Location GPS

338166401, -116.4419267



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