The PGA Tour introduced Ford’s demise on Tuesday, saying Ford’s household knowledgeable the tour that he died Monday night time. Particulars of his demise weren’t instantly accessible.
Ford was inducted into the World Golf Corridor of Fame in 2011. He received the 1955 PGA Championship after which two years later received the Masters when he shot 66 within the closing spherical to rally from a three-shot deficit to Sam Snead.
He performed on the Senior Tour when it started in 1980, and he twice received a division for older gamers on the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf.