Johnny Farrell, 1928 US Open Winner, was voted 1927 and 1928
Best Golf Professional in the United States after a winning streak of 8 consecutive tournaments on his road to a total 22
career wins. In addition, Johnny's impressive record includes:
* Tied for 25th on the PGA Tour's all-time wins
list with 22 victories (Farrell won at least 10 more tournaments the Tour won't recognize). Also was runner-up 24 times.
#4 on all-time Most Victories in one season list - 13 (tie)
* #2 Most Consecutive Tour wins - Won eight consecutive
tournaments in 1927 (the PGA Tour only recognizes five of those wins, however). (Byron Nelson broke Johnny's 18-year long
record in 1945. Tiger Woods and Ben Hogan are at 6.)
* #4 Most tour wins under 25 years of age with 7 wins
Three-time member of the first U.S. Ryder Cup teams, compiling a 3-2-1 record.
* Elected to The PGA Hall of Fame
in 1953 (but wasn't transferred to the World Golf Hall of Fame).
* Runner-up in 1929 British Open at Carnoustie
and the 1929 PGA Championship at Hillcrest Country Club in Los Angeles and was third in 1925 U.S. Open at Worcester (Mass.)
Country Club and 1926 U.S. Open at Scioto Country Club in Columbus, Ohio.
* Considered an all-time top 50 player
by Golf Digest, Golf Magazine, Asian Golf Monthly and countless other golf writers and historians.