Nicknamed 'The Squire,' the late Gene Sarazen, golf icon and Marco Island resident, is pictured here in 1992 when we was in his 90s teeing off during an annual benefit golf tournament named in his honor and held on his birthday on the island. Sarazen became the first golfer to win the four modern major tournaments: The Masters (1934); U.S. Open (1922 at the age of 20, and 1932), British Open (1932), and PGA Championship (1922, 1923, 1933). Sarazen was also on six Ryder Cup teams and was a first-year member of both the PGA Hall of Fame and PGA World Golf Hall of Fame. The double eagle he recorded during the 1935 Masters at Augusta National is one of the game's most historic accomplishments. Eric Strachan/Naples Daily News

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Nicknamed "The Squire," the late Gene Sarazen, golf icon and Marco Island resident, is pictured here in 1992 when we was in his 90s teeing off during an annual benefit golf tournament named in his honor and held on his birthday on the island. Sarazen became the first golfer to win the four modern major tournaments: The Masters (1934); U.S. Open (1922 at the age of 20, and 1932), British Open (1932), and PGA Championship (1922, 1923, 1933). Sarazen was also on six Ryder Cup teams and was a first-year member of both the PGA Hall of Fame and PGA World Golf Hall of Fame. The double eagle he recorded during the 1935 Masters at Augusta National is one of the game's most historic accomplishments. Eric Strachan/Naples Daily News

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