Jimmy Demaret won 31 PGA Tour events in a long career between 1935 and 1957 and was the first three-time winner of the Masters. In perhaps his best year, Demaret won the Masters, the Vardon Trophy and was leading money winner in 1947. During his outstanding career he played in 13 PGA Championships at Match Play winning 63% of his matches, never lost a Ryder Cup match and played in 17 US Opens with a runner-up finish in 1948 his highest finish. Demaret played on three Ryder Cup teams: 1947, 1949, and 1951 and totaled 24 Masters Championship appearances. Demaret was affiliated with The Concord Resort and represented them extremely well in regional events. He was elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1983. In 2000, he was ranked as the 20th greatest golfer of all time by Golf Digest magazine.