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Former amateur star Stranahan dies at 90

Frank Stranahan
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Frank Stranahan, who was one of the greatest amateur players of his era, died Monday in Florida, Golf Channel has confirmed. He was 90.

Stranahan won 51 amateur titles and six PGA Tour events, retiring in 1964. Later in life he became a renowned bodybuilder, competing in weight-lifting championships well into his 70s.

Stranahan was a six-time winner of the World Amateur and All-American Amateur, a multiple winner of the British Amateur, and he was a member of three victorious U.S. Walker Cup teams. His most significant pro title was the 1958 Los Angeles Open.