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1957: Dai Rees

Awarded the CBE in 1958, the popular Welshman enjoyed a long career.

He is widely regarded as one of the best golfers never to the win the Open Championship coming closest in 1961, when he finished second to Arnold Palmer at Royal Birkdale.

Twice captain of the PGA, he was made an Honorary Member of the R&A before his death in 1983.

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