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Dick Harmon (July 29, 1947February 10, 2006) was one of America's top golf instructors with clients including Fred Couples, Jay Haas, Craig Stadler, Lanny Wadkins, Steve Elkington and 2009 U.S. Open winner Lucas Glover.

His father Claude Harmon won the 1948 Masters Tournament. His brothers Butch, Craig and Bill were also ranked in Golf Digest's Top 50 Teachers.

Harmon was the professional at the River Oaksmarker Country Club between 1977 and 2001. After leaving that position, he established two teaching centres in Houston, Texasmarker.

Harmon established the Dick Harmon School of Golf at the Houstonian with teaching assistant and friend Arthur J. Scarbrough. The School became a great success especially within the junior golfing community in and around the Houston area and later throughout Texas. Harmon was said to be one of junior golf's greatest ambassadors by many teaching professionals throughout the country. His brother Butch said "He was the glue that held us together."

Harmon died of complications due to pneumonia on February 10, 2006 while vacationing with his daughter Mary and brother Billy in California. Harmon left his wife Nancy, sons Chris and Rick, and daughters Mary and Heidi.


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