Curtis Person Sr. of Memphis won 149 tournaments. He won two TGA State Open Championships (1953 and 1957) and two Mississippi Amateur titles (1968 and 1969). He won two U.S. Senior Amateur Championships (1968 and 1969). Golf Digest ranked Curtis No. 1 senior golfer in the world for five straight years (1966-1970). In 1958, he was a co-founder of what is now the St. Jude Classic. The TGA State Open trophy bears his name.