Frank Stranahan dies at 90

Updated: June 27, 2013, 5:01 PM ET
Associated Press

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Frank Stranahan, the premier amateur of his era who contended for majors and was the first notable player to make fitness a regimen in golf, has died. He was 90.

Stranahan, who died Sunday in Hospice of Palm Beach County, was regarded as the best amateur since Bobby Jones. Quattlebaum Funeral Home, which did not disclose his cause of death, said a memorial service was planned July 2.

The son of a wealthy industrialist family in Ohio -- his father was the ...

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