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Larry Gilbert

Age: 55

three-time PGA Club Professional champion and winner of the 1997 Senior Players Championship; joined the Senior Tour in 1992 and won twice in 1994, capturing the Dallas Reunion Pro-Am and the Vantage Championship; one of three prominent Senior PGA Tour members to be diagnosed with cancer in 1997, joining Arnold Palmer and Jim Colbert, both of whom were found to have prostate cancer. Palmer and Colbert underwent surgery and returned to competition; Gilbert is a member of the Kentucky Golf and Middle Tennessee State University halls of fame; of lung cancer

Died: Lexington, Ky., Jan. 21, 1998

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