Born into a poor family in Cedartown, Georgia , northwest of Atlanta ,  Sanders was the fourth of five children and picked cotton as a teenager. Harold Henning , Art Wall, Jr. Oklahoma City Open Invitational. Colonial National Invitation. Florida Sports Hall of Fame. Since retiring from competitive golf, Sanders has been active in his own corporate golf entertainment company and has for nearly 20 years, sponsored the Doug Sanders International Junior Golf Championship in Houston , Texas. Sanders had thirteen top-ten finishes in major championships , including four second-place finishes: PGA Championship , U. In , he became one of the few players in history to finish in the top ten of all four major championships in a single season, despite winning none of them.