the typical dwelling of the Navajo Indians, built of earth walls supported by timbers
Navajo hooghan, house
Ben (born William Benjamin Hogan) 1912-97; U.S. golfer
See hogan in American Heritage Dictionary 4
A one-room Navajo structure traditionally built with the entrance facing east, used as a dwelling or for ceremonial purposes. Early hogans were made of earth-covered poles, with later models often built of logs, stones, and other materials.
Origin: Navajo hooghan
American golfer. He won the U.S. Open championship (1948, 1950, 1951, and 1953), the PGA championship (1948), and the British Open (1953).