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Encyclopedia > Al Espinosa

Abel Ruben Espinosa (March 24, 1891January 4, 1957) was an American golfer. He won nine times on the PGA Tour in the 1920s and 1930s. He was on the 1927, 1929, and 1931 Ryder Cup teams although he did not play in 1927. He lost to Leo Diegel in the 1928 PGA Championship finals. In 1929, he tied with Bobby Jones in the U.S. Open but lost by a stunning 23 strokes in the 36-hole playoff. He won the Mexican Open five times. His brother Abe also won on the PGA Tour. He was born in Monterey, California and died in San Francisco, California. March 24 is the 83rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (84th in Leap years). ... 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Golf (gowf in Scots) is a sport where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ... Leo Diegel (April 27, 1899-May 5, 1951) is a prominent golfer of the 1920s and early 1930s who won 29 PGA circuit events, and was a four-time winner of the Canadian Open (1924-25, 1928-29). ... // The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR. The PGA Championship is one of the four Major Championships in mens golf, and it is the golf seasons final major, being played in August. ... Bobby Jones can refer to different people: Bobby Jones: a golf player Bobby J. Jones: a baseball player Bobby M. Jones: a baseball player Bobby Jones: a basketball player Bobby Jones: a gospel singer This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the... The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... Looking north from Cannery Row toward Fishermans Wharf The City of Monterey is located on Monterey Bay along the Pacific coast in northern California. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The City by the Bay; The City That Knows How; Golden Mountain (historic Chinese name) Location Location of the City and County of San Francisco, California Coordinates , Government City-County San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom Geographical characteristics Area     City 600. ...


PGA Tour wins

  • 1924 (1) Missouri Open
  • 1926 (1) Oklahoma City Open
  • 1928 (2) Florida West Coast Open, Mid-America Open
  • 1930 (1) Houston Open
  • 1932 (1) Ohio Open
  • 1933 (1) Ohio Open
  • 1934 (1) International Four-Ball Miami (with Denny Shute)
  • 1935 (1) Indianapolis Open

 
 

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