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Encyclopedia > Brad Faxon

Brad Faxon (born August 1, 1961 in Oceanport, New Jersey) is an American golfer. He attended Furman University and turned professional in 1983. He has won seven times on the PGA Tour and played on two Ryder Cup teams. Oceanport is a borough located in Monmouth County, New Jersey. ... Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor game where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ... Furman University Furman University is an private, coeducational, non-sectarian, liberal arts university in Greenville, South Carolina. ... The PGA Tour is an organization which is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA. It operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... 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. ...

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PGA Tour wins

  • 1991 Buick Open
  • 1992 New England Classic, The International
  • 1997 Freeport-McDermott Classic
  • 1999 B.C. Open
  • 2000 B.C. Open
  • 2001 Sony Open in Hawaii

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Other professional wins

The PGA Tour of Australasia is a prominent golf tour for men. ... Fred Couples (born October 3, 1959 in Seattle, Washington) is a professional golfer on the PGA TOUR. Because of his long drives, he has been given the nickname Boom Boom. ... Greg Norman (born February 10, 1955 in Queensland, Australia), is an Australian professional golfer who spent 331 weeks as the worlds number one ranked golfer in the 1980s and 1990s. ... Greg Norman (born February 10, 1955 in Queensland, Australia), is an Australian professional golfer who spent 331 weeks as the worlds number one ranked golfer in the 1980s and 1990s. ... Greg Norman (born February 10, 1955 in Queensland, Australia), is an Australian professional golfer who spent 331 weeks as the worlds number one ranked golfer in the 1980s and 1990s. ...

Team appearances

The Walker Cup is a series of golf matches conducted biennially between teams comprising the leading amateur golfers of the United States and the United Kingdom and Ireland. ... 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. ... The Alfred Dunhill Cup was a team golf tournament which ran from 1985 to 2000. ...

External links

  • Profile on the PGA Tour's official site (http://www.pgatour.com/players/bio/132006)
  • Golf Stars Online (http://www.golfstarsonline.com/F/Brad_Faxon/) - links to features and profiles

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Peter Lonard, Shigeki Maruyama, Brad Faxon, PGA Tour - CBSSports.com (690 words)
Faxon shot a 68 and moved to 14-under 202.
He then took advantage of an errant tee shot by Faxon at the 13th, rolling in an 11-foot eagle putt and extending his lead to three strokes.
Faxon, was also pleased after the hole, even after watching Maruyama extend his lead.
Faxon roars from 10th all the way to victory in a Buick Championship playoff (857 words)
Brad Faxon started Sunday tied for 10th in the Buick Championship, and roared to victory in a playoff over South African Tjaart van der Walt.
Faxon got to the winner's circle thanks to a 9-under 61, the best round of the day and the best of his career.
Faxon drove into the left fairway bunker and had 169 yards to the hole and stuck his 7-iron approach three feet from the cup.
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