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Bruce Crampton (b.1935) is an Australian professional golfer. Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor sport where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ...


Crampton won the Vardon Trophy for the player with the best stroke average on the PGA Tour in 1973 and 1975. He had 14 career wins on the PGA Tour and was a runner up in four major championships (one U.S. Open, one Masters and two PGA Championships). His other regular career victories included the 1956 Australian Open, New Zealand Professional Championship, the Far East Open and the Philippines Open. As a senior he won 20 times on the Champions Tour, and topped the money list in 1986. The PGA Tour is an organization which is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA. It operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual golf tournaments in mens professional golf. ... The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... The Masters is one of four major championships in mens golf. ... 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. ... The Australian Open is one of the principal annual golf tournaments on the PGA Tour of Australasia. ... The Champions Tour, a golf tour run by the PGA TOUR, hosts 30 events annually in the United States and Canada for golfers 50 and older. ...


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Bruce Crampton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (222 words)
Bruce Crampton (born September 28, 1935) is an Australian professional golfer.
Crampton won the Vardon Trophy for the player with the lowest stroke average on the PGA Tour in 1973 and 1975.
He had 14 career wins on the PGA Tour between 1961 and 1975 and was a runner up in four major championships (one U.S. Open, one Masters and two PGA Championships).
Firestone Country Club - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (787 words)
In the 1975 PGA Championship, Jack Nicklaus pulled out a remarkable par on the 16th hole, considered to be the hardest hole on Firestone's courses.
He then went on to close the five-stroke lead held by Bruce Crampton, ultimately winning his 4th PGA Championship.
Tiger Woods also had a memorable moment when his "shot in the dark" on the 18th hole grabbed him the victory at the 2000 World Golf Championships-NEC Invitational (NEC was the title sponsor through 2005).
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