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Bruce William Devlin (born October 10, 1937 in Armidale, Australia) is an Australian professional golfer, sportscaster and golf course designer. October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in Leap years). ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Armidale (population 22,000) is a university city in northwestern New South Wales, Australia, and is the administrative centre for the New England region. ... In golf the distinction between amateurs and professionals in rigorously maintained. ... A sportscaster is an announcer on radio or television who specializes in reporting or commenting on sports events. ...


Devlin turned pro in 1961 and joined the PGA Tour in 1962 after an amateur career in Australia which included a win at the Australian Amateur in 1959. During his PGA Tour career, he had eight victories all of which occurred between 1964 and 1972. His best year in professional golf was 1972 when he earned $119,768 and finished eighth on the money list. [1] 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ...


On the Senior PGA Tour (now known as the Champions Tour), Devlin won one tournament, the 1995 FHP Health Care Classic. He has worked as a television commentator for NBC and ESPN. At the end of the 1998 golf season, Devlin decided to retire from the Senior PGA Tour to concentrate on his Golf Course Architecture and Design business and his commitment to ESPN's Golf Telecasts. 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. ... NBC, (Formerly an acronym for the National Broadcasting Company until 2004), is an American television and radio network based in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... ESPN (formerly an initialism for the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...


The main focus of Devlin's career in the past 30 years has been his work as a Golf Course Architect and Designer. Devlin has designed and built more than 150 golf courses throughout the world including Australia, Japan, Scotland, the Bahamas, and the United States. About two-thirds of the golf courses he designed have been in Florida and Texas. Many of these courses have hosted all of the professional golf tours, including: The Houston Open, Healthsouth LPGA Classic, Key Biscayne Golf Classic, and The Nike Cleveland Open. His golf design business is based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within Europe Scotlands location within the United Kingdom Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... Golfer after swing. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,794 sq mi (170,451 km²)  - Width 162 miles (260 km)  - Length 497 miles (800 km)  - % water 17. ... Official language(s) See: Languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 268,581 sq mi (695,622 km²)  - Width 660 miles (1,065 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Scottsdale (Pima: Vaá¹£ai Svaá¹£onÄ­) is a suburb of Phoenix in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA. Named by the New York Times as The Beverly Hills of the Desert and by Travel Channel as one of the most luxurious destinations in the nation, Scottsdale has become internationally recognized and regarded...


PGA Tour wins

The Bank of America Colonial is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The EDS Byron Nelson Championship is a golf tournament on the PGA Tour, located in or around Dallas, Texas. ...

Champions Tour wins

  • 1995 FHP Health Care Classic

Other wins

The Australian Open is one of the principal annual golf tournaments on the PGA Tour of Australasia. ... The Open de France is a PGA European Tour golf tournament. ... The New Zealand Open, which is currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Holden New Zealand Open, is the leading mens golf tournament in New Zealand. ... The WGC-World Cup is an annual mens golf tournament. ... David Graham (author) David Graham (composer) David Graham (footballer) David Graham (golfer) David Graham (voice actor) David Graham (whistleblower) David Graham (rock climber) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...

Results in major championships

Tournament 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
The Masters CUT DNP 4 T15 T28 T10 4 T19
U.S. Open CUT DNP CUT T6 T26 T23 T9 T10
The Open Championship CUT T33 5 T8 T4 T8 T10 T16
PGA Championship DNP DNP T39 T6 T28 WD DNP T32
Tournament 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
The Masters T31 T13 T5 T8 T31 T15 T19 T42 DNP DNP
U.S. Open T8 T27 T65 CUT DNP DNP T60 CUT DNP DNP
The Open Championship T25 T37 T26 T18 T39 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship T18 T13 CUT T24 T22 T50 DNP T51 DNP DNP
Tournament 1980 1981 1982 1983
The Masters DNP T31 DNP CUT
U.S. Open T12 T26 T10 T65
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship T30 CUT DNP DNP

DNP = Did not play
WD = Withdrew
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Yellow background for top-10 The Masters is one of four major championships in mens golf and the first to take place each year, being played the weekend following the first Monday in April. ... The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June, scheduled such that the final round is always played on the 3rd Sunday of that month. ... 2005 Open Champion Tiger Woods holding the Claret Jug. ... Logo for the 2006 PGA 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... The Masters is one of four major championships in mens golf and the first to take place each year, being played the weekend following the first Monday in April. ... The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June, scheduled such that the final round is always played on the 3rd Sunday of that month. ... 2005 Open Champion Tiger Woods holding the Claret Jug. ... Logo for the 2006 PGA 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... The Masters is one of four major championships in mens golf and the first to take place each year, being played the weekend following the first Monday in April. ... The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June, scheduled such that the final round is always played on the 3rd Sunday of that month. ... 2005 Open Champion Tiger Woods holding the Claret Jug. ... Logo for the 2006 PGA 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...


References

  1. ^ Biographical Information from golfpodium.com

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