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Encyclopedia > Chandler Harper

John Chandler Harper (March 3, 1914November 8, 2004) was an American golfer best known for winning the 1950 PGA Championship. He won seven times on the PGA Tour and played on the 1955 Ryder Cup team. He served in the Navy in World War II. After Curtis Strange's father died when he was 14, Harper became Strange's mentor. March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... November 8 is the 312th day of the year (313th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 53 days remaining. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This list of golf players, known as golfers includes the most notable players of the sport, who are almost exclusively professionals in the sport. ... 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 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. ... The multinational Combined Task Force One Five Zero (CTF-150) The British Grand Fleet, the supreme naval force of World War I A rare occurrence of a 5-country multinational fleet, during Operation Enduring Freedom in the Oman Sea. ... Combatants Allies: Soviet Union United States United Kingdom and others Axis Powers: Germany Japan Italy and others Commanders Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Harry S. Truman Winston Churchill Adolf Hitler Hideki Tojo Benito Mussolini Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000,000 Total dead: 50,000,000 Military... Curtis Northrup Strange (born 1955) is a U.S. golfer. ...


Harper was prominent in Virginia golf, winning the Virginia State Amateur three times (1930, 1932, 1934) and the Virginia State Open nine times (1932, 1938, 1940, 1941, 1952, 1960, 1967, 1968, 1970). He was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame in 1973. He died in Portsmouth, Virginia at the age of 90. Map Political Statistics Founded 1752 County Independent city Mayor Dr. James W. Holley III Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 120. ...


PGA Tour wins

Major championship is shown in bold. Herman Keiser (October 7, 1914 - December 24, 2003) was an American professional golfer on the PGA Tour who won the 1946 Masters Tournament. ... 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 Bank of America Colonial is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ...


Results in major championships

Tournament 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939
The Masters DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open CUT DNP CUT DNP CUT
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Tournament 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
The Masters DNP DNP 13 NT NT NT 19 T8 T40 DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP NT NT NT NT T15 WD WD CUT
The Open Championship NT NT NT NT NT NT DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP NT DNP DNP T17 T17 T17 T9
Tournament 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
The Masters DNP WD T38 T10 WD WD DNP CUT CUT T14
U.S. Open DNP DNP T41 WD CUT WD DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship 1 T33 T17 T33 DNP DNP T9 T65 CUT WD
Tournament 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
The Masters CUT WD T49 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DQ DNP DNP
Tournament 1970 1971
The Masters DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP WD

NT = No tournament
DNP = Did not play
WD = Withdrew
DQ = Disqualified
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Green background for wins. 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... 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...


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Craig Chandler: Information From Answers.com (1337 words)
Chandler's statements were called "bitter and resentful" by frontrunner Peter MacKay, whom Chandler attacked in his speech for the MP's support of the passage of Criminal Code of Canada amendment Bill C-250 that added homosexuals to the list of groups protected by hate crimes legislation.
Chandler complimented Tory MP Elsie Wayne on her "honest statements" about homosexuals, suggesting that no one has to apologize for having an opinion, even if it is not politically correct.
Chandler was quoted in the Globe and Mail and the National Post (May 29, 2003) that he had never tried to win the leadership of the PC Party, but had instead served as a an instrument of the Progressive Group for Independent Business and their unite the right efforts.
Virginia State Golf Association (525 words)
He claimed the VSGA Amateur Championship in 1930, 1933 and 1934 and captured the State Open the first of a record 10 times (on nine different courses) as an amateur in 1932 and for the last time in 1970.
Harper was elected to the PGA Hall of Fame in 1968 and was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame in 1973.
Harper was instrumental in helping to develop the games of several players, including two-time United States Open champion Curtis Strange.
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