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Donald Albert J. Weibring (born May 25, 1953) is an American professional golfer who has won numerous tournaments including several on the PGA Tour and Champions Tour. May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1953 calendar). ... In golf the distinction between amateurs and professionals in rigorously maintained. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... 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. ...


Weibring was born in Quincy, Illinois. His father started him playing golf at a young age. Weibring attended Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois; he turned pro in 1975. U.S. 24 over the Mississippi River. ... 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. ... Illinois State University (usually abbreviated as ISU), originally named Illinois State Normal University, was founded in 1857 by Jesse W. Fell (1808-1887), and was the first public institution of higher education in the state. ... Normal is an incorporated town located in McLean County, Illinois. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ...


Weibring won 5 PGA Tour events. His first was in 1979 at Quad Cities – an event he would win twice. His last Tour victory, and the biggest win of his career, was at the Canon Greater Hartford Open in 1996. This page refers to the year 1979. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...


Weibring joined the Champions Tour after turning 50 in May 2003, and has won three times thus far. In 2004, he led the Champions Tour with 15 top-10 finishes in 25 appearances including a wire-to-wire win at the Allianz Championship. 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Weibring was inducted into the Illinois PGA Hall of Fame in 2001. He has his own golf course design and management company. He has three children: two daughters (Allison & Katy) and one son (Matt). His son was a two-time All American golfer at Georgia Tech and current player on the Nationwide Tour. 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Georgia Institute of Technology The Georgia Institute of Technology, or Georgia Tech, is located in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. With over 16,000 students, Georgia Tech is one of four public research universities in the University System of Georgia. ... The Nationwide Tour is the developmental tour for the PGA Tour, and features professional golfers who have either failed to score well enough at that levels Qualifying School (the main tours qualifying tournament, popularly referred to as Q-School) or who have done so but then failed to...


Professional wins

PGA Tour

  • 1979 Ed McMahon-Jaycees Quad Cities Open
  • 1987 Beatrice Western Open
  • 1991 Hardee's Golf Classic
  • 1995 Quad City Classic
  • 1996 Canon Greater Hartford Open

Champions Tour

Other

  • 1985 Golf Digest Polaroid Cup, Shell-Air New Zealand Open
  • 1989 Family House International

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