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Encyclopedia > Dan Halldorson


Dan Halldorson (born April 2, 1952) is a Canadian professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour and the Canadian Tour. April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to 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 Canadian Professional Golf Tour is a mens professional golf tour. ...

Halldorson was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and raised in Brandon, Manitoba. He did not attend college and turned pro in 1971. He joined the Canadian Tour in 1973 and the PGA Tour in 1975. Motto: Template:Unhide = Unum Cum Virtute Multorum (One With the Strength of Many) Location City Information Established: 1738 (Fort Rouge), 1873 (City of Winnipeg) Area: 465. ... Location of Brandon, Manitoba Brandon, known as the Wheat City, is a city in southwestern Manitoba, Canada. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ...

Halldorson had seven career wins in Canadian Tour events. He won one official PGA Tour event, the 1980 Pensacola Open, and finished a career best 36th on the PGA Tour money list that year. He won the unofficial Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic in 1986. Halldorson was a member of seven WGC-World Cup Canadian national teams (1976, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1991) including two winning teams (1980, 1985). 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The WGC-World Cup is an annual mens golf tournament. ...

Halldorson is now the Deputy Director of the Canadian Tour and was named a Lifetime Member in 2005. He was elected to the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame in 2002. [1] He operates a golf course architecture and design business with fellow former PGA Tour golfer Mike Morley. Halldorson also authored a golf instructional book. He currently lives in Cambridge, Illinois. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Canadian Golf Hall of Fame is the hall of fame for Canadian golfers. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Cambridge is a village in Henry County, Illinois, United States. ...

Professional wins

PGA Tour

  • 1980 Pensacola Open

Canadian Tour

  • 1977 (2) Saskatchewan Open, Manitoba Open
  • 1978 (1) Manitoba Open
  • 1980 (1) Quebec Open
  • 1983 (1) Manitoba Open
  • 1984 (1) Manitoba Open
  • 1986 (1) Canadian PGA Championship

Other regular career wins

The WGC-World Cup is an annual mens golf tournament. ... The WGC-World Cup is an annual mens golf tournament. ... Dave Barr (Born November 30, 1960 in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired former professional ice hockey player. ...


  1. ^ Biographical information from Canadian Professional Golf Tour's official site

External links

  • Profile on PGA Tour's official site
  • Dan Halldorson's official site

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Dan Halldorson remembers fondly the sunny summer days of the early 1960s when he would play a quick nine at Sandy Hook Golf Club with Jimmy Doyle and Anne Tachan.
Halldorson was a young whipper snapper at the time, about 11 years old, and his dad was the greenskeeper at Sandy Hook.
Halldorson said a Manitoba shrine was long overdue and he is quite honoured that he was included in the first class.
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Halldorson has always known how good the players and level of play on the tour is, but understands the importance of getting the message out to the public.
Halldorson believes the quality of players and fields is comparable to the Nationwide Tour, which is considered by many to be the top feeder system for the PGA Tour.
Halldorson is on record noting the importance of keeping Winnipeg on the 2006 schedule and beyond and envisions it being the final stop on a swing through western Canada.
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