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Dan Pohl (born April 1, 1955 in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan) is an American professional golfer. April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mount Pleasant is a city located in Isabella County, Michigan. ... In golf the distinction between amateurs and professionals in rigorously maintained. ...


Pohl attended the University of Arizona in Tucson, where he was a member of the school's golf team. He turned pro in 1977 and joined the PGA Tour in 1978. The University of Arizona (UA or U of A) is a land-grant and space-grant public institution of higher education and research located in Tucson, Arizona. ... Nickname The Old Pueblo Location Location in Pima County and the state of Arizona Government Country State Counties United States Arizona Pima Mayor Bob Walkup Geographical characteristics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 505. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ...


Pohl won two tounaments on the PGA Tour during his career both of which came in 1986: The Colonial National Invitational and the NEC World Series of Golf. Although Pohl never became famous for winning a lot of tournaments on the Tour, he had a successful career. He had over 75 Top-10 finishes including more than a dozen second or third place finishes. 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Bank of America Colonial is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The WGC-NEC Invitational is one of the annual World Golf Championships for male professional golfers. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ...


Pohl has seven Top-10 finishes in major tournaments. His best finish in a major was 2nd at the 1982 Masters which he lost to Craig Stadler in a playoff. He also had a third place finish at the 1981 PGA Championship and a T-3 at the 1982 U.S. Open. The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... Craig Stadler (born June 2, 1953 in San Diego, California) is an American professional golfer. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... // 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. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ...


In 1980, Pohl led the tour in driving average at 274.1 yards. He was a member of the 1987 Ryder Cup Team. He won the Vardon Trophy in 1987 and was inducted into the Michigan Golf Hall of Fame in May 2004. 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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. ...


Since turning 50 in April 2005, Pohl has played on the Champions Tour. His best finish at this level has been a T-3 at the 2005 Commerce Bank Long Island Classic. He has done some course design work including the PohlCat course in the town where he was born. He lives in Phoenix, and enjoys hunting and fishing in his spare time. 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. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Valley of the Sun Location Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Government Country State Counties United States Arizona Maricopa Mayor Phil Gordon (D) Geographical characteristics Area    - City 1,230. ...


Professional wins

PGA Tour

The Bank of America Colonial is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The WGC-NEC Invitational is one of the annual World Golf Championships for male professional golfers. ...

Other

  • 1975 Michigan Amateur
  • 1977 Michigan Amateur
  • 1988 Pebble Beach National ProAm Championship (with Dan Marino)

Daniel Constantine Marino Jr. ...

External links

  • Profile on PGA Tour's Official site

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