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Encyclopedia > Dan Sikes

Daniel D. Sikes, Jr. (December 7, 1929December 20, 1987) was an American golfer. He was born in Wildwood, Florida. Although he had a law degree from the University of Florida and was known as the "golfing lawyer", he never actually practiced law. He won the 1958 U.S. Amateur Public Links championship while in law school. He turned pro in 1960 and won six times on the PGA Tour. He played on the 1969 Ryder Cup team. He also won three times on the Senior PGA Tour. He died in Jacksonville, Florida at the age of 58. December 7 is the 341st day (342nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... December 20 is the 354th day of the year (355th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Golfer after swing. ... Wildwood is located at the north end of Sumter County at the junction of Interstate 75, US Hwy 301, State Road 44 and Floridas Turnpike. ... The University of Florida (also known as Florida or UF) is a public university and land-grant institution located in Gainesville, Florida. ... The U.S. Amateur Public Links, often referred to as the Public Links or the Publinx, is a mens amateur golf tournament, one of 10 individual amateur championships organized by the United States Golf Association. ... 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 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. ... Flag Seal Motto: Where Florida Begins Location Location in the state of Florida Coordinates , Government Country State County United States Florida Duval Mayor John Peyton (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 2,264. ...

PGA Tour wins

  • 1963 (1) Doral C.C. Open Invitational
  • 1965 (1) Cleveland Open Invitational
  • 1967 (2) Jacksonville Open, Philadelphia Golf Classic
  • 1968 (2) Florida Citrus Open Invitational, Minnesota Golf Classic

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Bradford County Telegraph (1005 words)
Dan Sikes is one of four candidates who are vying for a position as circuit judge in the eighth judicial circuit which includes Bradford and Union counties.
Sikes said circuit judges must serve throughout the circuit on cases that include divorce, debt, child custody, child support, alimony, property, child abuse, abuse of the elderly, abuse of the disabled, domestic violence, probate, corporate litigation, contract litigation, personal injury, medical malpractice, real property litigation, government law, guardianship, administrative law and labor law.
Sikes said, if he is elected, he will always remember the hours he spent talking with mothers who were crying over children who had run afoul of the law.
Sikes Family Genealogy Forum (All Messages) (5436 words)
Re: SIKES, Benjamin; 1782-1864; NC>GA>MS>LA - Dorcas Milam 4/20/02
Re: SIKES, Benjamin; 1782-1864; NC>GA>MS>LA - Roberta Croghan 3/27/99
Re: SIKES, Benjamin; 1782-1864; NC>GA>MS>LA - Karan 4/06/99
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