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Danny Edwards (born June 14, 1951) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour, Nationwide Tour and Champions Tour. He is the older brother of former PGA Tour player David Edwards. June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its 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 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... 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. ...


Edwards was born in Ketchikan, Alaska. He started playing golf at age 14 and four years later won the Oklahoma State High School Championship. He attended Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma and was a member of the golf team. He won the 1972 and 1973 Big Eight Conference Championships, the 1972 North & South Amateur Championship, and was a three-time All-American. He played on the 1973 Walker Cup team and was the low amateur at the British Open the same year.[1] Ketchikan (IPA: ) is the fifth-largest city in terms of population in the U.S. state of Alaska. ... Oklahoma State University Logo The Oklahoma State University System comprises of five educational instututes across Oklahoma. ... Stillwater is a city located in Payne County, Oklahoma. ... The Walker Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in odd numbered years between teams comprising the leading amateur golfers of the United States and Great Britain and Ireland (in political terms the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland). ... The British Open is the title or popular name of a number of sporting tournaments: The British Open golf championship A tennis tournament often called the Wimbledon championships British Open Squash British Open snooker. ...


Edwards joined the PGA Tour in 1975, and won 5 official Tour events. His first victory came at the 1977 Greater Greensboro Open – the only event he would win twice. His best finish in a major was a T-5 at the 1974 British Open. Edwards would earn more than 3 dozen top-10 finishes in Tour events; his final win came at the 1985 Pensacola Open. 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... The British Open is the title or popular name of a number of sporting tournaments: The British Open golf championship A tennis tournament often called the Wimbledon championships British Open Squash British Open snooker. ... This article is about the year. ...


As Edwards moved past his prime PGA Tour years, he turned his attention to the business world. He formed a company in 1985 called Profile Sports in Garden Grove, California to serve as an executive golf school and corporate entertainment venue. He started a company in 1988, Royal Grip Inc. to manufacture a radically improved golf grip; and later put his entrepreneurial and mechanical skills to work by developing a tool that repairs ball marks, which he calls the GreenFix device. [2] He played some on the Nationwide Tour in his forties to prepare for the Champions Tour, which he joined upon reaching the age of 50 in 2001. 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... 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. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...


Edwards lives in Scottsdale, Arizona. Scottsdale (Pima: Vaá¹£ai Svaá¹£onÄ­) is a suburb of Phoenix in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA. Named by the New York Times as The Beverly Hills of the Desert and by Travel Channel as one of the most luxurious destinations in the nation, Scottsdale has become internationally recognized and regarded...


Professional wins

PGA Tour

International

  • 1981 Taiheiyo Japanese Masters (Japan Tour)

Notes and References

  1. ^ Bio on Green Fix Golf's website
  2. ^ Ibid.

External links

  • Profile on PGA Tour's official site

 
 

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