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Encyclopedia > Dave Eichelberger


Dave Eichelberger (born September 3, 1943 in Waco, Texas) is an American professional golfer who has won several tournaments at both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour levels. September 3 is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years). ... 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... Waco is the county seat of McLennan County, Texas. ... 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. ...

Eichelberger started in the game at the age of 13 in the junior programs at his family's golf club in Waco. He attended Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma; and while there blossomed into an outstanding amateur. He led the Oklahoma State Cowboys to the 1963 NCAA Championship. He turned pro in 1966. Golfer after swing. ... Waco is the county seat of McLennan County, Texas. ... 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. ... Oklahoma State Universitys mens athletics teams are called the Cowboys, a name commonly referring to men that tend sheep and cattle on ranches in the western United States. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ...

Eichelberger has had a successful professional career winning four times on the PGA Tour, six times on the Champions Tour thus far, and has won a couple times in international and other tournaments. During his career, Eichelberger had several improbable holed shots in his wins. He had one at the 1980 Bay Hill Classic and one at the 1981 Tallahassee Open. The last one was a hole-in-one from 190 yards at the par 3, eighth hole at the Emerald Coast Classic to help secure his sixth Champions Tour win. He has in excess of 5.8 million dollars in career earnings. 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... The Bay Hill Invitational is a PGA Tour golf tournament. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Although he is a native Texan, Eichelberger lived most of his adult life in New Canaan, Connecticut. In 2003, he moved to Honolulu, Hawaii, where he lives today with his wife, son and daughter – fraternal twins. New Canaan is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States, 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Stamford, on the Five Mile River. ... Honolulu redirects here. ...

Professional wins

PGA Tour

The Bay Hill Invitational is a PGA Tour golf tournament. ...

Champions Tour

Senior major championships shown in bold The U.S. Senior Open is one of the major championships in mens senior golf. ... The Boeing Championship at Sandestin is a golf tournament on the Champions Tour. ...


  • 1979 JC Penney Mixed Team Classic (with Murle Breer)
  • 1994 DinersClub Matches (with Raymond Floyd)

Raymond Floyd often known as Ray Floyd (b September 4, 1942, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, U.S.A.) is a professional golfer who has won numerous tournaments at both PGA Tour and Champions Tour level. ...

External links

  • Profile on PGA Tour's official site

  Results from FactBites:
CBS News | Eichelberger Wins Senior Open | December 13, 1999 05:19:12 (810 words)
The sudden turn enabled Eichelberger, playing with little flash or emotion, to emerge from a tight five-man race on the back nine Sunday and win his first U.S. Senior Open.
The victory was worth $315,000 for Eichelberger, whose best finish this year had been second at the Las Vegas Classic.
On the 15th, Eichelberger's second shot with a 3-wood hit to the right of the flag and rolled to the edge of the green.
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