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David K. Oakley (April 27, 1945July 2, 2006) was an American professional golfer whose greatest success came on the European Seniors Tour. Oakley was the older brother of American professional golfer Pete Oakley. April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... 1945 (MCMVL) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 182 days remaining. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In golf the distinction between amateurs and professionals in rigorously maintained. ... The European Seniors Tour is a professional tour for male golfers aged 50 and over. ... // Peter H. Pete Oakley (born June 28, 1949) is an American professional golfer best known for winning the 2004 Senior British Open, one of the major championships in senior mens professional golf. ...


Oakley was born in New York, but grew up in Panama City, Florida. He got started in golf by his mother who thought a nine-hole course near their home would make a fine babysitter for Oakley and his brother. Oakley turned pro in 1970 and toured Europe, Asia, Canada and the United States before hanging up his clubs in 1976 to concentrate on a business career not related to golf. He spent 10 years as a hotel liquidator and nine as a furniture store manager before returning to professional golf in 1996 to play on various senior circuits.[1] Official language(s) English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... Location in Bay County Coordinates: Country United States State Florida County Bay County Incorporated 1909 Mayor Lauren DeGeorge Area    - City 69. ... Greg Norman on the 18th tee at St Andrews. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...


Oakley died at the age of 61 after losing his battle against cancer. His survivors include his wife Doris and sons James and Christopher. At the time of his death, he was fifth on the European Seniors Tour Career Money List.


European Senior Tour wins

  • 1999 (1) MDIS & Partners Festival of Golf
  • 2000 (1) DeVere Hotels Senior Classic
  • 2001 (2) Energis Senior Masters, Scottish Seniors Open

Wentworth Senior Masters is a mens professional golf tournament on the European Seniors Tour. ...

References

  1. ^ Obituary from PGATOUR.com

 
 

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