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Encyclopedia > Doug Ford (golfer)

Douglas M. Ford, Sr. born Fortunato (born June 8, 1922) is a two-time major golf champion. is the 159th day of the year (160th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar). ... // The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the majors, are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in professional golf. ...


He was born in West Haven, Connecticut. He turned professional in 1949 and won for the first time in 1952. His first major was the 1955 PGA Championship. The tournament was still match play at that time, and Ford defeated Cary Middlecoff (4&3) in the final. Ford was that season's PGA Player of the Year. In 1957, he holed out from a plugged lie in the bunker, on the final hole, to come from behind and beat Sam Snead by three strokes at The Masters. The last of his 19 PGA Tour wins came in 1963. West Haven is a city in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States. ... 2007 PGA tournament logo The PGA Championship (referred to as the US PGA Championship outside of North America) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA Tour. ... Match play is a scoring system for golf (compare to stroke play). ... Dr. Cary Middlecoff was a dentist from Memphis, Tennessee who gave up his practice to join what is now the PGA TOUR in the 1940s, a time when the practice would quite likely have promised to have been more lucrative. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA, just south of Jacksonville, that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... Samuel Jackson Sam Snead (May 27, 1912 – May 23, 2002) was an American golfer who was one of the top players in the world for most of 4 decades. ... This article is about the golf tournament. ... The PGA Tour is an organization that operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ...


Ford played on four Ryder Cup teams: 1955, 1957, 1959, and 1961. He was inducted into the Connecticut Golf Hall of Fame in 1972. He was inducted into the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame in 1992. 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 National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame is a nonprofit institution honoring exceptional U.S. athletes of Italian descent. ...

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PGA Tour wins (19)

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Other senior wins

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Results in major championships

Tournament 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
The Masters DNP DNP DNP T21 T21 T33 DNP T6 1 T2 T25
U.S. Open CUT CUT 41 T19 T21 T35 T7 T9 T17 34 T5
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP 1 T17 T9 T11 T11
Tournament 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
The Masters T25 T32 T44 T11 T46 T31 T17 T31 T48 CUT
U.S. Open T33 T6 T8 CUT CUT DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP T24 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship T7 T5 5 T27 CUT T20 CUT CUT CUT CUT
Tournament 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
The Masters CUT T46 CUT CUT CUT CUT CUT CUT CUT WD
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP CUT CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship CUT CUT CUT T56 CUT CUT CUT CUT CUT CUT
Tournament 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
The Masters CUT CUT CUT WD CUT WD CUT CUT CUT CUT
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship CUT WD DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Tournament 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
The Masters CUT WD CUT CUT WD WD CUT CUT WD WD
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Tournament 2000 2001
The Masters WD WD
U.S. Open DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP

DNP = Did not play
WD = Withdrew
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
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masters96.com: chronicle recap: 1957 (1757 words)
Ford, who was torn between a career as a baseball player and a golfer in his youth and now registers out of Mahonac, N.Y., had a card of 72-73-72-66-283 over the exacting 6,790 yards that is the Augusta National golf course.
Ford got a shot in the arm on the first hole when he stopped a seven iron second shot four feet from the pin and stroked the putt home for a bird.
Ford was decked out early in the traditional green coat that marks the Masters champion, but he got it re-done on the practice putting green in the tradition that says the defending champion puts the jacket on the new champion.
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