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Hal Sutton (born April 28, 1958 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American golfer and captain of the 2004 American Ryder Cup team. April 28 is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 247 days remaining. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Official website: www. ... Golf (gowf in Scots) is a game where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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. ...


Sutton was a promising golfer at the Centenary College of Louisiana, named GOLF Magazine's 1980 College Player of the Year. He established himself as one of the PGA TOUR's top young stars in the early 1980s, winning the PGA Championship in 1983. However, he then entered into a long drought, going from 1986 to 1995 without a PGA TOUR victory; he nearly lost his tour card late in the string, maintaining it only by using a one-time-only exemption for players in the top 50 of the all-time PGA TOUR career money list. In 2001, however, Sutton had one of his best years, making the cut in 22 of 26 events with one victory at the Shell Houston Open at TPC at The Woodlands and a season winnings total of $1.7 million USD. Centenary College of Louisiana is an independent United Methodist, primarily undergraduate, liberal arts and sciences college in Shreveport, Louisiana. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... The 1980s decade refers to the years from 1980 to 1989, inclusive. ... // The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR. The PGA Championship is one of the four Major Championships in mens golf, and it is the golf seasons final major, being played in August. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... TPC at The Woodlands is a golf club in The Woodlands, Texas. ... This article is about general United States currency. ...


He was named non-playing captain of the USA's Ryder Cup team for 2004. The competition, played at Oakland Hills Country Club, saw Europe beat the USA by 18.5 points to 9.5 points. Inevitably, Sutton came in for some criticism of his performance as captain, especially for his decision to pair Tiger Woods with Phil Mickelson on the first day of play. 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. ... Eldrick Tonter Tiger Woods (born December 30, 1975, in Cypress, California) is an American golfer, widely considered to be one of the greatest golfers of all time. ... Philip Alfred Mickelson (born June 16, 1970) (nicknamed Lefty for having a left-handed swing, despite being right-handed), is an American professional golfer. ...


He will become eligible to play the Champions Tour in April 2008. 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. ...


PGA Tour wins

Sutton's major championship is shown in bold. THE PLAYERS Championship is a prestigious annual golf tournament for professional male golfers which takes place every March on the PGA TOUR. The event was founded in 1974 as the Tournament Players Championship, played at Sawgrass Country Clubs Oceanside Course (a combination of the East and West 9-hole... // The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR. The PGA Championship is one of the four Major Championships in mens golf, and it is the golf seasons final major, being played in August. ... The FedEx St. ... The Phoenix Open is a nationally televised golf tournament, a part of the PGA Tour, held at the Tournament Players Club (TPC) in Scottsdale, Arizona around the last weekend in January. ... The Memorial Tournament is a PGA Tour golf tournament which is closely associated with Jack Nicklaus. ... The B.C. Open logo created by Johnny Hart. ... THE TOUR Championship (the capitalisation is official) is the final event of golfs PGA Tour season. ... The Canadian Open is a golf tournament which was founded in 1919. ... THE PLAYERS Championship is a prestigious annual golf tournament for professional male golfers which takes place every March on the PGA TOUR. The event was founded in 1974 as the Tournament Players Championship, played at Sawgrass Country Clubs Oceanside Course (a combination of the East and West 9-hole...


Starting in 1999 University of Dayton students started "HAL YES" which was the biggest party of the year for 3 years until the organizers graduated. The party celebrated Hal and his life. It was sponsored by Wild Turkey and Old Crow.


External links

  • Profile on the PGA Tour's official site
  • ESPN profile for Hal Sutton
  • Hal Sutton at Golf Stars Online Directory of related interviews, sites and feature articles

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Hal Sutton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (319 words)
Hal Sutton (born April 28, 1958 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American golfer and captain of the 2004 American Ryder Cup team.
Sutton was a promising golfer at the Centenary College of Louisiana, named GOLF Magazine's 1980 College Player of the Year.
In 2001, however, Sutton had one of his best years, making the cut in 22 of 26 events with one victory at the Shell Houston Open at TPC at The Woodlands and a season winnings total of $1.7 million USD.
Sports: Sutton to head Ryder Cup team (346 words)
Hal Sutton's next role in the Ryder Cup is to make sure the American team shares his passion for the matches.
Sutton will be in charge of bringing the Ryder Cup back to the United States after it lost to Europe at The Belfry 151/2-121/2, the largest margin in 17 years.
Sutton, who will be 46 at the next Ryder Cup, said last week that if he were ever asked to be captain, he would not be afraid of any criticism that comes with the job.
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