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Jeffrey George "Jeff" Sluman (born September 11, 1957 in Rochester, New York) is an American professional golfer who has won numerous professional golf tournaments including 6 PGA Tour victories. September 11 is the 254th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (255th in leap years). ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A portion of Rochesters skyline, looking north along the Genesee River from the Ford Street Bridge. ... 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. ...


Sluman attended Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. He turned pro in 1980, and has had career earnings in excess of 16 million dollars. Florida State University State University System of Florida FAMU FAU FGCU FIU FSU NCF UCF UF UNF USF UWF Florida State University, also commonly referred to as FSU or Florida State, is a comprehensive, graduate-national research university founded in 1851 and located in Tallahassee, Florida. ... Official website: http://talgov. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ...


Sluman has had an unusual career in terms of winning golf tournaments. During what are usually considered a golfers most productive years – their early twenties through their middle thirties – Sluman won only once. At the age of 30, he won the 1988 PGA Championship. Then, shortly before his 40th birthday, he starting winning consistently on the Tour and in non-Tour events. After winning the 1997 Tuscon Chrysler Classic, he won 7 more events including four on the PGA Tour during the next seven seasons. Sluman's best season was in 2002 when he finished the year ranked 15th on the PGA tour with $1,250,187 in earnings. [1] Despite his rather unusual sequence in respect to tournament wins, Sluman has been one of the Tours most consistent top 10 finishers throughout his career. 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... // 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 PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ...


The 1988 PGA Championship was played at the Oak Tree Golf Club in Edmond, Oklahoma. Sluman won the tournament by 3 strokes over Paul Azinger shooting a total of 272. On the final day, Sluman took command of the tournament with a round of 65 that tied David Graham's 1979 mark as the lowest winning round in PGA history. [2] Edmond is a rapidly growing suburban city located in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma in the central part of the state. ... Paul Azinger (b. ... David Graham (author) David Graham (composer) David Graham (footballer) David Graham (golfer) David Graham (voice actor) David Graham (whistleblower) David Graham (rock climber) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


In his spare time, Sluman can be described as a rabid sports fan. He closely follows the Florida State University Seminoles, the Chicago Bears, the Chicago Bulls, and the Chicago Cubs. He has held Bulls season tickets for over 10 years. He is also a collector of rare, fine wines with about 2,000 bottles in his collection. Florida State Womens & Mens logos. ... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue, Orange and White Head Coach Lovie Smith Owner McCaskey Family General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear Local radio Flagship stations: WBBM (780 AM) Announcers: Jeff Joniak... The Chicago Bulls are a National Basketball Association team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... Major league affiliations National League (1876-present) Central Division (1994-present) East Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1908 â€¢ 1907 NL Pennants (16) 1945 â€¢ 1938 â€¢ 1935 â€¢ 1932 1929 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1910 â€¢ 1908 1907 â€¢ 1906 â€¢ 1886 â€¢ 1885 1882 â€¢ 1881 â€¢ 1880 â€¢ 1876 Central Division titles (1) 2003 East Division...

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PGA Tour wins

  • 1988 PGA Championship
  • 1997 Tuscon Chrysler Classic
  • 1998 Greater Milwaukee Open
  • 1999 Sony Open in Hawaii
  • 2001 B.C. Open
  • 2002 Greater Milwaukee Open

Major championships shown in bold // 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 B.C. Open logo created by Johnny Hart. ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ...


Other tournament wins

  • 1999 CVS Charity Classic (with Stuart Appleby)
  • 2003 CVS Charity Classic (with Rocco Mediate)
  • 2003 Franklin Templeton Shark Shootout (with Hank Kuehne)

Stuart Appleby (born May 1, 1971, Cohuna, Victoria) is an Australian golfer!!!! // Career summary A dairy farmers son from rural northern Victoria, Appleby practised by hitting balls from paddock to paddock. ... Rocco Mediate (born December 17, 1962 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania) is an American golfer. ...

References

  1. ^ www.paychex.com/golf
  2. ^ www.oaktreegolfclub.com

External Links

  • Profile on PGA Tour's official site

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Jeff Sluman : USAToday.com - Jeff Sluman Biography from USAToday.com (169 words)
Jeff Sluman fired a 66 in the opening round of the Sony Open and is only three strokes back of leader Luke Donald.
ET Jeff Sluman is now entered in the British Open.
ET Jeff Sluman has withdrawn from the Verizon Heritage.
The 85th PGA Championship / News / Interviews / Jeff Sluman 8/11/03 (3686 words)
Jeff Sluman:: Obviously, it's great to be here, and a unique experience for me, playing on a golf course that I didn't actually grow up on.
Jeff Sluman:: Well, it's a unique experience to play in your hometown in a major, and everybody knows you and everybody is pulling for you.
Jeff Sluman:: Well, I would think the PGA would love for it to be the deciding hole.
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