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Encyclopedia > Keith Fergus

Keith Carlton Fergus (born March 3, 1954) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour, the Nationwide Tour and the Champions Tour. March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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 Nationwide Tour is the developmental tour for the PGA Tour, and features professional golfers who have either failed to score well enough at that levels Qualifying School (the main tours qualifying tournament, popularly referred to as Q-School) or who have done so but then failed to... 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. ...


Fergus was born in Temple, Texas. He started playing golf at age 8. In high school, he played football and basketball but enjoyed practicing golf more than the other sports. He attended and was a member of the golf team at the University of Houston, where he was a 3-time All American and runner-up to Jay Haas at the 1975 NCAA Championship. He turned pro in 1976. Temple is a city located in Bell County, Texas. ... Golfer after swing. ... The University of Houston, formerly University of Houston–University Park, is a comprehensive doctoral degree-granting university[2] located in Houston, Texas. ... Jay Haas (born December 2, 1953 in St. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 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. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ...


Fergus had his best years on the PGA Tour in the early 1980s. During his PGA career, he had over 40 top-10 finishes and won three events. His best finish in a major was a T-3 at the 1980 U.S. Open; he also had a T-4 at the 1981 PGA Championship. He began using the long putter in 1988. Fergus took a break from the Tour in 1988 when he accepted the head golf coaches job at his alma matter, the University of Houston, a position he held until 1994. The 1980s decade refers to the years from 1980 to 1989, inclusive, informally sometimes including the years 1979, 1990 and 1991. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June, scheduled such that the final round is always played on the 3rd Sunday of that month. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Logo for the 2006 PGA 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... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal. // Events January Bill Clinton January 1 : North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect. ...


Fergus resumed tour play in the mid-1990s on both the Nationwide Tour and, on a limited basis, in PGA events. In 1996 at the Nortel Open, he was attacked by a swarm of killer bees and was stung 10 to 15 times; his caddie was stung more than 50 times. After turning 50 in March 2004, he began play on the Champions Tour, where his best finish to date is a T-2 at the 2005 Toshiba Senior Classic. See also 1990s, the band The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive, sometimes informally including popular culture from 2000 and 2001. ... The Chrysler Classic of Tucson is a golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... The term killer bees may refer to: The Africanized bee. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Fergus has done some course design work and starred in some television commercials. He lives in the Houston suburb of Sugar Land. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing. Flag Seal Nickname: Space City Location Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Government Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Mayor Bill White Geographical characteristics Area 1,558 km²  (601. ... City nickname: The Land of Sugar City slogan: Sugar Land. ...


PGA Tour wins

The Memorial Tournament is a PGA Tour golf tournament which is closely associated with Jack Nicklaus. ...

Other wins

  • 1971 Texas State Junior
  • 1976 Texas State Open
  • 1994 NIKE Panama City Beach Classic, NIKE Boise Open

External links

  • Profile on PGA Tour's official site

 
 

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