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Encyclopedia > Ken Still


Ken Still (born February 12, 1935) is an American professional golfer who has played on both the PGA Tour and the Senior PGA Tour. February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to 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 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. ...

Still was born in Tacoma, Washington. During his early twenties he worked as a bullpen catcher in the Dodgers organization, and caught for Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale. Old Town neighborhood in Tacoma, with Mount Rainier in background Flag Seal Nickname: The City of Destiny Location Location of Tacoma in Pierce County and Washington State Government County Pierce Mayor Bill Baarsma (NP) Geographical characteristics Area     City 162. ... The text below is generated by a template, which has been proposed for deletion. ... Sanford Sandy Koufax (IPA pronunciation: /kofæks/), born Sanford Braun on December 30, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York, is one of the greatest left-handed pitchers in Major League Baseball history. ... Donald Scott Drysdale (July 23, 1936 - July 3, 1993) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. ...

Still won 3 PGA Tour events. His best year in professional golf was 1969 when he won the Florida Citrus Open Invitational in Orlando in the spring, and the Greater Milwaukee Open in the summer. He also played on the Ryder Cup team that year. 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... Flag Seal Nickname: The city Beautiful Location Location in Orange County and the state of Florida. ...

The 1969 Ryder Cup was marred by acrimony and gamesmanship between the American and British teams – and Ken Still was right in the middle of it. Britain's non-playing captain Eric Brown set the tone by instructing his players not to look for the opposition ball if it ended up in the rough. Ken Still, in the first-day foursomes, had been guilty of childish gamesmanship at the expense of Briton Maurice Bembridge when he regularly stood too close as his opponent was putting. Later, Still responded to what he felt was recurring gamesmanship by Bernard Gallacher by knocking aside his ball marker and shouting, "You can have the hole – and the goddamn Cup!" This nearly led to a fistfight between the two men. Still's playing partner, Dave Hill, always volatile and wisecracking, also had harsh words for Gallacher, and threatened to wrap a 1-iron around his head. Ultimately all of this led to one of the most famous gestures of sportmanship in the history of sport: in the final singles encounter Jack Nicklaus had Tony Jacklin pick-up a missable putt so the match would end in a 16-16 tie.[1] 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 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. ... Maurice Bembridge (born 21 February 1945) is an English golfer. ... // Bernard Gallacher (born 9 February 1949 in Bathgate, Scotland) is a Scottish professional golfer. ... Dave Hill (born May 20, 1937) is a professional golfer who won 13 times on the PGA Tour. ... Nicklaus celebrates his victory in the 1980 U.S. Open Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), also known as The Golden Bear, was a major force in professional golf, first on the PGA Tour from the 1960s to the mid-to-late 1980s, then on the Champions Tour from... Tony Jacklin (born July 7, 1944) is an English golfer, who was arguably the most successful UK player of his generation. ...

Still had two top-10 finishes in major championships during his career: a 5th place finish at the 1970 U.S. Open, and a T-6 at The Masters in 1971. After reaching the age of 50 in 1985, he began play on the Senior PGA Tour and continued to play in this venue until the late 1990s. He has lived at the Fircrest Golf Club in Fircrest, Washington since the 1950s. The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... 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. ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... 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. ... 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. ... Fircrest is a city located in Pierce County, Washington. ... The 1950s were the decade that traditionally speaking, spanned the years 1950 through 1959. ...

PGA Tour wins

Other regular career wins

  • 1964 British Columbia Open


  1. ^ Golf today Price article on the games sportsmanship (URL last accessed August 13, 2006)



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