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Encyclopedia > Ky Laffoon

Ky Laffoon (December 23, 1908March 17, 1984) was an American golfer. (Birthdate also stated as December 24, 1907.) He won 10 times on the PGA Tour, with four of the victories coming in 1934. He played on the 1935 Ryder Cup team. He was born in Zinc, Arkansas and died in Springfield, Missouri. December 23 is the 357th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (358th in leap years). ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Golfer after swing. ... December 24 is the 358th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (359th in leap years). ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... 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. ... Zinc is a town located in Boone County, Arkansas. ... Springfield is the third largest city in Missouri. ...


PGA Tour wins

  • 1933 (1) Nebraska Open
  • 1934 (4) Atlanta Open, Hershey Open, Glens Falls Open, Eastern Open Championship
  • 1935 (1) Phoenix Open
  • 1936 (1) Inverness Four-Ball (with Walter Hagen)
  • 1938 (2) Cleveland Open, Miami International Four-Ball (with Dick Metz)
  • 1946 (1) Montgomery Invitational

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. ... Walter Hagen (born December 21, 1892 in Rochester, New York; died October 6, 1969) was a major figure in golf in the first half of the 20th century. ... Richard C. Metz (May 29, 1908 – May 5, 1993) was an American golfer. ...

External link

  • Ky Laffoon at Ozarks Fairways Bio of Ky Laffoon

Results in major championships

Tournament 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939
The Masters NYF NYF T18 T28 T6 5 T27 T22
U.S. Open CUT T26 T23 T28 T5 T20 CUT T9
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP T9 T9 T17 T3 T17 T17
Tournament 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948
The Masters WD DNP DNP NT NT NT T4 T34 T35
U.S. Open DQ DNP NT NT NT NT DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship NT NT NT NT NT NT DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship T33 DNP T9 NT DNP T5 DNP T5 T9

NYF = Tournament not yet founded
NT = No tournament
DNP = Did not play
WD = Withdrew
DQ = Disqualified
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Yellow background for top-10 The Masters is one of four major championships in mens golf and the first to take place each year, being played the weekend following the first Monday in April. ... 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. ... 2005 Open Champion Tiger Woods holding the Claret Jug. ... 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... The Masters is one of four major championships in mens golf and the first to take place each year, being played the weekend following the first Monday in April. ... 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. ... 2005 Open Champion Tiger Woods holding the Claret Jug. ... 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...


 
 

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