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Encyclopedia > Mike Souchak

Michael Souchak (born May 10, 1927) is a professional golfer who won 15 times on the PGA Tour in the 1950's and 1960's. He played on the 1959 and 1961 Ryder Cup teams. In his first win at the 1955 Texas Open he finished with a 72-hole record of 257 (27 under par). This record stood until 2001 when Mark Calcavecchia shot 256 at the Phoenix Open. (This record was subsequently broken when Tommy Armour III shot 254 at the 2003 Valero Texas Open.) He was born in Berwick, Pennsylvania. May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Golf (gowf in Scots) is a sport 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. ... 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. ... Mark Calcavecchia (b. ... 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. ... Tommy Armour III (October 8, 1959-) is a professional golfer on the PGA Tour. ... The Valero Texas Open is an official tournament on the PGA Tour. ... Berwick is a borough located in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, 27 miles (43 km) southwest of Wilkes Barre. ...

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