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Encyclopedia > Mike Sullivan (golfer)

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Michael James Sullivan (born January 1, 1955) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and Nationwide Tour; and currently plays on the Champions Tour. January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday 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. ... Golfs Nationwide Tour is the developmental tour for the U.S. based 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) to earn their PGA Tour... 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. ...


Sullivan was born in Gary, Indiana. He briefly attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, and was a roommate of fellow future PGA Tour player Andy Bean. He turned pro in 1975 and joined the PGA Tour in 1980. This article is about the city in Indiana, for other uses of Gary, see Gary (disambiguation). ... The University of Florida (Florida or UF) is a public land-grant research university located in Gainesville, Florida. ... Downtown Clock Tower, housing the restored clock bell from the 1885 courthouse Gainesville is the largest city and county seat of Alachua County, Florida. ... // Andy Bean (born March 13, 1953 in LaFayette, Georgia) ia an American professional golfer who has won numerous tournaments at both the amateur and professional level including 11 PGA Tour victories. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ...


Sullivan won three PGA Tour events during his career. His first win came at the 1980 Southern Open which he calls the biggest thrill of his career due to being paired with golf legend Arnold Palmer in the third round. He had more than 40 top-10 finishes in PGA Tour events during his career. His best finish in a major championship was a T-12 at the 1989 PGA Championship. Sullivan played some on the Nationwide Tour in his forties. His best finish in a Nationwide Tour event was a T-2 in the 1998 NIKE Dominion Open. During 2005, his rookie season on the Champions Tour, his best finish was a T-9 at the Blue Angels Classic. 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Arnold Palmer helped to popularize televised golf. ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday 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... Golfs Nationwide Tour is the developmental tour for the U.S. based 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) to earn their PGA Tour... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian 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. ...


Sullivan has been plagued by back trouble throughout his career. He is a spiritual man who credits fellow golfer Don Pooley for mentoring him and enhancing his Christian faith. He lives in Ocala, Florida. // Sheldon George Don Pooley (born August 27, 1951) is an American professional golfer who has won tournaments on both the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour. ... Nickname: Horse Capital of the World, Lightning Capital of the World Location of Ocala, Florida Coordinates: Country United States State Florida County Marion County Area    - City 100. ...


PGA Tour wins

  • 1980 Southern Open
  • 1989 Independent Insurance Agent Open
  • 1994 B.C. Open

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Other regular career wins

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External links

  • Profile on PGA Tour's official site

 
 

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