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Encyclopedia > Moe Norman

Murray Irwin Norman or Moe Norman (July 10, 1929September 4, 2004) was a Canadian professional golfer. Image File history File links MoeNorman. ... July 10 is the 191st day (192nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 174 days remaining. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A professional provides a service in exchange for payment in accordance with established protocols for licensing, ethics, procedures, standards of service and training/certification. ... This list of golf players, known as golfers includes the most notable players of the sport, who are almost exclusively professionals in the sport. ...

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Career highlights

  • 1955 and 1956 Canadian Amateur Champion
  • 55 career Canadian Tour event victories
  • 1980 through 1985 & 1987 Canadian Professional Golfers Association Seniors Championship
  • 33 course records
  • Results in The Masters Tournament
    • 1956: Shot 75 & 78 (153 total) then withdrew.
    • 1957: Shot 77 & 74 (151 total) missing the cut by one stroke. This was the first year of cuts after the second round.
  • 1966, 1974 Winner, Canadian Professional Golfers Association Championship
  • Winner of Canadian PGA Seniors' Championship eight times, including seven straight wins

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Born in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, he played briefly in the PGA Tour but due to shyness and a preference to stay in Canada, he stayed in Ontario rather than travel. He was regarded by other pro golfers, such as American Lee Trevino, as a golf genius. Flag Motto: ex industria prosperitas (Latin, prosperity through industry) Government Country Province Canada Ontario Mayor Carl Zehr Geographical characteristics Area     City ? km²     Land   136. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... In humans, shyness is a feeling of insecurity that certain people experience while being among others, talking with others, asking favors of others, etc. ... // Lee Buck Trevino (born December 1, 1939) is an American professional golfer. ... A genius is a person with distinguished mental abilities. ...


His play, along with his way of dressing, were both described as unconventional. He devised what is known as "The Norman Swing" -- very short backswing and very short follow-through which produced an amazingly accurate ball placement. Norman played extremely fast, sometimes not even slowing to line up his putts. He was inducted into the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame in 1995. He never took a golfing lesson. Canadian Golf Hall of Fame is the hall of fame for Canadian golfers. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Norman's skills as a ball striker are legendary. Sam Snead, himself a great golfer, once described Norman as the greatest striker of the ball. In January 2005, Tiger Woods told Golf Digest's Jamie Diaz that only two golfers in history "owned their swing": Moe Norman and Ben Hogan. "I want to own mine" Samuel Jackson (Sam) Snead (May 27, 1912 – May 23, 2002) was one of the top golfers in the world for most of 4 decades. ...


Norman died in a Kitchener hospital from congestive heart failure. He had suffered from congestive heart failure since having heart bypass surgery six years earlier. He also had a heart attack two years before his death. Congestive heart failure (CHF), also called congestive cardiac failure (CCF) or just heart failure, is a condition that can result from any structural or functional cardiac disorder that impairs the ability of the heart to fill with or pump a sufficient amount of blood throughout the body. ... A coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) or heart bypass is a surgical procedure performed in patients with coronary artery disease (see atherosclerosis) for the relief of angina and possible improved heart muscle function. ... A myocardial infarction occurs when an atherosclerotic plaque slowly builds up in the inner lining of a coronary artery and then suddenly ruptures, totally occluding the artery and preventing blood flow downstream. ...


Norman's skills as a ball striker are legendary. Sam Snead, himself a great golfer, once described Norman as the greatest striker of the ball. Samuel Jackson (Sam) Snead (May 27, 1912 – May 23, 2002) was one of the top golfers in the world for most of 4 decades. ...


Titleist

In February 1995 the president of Titleist and FootJoy Worldwide, announced that it would pay Norman $5,000 a month for the rest of his life. Titleist is a brand name owned by the Acushnet Company, headquartered in Fairhaven, Massachusetts. ...


External links

  • The Greatest Golfer the World Has Never Known
  • Video obituary

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