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Encyclopedia > Peter Oosterhuis

Peter Oosterhuis (b. May 3, 1948 in London, England) is an English golfer and golf analyst. London — containing the City of London — is the capital of the United Kingdom and of England and a major world city. With over seven million inhabitants (Londoners) in Greater London area, it is amongst the most densely populated areas in Western Europe. ... Royal motto: Dieu et mon droit (French: God and my right) Englands location within the UK Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area  - Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 1st UK 49,138,831 377/km² Ethnicity... Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor sport where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ...


Before turning professional, Oosterhuis represented Great Britain in the 1967 Walker Cup and in the 1968 Eisenhower Trophy. As a player, Oosterhuis played on the European Tour and full time on the PGA Tour from 1975 until 1986. He collected 20 victories worldwide including the 1981 British PGA Championship. He was the runner-up in The Open Championship in 1974 and 1982. The Walker Cup is a series of golf matches conducted biennially between teams comprising the leading amateur golfers of the United States and the United Kingdom and Ireland. ... The Eisenhower Trophy is a biennial world amateur team golf championship for men organised by the International Golf Federation. ... The PGA European Tour is a top-level professional mens golf tour. ... The PGA Tour is an organization which is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA. It operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... The Champions Belt & The Claret Jug. ...


Oosterhuis played on six Ryder Cup teams for Great Britain or Europe from 1971 to 1981. His notable Ryder Cup singles victories include wins over Arnold Palmer and Johnny Miller. 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. ... A satellite composite image of Europe Europe is geologically and geographically a peninsula, forming the westernmost part of Eurasia. ... Arnold Palmer helped to popularize televised golf. ... Johnny Miller (1947-) was an American professional golfer who was born in San Francisco. ...


From 1987 to 1993, he was Director of Golf at Forsgate Country Club in Jamesburg, New Jersey, and at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, California. Jamesburg is a borough located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. ... Pacific Palisades is a district within the city of Los Angeles, California located between Brentwood to the east, Malibu to the west, Santa Monica to the southeast, the Santa Monica Bay to the southwest, and the Santa Monica Mountains to the north. ...


In 1994, Oosterhuis was hired to cover the PGA Tour by Britain's Sky Sports and covered two Open Championships for the BBC. From 1995 to 1997, he was the lead analyst for the Golf Channel's coverage of the European Tour. The PGA Tour is an organization which is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA. It operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... Broadcasting currently on the Sky Digital TV platform, Sky Sports was the first of five dedicated sports channels owned by BSkyB. It was launched in 1989 along with Sky News and still broadcasts today. ... The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) was formed in 1927 by means of a royal charter. ... The Golf Channel is an American cable television network devoted (obviously) to the game of golf. ...


In 1998, Oosterhuis joined the CBS Sports golf announce team full time. In addition to his CBS analyst duties, he also serves as a contributing analyst for the Golf Channel's Pre and Post-Game Show. CBS Sports is the division of the CBS Television Network that airs many of the sports telecasts in the United States. ... CBSs first color logo, which debuted in the fall of 1965. ...


Oosterhuis lives in Scottsdale, Arizona in the United States with his wife, Ruth Ann. Scottsdale (Pima Vaṣai S-veṣonĭ) is a city located in Maricopa County, Arizona, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 202,705, while a July 1, 2004 Census estimate put the citys population at 221,130--a 9. ...


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Peter Oosterhuis at AllExperts (346 words)
Oosterhuis played on six Ryder Cup teams for Great Britain or Europe from 1971 to 1981.
In 1994, Oosterhuis was hired to cover the PGA Tour by Britain's Sky Sports and covered two Open Championships for the BBC.
Oosterhuis lives in Scottsdale, Arizona in the United States with his wife, Ruth Ann.
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