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Encyclopedia > Terry Diehl


Terry Diehl (born November 9, 1949) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour from 19731983. November 9 is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 52 days remaining. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 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. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Diehl was born and raised in Rochester, New York. He attended the University of Georgia from 19681971 and was a member of the golf team, an All-American in 1969. Nickname: The Flour City, The Flower City, The Worlds Image Center Motto: Rochester: Made for Living Location of Rochester in New York State Country United States State New York County Monroe Mayor Robert Duffy Area    - City 37. ... The University of Georgia (UGA) is the largest institution of higher learning and research in the State of Georgia. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... Greg Norman on the 18th tee at St Andrews. ... All-American, a Broadway musical with book by Mel Brooks, music by Charles Strouse, and lyrics by Lee Adams, opened in New York on March 19, 1962, and played 80 performances. ... 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ...

Diehl had more than 20 top-10 finishes in PGA Tour events including a win at the 1974 San Antonio Texas Open; he shot a 19-under-par 269 and won by one stroke over Mike Hill. He finished a solo 2nd at the same tournament in 1980. Diehl finished the 1976 IVB-Philadelphia Golf Classic tied for first in regulation; however, he lost that tournament to Tom Kite on the fifth extra hole of a playoff handing Kite his first of 19 PGA Tour wins. [1] Diehl's best finish in a major championship was a T-7 at the 1977 U.S. Open. 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Mike Hill (born January 27, 1939) is an American golfer. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... // Tom Kite (born December 9, 1949 in Austin, Texas) is an American golfer. ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... 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. ...

Diehl left the PGA Tour after the 1983 season to pursue other endeavors that included a stint in the PGA Tour's marketing department, a commentator for ESPN, a club pro, a stockbroker[2] with Prudential Securities and a senior vice president in portfolio management at Morgan Stanley in Rochester.[3] ESPN (an acronym for the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ... Prudential plc is a United Kingdom based financial services company. ... Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) is an investment bank, retail broker, and credit card provider with headquarters in New York City. ...

Diehl decided to forgo a chance to play on the Champions Tour after reaching the age of 50, when he and wife Laura decided to adopt a daughter from China. He also has four grown sons.[4]

PGA Tour wins

Amateur wins

  • 1967 International Junior Masters (individual medalist)
  • 1969 New York State Amateur

Notes and References

  1. ^ Golf Digest: One Hit Wonders (URL last accessed October 31, 2006)
  2. ^ Ibid.
  3. ^ PGATOUR.com's Life Beyond the Green series: Making a "Diehl" after professional golf (URL last accessed October 31, 2006)
  4. ^ Ibid.



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