Doug Ford (golfer)
|Full name||Douglas Michael Ford, Sr.|
August 6, 1922|
West Haven, Connecticut
|Died||May 14, 2018(aged 95)|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||180 lb (82 kg; 13 st)|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in Major Championships
|The Masters Tournament||Won: 1957|
|U.S. Open||T5: 1959|
|The Open Championship||T24: 1964|
|PGA Championship||Won: 1955|
|Achievements and awards|
|World Golf Hall of Fame||2011 (member page)|
|PGA Player of the Year||1955|
Ford played on four Ryder Cup teams: 1955, 1957, 1959, and 1961. He was inducted into the Connecticut Golf Hall of Fame in 1972. He was inducted into the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame in 1992. Ford was elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2010 and was inducted in May 2011.
Ford died May 14, 2018 at the age of 95.
References[change | change source]
- "2011 Hall of Fame class: Els, Ford, Bush, Hutchison". PGA Tour. September 22, 2010. Retrieved December 23, 2013.
- McCabe, Jim (May 15, 2018). "World Golf Hall of Fame member Ford dies at 95". PGA Tour.