Who's who: Dale Douglass

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Who's who: Dale Douglass

  • Name:

    Dale Dwight Douglass
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    March 5, 1936 in Wewoka, Oklahoma.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1960

Roll of Honour

Ryder Cup player (1969). Total professional wins (21), including PGA Tour (3) and Senior PGA Tour (11).

Did you know?

Douglass's relatively modest returns on the PGA Tour, three wins in almost 25 years, were hugely surpassed by his 11 wins in just over 10 years on the Senior PGA Tour.

Top tournaments won by Dale Douglass

1998
America
192 (-24)
$150,000
Liberty Mutual

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Douglass, Dale

Score

192 (-24)

Prize money

$150,000

Title sponsor

Liberty Mutual

Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (March 20-22; unofficial two-man better-ball team event). Charles Coody (USA) & Dale Douglass (USA) beat Hugh Baiocchi (RSA) & David Graham (Aus) with a 25-foot birdie putt at the second playoff hole. [GC of Amelia Island, Summer Beach, Florida].

1996
America
Chester Valley
206 (-4)
$135,000
Bell Atlantic

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Douglass, Dale

Venue

Chester Valley

Score

206 (-4)

Prize money

$135,000

Title sponsor

Bell Atlantic

Played as the Bell Atlantic Classic (June 21-23). Douglass (USA) beat John Schroeder (USA) and Tom Wargo (USA) with a birdie at the third playoff hole to record the last of his 11 Snr PGA Tour wins. [Chester Valley GC, Malvern, nr Philadelphia, PA].

1994
America
188 (-28)
$100,000
Liberty Mutual

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Douglass, Dale

Score

188 (-28)

Prize money

$100,000

Title sponsor

Liberty Mutual

Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (unofficial two-man better-ball event, which reverted to team vs individual scoring). Second-placed Chi Chi Rodriguez (PR/USA) & Jim Dent (USA) and Bob Murphy (USA) & Jim Colbert (USA) finished 1 shot behind Dale Douglass (USA) & Charles Coody (USA). [Fazio Foothills course, Barton Creek Resort, Austin, Texas].

1993
America
196 (-17)
$97,500
Ralphs

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Douglass, Dale

Score

196 (-17)

Prize money

$97,500

Title sponsor

Ralphs

Played as the Ralphs Senior Classic (Oct 22-24). Dale Douglass (USA) beat Jim Dent (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record his tenth Snr PGA Tour win. [Rancho Park GC, Los Angeles, CA].

1992
America
133 (-7)
$60,000
NYNEX

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Douglass, Dale

Score

133 (-7)

Prize money

$60,000

Title sponsor

NYNEX

Played as the NYNEX Commemorative. Douglass (USA) beat Terry Dill (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Sleepy Hollow CC, Scarborough, New York].

1992
America
Stonebridge, IL
201 (-15)
$75,000
Ameritech

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Douglass, Dale

Venue

Stonebridge, IL

Score

201 (-15)

Prize money

$75,000

Title sponsor

Ameritech

Played as the Ameritech Senior Open (July 17-19). Second-placed Jim Dent (USA) finished 4 shots behind Douglass (USA). [Stonebridge CC, Aurora, nr Chicago, Illinois].

1991
America
Jeremy Ranch
209 (-7)
$52,500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Douglass, Dale

Venue

Jeremy Ranch

Score

209 (-7)

Prize money

$52,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Showdown Classic. Second-placed George Archer (USA) and Don Bies (USA) finished 1 shot behind Douglass (USA). [Jeremy Ranch G&CC, Park City, nr Salt Lake City, Utah].

1990
America
249 (-39)
$70,000
Liberty Mutual

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Douglass, Dale

Score

249 (-39)

Prize money

$70,000

Title sponsor

Liberty Mutual

Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (unofficial two-man better-ball team event). Defending champions and second-placed Al Geiberger (USA) & Harold Henning (RSA) finished 7 shots behind Dale Douglass (USA) & Charles Coody (USA), whose 249 set a new tournament record for 72-hole score. [Fazio Foothills course, Barton Creek Resort, Austin, Texas].

1990
America
Chester Valley
206 (-4)
$75,000
Bell Atlantic

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Douglass, Dale

Venue

Chester Valley

Score

206 (-4)

Prize money

$75,000

Title sponsor

Bell Atlantic

Played as the Bell Atlantic Classic. Douglass (USA) beat Gary Player (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole. [Chester Valley GC, Malvern, nr Philadelphia, PA].

1988
America
Tampa Palms G&CC
210 (-6)
$45,000
GTE

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Douglass, Dale

Venue

Tampa Palms G&CC

Score

210 (-6)

Prize money

$45,000

Title sponsor

GTE

Played as the GTE Suncoast Seniors Classic. Second-placed Orville Moody (USA) finished 2 shots behind Douglass (USA). [Tampa Palms G&CC, Tampa, Florida].

1986
America
Vintage Club, CA
272 (-16)
$40,500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Douglass, Dale

Venue

Vintage Club, CA

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$40,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Vintage Invitational. Second-placed Gary Player (RSA) finished 4 shots behind first-time US Snr Tr winner Douglass (USA). [Vintage Club, Palm Desert, California].

1986
Majors
279 (-5)
$42,500
USGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Douglass, Dale

Venue

Scioto

Score

279 (-5)

Prize money

$42,500

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Senior Open (June 26-29). Second-placed Gary Player (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Douglass (USA), who recorded his only win in a major championship. [Scioto CC, Columbus, Ohio].

1986
America
Mountaingate CC
202 (-14)
$37,500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Douglass, Dale

Venue

Mountaingate CC

Score

202 (-14)

Prize money

$37,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Johnny Mathis Seniors Classic (March 28-30). Second-placed Chi Chi Rodriguez (PR/USA) finished 3 shots behind Douglass (USA), who recorded back-to-back wins on the Snr PGA Tour. [Mountaingate CC, Los Angeles, California].

1986
America
Suntree CC, FL
203 (-13)
$26,250
Fairfield Barnett

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Douglass, Dale

Venue

Suntree CC, FL

Score

203 (-13)

Prize money

$26,250

Title sponsor

Fairfield Barnett

Played as the Fairfield Barnett Classic. Second-placed Miller Barber (USA) finished 1 shot behind Douglass (USA). [Suntree CC, Melbourne, Florida].

1970
America
Phoenix CC, AZ
271 (-13)
$30,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Douglass, Dale

Venue

Phoenix CC, AZ

Score

271 (-13)

Prize money

$30,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Phoenix Open Invitational (Jan 15-18). Second-placed Gene Littler (USA) and Howie Johnson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Douglass (USA), who recorded the last of his three PGA Tour wins. [Phoenix CC, Phoenix, AZ].

1969
America
274 (-14)
$30,000
Kemper Insurance

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Douglass, Dale

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$30,000

Title sponsor

Kemper Insurance

Played as the Kemper Open (June 19-22). Second-placed Charles Coody (USA) finished 4 shots behind Dale Douglass (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, NC].

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