Name:Dale Dwight Douglass
Born:March 5, 1936 in Wewoka, Oklahoma.
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
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].
Played as the GTE Suncoast Seniors Classic. Second-placed Orville Moody (USA) finished 2 shots behind Douglass (USA). [Tampa Palms G&CC, Tampa, Florida].
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].
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].
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].
Played as the Fairfield Barnett Classic. Second-placed Miller Barber (USA) finished 1 shot behind Douglass (USA). [Suntree CC, Melbourne, Florida].
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].
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].
Tournament of Champions: the PGA Tour’s calendar-year starts, as it has done since 1999, with this iconic event in Hawaii. The field is drawn from players who won a PGA Tour event in 2022, or were amongst the top 30 in last year’s FedEx Cup final standings (Jan 6-9).
Desert Swing: the European (DP World) Tour launches into 2023 with three events in its UAE “Desert Swing”. Up first is the Abu Dhabi Championship (Jan 19-22), followed by the Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 26-29) and the Ras Al Kaimah Championship (Feb 2-5).
Kathy Whitworth: the end of 2022 saw the passing of LPGA Tour legend Kathy Whitworth. Her 88 LPGA Tour victories is more than achieved by any other golfer on either the LPGA or PGA Tours. Amongst her victories were six major championship titles.
Barry Lane: the golfing world was also saddened by the passing of Barry Lane, one of the European Tour and European Senior Tours most popular players. Enjoying success on both Tours, Lane was know for his excellent ball-striking and amiable personality.
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