Name:Edward Joseph "Ed" Furgol
Lived:[1917-1997]. Born on March 24, 1917 in New York Mills, New York. Died on March 6, 1997 in Miami Shores, Florida (aged 79).
Played as the Agua Caliente Open (Jan 17-20). Ed Furgol (USA) beat Al Besselink (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole. [CS&DC de Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico].
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Played as the Milwaukee (Miller) Open (Aug 16-19). Second-placed Gene Littler (USA) finished 4 shots behind Ed Furgol (USA). [Tripoli CC, Brown Deer, nr Milwaukee, Wisconsin; from 2016 called the University Club of Milwaukee].
Played as the Rubber City Open (Sept 6-9). Second-placed Arnold Palmer (USA) finished 1 shot behind Ed Furgol (USA). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].
Ed Furgol (USA) beat Peter Thomson (Aus) with a par at the third playoff hole, to win the International Trophy for best individual score in the Canada Cup. Flory Van Donck (Belg) was eliminated at the second playoff hole. Team winners of the Cup: Chick Harbert & Ed Furgol (USA). [Columbia CC, Chevy Chase, Maryland].
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Furgol (USA) won the PGA of America Player of the Year Award (based on points allocated for PGA Tour wins, money-list position and scoring average).
Played as the Phoenix Open (Feb 4-8). Furgol (USA) beat Cary Middlecoff (USA) with a conceded birdie-four at the first sudden-death playoff hole. Earlier, in the 18-hole Monday playoff, Middlecoff bogeyed the par-5 18th to finish with a level par 71. His score was tied when Furgol made a 20-foot birdie putt at the 18th to force a sudden-death playoff. [Phoenix CC, Phoenix, AZ].
The US Open (54th) (Jun 17-19). Second-placed Gene Littler (USA) finished 1 shot behind Furgol (USA). [Lower course, Baltusrol GC, Springfield, NJ].
Played as the Bing Crosby Pro-Am (Jan 11-13; 54-hole event). Third-placed Lloyd Mangrum (USA) and Sam Snead (USA) finished 3 shots behind Ed Furgol (USA) and George Fazio (USA), who tied for first place. There was no sudden-death playoff in those days. [Pebble Beach Links, Monterey Peninsula, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Cypress Point Club and Monterey Peninsula CC].
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