Who's who in golf - Dave Marr


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Name: - Dave Marr
Country: - USA
Died : -
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Occupation: - Professional golfer; TV commentator.
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Roll of Honour

MAJORS [1] : US PGA Championship (1965); Ryder Cup (1965).


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Marr will be remembered not just as an excellent golfer of his time, but also for his wonderful golf commentating on television. In latter years he and Peter Alliss teamed up for some of the best golf commentary heard on the BBC.


Top tournaments won by Dave Marr

1965Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA of Amxn/a
Marr (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).
1965Men MajorsUS PGA Ch'shipLaurel Valley280 (-4)$25,000
The US PGA Championship (47th) (Aug 12-15). Second-placed Jack Nicklaus (USA) and Billy Casper (USA) finished 2 shots behind Marr (USA), who recorded his first and only major championship win. [Laurel Valley GC, Ligonier, nr Pittsburgh, PA].

 

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