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Name: - Raymond Loran "Ray" Floyd
Country: - USA
Born : - September 4th, 1942 in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
Original Home/Club: - Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Occupation: - Professional golfer; course designer.
Turned Pro: - 1961
Web Address: - http://www.rayfloyd.com

Roll of Honour

Majors (4). Senior Majors (4). Ryder Cup player (1969, '75, '77, '81, '83, '85, '91, '93). Ryder Cup captain (1989). Total professional wins (66), of which US PGA Tour (22) and Champions Tour (14). World Golf Hall of Fame (inducted in 1989).


Golf course design

Raymond Floyd Design have laid out a number of courses and been responsible for several redesigns, which include (but are not limited to): Arrowhead, SC (with Tom Jackson); Doral (Blue & Gold courses); Raptor Bay, FL; TPC Las Vegas (with Booby Weed); Turnberry Isle, FL (Miller & Soffer courses).


Did you know?

Floyd benefitted from an early introduction to golf. His father was the resident professional for enlisted men at the U.S. Army's Fort Bragg installation, and also owned a nearby driving range. Floyd enjoyed a highly successful career as a professional on both the regular PGA Tour and later on the Champions Tour. In addition to his many US PGA Tour wins, he won three of the four major titles, only the Open Championship eluding his grasp. While already a member of the US Seniors Tour, Floyd was selected to play in the 1993 Ryder Cup. He retired from competitive golf in 2010.


 

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