Dale Douglass

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Dale Douglass
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Dale Dwight Douglass
Born (1936-03-05) March 5, 1936 (age 78)
Wewoka, Oklahoma
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Castle Rock, Colorado
Career
College University of Colorado
Turned professional 1960
Current tour(s) Champions Tour
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Professional wins 19
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 3
Champions Tour 11
Other 2 (regular)
3 (senior)
Best results in Major Championships
Masters Tournament T19: 1969
U.S. Open T13: 1969
The Open Championship T32: 1970
PGA Championship T17: 1975

Dale Dwight Douglass (born March 5, 1936) is an American professional golfer who has won tournaments at both the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour level.

Douglass was born in Wewoka, Oklahoma. He graduated from University of Colorado in 1959, turned pro in 1960, and joined the PGA Tour in 1963. He played on the 1969 Ryder Cup team.

Douglass won three times and earned $573,351 in just under 25 years on the PGA Tour. His best finish in a major championship was T-13 at the 1969 U.S. Open.[1] His fortunes improved dramatically when he reached the age of 50 and joined the Senior PGA Tour (now known as the Champions Tour). In this venue, Douglass has 11 wins including the 1986 U.S. Senior Open and currently has about $7 million in earnings.[2]

He currently lives in Paradise Valley, Arizona.

Professional wins (19)[edit]

PGA Tour wins (3)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 Apr 20, 1969 Azalea Open Invitational −9 (70-70-66-69=275) 3 strokes United States Jim Langley, United States Larry Mowry,
United States Ben Stone, United States Terry Wilcox
2 Jun 22, 1969 Kemper Open −14 (69-70-68-67=274) 4 strokes United States Charles Coody
3 Jan 18, 1970 Phoenix Open Invitational −13 (71-66-68-66=271) 1 stroke United States Howie Johnson, United States Gene Littler

PGA Tour playoff record (0–3)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 1968 Sahara Invitational United States Chi-Chi Rodríguez Lost to birdie on first extra hole
2 1970 Greater Jacksonville Open United States Don January Lost 18-hole playoff (January:69, Douglass:72)
3 1971 Kemper Open South Africa Gary Player, United States Lee Trevino, United States Tom Weiskopf Weiskopf won with birdie on first extra hole

Other wins (2)[edit]

Senior PGA Tour wins (11)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 Mar 23, 1986 The Vintage Invitational −16 (67-70-69-66=272) 4 strokes South Africa Gary Player
2 Mar 30, 1986 Johnny Mathis Seniors Classic −14 (67-69-66=202) 3 strokes United States Chi-Chi Rodríguez
3 Jun 29, 1986 U.S. Senior Open −5 (66-72-68-73=279) 1 stroke South Africa Gary Player
4 Oct 12, 1986 Fairfield Barnett Classic −13 (68-67-68=203) 1 stroke United States Miller Barber
5 Feb 21, 1988 GTE Suncoast Classic −6 (67-69-74=210) 2 strokes United States Orville Moody
6 May 27 1990 Bell Atlantic Classic −4 (70-66-70=206) Playoff South Africa Gary Player
7 Aug 11, 1991 Showdown Classic −7 (71-67-71=209) 1 stroke United States George Archer, United States Don Bies
8 May 31, 1992 NYNEX Commemorative −7 (67-66=133) Playoff United States Terry Dill
9 Jul 19, 1992 Ameritech Senior Open −15 (65-70-66=201) 4 strokes United States Jim Dent
10 Oct 24, 1993 Ralphs Senior Classic −17 (66-66-64=196) Playoff United States Jim Dent
11 Jun 23, 1996 Bell Atlantic Classic −4 (69-69-68=206) Playoff United States John Schroeder, United States Tom Wargo

Senior PGA Tour playoff record (4–4)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 1986 Del E. Webb Senior PGA Tour Roundup United States Charles Owens Lost to par on second extra hole
2 1990 Bell Atlantic Classic South Africa Gary Player Won with par on second extra hole
3 1990 Fairfield Barnett Space Coast Classic United States Mike Hill Lost to par on first extra hole
4 1990 New York Life Champions United States Mike Hill, United States Lee Trevino Hill won with birdie on first extra hole
5 1992 NYNEX Commemorative United States Terry Dill Won with par on first extra hole
6 1993 Ralphs Senior Classic United States Jim Dent Won with birdie on first extra hole
7 1994 The Tradition United States Raymond Floyd Lost to birdie on first extra hole
8 1996 Bell Atlantic Classic United States John Schroeder, United States Tom Wargo Won with birdie on third extra hole

Senior major championship is shown in bold.

Other senior wins (3)[edit]

Champions Tour major championships[edit]

Wins (1)[edit]

Year Championship Winning score Margin Runner-up
1986 U.S. Senior Open −5 (66-72-68-73=279) 1 stroke South Africa Gary Player

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