Ed Furgol

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Ed Furgol
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Edward Joseph Furgol
Born (1917-03-24)March 24, 1917
New York Mills, New York
Died March 6, 1997(1997-03-06) (aged 79)
Miami Shores, Florida
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 13 st)
Nationality  United States
Career
Turned professional 1945
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Champions Tour
Professional wins 11
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 6
Other 5
Best results in major championships
(Wins: 1)
Masters Tournament T5: 1963
U.S. Open Won: 1954
The Open Championship T19: 1955
PGA Championship T3: 1956
Achievements and awards
PGA Player of the Year 1954

Edward Joseph Furgol (March 24, 1917 – March 6, 1997) was an American professional golfer.

When he was twelve years of age, Furgol injured his left elbow when he fell off a set of parallel bars. The elbow never healed correctly and Furgol was left with a crooked arm as a result. On the recommendation of his doctors, he took up golf.[1]

Furgol won six times on the PGA Tour including one major championship, the 1954 U.S. Open. He also played on the 1957 Ryder Cup team. He was born in New York Mills, New York and died in Miami Shores, Florida. Although he was from the same town as golfer Marty Furgol, they are not related. He was Polish American.[2]

Amateur wins[edit]

this list may be incomplete

Professional wins[edit]

PGA Tour wins (6)[edit]

Major championship is shown in bold.

Other wins[edit]

Major championships[edit]

Wins (1)[edit]

Year Championship 54 holes Winning score Margin Runner-up
1954 U.S. Open 1 shot lead +4 (71-70-71-72=284) 1 stroke United States Gene Littler

Results timeline[edit]

Tournament 1946 1947 1948 1949
Masters Tournament DNP 45 T6 48
U.S. Open T12 T13 T45 CUT
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP
Tournament 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
Masters Tournament DNP T15 T38 DNP DNP T24 T24 6 CUT CUT
U.S. Open CUT CUT CUT CUT 1 T45 T4 CUT CUT CUT
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T19 DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP R64 R64 R16 R32 R16 SF R128 T48 CUT
Tournament 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966
Masters Tournament CUT CUT CUT T5 CUT CUT DNP
U.S. Open CUT CUT CUT T38 T14 CUT CUT
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP CUT T13 T33 T49

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
R128, R64, R32, R16, QF, SF = Round in which player lost in PGA Championship match play
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10

Summary[edit]

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
Masters Tournament 0 0 0 1 3 6 16 9
U.S. Open 1 0 0 2 2 5 21 8
The Open Championship 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
PGA Championship 0 0 1 1 3 5 13 11
Totals 1 0 1 4 8 17 51 29
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 11 (1953 PGA – 1957 Masters)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 3 (1956 U.S. Open – 1957 Masters)

U.S. national team appearances[edit]

Professional

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