Marty Furgol

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Marty Furgol
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Martin A. Furgol
Born (1916-01-05)January 5, 1916
New York Mills, New York
Died November 23, 2005(2005-11-23) (aged 89)
Florida
Nationality  United States
Career
Turned professional 1937
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Champions Tour
Professional wins 6
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 5
Other 1
Best results in Major Championships
Masters Tournament T11: 1957
U.S. Open T9: 1953
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship T9: 1949, 1955

Martin A. Furgol (January 5, 1916 – November 23, 2005) was an American professional golfer. He won five times on the PGA Tour in the 1950s. He played on the 1955 Ryder Cup team. He was born in New York Mills, New York and died in Florida. Although he was from the same town as golfer Ed Furgol, they are not related.

Professional wins (6)[edit]

PGA Tour wins (5)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 Feb 25, 1951 Houston Open −11 (69-67-72-69=277) 1 stroke United States Jack Burke, Jr.
2 Jul 15, 1951 Western Open −10 (68-68-69-65=270) 1 stroke United States Cary Middlecoff
3 Sep 26, 1954 National Celebrities Open −11 (68-68-68-69=273) 1 stroke United States Bo Wininger
4 Feb 1, 1959 San Diego Open Invitational −14 (70-71-64-69=274) 1 stroke United States Joe Campbell, United States Billy Casper,
United States Dave Ragan, United States Mike Souchak,
United States Bo Wininger
5 Sep 20, 1959 El Paso Open −15 (73-69-66-65=273) 4 strokes United States Jay Hebert, United States Ernie Vossler

PGA Tour playoff record (0–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 1954 Greater Greensboro Open United States Doug Ford Lost in 18-hole playoff (Ford:72, Furgol:75)

Other wins (1)[edit]

this list may be incomplete

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Trenham, Pete. "Trenham Golf History: 1970 to 1979". trenhamgolfhistory.org. Retrieved June 20, 2014. 

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