|Full name||Donald Iverson|
October 28, 1945 |
La Crosse, Wisconsin
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)|
|College||University of Wisconsin–La Crosse|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships
|Masters Tournament||T29: 1974|
|U.S. Open||T35: 1974|
|The Open Championship||DNP|
|PGA Championship||T6: 1973|
Iverson was born, raised and has lived most of his life in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He attended La Crosse Central High School, where he was a star quarterback on the football team and member of the golf team. He graduated in 1963. As an amateur, he won six La Crosse Tribune County Amateur Golf Championships from 1960–1967. He attended the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse graduating in 1968 with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics. He won the 1966 NAIA Championship. He turned professional later that year.
Iverson played nine years on the PGA Tour from 1971–1979. The biggest win of his career came at the 1975 B.C. Open; he shot a final round 68 for a four-day total of 274 (10-under-par) to edge David Graham and Jim Colbert by one stroke. Iverson's best year on the Tour was also 1975, when in addition to his win at the B.C. Open, he tied for 37th on the money list with $56,559. His best finish in a major was T-6 at the 1973 PGA Championship where Iverson was a co-leader after both the first and second rounds.
After retiring as a touring professional in 1979, he moved back home to La Crosse and went to work as a national sales representative for Inland Printing Company. In 1980, he was elected to the UW–La Crosse Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the Wisconsin State Golf Association Hall of Fame in 1988. Iverson and his wife, Virginia, have two children, Corie and Merritt.
- 1960 Wisconsin Junior
- 1962 Wisconsin Junior
- 1963 International Jaycee Junior
- 1965 CVGA Tournament of Champions
- 1966 Wisconsin Amateur, NAIA Championship
- 1960–1967 six LaCrosse Tribune County Amateurs
PGA Tour wins (1)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of victory||Runners-up|
|1||Sep 1, 1975||B.C. Open||−10 (66-69-71-68=274)||1 stroke||Jim Colbert, David Graham|
- 1972 Shreveport Open Classic
- 1977 Maine Open
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