Doug Ford (golfer) facts for kids
|Full name||Douglas Michael Ford, Sr.|
August 6, 1922|
West Haven, Connecticut
|Died||May 14, 2018
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||180 lb (82 kg; 13 st)|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in Major Championships
|The Masters Tournament||Won: 1957|
|U.S. Open||T5: 1959|
|The Open Championship||T24: 1964|
|PGA Championship||Won: 1955|
|Achievements and awards|
|World Golf Hall of Fame||2011|
|PGA Player of the Year||1955|
Ford's first major was the 1955 PGA Championship. Ford was that season's PGA Player of the Year.
Ford played on four Ryder Cup teams: 1955, 1957, 1959, and 1961. He was inducted into the Connecticut Golf Hall of Fame in 1972. He was inducted into the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame in 1992. Ford was elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2010 and was inducted in May 2011.
Ford died May 14, 2018 at the age of 95.
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