Marty Furgol

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Marty Furgol
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full nameMartin A. Furgol
Born(1916-01-05)January 5, 1916
New York Mills, New York
DiedNovember 23, 2005(2005-11-23) (aged 89)
Florida
Nationality United States
Career
Turned professional1937
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Champions Tour
Professional wins6
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour5
Other1
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentT11: 1957
U.S. OpenT9: 1953
The Open ChampionshipDNP
PGA ChampionshipT9: 1949, 1955
 
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Marty Furgol
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full nameMartin A. Furgol
Born(1916-01-05)January 5, 1916
New York Mills, New York
DiedNovember 23, 2005(2005-11-23) (aged 89)
Florida
Nationality United States
Career
Turned professional1937
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Champions Tour
Professional wins6
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour5
Other1
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentT11: 1957
U.S. OpenT9: 1953
The Open ChampionshipDNP
PGA ChampionshipT9: 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.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1Feb 25, 1951Houston Open−11 (69-67-72-69=277)1 strokeUnited States Jack Burke, Jr.
2Jul 15, 1951Western Open−10 (68-68-69-65=270)1 strokeUnited States Cary Middlecoff
3Sep 26, 1954National Celebrities Open−11 (68-68-68-69=273)1 strokeUnited States Bo Wininger
4Feb 1, 1959San Diego Open Invitational−14 (70-71-64-69=274)1 strokeUnited States Joe Campbell, United States Billy Casper,
United States Dave Ragan, United States Mike Souchak,
United States Bo Wininger
5Sep 20, 1959El Paso Open−15 (73-69-66-65=273)4 strokesUnited States Jay Hebert, United States Ernie Vossler

PGA Tour playoff record (0–1)

No.YearTournamentOpponentResult
11954Greater Greensboro OpenUnited States Doug FordLost 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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