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Dave Douglas

 

 

Dave Douglas (January 1, 1918 – November 1978) was an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour in the 1940s and 1950s.

Douglas hailed from Newark, Delaware. Early in his career, he held the position of club pro at the Newark (Delaware) Country Club from 1940 until October 1942. After World War II, he joined the PGA Tour. At 6'2" tall and 165 pounds, he was lean and lanky. He was of Scottish ancestry and known for his smooth swing.

Douglas won several tournaments on the PGA Tour in the late 1940s through the mid 1950s. He was a member of the winning U.S. Ryder Cup Team in 1953.

In 1978, Douglas was inducted into the Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame.

 

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