Old Golf Ball of the Day October 26, 2015

The Doug Ford sold by Sears, circa 1963.

Doug Ford Sears Tournament by Sears circa 1963

Doug Ford was born in West Haven, Connecticut on August 6, 1922. Ford turned professional in 1949 and won the first of his 19 PGA Tour victories  in 1952 at the Jacksonville Open.

PGA Tour wins (19)

  • 1952 Jacksonville Open
  • 1953 Virginia Beach Open
  • 1953 Labatt Open
  • 1953 Miami Open
  • 1954 Greater Greensboro Open
  • 1954 Fort Wayne Open
  • 1955 All American Open
  • 1955 Carling Golf Classic
  • 1955 PGA Championship
  • 1957 Los Angeles Open
  • 1957 Masters Tournament
  • 1957 Western Open
  • 1958 Pensacola Open Invitational
  • 1959 Canadian Open
  • 1960 500 Festival Open Invitation
  • 1961 500 Festival Open Invitation
  • 1962 Bing Crosby National Pro-Am
  • 1962 Eastern Open Invitational
  • 1963 Canadian Open

 

Golf Quote of the Day

You don’t hit anything on the backswing, so why rush it?

– Doug Ford