Ray Floyd

Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner Ray Floyd

Profession: Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner

United States of America

Why Famous: Won 22 events on the PGA Tour and four Major Championships: the 1969 PGA Championship, the 1976 Masters, the 1982 PGA Championship, and the 1986 U.S. Open.

Born: September 4, 1942
Birthplace: Fort Bragg, North Carolina, USA
Age: 76 years old

Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo

Historical Events in the Life of Ray Floyd

  • 1969-08-17 PGA Championship, NCR GC: Ray Floyd wins by 1 stroke from South African Gary Player
  • 1976-04-11 40th Masters Golf Tournament: Ray Floyd wins, shooting a 271
  • 1976-08-16 PGA Championship, Congressional CC: Dave Stockton wins 2nd PGA C'ship in a Monday bad weather finish; by 1 from Ray Floyd & Don January
  • 1978-07-15 British Open Golf, St Andrews: Jack Nicklaus completes 3rd career grand slam; wins by 2 strokes from Ben Crenshaw & Ray Floyd
  • 1982-08-05 PGA Championship, Southern Hills CC: Raymond Floyd fires an opening round 9-under-par 63, tying the tournament 18-hole record
  • 1982-08-08 PGA Championship, Southern Hills CC: Ray Floyd wins 2nd PGA C'ship by 3 shots from fellow American Lanny Wadkins
  • 1986-06-15 86th US Golf Open: Ray Floyd shoots a 279 at Shinnecock Hills GC NY
  • 1994-04-03 6th Seniors Golf Tradition: Ray Floyd
  • 1995-04-16 56th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Ray Floyd wins
  • 1996-07-14 14th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Raymond Floyd

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