Sawgrass Obituaries

Sawgrass Obituaries

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  • Apr 29, 2015 | via Sunday Herald 

    PGA confirm the death of former Players Championship...

    FORMER Ryder Cup player and Players Championship winner Calvin Peete has died at the age of 71, the PGA Tour has confirmed. FORMER Ryder Cup player and Players Championship winner Calvin Peete has died at the age of 71, the PGA Tour has confirmed.

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  • Apr 29, 2015 | via Sunday Herald 

    Nicklaus leads Peete tributes

    Jack Nicklaus has led the tributes to former Ryder Cup player Calvin Peete, who died on Wednesday at the age of 71. Jack Nicklaus has led the tributes to former Ryder Cup player Calvin Peete, who died on Wednesday at the age of 71. Peete won 12 times on the PGA Tour between 1979 and 1986 - making him the most successful African-American player before Tiger Woods - the highlight of which was his victory in the Players Championship at Sawgrass in 1985. He played on the US Ryder Cup teams in 1983 - when Nicklaus was captain - and 1985, winning both of his singles matches and finishing with a record of four wins, two defeats and one half.

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