Dana Quigley

Dana C. Quigley (born April 14, 1947) is an American professional golfer.

Dana Quigley
Personal information
Full nameDana C. Quigley
Born (1947-04-14) April 14, 1947 (age 74)
Lynnfield, Massachusetts
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight190 lb (86 kg; 14 st)
Nationality United States
ResidenceWest Palm Beach, Florida
CollegeUniversity of Rhode Island
Turned professional1971
Current tour(s)Champions Tour
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Professional wins32
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour Champions11
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
PGA ChampionshipT41: 1980
U.S. OpenT41: 1979
The Open ChampionshipDNP
Achievements and awards
Arnold Palmer Award
(Champions Tour)

Quigley was born in Lynnfield, Massachusetts. He graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 1969 and turned professional in 1971.

Quigley's career in regular tournament golf was unremarkable. He worked as a club professional for many years and had 18 tournament victories in local tournaments in New England. His best finish on the PGA Tour was sixth at the 1980 Greater Milwaukee Open.

In 1997, Quigley became eligible to play in senior golf tournaments, and he soon became a leading player at this level. His first win on the Senior PGA Tour (later called the Champions Tour) came at that year's Northville Long Island Classic. In 2005 at age 58, he led the Champions Tour money list and became the oldest player to win the Arnold Palmer Award for the leading money-winner on the circuit. He has won 11 tournaments on the tour.

Quigley was elected to the New England section of the PGA Hall of Fame in 2000. His nephew Brett Quigley played on the PGA Tour, and now plays on the PGA Tour Champions, where he has won.

Professional wins (32)Edit

Other wins (18)Edit

Champions Tour wins (11)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 Aug 10, 1997 Northville Long Island Classic −12 (67-67-70=204) Playoff   Jay Sigel
2 Sep 6, 1998 Emerald Coast Classic −10 (69-66-65=200) 1 stroke   Jim Colbert
3 Oct 16, 1998 Raley's Gold Rush Classic −13 (71-68-64=203) 3 strokes   John Morgan
4 May 21, 2000 TD Waterhouse Championship −18 (65-67-66=198) 1 stroke   Tom Watson
5 Jul 23, 2001 SBC Senior Open −16 (65-66-69=200) 5 strokes   Jay Sigel
6 Mar 17, 2002 Siebel Classic in Silicon Valley −4 (67-75-70=212) 1 stroke   Bob Gilder,   Fuzzy Zoeller
7 Oct 20, 2002 SBC Championship −12 (68-64-69=201) 1 stroke   Bob Gilder
8 Jan 23, 2003 MasterCard Championship −18 (66-65-67=198) 2 strokes   Larry Nelson
9 Jan 23, 2005 MasterCard Championship (2) −18 (67-65-66=198) Playoff   Tom Watson
10 Jun 13, 2005 Bayer Advantage Classic (2) −11 (67-66=133) Playoff   Gil Morgan,   Tom Watson
11 Jul 2, 2006 Greater Kansas City Golf Classic (3) −18 (67-68-63=198) 3 strokes   David Edwards

Champions Tour playoff record (3–5)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 1997 Northville Long Island Classic   Jay Sigel Won with par on third extra hole
2 1999 Novell Utah Showdown   Dave Eichelberger Lost to par on first extra hole
3 2002 Bruno's Memorial Classic   Sammy Rachels Lost to birdie on second extra hole
4 2005 MasterCard Championship   Tom Watson Won with par on third extra hole
5 2005 Senior PGA Championship   Jerry Pate,   Mike Reid Reid won with birdie on first extra hole
6 2005 Bayer Advantage Classic   Gil Morgan,   Tom Watson Won with birdie on first extra hole
7 2005 JELD-WEN Tradition   Loren Roberts Lost to bogey on second extra hole
8 2007 Boeing Greater Seattle Classic   R. W. Eaks,   David Eger,
  Gil Morgan,   Naomichi Ozaki,
  Craig Stadler,   Denis Watson
Watson won with eagle on second extra hole
Eger, Morgan, Ozaki and Quigley eliminated with birdie on first hole

Other senior wins (3)Edit

U.S. national team appearancesEdit

See alsoEdit

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