Marty Furgol

Martin A. Furgol (January 5, 1916 – November 23, 2005) was an American professional golfer. He won five times on the PGA Tour in the 1950s. He played on the 1955 Ryder Cup team. He was born in New York Mills, New York and died in Florida. Although he was from the same town as golfer Ed Furgol, they are not related.

Marty Furgol
Personal information
Full nameMartin A. Furgol
Born(1916-01-05)January 5, 1916
New York Mills, New York
DiedNovember 23, 2005(2005-11-23) (aged 89)
Florida
Nationality United States
Career
Turned professional1937
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Champions Tour
Professional wins6
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour5
Other1
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentT11: 1957
PGA ChampionshipT9: 1949, 1955
U.S. OpenT9: 1953
The Open ChampionshipDNP

Professional wins (6)Edit

PGA Tour wins (5)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 Feb 25, 1951 Houston Open −11 (69-67-72-69=277) 1 stroke   Jack Burke, Jr.
2 Jul 15, 1951 Western Open −10 (68-68-69-65=270) 1 stroke   Cary Middlecoff
3 Sep 26, 1954 National Celebrities Open −11 (68-68-68-69=273) 1 stroke   Bo Wininger
4 Feb 1, 1959 San Diego Open Invitational −14 (70-71-64-69=274) 1 stroke   Joe Campbell,   Billy Casper,
  Dave Ragan,   Mike Souchak,
  Bo Wininger
5 Sep 20, 1959 El Paso Open −15 (73-69-66-65=273) 4 strokes   Jay Hebert,   Ernie Vossler

PGA Tour playoff record (0–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 1954 Greater Greensboro Open   Doug Ford Lost in 18-hole playoff (Ford:72, Furgol:75)

Other wins (1)Edit

this list may be incomplete

U.S. national team appearancesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Trenham, Pete. "Trenham Golf History: 1970 to 1979". trenhamgolfhistory.org. Retrieved June 20, 2014.

External linksEdit