Doug Sanders
American golfer, PGA Tour member
Doug Sanders
George Douglas Sanders is a former American professional golfer who won twenty PGA Tour events during his career.
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Sunflower/Sprouts to open second San Jose store
The Business Journals - over 4 years
Sprouts Farmers Market said Friday it expects to open its second store at 1130 Branham Lane in San Jose on Aug. 1. The store will first be named Sunflower Farmers Market. Due to a recent merger between the two natural and organic foods retailers, the Arizona-based company Sprouts expects to re-brand its San Jose location as Sprouts Farmers Market by the end of the year. Sprouts President Doug Sanders said in a prepared statement the new San Jose store will feature similar local and organic products…
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Da Bears' legendary coach on his golf game, the Ryder Cup and his charity for ... - Golf.com
Google News - over 5 years
I played golf with a lot of those guys — Snead, Nicklaus, Palmer, Doug Sanders, Geiberger — but now it seems like any of these guys can do it, and they hit the daggone ball so stinking far. The American team will likely be the underdogs at the Ryder
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Defensive Wizard Serna Delivers in Ninth - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
Doug Sanders and Joash Brodin followed with singles to tie the game 1-1. Sanders then stole home on the back half of a double steal with Brodin swiping second. Maddox followed with a run-scoring hit to right. Rascals ace Jason Lowey (9-2) turned in a
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Sawyer breaks out of slump to lead Rascals past CornBelters - STLtoday.com
Google News - over 5 years
The rally continued when Doug Sanders parked his fifth home run of the season into the Rascals bullpen in right-center to tie it at two. "The ball wasn't carrying too well tonight, but Dougie hit it real well," Rascals manager Steve Brook said
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City's retail vacancies wane - Valley Sun
Google News - over 5 years
Doug Sanders, president of Sprouts Farmers Markets, said that La Cañada Flintridge is such an attractive location that Sprouts was looking to move there even before its merger with Henry's markets, which purchased the former home of Sport Chalet in
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Slammers Steamroll Rascals - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
Eric Williams and Doug Sanders started the game with back-to-back singles. Williams went to third on Sanders' single and Logan Parker drove him in with a slow roller to Hector Pellot at second base. After Stephen Holdren drew a walk, Pellot turned a
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David M. Walter joins F&M Bank - Monmouth Daily Review Atlas
Google News - over 5 years
By Anonymous MONMOUTH — Doug Sanders, president and CEO of F&M Bank, is pleased to announce that David Walter has been hired as vice president, commercial and agricultural banking manager. In this capacity, David will report to Mike Holloway,
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Sprouts to grow by 2 locations in Costa Mesa - Daily Pilot
Google News - over 5 years
The two grocers, which announced the merger in April, will operate under the Sprouts Farmers Market banner, said Doug Sanders, president of Arizona-based Sprouts. A new 27000 square-foot Sprouts location will open at 225 E. 17th Street in Costa Mesa on
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WANTED! New sultan of swing for the Dire States... - Daily Mail
Google News - over 5 years
Back came Foster's priceless response: 'Doug Sanders and Jean van de Velde.' 'There should be a nice buzz around the first tee on Thursday.' Rory McIlroy opts for understatement as he prepares for the commotion surrounding his bid to become the
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Rascals' bats re-awaken to rally for 7-5 win over Wild Things - STLtoday.com
Google News - over 5 years
Doug Sanders drew a leadoff walk and Stephen Holdren followed with a single through the hole at short. Then on consecutive pitches, Chad Maddox delivered a broken-bat double down the left field line to plate Sanders with the Rascals' first run and
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The fashion sense of the PGA Tour - The Desert Sun
Google News - over 5 years
But golf's most famous peacock is part-time desert resident Doug Sanders. Sanders became the most coordinated of the outrageous dresses long before Fowler was even born. Sanders would find shoes and socks in the same colors of his pants,
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Recruits training nerves away - Regina Leader-Post
Google News - over 5 years
New Regina Fire Department recruits train with training captain Doug Sanders at the training centre on Tuesday. After weeks of training, Neil Tkatchuk loves everything about firefighting, but the thought of
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Rascals Beat Grizzlies in Rubber Match of Three-game Series - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
9 hitter Landis Wilson and a single right back up the middle from Doug Sanders, Grizzlies manager Phil Warren pulled starter Jake Donze. Entering with one out in the second was rookie Ryan Juarez, a 22-year-old Norwalk, Calif., native making his
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Long Before Patrick Cantlay, There Was Jim Grant - Hartford Courant
Google News - over 5 years
To give some perspective, only Phil Mickelson in 1991 and Scott Verplank in 1985 have won PGA Tour events as amateurs since Doug Sanders did it at the Canadian Open in 1956. Grant caddied for Sanders at Wethersfield. "Wethersfield was my home course,"
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Country Club seeking Magnolia Classic memorabilia for exhibit - Hattiesburg American
Google News - over 5 years
ALAN HINTON | Hattiesburg American Tom Watson, Craig Stadler, Roger Maltbie, Payne Stewart, Dwight Nevil, Dave Eichelberger, Bill Glasson, Chi-Chi Rodriguez, Orville Moody, Rocco Mediate, JC Snead, Doug Sanders, Johnny Pott, Andy North, Rod Curl,
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Doug Sanders
    FIFTIES
  • 1988
    Age 54
    From 1988 to 1994, he also sponsored the Doug Sanders Celebrity Classic.
    More Details Hide Details He currently resides in Houston. He is a member of the Florida Sports Hall of Fame, Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, and the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame. He was also inducted into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame as a "Gator Great." Major championships are in bold PGA Tour playoff record (5–5) Amateur Professional LA = Low Amateur NT = No tournament DNP = Did not play WD = Withdrew CUT = missed the half-way cut R64, R32, R16, QF, SF = Round in which player lost in match play "T" indicates a tie for a place Yellow background for top-10
  • THIRTIES
  • 1973
    Age 39
    Sanders has always been known as a stylish, flamboyant dresser on the golf course, which earned him the nickname "Peacock of the Fairways." Esquire magazine named Sanders one of America's Ten Best Dressed Jocks in 1973.
    More Details Hide Details Sanders identified himself as the lead character, a playboy PGA Tour golfer, in the golf novel Dead Solid Perfect, by Dan Jenkins. Since retiring from competitive golf, Sanders has been active in his own corporate golf entertainment company and has for nearly 20 years, sponsored the Doug Sanders International Junior Golf Championship in Houston, Texas.
  • 1970
    Age 36
    He earned unfortunate notoriety for taking four shots from just 74 yards as the leader playing the final hole of the 1970 British Open at St Andrews, missing a sidehill 3-foot putt to win, before losing the resulting 18-hole playoff by just a single shot the next day to Jack Nicklaus.
    More Details Hide Details He is remembered for an exceptionally short, flat golf swing—a consequence, it appears, of a painful neck condition that radically restricted his movements.
  • 1966
    Age 32
    In 1966, he became one of the few players in history to finish in the top ten of all four major championships in a single season, despite winning none of them.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1959
    Age 25
    Sanders had 13 top-10 finishes in major championships, including four second-place finishes: 1959 PGA Championship, 1961 U.S. Open, 1966 and 1970 British Opens.
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  • 1956
    Age 22
    Sources: Masters Tournament, U.S. Open and U.S. Amateur, Open Championship, PGA Championship, 1956 British Amateur
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    Sanders won the 1956 Canadian Open as an amateur—the only amateur ever to do so—and turned professional shortly thereafter.
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  • 1955
    Age 21
    He accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he played for the Florida Gators men's golf team in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition in 1955.
    More Details Hide Details In his single year as a Gator golfer, Sanders and the team won a Southeastern Conference (SEC) championship and earned a sixth-place finish at the NCAA championship tournament—the Gators' best national championship finish until that time.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1933
    Born
    Born on July 24, 1933.
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