Ford, Doug

Hometown:

USA

West Haven,
Connecticut

Year Inducted:

2011

Induction Category:

Veterans

Birth Date:

Aug 06, 1922

Doug Ford

Professional Majors: 2

  • PGA Championship: 1955
  • Masters Tournament: 1957

PGA TOUR Wins:17

  • 1952: Jacksonville Open
  • 1953: Virginia Beach Open, Labatt Open, Miami Open
  • 1954: Greater Greensboro Open, Fort Wayne Open
  • 1955: All American Open, Carling Golf Classic
  • 1957: Los Angeles Open, Northern California Open
  • 1958: Pensacola Open Invitational
  • 1959: Canadian Open
  • 1960: 500 Festival Open Invitation
  • 1961: 500 Festival Open Invitation
  • 1962: Bing Crosby National Pro-Am, Eastern Open Invitational
  • 1963: Canadian Open

Additional Wins: 10

  • 1956: Metropolitan Open
  • 1957: Panama Open, Metropolitan PGA Championship
  • 1958: Metropolitan PGA Championship
  • 1960: Metropolitan PGA Championship
  • 1961: Westchester Open
  • 1963: Westchester Open, Metropolitan PGA Championship
  • 1987: Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf – Legendary Division
  • 1996: Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf – Demaret Division

Ryder Cup Appearances: 4

  • (Wins in bold)
  • Player: 1955, 1957, 1959, 1961

Awards & Honors

  • Golf
  • PGA Player of the Year: 1955
  • Connecticut Golf Hall of Fame: 1972
  • National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame: 1992