Calvin Peete

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Birthday
18, 1943
Birthplace
Detroit, MI
Death Date
Apr 29, 2015 (71)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
18, 1943
Birthplace
Detroit, MI
Death Date
Apr 29, 2015 (71)

About

African-American golfer who racked up PGA victories and challenged stereotypes long before Tiger Woods.

Before Fame

He didn't start playing golf until he was 23.

Trivia

He was known for his astounding accuracy; he was able to hit the ball onto the fairway from his first shot more than 80 percent of the time.

Family Life

He fathered five children with his first wife Christine.

Associated With

He and Curtis Strange were the two best players on the PGA Tour for a time.