Dow Finsterwald

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Birthday
6, 1929
Birthplace
Georgia
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
6, 1929 (age 89)
Birthplace
Georgia

About

Winner of the 1958 PGA Championship who had 12 career PGA Tour victories to his name.

Before Fame

He turned pro while still attending The Ohio State University and joined the PGA right after graduation.

Trivia

He placed second on the 1957 PGA Championship, the last one played at match play; the following year, he won it at stroke play.

Family Life

His son Don Finsterwald, Jr., became the head instructor at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas.

Associated With

He was a very consistent golfer, much like Byron Nelson, and made 72 straight cuts between 1955 and 1958.