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Sam Adams (golfer)

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Nationality  United States
U.S. Open  T23: 1977
Weight  68 kg
Professional wins  3
Name  Sam (golfer)
PGA tour wins  1

Other  2
Role  Golfer
Turned professional  1969
Masters Tournament  CUT: 1974
Height  1.70 m
Former tours  PGA TOUR
Sam Adams (golfer) Sam Adams on Golf
Born  May 9, 1946 (age 69) Boone, North Carolina (1946-05-09)
College  Appalachian State University
Education  Appalachian State University

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Sam Adams (born May 9, 1946) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour. He is one of few left-handers to ever win a PGA Tour event.


Adams was born in Boone, North Carolina. He played golf collegiately at Appalachian State University. He turned professional in 1969.

On September 30, 1973, Adams recorded the only victory of his PGA Tour career, posting a 16-under-par 268 at the Quad Cities Open to win by three strokes over Dwight Nevil and Kermit Zarley. He was the first American lefty to win on the PGA Tour. He also had several other top-10 finishes including a T-2 finish at the 1972 Canadian Open. His best finish in a major championship was a T-23 at the 1977 U.S. Open.

Adams played on the Sunbelt Senior Tour after reaching age 50.

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Other wins (2)

this list may be incomplete

  • 1975 North Carolina Open
  • 2000 Tennessee PGA Championship
  • References

    Sam Adams (golfer) Wikipedia