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Today in sports history

...Billy Cannon voted Heisman Trophy winner.1973 - Jack Nicklaus wins the Disney World Open to become the first professional golfer to surpass $2 million in career earnings.1980 - South Carolina running back George Rogers captures the Heisman...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-12-01/today-sports-history
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Black golfer recognized for breaking first racial barriers on the links

...Scotland for being the first black golfer to receive a Professional Golfers Association tour card. That occurred in 1961 after...was 39 when he got his tour card, an age when professional golfers are typically past their prime.His son, Charlie...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-19/black-golfer-recognized-breaking-first
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Today In Sports History

...Tris Speaker and Cy Young are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in the second year of voting.1952 - The Professional Golfers Association approves the participation of blacks in golf tournaments.1972 - Sandy Koufax of the Los Angeles Dodgers...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-01-19/today-sports-history
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Today In Sports History

...Cannon is named the Heisman Trophy winner.1973 - Jack Nicklaus wins the Disney World Open to become the first professional golfer to surpass $2 million in career earnings.1980 - South Carolina running back George Rogers is named the Heisman...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-12-01/today-sports-history
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Today In Sports History

...International Trot and Challenge Cup in consecutive years with a 3:03.1 time in the 1½-mile test.1990 - The Professional Golfers Association Tour announces it will not hold tournaments at golf clubs that have all-white memberships or show...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-08-04/today-sports-history
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Retief Goosen looking for fresh start at Pebble

...It's still early days. We'll see how my back will hold up with this new disc. I think I'm first ever professional golfer that's had a disc replacement that plays on the tours. So we'll see how it will hold up in the next few months...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-02-08/retief-goosen-looking-fresh-start-pebb
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No debate needed on Tiger Woods

...Dufner has made $15 million in his career.Do not underestimate the dollar signs. After all, it is the Professional Golfer's Association, not the Populist Golfer's Association.All told, Tiger won more than 25 percent more prize...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-30/no-debate-needed-tiger-woods
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...isn't going to waste. He's determined to make good on his solid start. ``I want to go all the way to the (Professional Golfers Association) tour. I want to play for a living,'' Landes said. Even if it means sleeping in a car, like...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072399/Spo_moregolf.shtml
Local elementary teacher to attend academy at Liberty Science Center

...National Science Teachers Association and Math Solutions Professional Development helped ExxonMobil, along with professional golfer Phil Mickelson and his wife, Amy, launch the academy in 2005. Since then, more than 1,400 teachers have attended...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052409/nei_443385528.shtml
A rough approach

...isn't going to waste. He's determined to make good on his solid start. ``I want to go all the way to the (Professional Golfers Association) tour. I want to play for a living,'' Landes said. Even if it means sleeping in a car, like...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072399/Spo_moregolf.html
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