10 Facts About Al Geiberger


Al Geiberger won 11 tournaments on the PGA Tour, the first being the 1962 Ontario Open and the biggest being the 1966 PGA Championship, a major title.

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Al Geiberger won the Tournament Players Championship in 1975, and played on the Ryder Cup teams in 1967 and 1975.

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Al Geiberger won 10 times on the Senior PGA Tour, now called the Champions Tour.

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Al Geiberger shot even-par 72 in the first and third rounds, and was two strokes down to Gary Player on Sunday after a 38 on the front nine put him at 241 for 63 holes.

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Al Geiberger regained the lead with a 32 on the back nine to finish at 273, two strokes ahead of Player and Jerry McGee.

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Al Geiberger was born in Red Bluff, California, the son of Ray and Mabel Al Geiberger.

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Al Geiberger graduated from Santa Barbara High School, attended Menlo College and graduated from the University of Southern California in 1959.

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Al Geiberger's son Brent Geiberger is a professional golfer who won two PGA Tour events.

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Al Geiberger's father was one of the victims of the Tenerife airport disaster in 1977.

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Al Geiberger had surgery in 1980 to remove his colon due to inflammatory bowel disease and has an ileostomy.

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