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By the Numbers: Taking a closer look at Calvin Peete’s historic career:

By the Numbers: Taking a closer look at Calvin Peete’s historic career:

Calvin Peete, a 12-time winner on the PGA Tour , died Wednesday. He was 71. Here are some of his career numbers, courtesy the Golf Channel research department: Career notes: Twelve-time PGA Tour winner 1985 Players champion 1984 Vardon Trophy winner (lowest scoring average) Two-time U.S. Ryder Cup team member (1983, 1985) Six wins, 21 top-10s in 1982 and 1983 PGA Tour seasons, combined Five of his 12 PGA Tour wins were by 5 or more shots Three career top-five finishes in majors Finished T-3 at 1982 PGA Championship (best major finish) Shot 66 in final round of 1985 Players Championship (T-3 for lowest by winner at TPC Sawgrass) Since 1980, there are only three instances of a player leading the PGA Tour in both driving accuracy and greens in regulation. All three belong to Peete. Player Year Driving accuracy G.I.R. Calvin Peete 1983 84.6% 71.4% Calvin Peete 1982 81.3% 72.4%...

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