29 Apr '15, 6pm

12-time Tour winner Calvin Peete has passed away at age 71:

12-time Tour winner Calvin Peete has passed away at age 71:

The PGA Tour will never again see the likes of Calvin Peete, who died Wednesday at 71. A self-taught golfer, Peete figured out the game under the floodlights at empty ballfields and at driving ranges and became the winningest black pro of the pre-Tiger era. He joined the Tour knowing almost nothing about tournament golf – that is unimaginable today – and leaned on veteran caddies far more experienced than he. Peete also relied, famously, on his ability to split fairways. He led the Tour in driving accuracy for 10 consecutive seasons and parlayed his skills into 12 PGA Tour victories and two Ryder Cup team appearances. Many of his wins in the 1980s, including his victory at the 1985 Players Championship, came with Dolphus "Golf Ball" Hull caddying for him. Everybody on Tour called Hull "Golf Ball," or "Ball," but Peete for some reason was uncomfortable with the nickname and...

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