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Stockton, Dave

Professional Golfer, Instructor

Dave Stockton is regarded as one of the world’s finest putting instructors. After playing college golf at USC, he turned professional in 1964 and played at the sport’s highest levels. He won 10 PGA Tour events including two majors — the 1970 and 1976 PGA Championships. He began play on the Champions Tour in 1992 and added to his collection of professional tour victories with 14 titles, including three majors. He won Rookie of the Year honors (1992), Player of the Years honors (1993) and was the tour’s money leader in 1993 and 1994.

He also played for the winning U.S. teams in the Ryder Cups of 1971 and 1977. He was the victorious non-playing captain in the 1991 Ryder Cup at Kiawah Island, known as the "War by the Shore."

Since completing his playing career, Stockton has turned his attention to teaching and he has teamed up with sons Dave Jr. and Ron. Together, they have contributed to more than 60 Tour victories across the world and have engaged the golf world through books, magazines, DVDs, television and the Internet.

May 17, 2022

Dave Stockton - "Winning the 1970 PGA at Southern Hills" SHORT TRACK

Two-time major winner and victorious Ryder Cup Captain Dave Stockton recalls his first PGA Championship win at Southern Hills CC …

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Nov. 17, 2021

Dave Stockton - Part 2 (PGA Wins and "The War by the Shore")

Dave Stockton has amassed a golf playing and teaching career worthy of induction into the World Golf Hall of Fame. Hear Dave reco…

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Nov. 17, 2021

Dave Stockton - Part 1 (The Early Years and PGA Tour Wins)

Two-time winner of the PGA Championship and winning Ryder Cup Captain in the 1991 “War by the Shore”, Dave Stockton looks back on…

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April 13, 2021

Dave Stockton - "He's Playing Those Mind Games" SHORT TRACK

Two-time winner of the PGA Championship Dave Stockton shares the story of Sam Snead trying to get in his head at the 1974 Glen Ca…

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April 13, 2021

Dave Stockton - "Secrets of Putting" SHORT TRACK

Two-time major winner, Dave Stockton, breaks down the fundamentals of putting he has honed from many years competing at the highe…

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April 13, 2021

Dave Stockton - "Take the Greyhound" SHORT TRACK

Dave Stockton, winner of two PGA Championships, and Bruce Devlin reminisce about the simple pleasures of life on the road long be…

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April 13, 2021

Dave Stockton - "Senior Moment" SHORT TRACK

Dave Stockton, 2-time PGA Championship victor and 1991 winning Ryder Cup Captain is amused by our Senior Moment , "FORE the Good …

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