Curtis Strange


Curtis Strange was born in Norfolk, Virginia, United States on January 30th, 1955 and is the Golfer. At the age of 69, Curtis Strange biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 30, 1955
United States
Place of Birth
Norfolk, Virginia, United States
69 years old
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Curtis Strange Life

Curtis Northrup Strange (born January 30, 1955) is an American professional golfer and TV color commentator.

He is the holder of two consecutive U.S. Open championships as well as a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame and the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.

Between 1986 and 1990, he spent more than 200 weeks in the top ten of the Official World Golf Rankings.


Curtis Strange Career

Amateur career

In Norfolk, Virginia, Strange and his identical twin brother, Allan, were born. At age 7, his father, the founder of a local country club, began playing golf. Strange graduated from Princess Anne High School in Virginia Beach and then enrolled in Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He competed golf for the Demon Deacons and was part of the NCAA Championship team with Jay Haas and Bob Byman, which Golf World has described as "the best of all time." Strange was ranked No. 2 in the country by Golf Digest in 1974. He was ranked number three in the following year.

Despite being a freshman in college, Strange managed to change from amateur to professional in the spring of 1976. He was known for having one of the best amateur careers of all time at this time. "Strange, only a junior, will leave a collegiate record perhaps unbeaten," Richard Sink, a golf columnist for The Charlotte Observer. In all of his 25 college games, he placed in the top ten and finished in 21 of those. He won nine individual tournaments and was the youngest NCAA champion in golf at the time. By Golf Digest, he was ranked No. 9 amateur in the country in 1976.

Professional career

Strange was one of the top players on the PGA Tour in the 1980s; 16 of his 17 tour victories took place in the decade. In 1985, 1987, and 1988, when he became the first person to win a million dollars in official currency in a season. His two major victories came in a row in the United States. Opens in 1988 and 1989. Only three golfers have successfully preserved their titles at the United States Open since World War II; Brooks Koepka in 1989, and Ben Hogan in 1951.

Strange's last victory on tour was the 1989 U.S. Open. He led midway through the final round at The Masters in 1985 but ended two strokes behind. Strange was also a runner-up at the PGA Championship in 1989, just one stroke behind. He served on five Ryder Cup teams (1983, 1985, 1989, and 1995), as the team's captain in 2002.

Strange played a significant number of international tournaments despite skipping the Open Championship several times in his prime. He won the 1986 ABC Japan-U.S. contest. Match, an event on the Japan Golf Tour that featured several American pros. He also appeared on the Australasian Tour extensively. He competed in three events in Australia in the late 1980s and early 1990s, as well as at runner-up finishes at the 1976 Australian Open, 1977 Colgate Champion of Champions, 1986 Air New Zealand Shell Open, and the 1990 Daikyo Palm Meadows Cup.

Strange, like Henrik Stenson and Ben Hogan, was a natural left-hander who played right-handed.

Later career and honors

Strange began playing on the Champions Tour after reaching the age of 50 in January 2005, remarking, "I'm getting worse and saying, 'To hell with it,'" says the narrator. His first top-five finishes came in his debut in 2013; third place at the Constellation Energy Classic; and a tie for fifth at the FedEx Kinko's Classic.

He was recruited as the lead golf analyst for ESPN/ABC in 1997, working with host Mike Tirico. He left early because of a labour dispute before the 2004 US Open, but he rejoined ESPN/ABC at the 2008 U.S. Open, four years after he first returned. He was hired by Fox as a course reporter for the USGA championships in 2016.

Peter Jacobsen has written about many notable events, including Tiger Woods' retuning at the 1997 Mercedes Classic, David Duval's retirement in 1999, Woods' U.S. Open Championship victory, and Peter Jacobsen's triumph in 2013 in the final nine groups.

Strange was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame on April 18, 2007, and was inducted on November 12 at the World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Florida.

In May 2009, he was inducted into the Hampton Roads Sports Hall of Fame, which honors athletes, mentors, and administrators who have contributed to sports in southeastern Virginia.