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David (Dave) Allen Barr

Born: March 1, 1952
Place of Birth: Kelowna, BC
Category: Professional Golfer
Year Inducted: 2000
Club Affiliations: Kelowna Golf & Country Club

British Columbia native Dave Barr entrenched his already established role in Canadian golf history as the leader of the Canadian victory at the Dunhill Cup Championship in 1994. With the 1985 World Cup Team Championship under his belt, three PGA Tour victories and twelve Canadian Tour titles, Dave's record also includes a second-place finish in the 1985 U.S. Open. He was also the first Canadian to surpass the $2 million mark in earnings on the PGA Tour.

David Allen Barr's Record:

International:

  • 1977 Winner Washington State Open
  • 1981 Winner Quad Cities Open (PGA TOUR)
  • 1987 Winner Atlanta Golf Classic
  • 1985 Runner-up U.S. Open
  • 1973 2nd Team U.S. College All American
  • 1994 Co-Winner and Team Captain Dunhill Cup Team Championship
  • 1985 Co-Winner World Cup Team Title with Dan Halldorson
  • 1983 Winner World Cup Individual Title
  • Canadian Airlines International Mixed Team Championship with Dawn Coe-Jones: 1990, 1989 

National:

  • Member of 13 World Cup Teams: 1977-1994 
  • Member of Dunhill Cup Team nine times: 1985-1995 
  • 1972 World Amateur Team Member
  • Canadian TPC, Manitoba Open
  • 1987 Manitoba Open
  • 1986 Quebec Open
  • 1985 CPGA Championship
  • 1985 Quebec Open
  • 1981 Victoria Open
  • 1978 BC Open
  • 1977 BC Open, Alberta Open, Quebec Open
  • 1975 BC Open
  • Cadillac Skins Game: 1991, 1992, 1993 
  • 1972 Runner-up Canadian Amateur Championship

Other Items of Note:

  • Winner Canadian Tour Order of Merit: 1977 - 1985; 1986 - 1988  
  • Winner of Score Magazine Pro of the Year: 1983 - 1985; 1990 - 1994 
  • 2003 Winner of Royal Caribbean Golf Classic (Champions Tour)
  • First Canadian to have earned more than $2 million on PGA Tour
  • Played 17 Straight years on Tour without having to re-qualify
  • Past president of the Tournament Players Association of the CPGA

Other Links relating to David Barr:

Canadian Professional Golf Tour David Barr Profile
David Barr Wikipedia Profile
David Barr MikeWeir.com Profile
David Barr PGA TOUR Profile
David Barr BC Golf Hall of Fame

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