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Fred's Biography

Born: Tacoma Park, Maryland - June 14, 1956

College: University of Maryland: Law Enforement

Turned Professional: 1981

Golf coach at U of Maryland 1982 - 1988

Joined PGA TOUR - 1989
Victories - 8

Joined Champions Tour - 2006
Victories – 8 including three majors

Other Tours
Victories – 6

Professional Highlights:

  • In 2003 & 2005 was selected a member of the U.S. President's Cup team;
  • 2004 selected to the U.S. Ryder Cup squad;
  • In 2005 became the oldest player ever to win The Players Championship and the Skins Match;
  • 2007 he won the Mayakoba Golf Classic to become the first player to win a PGA TOUR event in Mexico;
  • In 2009, after loosing in a playoff a week earlier in the British Senior Championship Funk captured the U.S. Senior Open by six strokes. He has also finished second in this tournament in 2007, 2012 and 2013.
  • Known for having the straightest Tee shot on Tour.

A Fred Funk Personal Moment:

A few weeks prior to conducting this interview with The Christian Athlete: My Story Fred Funk experienced a personal loss, which will live on in memory because of Mr. Funk's love and desire to help a young man who so inspired him.

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