HALE IRWIN

Game 402 | May 1, 1991 | Hale Irwin
With the U.S. Open at Hazeltine quickly approaching, Irwin was the winner of the 1990 U.S. Open. That victory, which came after he qualified for a playoff against Mike Donald by holing a 45-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole, was his third U.S. Open title. He won 20 championships on the PGA Tour between 1971 and 1994.

Game 884 | August 3, 2017 | Hale Irwin
Here to play in the 3M Championship, Irwin talked about his career and also offered three tips to help most golfers. First, he said, most golfers are not aligned properly even though they think they are. “Most right-handers hit the ball short and to the right of the green. That’s why designers put the bunkers there.” Second, “It’s all about the tempo of your swing. Distance comes from tempo, not swing speed.” Finally, “You don’t use enough club. Just because you could hit a seven iron 160 yards when you were 25, you can’t do it anymore. Use one or two more clubs.”

(LtoR): Pete Kostroski, Dave Mona, Hale Irwin, Jennifer Hines (Dunker and 3M Tournament Director),
Tom Duffy (physician)


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