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Golf – 1985 – Masters Tournament – CBSs Brent Musburger + Tom Weiskopf Interview With Craig Stadler

Craig Stadler (born June 2, 1953) is an American professional golfer….who has won numerous tournaments at both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour level….which includes one major championship, the 1982 Masters Tournament.  Stadler won his first two PGA Tour events in 1980 at the Bob Hope Desert Classic and the Greater Greensboro Open.  His career year was 1982 when he won four PGA Tour events including the Masters Tournament after a playoff with Dan Pohl….and the World Series of Golf at the end of the year….which was also the one and only year that he was the leading money winner….with his last PGA Tour win coming at the 1984 Byron Nelson Classic.  Stadler began playing on the Champions Tour (former Seniors Tour) upon becoming eligible in June 2003…. when his greatest successes came during his first two years of eligibility…..as he was the leading money winner in his first full year on that tour in 2004.  Stadler was very popular with the galleries….as he is affectionately called “The Walrus” for his portly build and ample mustache. 

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