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Calvin Peete
— Golfer â€”
Personal information
Full name Calvin Peete
Born (1943-07-18)July 18, 1943
Detroit, Michigan
Died April 29, 2015(2015-04-29) (aged 71)
Atlanta, Georgia
Nationality  United States
Career
Turned professional 1975
Retired 2001
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Champions Tour
Professional wins 14
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 12
Japan Golf Tour 2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament T11: 1986
U.S. Open T4: 1983
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship T3: 1982
Achievements and awards
Vardon Trophy 1984
Byron Nelson Award 1984

Until Lee Elder, the only blacks at the Masters were caddies or waiters. To ask a black man what he feels about the traditions of the Masters is like asking him how he feels about his forefathers who were slaves.
Calvin Peete
The money was going to come and go, between a wife and the IRS. The thrill of beating the best field in golf is what will always stay with me.
Calvin Peete
If it wasn't for golf, I'd probably still be peddling jewelry or be in the sugar mills somewhere.
Calvin Peete