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Fred Couples

Fred CouplesBorn: 3-Oct-1959
Birthplace: Seattle, WA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Golf

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Winner, 1992 Masters Tournament

Turned professional in 1980. Couples is the winner of 15 PGA victories, and consistently a high moneymaker. However, he has won only a single Major event, the 1992 Masters Tournament; his earnings for that year were over $1.3M. He is also a major competitor in the "Skins" tournaments (where each hole has prizemoney, rather than the couse as a whole), winning over $3.5M in this manner.

Father: Tom Couples (d. 1997)
Mother: Violet (d. 1994 cancer)
Wife: Deborah (div. 1993, d. 26-May-2001 suicide, jumped off Kresge Chapel)
Wife: Thais (m. 1998, one son, one daughter)
Son: Oliver (stepson)
Daughter: Gigi (stepdaughter)

    University: University of Houston

    Winner, Masters Tournament 1992
    Vardon Trophy 1992
    PGA Player of the Year 1992

    Tin Cup (16-Aug-1996)

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