Dan Halldorson, Canadian golfer, Died at 63


Daniel Albert “Dan” Halldorson was born on April 2, 1952, and died on November 18, 2015.

He was a Canadian professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour and the Canadian Tour.

Daniel was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and raised in Brandon, Manitoba.

He did not attend college and turned pro in 1971.

Daniel joined the Canadian Tour in 1973 and the PGA Tour in 1975.

He had seven career wins in Canadian Tour events.

Daniel won one official PGA Tour event, the 1980 Pensacola Open, and finished a career best 36th on the PGA Tour money list that year.

He won the unofficial Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic in 1986.

Daniel was a member of seven WGC-World Cup Canadian national teams (1976, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1991) including two winning teams (1980, 1985).

He played briefly on the Champions Tour after turning 50 in 2002.

Daniel is now the Deputy Director of the Canadian Tour and was named a Lifetime Member in 2005.

He was elected to the Canadian Golf Hall of Fame in 2002, and the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame in 2007.

Daniel operates a golf course design business with fellow former PGA Tour golfer Mike Morley.

Daniel also authored a golf instructional book. He lived in Cambridge, Illinois.

Daniel Halldorson passed away from a massive stroke at the age of 63.