Azinger, Paul

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Azinger, Paul Gender: M
born on 6 January 1960 at 20:20 (= 8:20 PM )
Place Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts, 42n09, 72w35
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Accuracy in question
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Penfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 15°45' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 29°59 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 01°12'


American golfer, a member of the PGA Tour since turning pro in 1981. The highlight of Azinger's career came in 1993 when he won the PGA Championship. One of the best players in golf, he also has many other victories accredited to him. In 1993, in addition to the PGA Championship, he also won the Memorial Tournament and New England Classic; in 1992 the Tour Championship, in 1991 the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, in 1990 the MONY Tournament of Champions, in 1989 the Canon Greater Hartford Open, in 1988 the Hertz Bay Hill Classic, and in 1987 both the Phoenix Open and Panasonic-Las Vegas Invitational.

Disaster stuck in 1993 when Azinger was diagnosed with lymphoma in his right shoulder. His fight to beat the disease was a heroic one. In 1995, Azinger was awarded the Ben Hogan Trophy for perseverance under trying circumstances. He also wrote a book entitled "Zinger," which tells the story of his battle with cancer.

A graduate of Florida State University, Azinger currently resides in Bradenton, FL.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : New Career 1981 (Turned pro)
  • Health : Medical diagnosis 1993 (Lymphoma)
  • Work : Prize 1993 (First of many championships)

Source Notes

Marc Penfield quotes autobiography; not confirmed


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Lymphoma in shoulder, remission)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Same Job more than 10 yrs (Pro golf)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work
  • Lifestyle : Work : Work alone/ Singular role (Golfer)
  • Vocation : Sports : Golf (Pro)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship (PGA Championship, many others)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Ben Hogan Trophy)