He’s known as the “Iron Man” of golf because he played in 264 consecutive Champions Tour events from 1998-2005.  In 2005 at the age of 58, when most senior players are well past their best days, he was the leading money winner on the Champions Tour.  Dana Quigley did on the Champions Tour what he could not do on the regular Tour – make a household name for himself. Quigley played on the PGA Tour in the late 1970s and early 1980s, winning just over $92,000…not for a a season, but for his career.  He battled alcoholism and eventually left the Tour to take a club pro job.  His golf excellence was never in doubt as he won 16 tournaments and was the New England Player of the Year seven times. After two automobile accidents, Quigley knew he either had to quit drinking or drinking would kill him or someone else.  He made the life-altering decision to stop, and his life and his golf took off from there.  He Monday-qualified for the Northville Long Island Senior Classic in 1997 and won.  He never looked back, winning over $14 million in his second career. Tragedy struck the Quigley household when his son Devon was involved in a car crash in late 2011.  Devon today has full mental capacity but cannot move his body.  Hardly a moment goes by when Quigley doesn’t think about his son, and his energies have been devoted into helping Devon recover.  Quigley today lives in West Palm Beach, Florida, and still plays full-time on the Champions Tour.
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