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Golf architect Photo, Dean Refram

Dean Refram

(1936 - 1991)

Born: Miami, Florida, November 8, 1936

Died: Tampa, Florida, July 28, 1991 at age 54

Dean Refram (November 8, 1936 %u2013 July 28, 1991)

Dean was an American professional golfer and golf course architect. He attended Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida, and was a member of the golf team.

Refram played on the PGA Tour in the 1960s and 1970s. He won twice on tour: the 1968 Robinson Open and the 1975 Walt Disney World National Team Championship with Jim Colbert.

Dean left the Tour in 1975. He spent the latter part of his career as a golf course designer and architect. Most of the courses he designed were in Florida.

Dean Refram died in Tampa, Florida at age 54 of respiratory problems complicated by cancer. His son, Dean Refram Jr., was also a professional golfer.

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