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PGA TOUR Victories (18)
PGA TOUR Champions Victories (4)
PGA TOUR Champions (1)
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Played a limited schedule, making just five starts during the year as he prepped for his role as captain of the International team at The Presidents Cup in South Korea.
Played in 14 events, the most he has played since 2011 after continual elbow woes limited him the previous two years. He and partner Mark O'Meara finished T26 in the Champions Division at the Big Cedar Lodge Legends of Golf and he was also T28 at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai.
Missed the first half of the campaign while recovering from torn ligaments in his left elbow which had sidelined him since August, 2012.
Played in just eight Champions Tour events due to injury, none after mid-August. Named as the International team captain for the 2013 Presidents Cup, scheduled for Muirfield Village GC in Dublin, Ohio. Was 8-11-4 in five Presidents Cup appearances from 1994-2003.
Only start on the PGA TOUR resulted in a T55 at The Honda Classic, his first appearance on TOUR since 2008. Picked up his fourth career win on the Champions Tour, at the Toshiba Classic. Had 10 top-10 and 15 top-25 finishes in 20 Champions Tour starts.
Had his career-best Champions Tour year, winning multiple official titles for the first time since 1994. He led the circuit in the All-Around category (52). Finished second in Scoring Average (69.09) and fourth in Top-10 Finishes (12). Credited a switch to the belly putter in late February as the reason for his success, and he reeled off eight top-10 performances in nine starts after changing putters.
Turned in another steady year on the Champions Tour and finally broke through with his first victory.
Was among the top-five in more than a third of his appearances on the Champions Tour, but missed some golden opportunities to win during the season. Finished fourth on the circuit in scoring average (69.71) and went over seven figures in official money for the first time since the 2003 PGA TOUR season despite taking two months off during the summer to vacation with his family.
Rookie season on the Champions Tour saw him compete in 15 events and finish 40th on the final money list. Did not play a PGA TOUR event for the first time since 1982.
Played his last full season on the PGA TOUR, with a T13 finish at the FedEx St. Jude Classic his best outing in 16 starts.
Finished No. 125 on the final season money list to retain full playing privileges for the 23rd consecutive season.
Played in a minimum 15 events for just the second time in his 22-year TOUR career and made 12 consecutive cuts.
Inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame on October 20 in St. Augustine, Fla. Finished in the top 20 (No. 20) and missed just one cut for the second consecutive season, marking the fifth time in his career he has only missed one cut in a season. Although did not win, picked up two runner-ups and a third on the way to earning over $2 million for the second straight year.
Surpassed earnings of $2 million for the first time in his career, while finishing fifth in scoring average (69.59).
Made 20 starts, the most since 1992.
In March, second-round 67 led to third-place finish at THE PLAYERS Championship, his sixth top-10 in 16 appearances in the event.
Went over the $1-million mark for the fifth time in his PGA TOUR career and the second year in a row.
Won the Vardon Trophy and the Byron Nelson Award for leading the TOUR in scoring (68.98). Captured the MCI Classic and climbed back into top 20 on money list for first time since 1994. It was his first TOUR title since the 1994 Bell Canadian Open. Was the second of only three wire-to-wire winners on TOUR. Final-round 66 on Hilton Head Island, S.C., earned him a six-stroke victory over Brad Faxon and Jesper Parnevik. Forced to withdraw from the Dunhill Cup with a pulled rib muscle suffered two weeks earlier at the Toyota World Match Play Championship.
Went winless on the PGA TOUR for a second consecutive yea but did have two third-place showings and five top-10s. Had a pair of near-misses on the Southern Africa Tour. Was second at both the Zimbabwe Open in May and at the Dimension Data Pro-Am in August.
Won two individual international titles and won international team title but saw his streak of consecutive years with at least one PGA TOUR title end at four. Began his season wityh a third-place showing at the Dubai Classic and a runner-up performance at the Johnnie Walker Classic on the European Tour. Won the Hassan II Golf Trophy in Morocco then captured the Zimbabwe Open the following week with a 22-under score at Royal Harare GC.
Had one of the most prolific years ever on TOUR. Captured six titles, including The Open Championship and PGA Championship. One of only three players in the 1990s to win two major titles in the same season, joining Nick Faldo in 1990 and Mark O'Meara in 1998. One of only seven players since 1945 to capture consecutive majors (Ben Hogan, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Lee Trevino, Tom Watson, Tiger Woods). Named PGA TOUR Player of the Year.
Posted four wins and was named PGA TOUR Player of the Year. His first title of the campaign came at THE PLAYERS Championship. Won the tournament by going wire to wire, opening with an 8-under 64 at TPC Sawgrass, taking a two-shot lead at the halfway mark, hanging on to a one-shot lead through 54 holes and then cruising to victory when he shot a Sunday 67 to beat Bernhard Langer by five shots. His next three wins came in three consecutive U.S. starts—at the Canon Greater Hartford Open, the Sprint Western Open and Federal Express St. Jude Classic. Outside Hartford, he capitalized on weekend rounds of 69-65 to edge Dan Forsman and Roger Maltbie by a shot at TPC River Highlands. Just missed adding two additional titles, finishing runner-up at both the BellSouth Classic and the NEC World Series of Golf. At the Bell South Classic at Atlanta CC, took a one-shot lead into the final round by uncharacteristically stumbled, shooting a 1-over 73 in the final round to fall by two strokes to Nolan Henke. Picked up one victory on the Southern Africa Tour and was second in two others, the Lexington PGA Championship and the Mount Edgecombe Trophy. Opened with a 66 at the ICL International, came back with an even-par 72, shot a 7-under 65 in the third round and cruised to victory in late January.
Had a strong PGA TOUR season, winning twice, adding a runner-up showing and picking up two third-place finishes. Completed his season fourth on the money list, surpassing the $1-million mark for the first time ($1,135,773). Earned his first major championship title, taking home the PGA Championship. Opened 70-70 at Bellerive CC outside St. Louis then shot a third-round 68 to move within two shots of 54-hole leader Gene Sauers. A final-round 70, his third of the championship, was enough to secure a three-shot victory over John Cook, Nick Faldo, Jim Gallagher, Jr., and Sauers. Other top-10s came at the NEC World Series of Golf (T5), the Greater Milwaukee Open (T6) and the Centel Western Open (T9).
Won twice and finished seventh on the final PGA TOUR money list. First title of the campaign came at the GTE Byron Nelson Golf Classic. Started the Dallas-area event with a 68-64 to open a one-shot lead over Stan Utley. Went on to claim a one-stroke victory over Criag Stadler at TPC Las Colinas. After a T19 at the U.S. Open, reeled off three consecutive top-10s (T8 at the Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic, T6 at the Federal Express St. Jude Classic and T5 at the Centel Western Open). Other top-10s came at the NEC World Series of Golf (T6) and a Greater Milwaukee Open (T7).
Two top-10s were a T8 at the Nestle Invitational and a T10 at the Kmart Greater Greensboro Open.
Added top-10s at the Nestle Invitational (T8), the Honda Classic and Manufacturer Hanover Westchester Classic (both T9s) and the Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic (T10).
Played in all four majors for the first time in his career. Best finish of the four was a T8 at The Open Championship. Played solid golf in the fall, enjoying top-10s at the Nabisco Championship (T5), the Greater Milwaukee Open (T6) and the Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic (eighth).
Best PGA TOUR performances were a pair of top-fives. Was T4 at the Colonial National Invitation in Fort Worth. Shot a final-round 64 to move up 24 spots on the leaderboard on the final day.
Went winless during his first year as a PGA TOUR member but had one top-five showing and three additional top-10 performances.
Finished third on the South African Tour Order of Merit.
Finished first on the South African Tour Order of Merit, winning the Sigma Vaal Reefs Open. Made nine European Tour starts, with his best finish a runner-up showing at The Open Championship. Despite shooting rounds of 74-73 on the weekend at Royal Troon, he still finished only a stroke behind winner Tom Watson, settling for a T2 with Peter Oosterhuis in Scotland. Held a three-stroke lead with six holes to play before losing.
Won for a second consecutive season, this time on the European Tour when he captured the Swiss Open in resounding fashion, rolling to a six-shot triumph over Manuel Calero at Crans-Sur-Sierre. Shot four sub-70 rounds on his way to victory.
Other top-10s during the European Tour campaign came at the Martini International (ninth), Greater Manchester Open (sixth) and Mazda Cars English Classic (T5).
Played mainly on the European Tour, making 13 starts and playing on the weekend in nine of those tournaments. Top finish came at the 54-hole Dutch Open. Finished in solo second, a stroke behind winner Bob Byman at Noordwijkse GC in the Netherlands.
Finished his Rhodesian Air Force obligation and turned professional. Following his discharge, played a handful of South African Tour events.
Began a two-year stint in the Rhodesian Air Force where he was inactive as a golfer.