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PGA TOUR Victories (7)
Additional Victories (1)
CURRENT YEAR HIGHLIGHTS
Enjoyed his most productive season on PGA TOUR Champions since 2011. Improved from 66th to 36th on the money list and qualified for the Charles Schwab Cup Championship. Improved his Driving Accuracy from 50th in 2015 to 14th and his Greens in Regulation stats from 69th to 36th on Tour.
Played his first full season in more than a year as he continued his comeback following back surgery in November 2012. His 23 starts were the most since 2010.
Spent most of the season working to regain his form after undergoing back surgery in November 2012. Made two starts early in the year before missing more than four months with the back issue. Returned in late June, at the Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship and played a dozen events after his return.
Made just 15 starts during the year, the fewest in a season on the PGA TOUR Champions and missed on a chance to finish in the top 30 because of chronic back trouble. Last appearance of the year came at the SAS Championship where he withdrew prior to completing the first round. Underwent back surgery on November 1 at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.
Finished among the top-30 money-winners for a fourth consecutive year and played his best golf in the middle part of the season when he was among the top-eight four times in a stretch of five appearances.
Went beyond the seven-figure earnings mark for the first time since 2005 and eventually finished 11th on the final money list, his highest standing since placing third on the PGA TOUR money list in 1988. His seven top-10s were also the most he's had in a single season since 1988. Year featured a pair of runner-up finishes and also was in contention for a victory several other times. Earned a spot in the PGA TOUR Champions's season-ending event, the Charles Schwab Cup Championship, but was forced to withdraw early in the third round with a pulmonary embolism.
Turned in a solid rookie season on the PGA TOUR Champions that saw him record four top-five finishes in his first nine appearances. Did not join the PGA TOUR Champions until he turned 50 in late March and made his debut in early April at the inaugural Cap Cana Championship in the Dominican Republic (T61). Best chances for victory both came in appearances in his native upstate New York area.
Finished in the top 125 for the 17th time in 20th season on TOUR.
Bounced back from a disappointing 2000 campaign to finish 81st in earnings with $654,864. Posted two top-10s.
Finished out of the top 125 on the money list for the first time since 1994 with 126th position. Was 125th heading into final official money event, the World Golf Championships-American Express Championship, but did not qualify for event and Joe Ozaki passed him on TOUR money list.
Inductee into Ohio State University Athletic Hall of Fame.
Had a career year when he posted 10 top-10 finishes, including two victories (Honda Classic and The INTERNATIONAL), two seconds and one third. $813,732 placed him third on money list.