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Chip Sullivan

  • Birthplace: Albany, N.Y.
  • Residence: Troutville, Va.
  • Birth Date: 12/27/1964
  • Age: 44
  • Turned Pro: 1987
  • PGA Membership: 1991
  • PGA Section: Middle Atlantic
  • Eligibility Code: 1

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Player Notes

PGA Teaching Professional at The Country Club of Roanoke, Va. . .Winner, 2007 PGA Professional National Championship…First reigning PGA Professional National Champion to compete in the Japan PGA Championship, finishing tied for 18th in May 2008. . .Winner of more than 80 PGA-sanctioned events since turning professional in 1987. . . Finished 31st in the 2004 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis.….Named 2006 Middle Atlantic PGA Player of the Year… Member of the 2007 PGA Cup Team…Winner, 1996, 2002, ’06 MAPGA Championship, 2003 MAPGA Players Championship, 2006 Md. Open, 2006 TaylorMade Invitational in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. . .Named 1996, 2005, ’06 MAPGA Player of the Year. . .Runner-up, 2006 Virginia State Open. . .Competed in 2006 PGA Championship, and winner of 11 other events throughout the year… Inducted in 2005 into Roanoke Valley Golf Hall of Fame, 2003, ’04 Washington Post Professional Player of the Year…Finished third in 2004 PGA Professional National Championship, runner-up in 2004 MAPGA Match Play Championship. . Winner, 2004 Md. Open. . ..Amateur accomplishments include 1986 Southeastern Conference individual title, beating among others in the field, David Toms; member of 1986 First-Team all-SEC Team, and member of 1984 University of Mississipi SEC Champion Team. . .Two-time (1981, ’82) Louisiana State Junior Champion, defeating John Daly in 1981. . .Has overcome major health issues in December 2006, being diagnosed with hemochromatosis (overload of iron in the blood) and diabetes.

Personal

Wife, Kari; Children: Kalley, Camryn, Colby

Hobbies/Special Interests

Chess, swimming, laps, tennis

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