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Tom Pernice

Residence:
   Murieta, Calif.
Birthplace:
   Kansas City, Mo.
Turned Pro:
   1983
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 160
Birthdate:
   September 4, 1959
Age: 43
College:
   Kansas City, Mo.

Player Notes

His first love was wrestling, a sport that he was all-conference in High School.. Was All-American in 1981 & '82 and was PAC-10 player of the year in 1981. . .Played on the U.S. PGA Tour 1986-'90, in 1989 went into the final round of the U.S. Open with a chance to win and shot 74 and finished T-14th. . .Daughter Brooke suffers from a retinal disease (Leber's Amorosis) and is legally blind.

Career Victories

PGA Tour
2 - 1999 Buick Open, 2001 International Presented By Quest

Career Summary

1995 Nike Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 18; top ten finishes - 2; stroke average 70.91 (ranked T-35th); money $42,047 (ranked 48th); best finish 5th Philadelphia Classic.

1996 Nike Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 12; top ten finishes - 3; stroke average 70.89 (ranked 23; money $32,224 (ranked 58th); best finish T-6th Nike Gateway Classic.

1997 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; in money - 12; top ten finishes - 1; stroke average 71.53 (ranked 128th); money $173,012 (ranked 127th); best finish 4th, Greater Milwaukee Open.

1998 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 15; top ten finishes - 1; stroke average 70.98 (ranked 68th); money $520,400 (ranked 55th); best finish 2nd, AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; in money - 14; top ten finishes - 1; stroke average 71.40 (ranked T104th); money $656,140 (ranked 65th); winner Buick Open.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered: 32 / Rounds Played: 96 / Cuts made: 16 / Top-10 finishes: 2; Best finish: T5th at the BellSouth Classic; Earnings: $387,716 Rank (127th)

2000 Stats
Scoring - 71.53 / (126th); Driving Distance - 270.7 / (130th); Driving Accuracy - 67.0% / (124th); GIR - 63.7% / (150th); Putting - 1.764 / (57th); Birdie Average - 3.50 per rd / (93rd) / Total Birdies - 336; Sand Saves - 58.7% / (40th); Scrambling - 60.2% / (87th); All-Around Rank - 766 / (91st)

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered: 34 / Rounds Played: 104 / Cuts made: 19 / Top-10 finishes: 4; Best finish: Winner at the Sprint International; Earnings: $1,318,762 Rank (39th)

2001 Stats
Scoring - 71.14 / (90th); Driving Distance - 282.2 / (66th); Driving Accuracy - 63.9% / (172nd); GIR - 64.1% / (155); Putting - 1.758 / (60th); Birdie Average - 3.77 per rd / (52nd) / Total Birdies - 385; Sand Saves - 54.3% / (68th); Scrambling - 60.0% / (95th); All-Around Rank - 763 / (92nd).

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered: 31 / Rounds Played: 99 / Cuts made: 19 / Top-10 finishes: 2 / Best finish: T-6th at the Shell Houston Open & Reno-Tahoe Open / Earnings: $645,110 Rank (104th)

2002 Stats
Scoring - 71.49 / (131st); Driving Distance - 279.9 / (103rd); Driving Accuracy - 66.6% / (122nd); GIR - 64.7% / (123rd); Putting - 1.780 / (123rd); Birdie Average - 3.55 per rd / (113th) / Total Birdies - 351; Sand Saves - 53.3% / (67th); All-Around Rank - 885 / (122nd)

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