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David Toms

Residence:
   Shreveport, La.
Birthplace:
   Monroe, La.
Turned Pro:
   1989
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 160
Birthdate:
   January 3, 1967
Age: 36
College:
   Monroe, La.

Player Notes

Played on the same Louisiana State golf team with Bob Friend, Emlyn Aubrey, Perry Moss and Greg Lesher, all of whom played at one time on the PGA Tour. . .Made a 243-yard hole-in-one in the third round to grab the lead in the 2001 PGA Championship, and then held off Phil Mickelson by making a 12-foot par putt on the 72nd hole. . PGA Championship victory also gave Toms the 72-hole scoring record (265) in major championship history . . .Posted a 64 in final round of 1988 Masters, one stroke off the course record but his final nine 29 tied the Masters record for low back nine score (along with Mark Calcavecchia, who recorded his in 1992).. . Member of the 2002 Ryder Cup Team.

Career Victories

Nationwide Tour
2 - 1995 Greater Greenville Classic, Wichita Open.

PGA Tour
9 - 1997 Quad City Classic, 1999 Sprint International, Buick Challenge, 2000 Michelob Championship at Kingsmill, 2001 COMPAQ Classic Of New Orleans, PGA Championship, Michelob Championship At Kingsmill, 2003 Wachovia, FedEx St. Jude Classic

Other
1999 King Hassan II Trophy

Career Summary

1992 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; in money - 14; top-10 finishes - 1; stroke average 71.77 (ranked 137th); money $148,712 (ranked 101st); best finish, 3rd, Northern Telecom Open.

1993 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; in money - 12; top-10 finishes - 3; stroke average 72.11 (ranked T162nd); money $120,9521 (ranked 123rd); best finish, T8th, Buick Southern Open.

1994 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; in money - 16; top-10 finishes - 0; stroke average 71.93; money $87,607 (ranked 164th); best finish, T15th, Buick Invitational of California.

1995 Nike Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 17; top-10 finishes - 10; stroke average 70.28 (ranked 7th); money $174,892 (ranked 3rd); winner Greater Greenville Classic and Wichita Open.

1996 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; in money - 16; top-10 finishes - 2; stroke average 71.22 (ranked T93rd); money $205,188 (ranked 105th); best finish, T6th, Kemper Open.

1997 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 17; top-10 finishes - 2; stroke average 70.96 (ranked 70th); money $460,355 (ranked 49th); winner Quad City Classic.

1998 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; in money - 18; top-10 finishes - 3; stroke average 70.91 (ranked 59th); money $635,073 (ranked 44th); best finish, T2nd Tucson Chrysler Classic.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; in money - 21; top-10 finishes -7; stroke average 70.54 (ranked T33rd); money $1,959,672 (ranked 10th); winner Sprint International & Buick Challenge.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered: 31 / Rounds Played: 109 / Cuts made: 26 / Top-10 finishes: 6; Best finish: Winner at the Michelob Championship at Kingsmill; Earnings: $2,002,068 Rank (15th)

2000 Stats
Scoring - 70.17 / (19th); Driving Distance - 275.2 / (68th); Driving Accuracy - 71.0% / (56th); GIR - 70.2% / (11th); Putting - 1.762 / (53rd); Birdie Average - 3.98 per rd / (12th) / Total Birdies - 434; Sand Saves - 52.4% / (121st); Scrambling - 58.0% / (137th); All-Around Rank - 435 / (26th)

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered: 28 / Rounds Played: 95 / Cuts made: 23 / Top-10 finishes: 9; Best finish: Winner at the COMPAQ Classic of New Orleans, PGA Championship & Michelob Championship at Kingsmill; Earnings: $3,791,595 Rank (3rd)

2001 Stats
Scoring - 69.97 / (15th); Driving Distance - 279.5 / (96th); Driving Accuracy - 72.1% / (34th); GIR - 72.6% / (4); Putting - 1.732 / (10th); Birdie Average - 4.33 per rd / (4th) / Total Birdies - 411; Sand Saves - 43.7% / (174th); Scrambling - 59.4% / (108th); All-Around Rank - 389 / (15th).

2002 Notes
Won more money than anyone else in '02 without a victory. His 12 top-tens for the year was 2nd best to Tiger Woods 13.

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered: 27 / Rounds Played: 102 / Cuts made: 25 / Top-10 finishes: 12 / Earnings: $3,459,740 Rank (4th) / Best finish: 2nd at the Mercedes Championships, MasterCard Colonial & Buick Challenge.

2002 Stats
Scoring - 69.73 / (7th); Driving Distance - 279.2 / (114th); Driving Accuracy - 70.6% / (54th); GIR - 70.2% / (10th); Putting - 1.704 / (2nd); Birdie Average - 4.21 per rd / (3rd) / Total Birdies - 429; Sand Saves - 53.1% / (69th); All-Around Rank - 265 / (2nd)

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