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Joey Sindelar

Joey Sindelar

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Fort Knox Ky.
  • Residence: Horseheads, N.Y.
  • College: Ohio State
  • Birthdate: March 30, 1958
  • Age: 46
  • Turned Professional: 1981
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Player Notes

Member of the 1979 NCAA Championship team at Ohio State, where he was a three-time All-American.

Career Victories

PGA Tour
7 - 1985 Greater Greensboro Open, B.C. Open, 1987 B.C. Open, 1988 Honda Classic, The International, 1990 Hardee's, 2004 Wachovia Championship

Career Summary

1983 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 3; T33rd B.C. Open, T21st Bank of Boston Classic & missed cut at Panasonic Las Vegas.

1984 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 33; in money - 23; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 72.31 (ranked 91st); money $116,528 (ranked 59th); best finish, T2nd, Bank of Boston Classic

1985 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 33; in money - 28; Top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average 71.38 (ranked 39th); money $282,762 (ranked 12th); Winner Greater Greensboro Open & B.C. Open.

1986 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 35; in money - 29; Top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average 71.16 (ranked 34th); money $341,231 (ranked 14th); best finish, 2nd, Federal Express St. Jude Classic & Pensacola Open.

1987 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 33; in money - 25; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 71.52 (ranked 78th); money $235,033 (ranked 40th); Winner B.C. Open

1988 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; in money - 27; Top-10 finishes - 10; scoring average 70.11 (ranked 15th); money $813,732 (ranked 3rd); Winner Honda Classic & The International.

1989 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 20; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 70.93 (ranked 77th); money $196,092 (ranked 72nd); best finish, T5th, Canadian Open.

1990 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 71.22 (ranked 96th); money $307,207 (ranked 46th); winner Hardee's Classic

1991 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 71.31 (ranked T104th); money $168,3527 (ranked 94th); best finish, T6th, NEC World Series of Golf.

1992 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; in money - 22; Top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average 70.79 (ranked 46th); money $396,354 (ranked 35th); best finish, T3rd, Memorial Tournament.

1993 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 14; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average 70.65 (ranked 40th); money $391,649 (ranked 38th); best finish, 2nd Hawaiian Open. Was having a great year until a wrist injury hit him at the PGA Championship. Diagnosed as fracture of hook of hamates bone it forced him out of action for the rest of 1993.

1994 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 12; Top-10 finishes - 1; money $114,563 (ranked 145th); best finish T3rd, Greater Milwaukee Open.

1995 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 14; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 70.90 (ranked 63rd); money $202,896 (ranked 90th); best finish T4th, Ideon Classic. Started season under a special medical extension in which he had to earn $31,347 in his first eight starts to regain his exempt status, which he did.

1996 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 70.94 (ranked 62nd); money $275,531 (ranked 77th); best finish T6th, B.C. Open.

1997 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 71.19 (ranked T91st); money $200,069 (ranked 114th); best finish T10th, PGA Championship.

1998 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 22; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 70.76 (ranked 44th); money $466,797 (ranked 61st); best finish T6th, B.C. Open.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 14; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 71.10 (ranked 78th); money $413,993 (ranked 97th); best finish T8th, Greater Milwaukee Open.

2000 Notes
Finished out of the top-125 of the money list for the first time since 1994.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; rounds played - 84 ; in money -14; top-10 finishes - 2 money $388,341 (ranked 126th); best finish T5th at the BellSouth Classic and Buick Classic;

2000 Stats
Scoring - 71.65 / (134th); driving distance - 273.2 / (97th); driving accuracy -66.5% / (133rd); GIR - 67.7% / (54th); putting - 1.792 / (135th); birdie average - 3.39 per rd / (112th) / total birdies - 285; sand saves - 48.8% / (161st); scrambling - 53.8% / (184th); all-around rank - 887 / (120th).

2001 Notes
Five top-25 finishes.

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; rounds played - 66 ; in money -12; top-10 finishes - 2; money $654,864 (ranked 81st); best finish T-2nd at the Bell Canadian Open.

2001 Stats
Scoring - 71.18 / (98th); driving distance - 291.5 / (11th); driving accuracy -64.5% / (163rd); GIR - 67.0% / (75); putting - 1.791 / (148th); birdie average - 3.68 per rd / (75th) / total birdies - 243; sand saves - 45.5% / (157th); scrambling - 58.9% / (124th); all-around rank - 803 / (105th).

2002 Notes
Fourth time finished in the top-100 in the last five years

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; rounds played - 102 ; in money -19; top-10 finishes - 3; money $790,750 (ranked 87th); best finish T-2nd at the Honda Classic.

2002 Stats
Scoring - 71.19 / (102nd); driving distance - 285.8 / (42nd); driving accuracy -67.2% / (114th); GIR - 69.1% / (22nd); putting - 1.773 / (103rd); birdie average - 3.78 per rd / (54th) / total birdies - 386; sand saves - 38.8% / (195th); all-around rank - 741 / (84th).

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; Rounds Played - 91; in money - 17; top -10 Finishes - 1; money $691,328 Rank (92nd); Best finish: 3rd at the Buick Classic

2003 Stats
Scoring - 71.15 / (101st); Driving Distance - 284.6 / (108th); Driving Accuracy - 68.2% / (61st); GIR - 69.2% / (17th); Putting - 1.807 / (173rd); Birdie Average - 3.33 per rd / (155th) / Total Birdies - 303; Sand Saves - 40.5% / (169th); All-Around Rank - 914 / (139th)

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