Slocum's father is a golf professional and head of DP Tour. . . Contracted ulcerative colitis in Nov. of 1997 and dropped from 150 to 122 pounds. Because of the illness, missed the next year and a half of golf. Three-time All-American for South Alabama, captured the Sun Belt Conference individual title to help the team capture the championship.
3 - Buy.Com Greater Cleveland Open, Buy.Com Knoxville Open & Buy.Com Omaha Classic
1 - 2004 Chrysler Classic of Tucson
1997 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 5; Top-10 finishes -0; scoring average 72.11 (ranked 120th); money $6,567 (ranked 142nd); best finish, T19th, Boise Open.
2000 Nationwide Tour Summary
Played one Nationwide event in 2000, missing cut at Mississippi Gulf Coast Open.
2001 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 11; Top-10 finishes -6; scoring average 70.12 (ranked 10th); money $339,670 (ranked 3rd); winner Buy.Com Greater Cleveland Open, Buy.Com Knoxville Open and Buy.Com Omaha Classic. With his three victories on the Buy.Com Tour earned a promotion to the PGA Tour becoming the second person since Chris Smith did it in 1997.
2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 8; rounds played - 28 ; in money - 6; top-10 finishes - 0; money $45,669 (ranked 256th-unofficial); best finish T-37th at the Southern Farm Bureau Classic.
Sixth-ranked player of the 11 rookies who ended the season in the top 125. . . One of four rookies to have a runner-up finish. Had one-stroke lead with three holes to play at the WORLDCOM CLASSIC-The Heritage of Golf but a double bogey on the 16th hole left him in second place, one stroke behind winner Justin Leonard.
2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; rounds played - 92 ; in money -15; top-10 finishes - 2; money $864,615 (ranked 76th); best finish 2nd at the WorldCom Classic.
Scoring - 71.85 / (162nd); driving distance - 268.5 / (189th); driving accuracy -77.6% / (3rd); GIR - 65.0% / (117th); putting - 1.785 / (138th); birdie average - 3.37 per rd / (147th) / total birdies - 310; sand saves - 49.7% / (103rd); all-around rank - 1023 / (160th).