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Heath Slocum

Heath Slocum

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Baton Rouge, La.
  • Residence: Pensacola, Fla.
  • College: University of South Alabama
  • Birthdate: February 3, 1974
  • Age: 30
  • Turned Professional: 1996
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Player Notes

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.

Career Victories

Nationwide
3 - Buy.Com Greater Cleveland Open, Buy.Com Knoxville Open & Buy.Com Omaha Classic

PGA Tour
1 - 2004 Chrysler Classic of Tucson

Career Summary

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.

2002 Notes
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.

2002 Stats
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).

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