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Scott Verplank

Scott Verplank

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
  • Residence: Edmond, Okla.
  • College: Oklahoma State
  • Birthdate: July 9, 1964
  • Age: 40
  • Turned Professional: 1986
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Player Notes

Winner of the 1984 U.S. Amateur . . .Winner, 1982, '84 and '85 Texas State Amateur, 1982, '83, '84 and '85 LaJet Amateur Classic, 1984 Western Amateur, 1984 and '85 Sunnehanna Amateur and 1986 NCAA Championship . . . Played on the 1985 Walker Cup Team. . . Member 2002 Ryder Cup Team . . .Winner of the 1985 Western Open as an amateur. . .Has problems related to diabetes and had surgery in 1992 and '95 to correct soft tissue pinching in his elbow. . .Took 12 years and 27 days between wins in '88 Buick Open and 2000 Reno-Tahoe, the fourth longest duration in PGA Tour history.

Career Victories

PGA Tour
4 - 1985 Western Open (as an amateur); 1988 Buick Open; 2000 Reno-Tahoe Open; 2001 Bell Canadian Open

Career Summary

1985 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 5; cuts made - 2; top-10 finishes - 1; Winner Western Open (as an amateur)

1986 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 8; top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 73.30 (ranked 124th); money $19,757 (ranked 177th); best finish, T4th, MONY tournament of Champions (as an amateur).

1987 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; in money - 12; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 72.38 (ranked 154th); money $34,136 (ranked 173rd); best finish, T20th, Greater Greensboro Open.

1988 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 19; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 70.77 (ranked 60th); money $366,045 (ranked 31st); Winner Buick Open.

1989 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 15; top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 71.78 (ranked 151st); money $82,345 (ranked 141st); best finish, T6th, Memorial Tournament

1990 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 18; top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 70.18 ; money $303,589 (ranked 47th); best finish, 2nd, Bank of Boston Classic.

1991 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; in money - 1; top-10 finishes - 0; money $3,195 (ranked 266th); best finish, T63rd, Las Vegas Invitational.

1992 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 13; in money - 1; top-10 finishes -0; money $1,760 (ranked 309th); best finish, T58th, B.C. Open.

1993 PGA Tour Summary
Was injured and did not play at all in 1993.

1994 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 14; top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 70.22 (ranked 23rd); money $183,015 (ranked 97th); best finish, T4th, Anheuser Busch Classic.

1995 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 20; top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 70.23 (ranked T-17th); money $332,886 (ranked 55th); best finish, T4th, BellSouth Classic.

1996 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 12; in money - 10; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 70.79; money $88,801 (ranked 171st); best finish, T-15th, Freeport McDermott Classic. Season was cut short by elbow pain, which required surgery to fix.

1997 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 10; top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 71.51 (ranked 124th); money $113,254 (ranked 159th); best finish, T10th, Quad City Classic.

1998 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 22; top-10 finishes - 10; scoring average 70.06 (ranked 17th); money $2,752,219 (ranked 18th); best finish, 2nd Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic and Buick Open.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; in money - 19; top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 70.86 (ranked 55th); money $474,260 (ranked 82nd); best finish, T8th, John Deere Classic.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; rounds played - 106 ; in money -24; top-10 finishes - 6; money $1,747,643 (ranked 22nd); Winner at the Reno-Tahoe Open

2000 Stats
Scoring - 70.32 / (26th); driving distance - 268.6 / (143rd); driving accuracy -78.8% / (3rd); GIR - 69.6% / (17th); putting - 1.755 / (41st); birdie average - 3.77 per rd / (34th) / total birdies - 400; sand saves - 59.9% / (27th); scrambling - 63.8% / (16th); all-around rank - 448 / (27th)

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; rounds played - 97 ; in money -24; top-10 finishes - 8; money $2,783,401 (ranked 10th); Winner at the Bell Canadian Open

2001 Stats
Scoring - 69.88 / (11th); driving distance - 271.3 / (170th); driving accuracy -75.2% / (13th); GIR - 70.7% / (13); putting - 1.747 / (30th); birdie average - 4.10 per rd / (12th) / total birdies - 398; sand saves - 66.2% / (2nd); scrambling - 66.0% / (6th); all-around rank - 309 / (6th).

2002 Notes
Four top-10s, was under par in 55 of his 91 rounds

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; rounds played - 91 ; in money -21; top-10 finishes - 4; money $1,217,022 (ranked 50th); best finish 4th at the Canon Greater Hartford Open

2002 Stats
Scoring - 70.50 / (27th); driving distance - 268.5 / (189th); driving accuracy -78.5% / (2nd); GIR - 68.6% / (31st); putting - 1.730 / (8th); birdie average - 4.00 per rd / (17th) / total birdies - 364; sand saves - 50.8% / (91st); all-around rank - 455 / (22nd).

2003 Notes
Eight top-10s, was under par in 61 of his 96 rounds.

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; Rounds Played - 96; in money - 23; top -10 Finishes - 8; money $2,306,714 Rank (19th); Best finish: T-2nd at the FUNAI Classic at the Walt Disney World Resort

2003 Stats
Scoring - 69.88 / (13th); Driving Distance - 275.5 / (173rd); Driving Accuracy - 72.2% / (23rd); GIR - 67.4% / (53rd); Putting - 1.729 / (7th); Birdie Average - 4.10 per rd / (8th) / Total Birdies - 394; Sand Saves - 58.2% / (9th); All-Around Rank - 405 / (11th).

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