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Tom Byrum

Tom Byrum

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Onida, S.D.
  • Residence: Sugarland, Texas
  • College: New Mexico State
  • Birthdate: September 28, 1960
  • Age: 43
  • Turned Professional: 1984
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Player Notes

Tom and older brother, Curt, were a tandem team on the PGA Tour. With his win in the 1989 Kemper Open and Curt's win seven weeks later in the Hardee's Golf Classic, they became the first brothers to win in the same year since Dave and Mike Hill did it in 1972... Works as an analyst for The Golf Channel...Involved with nine-hole course, The Training Station, where golfers of all ages play three, six or nine holes.

Career Victories

PGA Tour
1 - 1989 Kemper Open

Career Summary

1990 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; in money - 14; top ten finishes - 1; stroke average 72.12 (ranked 172nd); money $136,910 (ranked 113th); best finish, 3rd Shearson Lehman Hutton Open.

1991 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; in money - 16; top ten finishes - 0; money $68,871 (ranked 153rd); best finish T15th, Shearson Lehman Brothers Open.

1992 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; in money - 10; top ten finishes - 1; money $94,399 (ranked 136th); best finish T3rd, Kmart Greater Greensboro Open.

1993 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered -26; in money - 12; top ten finishes - 1; money $82,354 (ranked 154th); best finish T8th, Anheuser-Busch Classic.

1994 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 12; in money - 7; top ten finishes - 1; money $112,259 (ranked 148th); best finish T2nd, GTE Byron Nelson Classic.

1995 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 14; in money - 10; top ten finishes - 2; money $145,427 (ranked 132nd); best finish T3rd, Buick Open.

1996 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; in money - 12; top ten finishes - 2; stroke average 71.15 (ranked 84th); money $166,500 (ranked 126th); best finish T3rd, Bell Canadian Open.

1997 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 21; top ten finishes - 5; stroke average 70.46 (ranked 37th); money $525,161 (ranked 42nd); best finish T2nd, Canon Greater Hartford Open & Buick Open.

1998 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; in money - 15; top ten finishes - 2; stroke average 71.42 (ranked 114th); money $252,832 (ranked 116th); best finish T5th, Buick Classic.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 17; top ten finishes - 2; stroke average 71.23 (ranked T90th); money $495,319 (ranked 80th); best finish 2nd, Michelob Championship at Kingsmill.

2000 Notes
Ended the season with two top-10s, which helped him secure his tour card for 2002

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered: 27 / Rounds Played: 89 / Cuts made: 18 / Top-10 Finishes: 3; Best finish: T6th at the Southern Farm Bureau Classic; Earnings: $514,193 Rank (93rd)

2000 Stats
Scoring - 70.77 / (50th); Driving Distance - 267.8 / (153rd); Driving Accuracy - 76.3% / (11th); GIR - 67.2% / (70th); Putting - 1.775 / (89th); Birdie Average - 3.52 per rd / (86th) / Total Birdies - 313; Sand Saves - 52.2% / (122nd); Scrambling - 62.5% / (32nd); All-Around Rank - 743 / (83rd).

2001 Notes
Withdrew from Q-School so he has a conditional exemption for 2002 based on finishing 129th on the money list.

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered: 27 / Rounds Played: 85 / Cuts made: 15 / Top-10 Finishes: 1; Best finish: T-10th at the Sony Open in Hawaii; Earnings: $391,925 Rank (129th)

2001 Stats
Scoring - 71.25 / (109th); Driving Distance - 271.5 / (169th); Driving Accuracy - 75.6% / (8th); GIR - 65.9% / (100); Putting - 1.760 / (63rd); Birdie Average - 3.49 per rd / (122nd) / Total Birdies - 297; Sand Saves - 54.7% / (63rd); Scrambling - 58.7% / (129th); All-Around Rank - 727 / (84th).

2002 Notes
Best financial year in his career

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered: 23 / Rounds Played: 77 / Cuts made: 15 / Top-10 Finishes: 3 / Best finish: T-6th at the Buick Open / Earnings: $620,280 Rank (109th)

2002 Stats
Scoring - 70.76 / (52nd); Driving Distance - 270.5 / (182nd); Driving Accuracy - 75.1% / (13th); GIR - 66.1% / (86th); Putting - 1.788 / (150th); Birdie Average - 3.30 per rd / (163rd) / Total Birdies - 254; Sand Saves - 54.5% / (48th); All-Around Rank - 843 / (113th).

2003 Notes
Did not have a top-10 for only the second time in his 18-year career, the other time was in 1991. Did have seven top-25 finishes.

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; Rounds Played - 97; in money - 17; top -10 Finishes - 0; money $590,720 Rank (109th); Best finish: T-13th at the Chrysler Classic of Tucson

2003 Stats
Scoring - 71.08 / (93rd); Driving Distance - 272.7 / (181st); Driving Accuracy - 73.8% / (12th); GIR - 63.1% / (156th); Putting - 1.782 / (108th); Birdie Average - 3.29 per rd / (161st) / Total Birdies - 319; Sand Saves - 50.0% / (97th); All-Around Rank - 878 / (131st)

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