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Mark Hensby

Mark Hensby

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
  • Residence: Mesa, Ariz.
  • Birthdate: June 29, 1971
  • Age: 33
  • Turned Professional: 1995
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Player Notes

Lived in Chicago with friends in early 1990s. For a few weeks at the end of 1994, lived in his car in the parking lot at Cog Hill, home of the Tour's Cialis Western Open. . .Returns for a second time to the PGA Tour via the Nationwide Tour money list. Finished seventh in 2003 and second in 2000. Currently No. 2 all-time on the Nationwide Tour career money list with $832,916 (1997-2000, 2002-03). Has finished in the top 55 on the Nationwide Tour money list five times. Last season, earned his third career victory at the Henrico County Open. . . Posted a final-round 9-under 63 to finish regulation tied with Zach Johnson at 20-under-par. . . Went on to birdie the first playoff hole for the victory...Had a hole in one in the first round of the Miccosukee Championship...Finished T-58 at the 2003 Phoenix Open, his only TOUR start. In first season on TOUR, finished 186th on money list and recorded only top-10, a T9 at the Touchstone Energy Tucson Open, during his first event as a member...Second Nationwide Tour victory came during the 2000 season, his best on that Tour, at the Carolina Classic. Defeated Manny Zerman on seventh extra playoff hole...Set tournament mark with 20-under 260 at 1998 Fort Smith Classic, his first Nationwide Tour victory...Winner of numerous other tournaments, including the 1996 Illinois Open by eight strokes and the 1994 Illinois State Amateur. Also has victories in the Ted Rhodes Classic, Elks Open and two mini-tour events in South Florida. . .Made the cut in 17 of 23 events on the 2003 Nationwide Tour. Collected $276,519 to finish No. 7 on the final money list...Earned his third career Nationwide Tour victory at the Henrico County Open. Shot rounds of 71-67-67 to open the tournament and then posted a career-best 9-under-par 63 to finish regulation tied with Zach Johnson at 20-under-par. Went on to birdie the first playoff hole for the victory. Entered the event having made six cuts in 10 appearances but with no top-10 finishes. The win, worth $81,000, helped propel him from No. 76 to No. 13 on the money list...Claimed his second top-10 of the season at the Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open. Rounds of 65-66-66-69 left him one shot behind Jeff Klauk...Other top-10 finishes came at the Permian Basin Charity Golf Classic (T2), Envirocare Utah Classic (fourth), Gila River Golf Classic (T7), Albertsons Boise Open (T8) and the season-ending Nationwide Tour Championship (T8)...Had a hole in one in the first round of the Miccosukee Championship.

Career Victories

Nationwide
3 - 1998 NIKE Fort Smith Classic, 2000 BUY.COM Carolina Classic, 2003 Henrico County Open.

PGA Tour
1 - 2004 John Deere Classic

Career Summary

1997 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 17; in money - 11; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 70.44 (ranked 11th); money $16,401 (ranked 25th); best finish, T12th Alabama Classic & Wichita Open.

1998 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 12; top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average 70.44 (ranked 11th); money $75,359 (ranked 25th); winner Fort Smith Classic.

1999 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 9; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 70.44 (ranked 11th); money $49,054 (ranked 25th); best finish, 3rd, Lehigh Valley Open.

2000 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 18; top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average 70.44 (ranked 11th); money $291,757 (ranked 25th); winner Carolina Open.

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; in money - 7; top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 70.44 (ranked 11th); money $155,629 (ranked 25th); T9th, Touchstone Energy Tucson Open

2002 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 12; top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 70.44 (ranked 11th); money $123,825 (ranked 25th); best finish, 2nd, Permian Basin Open.

2003 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 17; top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average 70.44 (ranked 11th); money $276,519 (ranked 25th); winner Henrico County Open.

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