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Craig Parry

Craig Parry

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Kansas City, Mo.
  • Residence: Murieta, Calif.
  • College: UCLA
  • Birthdate: September 5, 1959
  • Age: 44
  • Turned Professional: 1983
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Player Notes

His first love was wrestling, a sport that he was all-conference in high school.. Was All-American in 1981 and '82 and was Pac-10 Player of the Year in 1981. . .Played on the PGA Tour 1986-'90, in 1989 went into the final round of the U.S. Open with a chance to win and shot 74 and finished T-14th. . .Daughter Brooke suffers from a retinal disease (Leber's Amorosis) and is legally blind.

Career Victories

European Tour
4 - 1989 Wang Four Stars Pro-Celebrity, German Open, 1991 Italian Open, Scottish Open

PGA Tour
2 - 1999 Buick Open, 2001 International Presented By Quest

Other
Around the world he has won the 1987 Panasonic New South Wales Open, Canadian Tournament Players Championship, 1989 Bridgestone ASO (Japan), 1992 Australian Masters, NSW Open, 1994 Australian Masters, 1995 Canon Challenge, Greg Norman's Holden Classic, 1996 Australian Masters, 1997 Satelindo Indonesia Open, Japan Open, Coolum Classic. 1999 Ford Open, 2002 New Zealand Open.

Career Summary

1990 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 12; in money - 12; top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average 69.62 (ranked 1st); money �213,143 (ranked 15th); best finish, 2nd Scandinavian Enterprise Open and Volvo German Open.

1990 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 8; in money - 6; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 71.43; money $43,351 (ranked 181st); best finish, T15th Independent Insurance Agent Open.

1991 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 17; top-10 finishes - 11; scoring average 70.43 (ranked 4th); money �367,288 (ranked 5th) . . . 1991 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 6; in money - 6; top-10 finishes - 0; money $63,767; best finish, T11 U.S. Open . . . In 1992 has won Australian Masters and New South Wales Open.

1992 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 5; in money -4; top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 70.67; money �40,984; best finish, 7th Benson and Hedges and Bell's Scottish Open.

1992 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 13; in money - 11; top-10 finishes - 4; scoring 70.62; money $241,901 (64th); best finish, T3rd Kmart Greater Greensboro Open.

1993 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 16; top-10 finishes -6; scoring average 70.82 (ranked T52nd); money $323,068 (ranked 50th); best finish, T3rd U.S. Open.

1994 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 15; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 70.40 (ranked 30th); money $354,602 (ranked 46th); best finish, 2nd, Honda Classic.

1995 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 70.91 (ranked T-35th); money $42,047 (ranked 48th); best finish 5th Philadelphia Classic.

1995 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 16; top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 71.10 (ranked 78th); money $293,413 (ranked 65th); best finish, 2nd Colonial.

1996 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 12; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 70.89 (ranked 23; money $32,224 (ranked 58th); best finish T-6th Nike Gateway Classic.

1996 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 19; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 70.83 (ranked 53rd); money $454,203 (ranked 43rd); best finish, 2nd, GTE Byron Nelson Classic and T2nd Buick Classic.

1997 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; in money - 12; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 71.53 (ranked 128th); money $173,012 (ranked 127th); best finish 4th, Greater Milwaukee Open.

1998 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 70.98 (ranked 68th); money $520,400 (ranked 55th); best finish 2nd, AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; in money - 14; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 71.40 (ranked T104th); money $656,140 (ranked 65th); winner Buick Open.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; rounds played - 96 ; in money -16; top-10 finishes - 2 money $387,716 (ranked 127th); best finish T5th at the BellSouth Classic;

2000 Stats
Scoring - 71.53 / (126th); driving distance - 270.7 / (130th); driving accuracy -67.0% / (124th); GIR - 63.7% / (150th); putting - 1.764 / (57th); birdie average - 3.50 per rd / (93rd) / total birdies - 336; sand saves - 58.7% / (40th); scrambling - 60.2% / (87th); all-around rank - 766 / (91st)

2001 Notes
Finished outside the top-100 on the money list for the first time since he became a PGA Tour member in 1992.

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 34; rounds played - 104 ; in money -19; top-10 finishes - 4; money $1,318,762 (ranked 39th); Winner at the Sprint International

2001 Stats
Scoring - 71.14 / (90th); driving distance - 282.2 / (66th); driving accuracy -63.9% / (172nd); GIR - 64.1% / (155); putting - 1.758 / (60th); birdie average - 3.77 per rd / (52nd) / total birdies - 385; sand saves - 54.3% / (68th); scrambling - 60.0% / (95th); all-around rank - 763 / (92nd).

2002 Notes
First time he ever made over a $1 million in a year. Ended the year with a T4th finish at the Buick Challenge, his only other top-ten of the Year.

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; rounds played - 99 ; in money -19; top-10 finishes - 2; money $645,110 (ranked 104th); best finish T-6th at the Shell Houston Open and Reno-Tahoe Open

2002 Stats
Scoring - 71.49 / (131st); driving distance - 279.9 / (103rd); driving accuracy -66.6% / (122nd); GIR - 64.7% / (123rd); putting - 1.780 / (123rd); birdie average - 3.55 per rd / (113th) / total birdies - 351; sand saves - 53.3% / (67th); all-around rank - 885 / (122nd).

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; Rounds Played - 102; in money - 21; top -10 Finishes - 4; money $1,210,541 Rank (57th); Best finish: 3rd at the Bell Canadian Open

2003 Stats
Scoring - 70.80 / (67th); Driving Distance - 289.1 / (70th); Driving Accuracy - 61.2% / (162nd); GIR - 64.1% / (122nd); Putting - 1.748 / (33rd); Birdie Average - 3.82 per rd / (48th) / Total Birdies - 390; Sand Saves - 51.1% / (78th); All-Around Rank - 625 / (53rd).

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