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MICHAEL ALLEN

Player Data
  • Eligibility Code: 12
  • Birthplace: San Mateo, Calif.
  • Residence: Scottsdale, Ariz.
  • Birthdate: January 31, 1959
  • Age: 46
  • Turned Pro: 1984
  • College: University of Nevada
Player Notes

Was planning to be a stockbroker before turning to golf as a professional...Won the 2003 Southern Arizona Open with daughter Christy caddy. Successfully qualified at PGA TOUR National Qualifying Tournament for the sixth time in his career (1989-92, 2001, 2003) with a third-place finish. 2003 marked the 11th time he had been to the finals at Q-School.

Career Victories

European Tour
1 - 1989 Bell's Scottish Open

Nationwide Tour
1 - 1998 Nike Greater Austin Open

PGA Tour
0

Career Summary

1992 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 16; in money - 4; top ten finishes - 0; money $11,455 (ranked 233rd); best finish, T-43rd Buick Open...

1993 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 15; top ten finishes - 3; stroke average 71.10 (ranked T-76th); money $231,072 (ranked 73rd); best finish, T-3rd Northern Telecom Open & Phoenix Open.

1994 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; in money - 17; top ten finishes - 0; stroke average 71.67 (ranked 137th); money $91,191 (ranked 162nd); best finish, T13th, Greater Milwaukee Open.

1995 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 7; top ten finishes - 1; stroke average 71.85 (ranked 153rd); money $55,825 (ranked 197th); best finish, T5th, Quad Cities Open.

1996 Nike Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 5; in money - 3; top ten finishes - 0; stroke average 72.08; money $4,840 (ranked 158th); best finish, T13th, Nike Central Georgia Open.

1996 PGA Tour Summary
Played once on the PGA Tour in 1996, T72nd Nortel Open.

1997 Nike Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 9; top ten finishes - 3; stroke average 71.27 (ranked T51st); money $26,792 (ranked 75th); best finish, T5th, Nike Inland Empire Open.

1998 Nike Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 10; top ten finishes - 4; stroke average 71.52 (ranked 84th); money $67,482 (ranked 42nd); winner Nike Greater Austin Open.

1999 Buy.Com Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 10; top ten finishes - 1; stroke average 72.05; money $22,871 (ranked 93rd); best finish T5th, South Florida Classic.

2000 Buy.Com Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 11; in money - 8; top ten finishes - 3; stroke average 70.26 (ranked 4th); money $103,373 (ranked 49th); best finish 2nd, Buy.Com Monterey Peninsula Classic.

2001 Buy.Com Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 13; top ten finishes - 2; stroke average 70.88 (ranked 48th); money $59,864 (ranked 71st); best finish T7th, Buy.Com Wichita Open. Also finished T12th in the U.S. Open, his only PGA Tour start of 2001. Finished T19th in the PGA Tour qualifying tournament to get back his tour card for 2002.

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered: 29 / Rounds Played: 74 / Cuts made: 9 / Top-Ten Finishes: 0 / Earnings: $108,777 Rank (197th) / Best finish: T-25th at the Touchstone Energy Tucson Open.

2002 Stats
Scoring - 72.23 / (178th); Driving Distance - 285.0 / (50th); Driving Accuracy - 57.1% / (199th); GIR - 60.8% / (192nd); Putting - 1.806 / (186th); Birdie Average - 3.09 per rd / (185th) / Total Birdies - 229; Sand Saves - 49.2% / (110th); All-Around Rank - 1163 / (185th).

2003 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 14; top ten finishes - 2; stroke average 70.83 (ranked 58th); money $89,201 (ranked 55th); best finish 2nd, Monterey Peninsula Classic.

2004 Notes
His $882,872 earnings were more than he had earned in his first 187 events on Tour ($740,360).

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; Rounds Played - 85; in money - 15; top -10 Finishes - 2; money $882,872 Rank (88th); Best finish: 2nd at the Chrysler Classic of Greensboro

2004 Stats
Scoring - 71.28 / (114th); Driving Distance - 291.1 / (60th); Driving Accuracy - 56.5% / (179th); GIR - 64.2% / (115th); Putting - 1.763 / (52nd); Birdie Average - 3.56 per rd / (89th) / Total Birdies - 303; Sand Saves - 48.9% / (101st); All-Around Rank - 791 / (104th).

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