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MARK HENSBY

Player Data
  • Eligibility Code: 8, 11
  • Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
  • Residence: Mesa, Ariz.
  • Birthdate: June 29, 1971
  • Age: 34
  • Turned Pro: 1995
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. 2003, earned his third career victory at the Henrico County Open.

Career Victories

European Tour
1 - 2005 Scandinavian Masters By Carlsberg

Nationwide Tour
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.

2004 Notes
Made more money than anyone else the year after playing on the Nationwide Tour.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; Rounds Played - 93; in money - 19; top -10 Finishes - 8; money $2,718,766 Rank (15th); Best finish: Win at the John Deere Classic

2004 Stats
Scoring - 70.63 / (41st); Driving Distance - 284.6 / (122nd); Driving Accuracy - 67.7% / (51st); GIR - 63.3% / (139th); Putting - 1.738 / (7th); Birdie Average - 3.75 per rd / (41st) / Total Birdies - 349; Sand Saves - 54.0% / (32nd); All-Around Rank - 495 / (21st)

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