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TED PURDY

Player Data
  • Eligibility Code: 8, 10
  • Birthplace: Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Residence: Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Birthdate: August 15, 1973
  • Age: 31
  • Turned Pro: 1996
  • College: Arizona
Player Notes

Says his mother and grandfather started him in the game of golf while he was still in diapers. 1997 Indian Masters Champion. Named 1997 Rookie of the Year on the Asian PGA Tour...Winner of the Arizona State Amateur. Two-time All-American at the University of Arizona. Roomed with former PGA Tour player, Jason Gore, during freshman season in Tucson. Winner of the 1996 PING Arizona Intercollegiate by six strokes over Stanford's Tiger Woods.

Career Victories

Nationwide Tour
1 - 2003 First Tee Arkansas Classic

PGA Tour
1 - EDS Byron Nelson

Career Summary

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 8; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 73.37 (ranked 190th); money $46,660 (ranked 230th); best finish T35th, Buick Invitational.

2000 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 8; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 72.47 (ranked 126th); money $45,176 (ranked 92nd); best finish T5th, Shreveport Open.

2002 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 10; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 71.92 (ranked 107th); money $31,211 (ranked 113th); best finish, T15th, Hibernia Southern Open.

2003 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average 70.43 (ranked 31st); money $206,584 (ranked 15th); Winner First Tee Arkansas Classic.

2004 Notes
Lost a five hole playoff to Stewart Cink at the MCI Heritage.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 35; Rounds Played - 112; in money - 22; top -10 Finishes - 4; money $1,636,876 Rank (36th); Best finish: 2nd at the MCI Heritage & B.C. Open

2004 Stats
Scoring - 70.69 / (45th); Driving Distance - 289.2 / (76th); Driving Accuracy - 70.1% / (22nd); GIR - 67.4% / (39th); Putting - 1.769 / (70th); Birdie Average - 3.75 per rd / (41st) / Total Birdies - 420; Sand Saves - 46.6% / (132nd); All-Around Rank - 438 / (11th).

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