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Steve Lowery

Player Data

  • Birthdate: October 11, 1960
  • Birthplace: Birmingham, Ala.
  • Residence: Birmingham, Ala.
  • Age: 45 Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 225
  • Turned Pro: 1983
  • College: Alabama

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Player Notes

Owned a home in Orlando, Fla., which was destroyed by fire in 1999, moved back to Alabama. Alabama Crimson Tide football and Atlanta Braves baseball fan. Received 1995 Singleton Award as Outstanding Professional Athlete in Alabama. Enjoys quail hunting in south Alabama and snow skiing in Beaver Creek, CO.

Career Victories

PGA Tour
2 - 1994 Sprint International, 2000 Southern Farm Bureau Classic

Career Summary

1988 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 34; in money - 17; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 71.70 (ranked 137th); money $44,327 (ranked 157th); best finish, T21st, Canon Sammy Davis Jr.-Greater Hartford Open.

1989 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 11; in money - 7; Top-10 finishes - 3; money $38,699 (ranked 174th); best finish, T7th, Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic.

1990 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 8; in money - 6; Top-10 finishes - 2; money $68,524 (ranked 159th); best finish, T4th, Greater Milwaukee Open. On the Nationwide Tour played in three events, best finish T23rd Panama City Beach Classic.

1991 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 10; in money - 7; Top-10 finishes - 2; money $87,597 (ranked 159th); best finish, T3rd Chattanooga Classic.

1992 Nike Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 7; money $114,553 (ranked 3rd); winner Tulsa Open.

1992 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 7; in money - 4; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 71.64; money $22,608 (ranked 207th); best finish, T18th Kemper Open.

1993 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; in money - 25; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 70.99 (ranked 68th); money $188,287 (ranked 92nd); best finish, T10th New England Classic.

1994 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; in money - 20; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average 70.90 (ranked T57th); money $794,048 (ranked 12th); winner Sprint International.

1995 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; in money - 25; Top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average 70.38 (ranked 34th); money $463,858 (ranked 38th); best finish T6th Motorola Western Open and Greater Milwaukee Open.

1996 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; in money - 21; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 71.13 (ranked T80th); money $263,505 (ranked 80th); best finish T4th, Freeport McDermott Classic.

1997 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; in money - 20; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average 70.54 (ranked 44th); money $480,467 (ranked 44th); best finish T3rd Motorola Western Open and Buick Challenge.

1998 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 70.99 (ranked T69th); money $409,940 (ranked 70th); best finish T3rd, Freeport McDermott Classic.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 71.20 (ranked 88thth); money $385,937 (ranked 104th); best finish T4th, Greater Milwaukee Classic.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; rounds played -104 ; in money -23; top-10 finishes - 9; money $1,543,818 (ranked 31st); Winner at the Southern Farm Bureau Classic

2000 Stats
Scoring - 70.29 / (24th); driving distance - 277.1 / (52nd); driving accuracy -72.1% / (39th); GIR - 68.1% / (42nd); putting - 1.754 / (39th); birdie average - 3.94 per rd / (17th) / total birdies - 410; sand saves - 56.7% / (60th); scrambling -61.0% / (63rd); all-around rank - 314 / (7th)

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; rounds played -97 ; in money -23; top-10 finishes - 6; money $1,738,820 (ranked 27th); best finish 2nd at the Air Canada Championship

2001 Stats
Scoring - 70.65 / (48th); driving distance - 280.7 / (80th); driving accuracy -70.9% / (52nd); GIR - 68.2% / (50); putting - 1.761 / (65th); birdie average - 3.76 per rd / (55th) / total birdies - 365; sand saves - 45.5% / (157th); scrambling - 59.1% / (119th); all-around rank - 582 / (48th).

2002 Notes
All five of his top-10 finishes came over the summer

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; rounds played -92 ; in money -21; top-10 finishes - 5; money $1,882,553 (ranked 30th); best finish 2nd at The International presented by Quest and Air Canada Championship

2002 Stats
Scoring - 70.88 / (64th); driving distance - 280.5 / (94th); driving accuracy -68.3% / (84th); GIR - 66.6% / (71st); putting - 1.774 / (110th); birdie average - 3.77 per rd / (57th) / total birdies - 347; sand saves - 49.1% / (112th); all-around rank - 669 / (68th).

2003 Notes
Finished in the top 100 for the 10th time in last 11 seasons on Tour.

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; Rounds Played - 80; in money - 15; top -10 Finishes - 2; money $932,293 Rank (77th); Best finish: T-2nd at the B.C. Open

2003 Stats
Scoring - 71.15 / (101st); Driving Distance - 288.8 / (72nd); Driving Accuracy - 62.8% / (141st); GIR - 64.8% / (107th); Putting - 1.773 / (84th); Birdie Average - 3.74 per rd / (64th) / Total Birdies - 299; Sand Saves - 47.2% / (133rd); All-Around Rank - 733 / (88th).

2004 Notes
Sank an eight-foot putt on the 72nd hole at the Cialis Western Open to finish second, earning one of the last exemptions into the British Open. His $518,400 payday marked Lowery's career-best payday.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; Rounds Played - 89; in money - 17; top -10 Finishes - 2; money $1,191,245 Rank (66th); Best finish: 2nd at the Cialis Western Open

2004 Stats
Scoring - 71.42 / (130th); Driving Distance - 288.8 / (79th); Driving Accuracy - 58.3% / (172nd); GIR - 63.9% / (122nd); Putting - 1.769 / (70th); Birdie Average - 3.61 per rd / (76th) / Total Birdies - 321; Sand Saves - 43.8% / (161st); All-Around Rank - 902 / (135th).

2005 Notes
Started the season with 11 missed cuts in his first 12 starts, but ended the year with top-10s in three of his last five PGA Tour starts helping him keep his card for the 2006 season.

2005 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; Rounds Played - 96; in money - 175; top -10 Finishes - 3; money $950,274 Rank (85th); Best finish: T-3rd at the Chrysler Championship

2005 Stats
Scoring - 71.45 / (141st); Driving Distance - 291.0 / (77th); Driving Accuracy - 62.3% / (105th); GIR - 64.7% / (112th); Putting - 1.761 / (40th); Birdie Average - 3.61 per rd / (65th) / Total Birdies - 347; Sand Saves - 44.9% / (148th); All-Around Rank - 701 / (67th).

Hogan Tour Wins
1 - 1992 Ben Hogan Tulsa Open

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