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Nick Price

Player Data

  • Birthdate: January 27, 1957
  • Birthplace: Durban, South Africa
  • Residence: Hobe Sound, Fla.
  • Age: 49 Ht: 6' 0" Wt: 190
  • Turned Pro: 1977

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Player Notes

* Born in South Africa to British parents, he moved to Rhodesia, later renamed Zimbabwe, at an early age. Lost his friend and caddie Jeff "Squeaky" Medlen to Leukemia in June of 1997. Has been troubled by a sinus condition the last couple of years. Runner-up in 1982 and '88 British Open. 1993 and '94 PGA Tour and PGA of America Player of the Year. Also led the Tour in earnings those years. Winner 1993 and '97 Vardon Trophy. Member of 1994, '96, '98, 2000 & 2003 Presidents Cup team

Career Victories

European Tour
7 - 1980 Swiss Open; 1981 Italian Open; 1985 Lancome Trophy; 1994 British Open; 1997 South African PGA, Dimension Data Pro-am; 1998 South African Dimension Data Pro-am.

PGA Tour
18 - 1983 World Series of Golf; 1991 GTE Byron Nelson Classic, Canadian Open; 1992 PGA Championship, Texas Open; 1993 Players Championship, Canon Greater Harford Open, Sprint Western Open, Federal Express St. Jude Classic; 1994 Honda Open, Southwestern Bell Colonial, Western Open, British Open, PGA Championship, Canadian Open; 1997 MCI Classic; 1998 FedEx St. Jude Classic; 2002 MasterCard Colonial

Other
1979 Asseng Invitational (South Africa); 1981 South African Master; 1982 Vaal Reefs Open (South Africa); 1985 ICL International (South Africa); 1989 West End South Australian Open; 1992 Air New Zealand Open; 1994 ICL International, Sun City Million Dollar Challenge, PGA Grand Slam of Golf; 1995 Alfred Dunhill Challenge, Hassan II Golf Trophy, Zimbabwe Open; 1997 Zimbabwe Open, Million Dollar Challenge; 1999 Suntory Open.

Career Summary

1978 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 12; in money - 8; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 73.43; money €4,712 or £3,366 (ranked 51st); best finish, 2nd, Dutch Open.

1979 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 16; in money - 13; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 73.29; money €14,832 or £10,594 (ranked 31st); best finish 2nd, Sun Alliance Match Play Championship.

1980 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 17; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average - 71.94; money €30,232 or £21,594 (ranked 14th); Winner Swiss Open.

1981 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 15; in money - 12; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 72.63; money €14,617 or £10,441 (ranked 38th); best finish T2nd, KLM Dutch Open.

1982 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 9; in money - 6; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 73.53; money €30,892 or £22,066 (ranked 22nd); best finish T2nd, British Open.

1983 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 14; top-10 finishes - 2; stroke average 72.43 (ranked 105th); money $49,435 (ranked 104th); Winner World Series of Golf.

1984 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 15; top-10 finishes - 4; stroke average 72.39 (ranked 95th); money $109,480 (ranked 66th); best finish, T3rd, Canadian Open.

1985 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 14; top-10 finishes - 2; stroke average 72.06 (ranked 101st); money $96,069 (ranked 80th); best finish, T4th, Colonial National Invitation.

1986 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 17; top-10 finishes - 6; stroke average 71.76 (ranked 77th); money $225,373 (ranked 35th); best finish, 2nd, Western Open.

1987 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 19; top-10 finishes - 7; stroke average 70.94 (ranked 28th); money $334,169 (ranked 28th); best finish, T2nd, Canadian Open.

1988 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 20; top-10 finishes - 4; stroke average 70.21 (ranked 21st); money $266,300 (ranked 42nd); best finish, 2nd, British Open.

1989 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 22; top-10 finishes - 7; stroke average 70.22 (ranked 15th); money $296,170 (ranked 42nd); best finish, T3rd, AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-am.

1990 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 23; top-10 finishes - 6; stroke average 70.20 (ranked 14th); money $520,777 (ranked 22nd); best finish, T2nd Southwestern Bell Colonial and BellSouth Atlanta Classic.

1991 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 18; top-10 finishes - 9; stroke average 70.18 ranked (13th); money $714,389 (ranked 7th); Winner Byron Nelson and Canadian Open.

1992 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; in money - 24; top-10 finishes - 13; stroke average 69.61 (ranked 2nd); money $1,135,773 (ranked 4th); Winner PGA Championship and Texas Open.

1993 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 17; in money - 16; top-10 finishes - 8; stroke average 69.11 (ranked 2nd); money $1,478,557 (ranked 1st); winner Players Championship, Canon Greater Hartford Open, Western Open and Federal Express St. Jude Classic.

1994 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 14; top-10 finishes - 8; stroke average 69.39 (ranked 3rd); money $1,499,927 (ranked 1st); winner Honda Classic, Southwestern Bell Colonial, Motorola Western Open, PGA Championship, Canadian Open. also won the British Open.

1995 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 15; top-10 finishes - 5; stroke average 69.81 (ranked T3rd); money $611,700 (ranked 30th); best finish, T2nd, World Series of Golf (lost playoff to Greg Norman).

1996 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 15; in money - 12; top-10 finishes - 5; stroke average 70.26 (ranked 17th); money $402,467 (ranked 50th); best finish, T3rd, Honda Classic.

1997 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 16; in money - 15; top-10 finishes - 8; stroke average 68.98 (ranked 1st); money $1,053,845 (ranked 17th); winner at MCI Classic.

1998 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 15; top-10 finishes - 6; stroke average 69.64 (ranked 6th); money $1,019,404 (ranked 26th); winner at FedEx St. Jude Classic.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 17; top-10 finishes - 7; stroke average 69.75 (ranked 7th); money $1,572,402 (ranked 18th); best finish, 3rd, Players Championship.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; Rounds Played: 62 ; in money - 15; top-10 finishes - 6; Best finish: 2nd at the Advil Western Open & Buick Challenge; Earnings: $1,804,433 Rank (21st)

2000 Stats
Scoring - 69.75 / (6th); Driving Distance - 273.2 / (97th); Driving Accuracy - 72.3% / (37th); GIR - 68.0% / (45th); Putting - 1.749 / (24th); Birdie Average - 3.95 per rd / (15th) / Total Birdies - 245; Sand Saves - 59.4% / (32nd); Scrambling - 62.1% / (33rd); All-Around Rank - 320 / (8th)

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; Rounds Played: 74 ; in money - 17; top-10 finishes - 6; Best finish: T-3rd at the Verizon Byron Nelson Classic; Earnings: $1,286,756 Rank (42nd)

2001 Stats
Scoring - 69.66 / (6th); Driving Distance - 274.5 / (149th); Driving Accuracy - 71.8% / (41st); GIR - 67.5% / (64); Putting - 1.755 / (50th); Birdie Average - 3.64 per rd / (88th) / Total Birdies - 269; Sand Saves - 64.8% / (4th); Scrambling - 68.5% / (2nd); All-Around Rank - 497 / (32nd).

2002 Notes
Eight top-ten finishes, was under par in 41 of his 66 rounds

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered: 18; Rounds Played: 66 ; in money - 17; top-10 finishes - 8 / Best finish: Winner at the MasterCard Colonial / Earnings: $2,170,912 Rank (19th)

2002 Stats
Scoring - 69.59 / (5th); Driving Distance - 272.7 / (166th); Driving Accuracy - 76.4% / (9th); GIR - 64.4% / (134th); Putting - 1.736 / (18th); Birdie Average - 3.71 per rd / (71st) / Total Birdies - 245; Sand Saves - 56.3% / (26th); All-Around Rank - 498 / (29th).

2003 Notes
Best financial year on tour, five top-5 finishes, was under par in 29 of his 62 rounds. He has gone over the million dollar mark ten times in his career

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 17; Rounds Played - 62; in money - 16; top -10 Finishes - 6; money $2,271,111 Rank (20th); Best finish: 2nd at the EDS Byron Nelson Championship & FedEx St. Jude Classic

2003 Stats
Scoring - 70.12 / (20th); Driving Distance - 280.1 / (143rd); Driving Accuracy - 67.3% / (84th); GIR - 63.2% / (152nd); Putting - 1.777 / (97th); Birdie Average - 3.63 per rd / (88th) / Total Birdies - 225; Sand Saves - 55.0% / (29th); All-Around Rank - 716 / (81st).

2004 Notes
Has finished inside top 105 in each of his 22 years.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 15; Rounds Played - 50; in money - 12; top -10 Finishes - 2; money $796,086 Rank (103rd); Best finish: T-6th at the Masters

2004 Stats
Scoring - 70.38 / (28th); Driving Distance - 272.8 / (188th); Driving Accuracy - 68.3% / (43rd); GIR - 59.1% / (192nd); Putting - 1.746 / (17th); Birdie Average - 3.18 per rd / (174th) / Total Birdies - 159; Sand Saves - 58.7% / (11th); All-Around Rank - 654 / (63rd).

2005 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 16; Rounds Played - 48; in money - 11; top -10 Finishes - 2; money $626,736 Rank (125th); Best finish: T-6 at the EDS Byron Nelson Championship.

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