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Stewart Cink

Player Data

  • Birthdate: May 20, 1973
  • Birthplace: Huntsville, Ala.
  • Residence: Duluth, Ga.
  • Age: 33 Ht: 6' 4" Wt: 205
  • Turned Pro: 1995
  • College: Georgia Tech

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Player Notes

Member of 2000 & '05 Presidents Cup team and the 2002 & '04 U.S. Ryder Cup Team . . Cink learned to play on a driving range before he was old enough for his parents to bring him to a golf course. In college he was a three-time NCAA division I all-American (1993, '94 and '95), and was a husband and father by the time he graduated. He earned his Nike Tour card at the end of 1995 and was Nike Player of the Year in 1996, winning three times. Cink was then Rookie of the Year on the PGA Tour in 1997, winning the Canon Greater Hartford Open. He was the second rookie to exceed $800,000 in earnings (David Duval was the first). Member of East Lake G.C. that is the site of the Tour Championship.

Career Victories

Nationwide Tour
3 - 1996 Ozarks Open, Colorado Classic and Nike Tour Championship.

PGA Tour
4 - 1997 Canon Greater Hartford Open, 2000 MCI Classic, 2004 MCI Classic, WGC-NEC Invitational

Other
1996 Mexican Open

Career Summary

1995 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 6; in money - 5; top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 70.60; money $58,426 (ranked 192nd); best finish, T5th, B.C. Open.

1996 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 18; top-10 finishes - 14; scoring average 69.40 (Rank 1st); money $251,699 (ranked 1st); winner, Ozarks Open, Colorado Classic and Nike Tour Championship.

1996 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 5; in money - 5; top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 69.91; money $108,710 (ranked 158th); best finish, T9th, Buick Challenge.

1997 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; in money - 19; top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 70.49 (ranked 39th); money $809,580 (ranked 29th); winner Canon Greater Hartford Open.

1998 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 23; top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average 70.21 (ranked T23rd); money $833,648 (ranked 31st); best finish, T-2nd, Canon Greater Hartford Open.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 21; top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average 70.24 (ranked T20th); money $1,255,100 (ranked 32nd); best finish, 2nd, BellSouth Classic.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; rounds played - 95 ; in money -22; top-10 finishes - 9; money $2,169,727 (ranked 10th); Winner at the WorldCom Classic

2000 Stats
Scoring - 69.79 / (7th); driving distance - 277.8 / (45th); driving accuracy -63.4% / (164th); GIR - 69.1% / (26th); putting - 1.756 / (43rd); birdie average - 3.74 per rd / (37th) / total birdies - 355; sand saves - 62.5% / (10th); scrambling - 62.8% / (26th); all-around rank - 410 / (22nd)

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; rounds played - 97 ; in money -22; top-10 finishes - 6; money $1,743,028 (ranked 26th); best finish 3rd at the U.S. Open and Buick Classic

2001 Stats
Scoring - 70.27 / (25th); driving distance - 281.7 / (69th); driving accuracy -64.0% / (171st); GIR - 69.8% / (27); putting - 1.768 / (85th); birdie average - 3.93 per rd / (27th) / total birdies - 381; sand saves - 54.5% / (66th); scrambling - 61.1% / (68th); all-around rank - 507 / (33rd).

2002 Notes
Made his Ryder Cup debut with a 1-2-0 record

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; rounds played - 88 ; in money -20; top-10 finishes - 4; money $894,212 (ranked 73rd); best finish T-5th at the Buick Classic

2002 Stats
Scoring - 70.77 / (53rd); driving distance - 279.6 / (109th); driving accuracy -63.9% / (165th); GIR - 66.8% / (64th); putting - 1.775 / (112th); birdie average - 3.75 per rd / (62nd) / total birdies - 330; sand saves - 51.6% / (81st); all-around rank - 756 / (89th).

2003 Notes
Marks the sixth season he has been in the top 40 in his seven-year PGA Tour career.

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; Rounds Played - 100; in money - 23; top -10 Finishes - 6; money $1,781,885 Rank (35th); Best finish: T-2nd at the Bay Hill Invitational & FUNAI Classic at the Walt Disney World Resort

2003 Stats
Scoring - 70.08 / (18th); Driving Distance - 288.0 / (81st); Driving Accuracy - 59.2% / (177th); GIR - 65.2% / (97th); Putting - 1.728 / (5th); Birdie Average - 4.01 per rd / (16th) / Total Birdies - 401; Sand Saves - 55.0% / (29th); All-Around Rank - 528 / (29th).

2004 Notes
Led the PGA TOUR in Putting Average (1.723)

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; Rounds Played - 97; in money - 24; top -10 Finishes - 10; money $4,450,270 Rank (5th); Best finish: Win at the MCI Heritage & WGC-NEC Invitational

2004 Stats
Scoring - 69.82 / (7th); Driving Distance - 290.5 / (70th); Driving Accuracy - 58.7% / (167th); GIR - 66.4% / (60th); Putting - 1.723 / (1st); Birdie Average - 3.86 per rd / (18th) / Total Birdies - 374; Sand Saves - 56.1% / (18th); All-Around Rank - 439 / (12th).

2005 Notes
Ten top-25 finishes.

2005 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; Rounds Played - 90; in money - 112; top -10 Finishes - 5; money $1,733,049 Rank (43rd); Best finish: T-3rd at the Chrysler Championship

2005 Stats
Scoring - 70.32 / (23rd); Driving Distance - 285.5 / (126th); Driving Accuracy - 60.6% / (142nd); GIR - 65.7% / (77th); Putting - 1.759 / (34th); Birdie Average - 3.52 per rd / (98th) / Total Birdies - 317; Sand Saves - 54.4% / (44th); All-Around Rank - 681 / (56th).

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