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Billy Mayfair

  • Birthplace: Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Residence: Scottsdale, Ariz.
  • Birthdate: August 6, 1966
  • Age: 40 Ht.:
  • Turned Pro: 1988
  • College: Arizona State
  • Eligibility Code: 11

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Player Notes

Started to play golf at the age of two, hitting plastic balls in backyard with his father?s cutdown clubs. . .Won the 1986 U.S. Public Links. . .1987 U.S. Amateur champion. . .Member of the 1987 Walker Cup Team. . .1987 Collegiate Player of the Year while at Arizona State. . .Enjoyed a great season in ?95 in which he finished second, playing his best golf in some of the Tour?s richest events (winner Tour Championship - $540,000, winner Western Open - $360,000, T2nd World Series -$176,000, 2nd Las Vegas Invitational - $162,000).

Career Victories

PGA Tour
5 - 1993 Greater Milwaukee Open, 1995 Western Open, The Tour Championship, 1998 Nissan Open, Buick Open

Career Summary

1990 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; in money - 23; Top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average - 70.09 (ranked 10th); money - $693,658 (ranked 12th); lost in a playoff at the Greater Milwaukee Open to Jim Gallagher and in the Nabisco Championship to Jodie Mudd. He had a stretch in late summer of four top 10 finishes in six starts including a T5th in the PGA Championship.

1991 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 33; in money - 20; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 71.06 (ranked T85th); money - $185,668 (ranked 89th); best finish -T7th MCI Heritage Classic.

1992 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 33; in money - 23; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 70.83 (ranked 48th); money - $191,878 (ranked 79th); best finish -T8th, Canon Greater Hartford Open.

1993 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; in money - 22; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 70.95 (ranked T63rd); money - $513,072 (ranked 30th); Winner, Greater Milwaukee Open.

1994 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 71.53 (ranked T122nd); money - $158,159 (ranked 113th); best finish -T9th, Northern Telecom Open.

1995 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 21; Top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average - 70.29 (ranked T24th); money - $1,543,192 (ranked 2nd); Winner, Motorola Western Open and Tour Championship.

1996 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 70.95 (ranked T63rd); money - $357,654 (ranked 55th); best finish -T2nd, NEC World Series of Golf.

1997 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 20; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 70.45 (ranked T35th); money - $1,281,685 (ranked 16th); Winner, Nissan Open and Buick Open.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average - 71.02 (ranked T71st); money - $71,733 (ranked 58th); best finish -T2nd, Mercedes Championship.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; rounds played - 88 ; in money -17; Top-10 finishes - 2 money $466,345 (ranked 106th); best finish -T10th at the Phoenix Open and Bay Hill Invitational;

2000 Stats
scoring average - 71.39 / (111th); driving distance - 268.0 / (151st); driving accuracy -74.2% / (22nd); GIR - 67.7% / (54th); putting - 1.800 / (161st); birdie average - 3.27 per rd / (135th) / total birdies - 288; sand saves - 54.7% / (88th); scrambling - 55.6% / (168th); all-around rank - 771 / (94th)

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; rounds played - 100 ; in money -21; Top-10 finishes - 5; money - $1,716,002 (ranked 29th); best finish -2nd at the WorldCom Classic

2001 Stats
scoring average - 70.38 / (30th); driving distance - 275.2 / (141st); driving accuracy -76.5% / (5th); GIR - 69.8% / (27); putting - 1.752 / (42nd); birdie average - 3.90 per rd / (31st) / total birdies - 390; sand saves - 60.6% / (10th); scrambling - 61.8% / (58th); all-around rank - 366 / (14th).

2002 Notes
Has now finished in the top-125 of the money list all 14 years on tour.

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; rounds played - 94 ; in money -19; Top-10 finishes - 3; money - $864,745 (ranked 75th); best finish -5th at the WorldCom Classic, U.S. Open and Michelob Championship at Kingsmill

2002 Stats
scoring average - 71.02 / (76th); driving distance - 270.9 / (179th); driving accuracy -73.5% / (25th); GIR - 66.5% / (74th); putting - 1.787 / (145th); birdie average - 3.24 per rd / (169th) / total birdies - 305; sand saves - 53.8% / (62nd); all-around rank - 849 / (114th).

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; rounds played - 105; in money - 20; Top-10 finishes - 3; money - $842,186; (ranked 79th); best finish - T-5th at the Honda Classic and Greater Milwaukee Open

2003 Stats
scoring average - 71.04 / (91st); driving distance - 284.0 / (113th); driving accuracy - 71.4% / (30th); GIR - 66.5% / (69th); putting - 1.783 / (112th); birdie average - 3.52 per rd / (118th) / total birdies - 370; sand saves - 48.8% / (116th); all-around; rank - 760 / (103rd).

2004 Notes
Finished outside the top 125 (No. 140) on the PGA Tour money list for the first time in his 16-year career. Previous low had been No. 116 in 1989, his rookie season.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; rounds played - 105; in money - 22; Top-10 finishes - 1; money - $503,251; (ranked 140th); best finish - T-10th at the Buick Invitational

2004 Stats
scoring average - 71.61 / (146th); driving distance - 285.2 / (118th); driving accuracy - 70.1% / (22nd); GIR - 66.0% / (75th); putting - 1.829 / (193rd); birdie average - 3.18 per rd / (174th) / total birdies - 334; sand saves - 49.7% / (83rd); all-around; rank - 927 / (143rd).

2005 Notes
Used his Top-50 career money exemption for the year and had his best year in earnings.

2005 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; rounds played - 110; in money - 20; Top-10 finishes - 6; money - $2,236,455; (ranked 22nd); best finish - 2nd at the Bank of America Colonial

2005 Stats
scoring average - 70.33 / (26th); driving distance - 288.2 / (103rd); driving accuracy - 69.8% / (21st); GIR - 69.5% / (10th); putting - 1.780 / (101st); birdie average - 3.73 per rd / (34th) / total birdies - 410; sand saves - 51.2% / (71st); all-around; rank - 380 / (6th).

2006 Notes
Year highlighted by quick recovery from testicular cancer surgery the week of the Buick Open. Returned two weeks later to play in PGA Championship (T37)

2006 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; rounds played - 94; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 4; money - $1,367,998; (ranked 65th); best finish - T-3 at the Honda Classic and Verizon Heritage

2006 Stats
scoring average - 70.76 / (59th); driving distance - 282.3 / (154th); driving accuracy - 70.1% / (21st); GIR - 66.5% / (55th); putting - 1.796 / (144th); birdie average - 3.30 per rd / (151st) / total birdies - 310; sand saves - 48.6% / (99th); all-around; rank - 720 / (82nd)

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