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David Toms

  • Birthplace: Monroe, La.
  • Residence: Shreveport, La.
  • Birthdate: January 4, 1967
  • Age: 40 Ht.:
  • Turned Pro: 1989
  • College: Louisiana State
  • Eligibility Code: 1, 8, 9

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Player Notes

Played on the same Louisiana State golf team with Bob Friend, Emlyn Aubrey, Perry Moss and Greg Lesher, all of whom played at one time on the PGA Tour. . .Made a 243-yard hole-in-one in the third round to grab the lead in the 2001 PGA Championship, and then held off Phil Mickelson by making a 12-foot par putt on the 72nd hole. . PGA Championship victory also gave Toms the 72-hole scoring record (265) in major championship history . . .Posted a 64 in final round of 1988 Masters, one stroke off the course record but his final nine 29 tied the Masters record for low back nine score (along with Mark Calcavecchia, who recorded his in 1992).. . Member of the 2002, 2004 and 2006 Ryder Cup Teams and the 2003 and '05 Presidents Cup team.

Career Victories

Nationwide Tour
2 - 1995 Greater Greenville Classic, Wichita Open.

PGA Tour
12 - 1997 Quad City Classic; 1999 Sprint International, Buick Challenge; 2000 Michelob Championship at Kingsmill; 2001 COMPAQ Classic Of New Orleans, PGA Championship, Michelob Championship At Kingsmill; 2003 Wachovia, FedEx St. Jude Classic, 2004 FedEx St. Jude Classic, 2005 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, 2006 Sony Open in Hawaii

Other
1999 King Hassan II Trophy

Career Summary

1989 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 5; in money - 1; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 72.21; money - $1,463 (ranked 278th); best finish,T65th, Hardee's Golf Classic.

1990 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; in money - 12; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 72.44 (ranked 62nd); money - $20,943 (ranked 49th); best finish, 2nd, Lake City Classic.

1991 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 6; in money - 4; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 71.20; money - $3,372 (ranked 149th); best finish,T21st, Dakota Dunes Open.

1992 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; in money - 14; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 71.77 (ranked 137th); money - $148,712 (ranked 101st); best finish, 3rd, Northern Telecom Open.

1993 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; in money - 12; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 72.11 (ranked T162nd); money - $120,9521 (ranked 123rd); best finish, T8th, Buick Southern Open.

1994 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 71.93; money - $87,607 (ranked 164th); best finish, T15th, Buick Invitational of California.

1995 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 17; Top-10 finishes - 10; scoring average - 70.28 (ranked 7th); money - $174,892 (ranked 3rd); Winner, Greater Greenville Classic and Wichita Open.

1996 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 71.22 (ranked T93rd); money - $205,188 (ranked 105th); best finish, T6th, Kemper Open.

1997 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 70.91 (ranked 59th); money - $635,073 (ranked 44th); best finish, T2nd Tucson Chrysler Classic.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; in money - 21; Top-10 finishes -7; scoring average - 70.54 (ranked T33rd); money - $1,959,672 (ranked 10th); Winner, Sprint International and Buick Challenge.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; rounds played - 109 ; in money -26; Top-10 finishes - 6 money $2,002,068 (ranked 15th); Winner, at the Michelob Championship at Kingsmill;

2000 Stats
scoring average - 70.17 / (19th); driving distance - 275.2 / (68th); driving accuracy -71.0% / (56th); GIR - 70.2% / (11th); putting - 1.762 / (53rd); birdie average - 3.98 per rd / (12th) / total birdies - 434; sand saves - 52.4% / (121st); scrambling - 58.0% / (137th); all-around rank - 435 / (26th)

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; rounds played - 95 ; in money -23; Top-10 finishes - 9 money $3,791,595 (ranked 3rd); Winner, at the COMPAQ Classic of New Orleans, PGA Championship and Michelob Championship at Kingsmill;

2001 Stats
scoring average - 69.97 / (15th); driving distance - 279.5 / (96th); driving accuracy -72.1% / (34th); GIR - 72.6% / (4); putting - 1.732 / (10th); birdie average - 4.33 per rd / (4th) / total birdies - 411; sand saves - 43.7% / (174th); scrambling - 59.4% / (108th); all-around rank - 389 / (15th).

2002 Notes
Won more money than anyone else in ?02 without a victory. His 12 Top-10 s for the year was 2nd best to Tiger Woods 13.

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; rounds played - 102 ; in money -25; Top-10 finishes - 12; money - $3,459,740 (ranked 4th); best finish -2nd at the Mercedes Championships, MasterCard Colonial and Buick Challenge.

2002 Stats
scoring average - 69.73 / (7th); driving distance - 279.2 / (114th); driving accuracy -70.6% / (54th); GIR - 70.2% / (10th); putting - 1.704 / (2nd); birdie average - 4.21 per rd / (3rd) / total birdies - 429; sand saves - 53.1% / (69th); all-around rank - 265 / (2nd).

2003 Notes
On top of his two wins lost to Tiger Woods in the finals of the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship. Ended year having surgery on left wrist for bone spurs.

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; rounds played - 81; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 7; money - $3,710,905; (ranked 8th); best finish - Won at the Wachovia Championship and FedEx St. Jude Classic

2003 Stats
scoring average - 69.86 / (12th); driving distance - 288.8 / (72nd); driving accuracy - 64.2% / (125th); GIR - 68.0% / (39th); putting - 1.773 / (84th); birdie average - 3.79 per rd / (53rd) / total birdies - 307; sand saves - 53.5% / (43rd); all-around; rank - 505 / (27th).

2004 Notes
Finished outside the top 10 (No. 22) on the PGA Tour money list for the first time since 2000...Missed the Mercedes Championships due to December 9, 2003 surgery on left wrist (bone spurs)...Made his first appearance of the 2004 season at the Nissan Open in February and missed the cut by a shot.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; rounds played - 74; in money - 17; Top-10 finishes - 7; money - $2,357,531; (ranked 22nd); best finish - Win at the FedEx St. Jude Classic

2004 Stats
scoring average - 70.05 / (10th); driving distance - 285.3 / (117th); driving accuracy - 63.4% / (110th); GIR - 68.5% / (20th); putting - 1.758 / (40th); birdie average - 3.85 per rd / (21st) / total birdies - 285; sand saves - 55.7% / (22nd); all-around; rank - 426 / (9th).

2005 Notes
With the $1.3 million paycheck at the Accenture Match Play, surpassed Nick Price for sixth on the all-time PGA Tour earnings list with more than $20 million. Forced to withdraw from the 84 Lumber Classic during the first round on Sept. 15. Rushed off the course and stayed in Pittsburgh's UPMC-Presbyterian Hospital for overnight observation. Doctors diagnosed a heart condition called Supraventricular Tachycardia, a general term for a rapid heart rate originating above the ventricles. Non-life threatening ailment that was cured through surgery in mid-November.

2005 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; rounds played - 77; in money - 179; Top-10 finishes - 11; money - $3,962,013; (ranked 5th); best finish - Win at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship

2005 Stats
scoring average - 69.66 / (8th); driving distance - 287.8 / (107th); driving accuracy - 66.0% / (54th); GIR - 67.4% / (37th); putting - 1.737 / (10th); birdie average - 4.04 per rd / (5th) / total birdies - 311; sand saves - 47.6% / (120th); all-around; rank - 379 / (5th).

2006 Notes
Collected a first, second and third on the PGA Tour for the second straight season. Finished in the top 15 on the TOUR money list for the seventh time in the last eight years.

2006 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 22; rounds played - 69; in money - 17; Top-10 finishes - 6; money - $2,911,187; (ranked 11th); best finish - Win at the Sony Open in Hawaii

2006 Stats
scoring average - 70.09 / (14th); driving distance - 285.4 / (133rd); driving accuracy - 69.1% / (30th); GIR - 66.1% / (71st); putting - 1.759 / (43rd); birdie average - 3.86 per rd / (17th) / total birdies - 266; sand saves - 59.4% / (7th); all-around; rank - 400 / (10th).

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