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Steve Flesch

  • Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Residence: Union, Ky.
  • Birthdate: May 23, 1967
  • Age: 40 Ht.:
  • Turned Pro: 1989
  • College: Kentucky
  • Eligibility Code: 12

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Player Notes

Winner 1986 and ?88 Kentucky Amateur championship. Winner 1991 Kentucky Open. . . Played in the 1986 U.S. Amateur, losing in the first round of match play. . . Played on the Asian Tour in 1993 and was fifth on the Order of Merit. Was runner-up in the Thailand Open and 3rd in the Singapore Open. On the Asian tour in 1994 was 8th on the Order of Merit. . .Began playing golf right-handed before switching over to natural left side. One of only two left-handers (the other is Vic Wilk) to win on the Nike Tour. . . 1998 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year.

Career Victories

Nationwide Tour
1 - 1997 Nike Tour Championship. Other Victories: 1996 Malaysian Open

PGA Tour
2 - 2003 HP Classic Of New Orleans, 2004 Bank Of America Colonial

Career Summary

1997 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 9; scoring average - 70.59 (ranked 15th); money - $133,190 (ranked 4th); Winner, Nike Tour Championship.

1997 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; in money - 23; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 70.42 (ranked 32nd); money - $777,186 (ranked 35th); best finish -2nd, Freeport McDermott Classic.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; in money - 20; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 71.11 (ranked T81st); money - $552,346 (ranked 75th); best finish -T2nd, COMPAQ Classic of New Orleans.

2000 Notes
rank 2nd behind Tiger Woods in Top-10 s with 13.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; rounds played -121 ; in money -29; Top-10 finishes - 13; money - $2,025,781 (ranked 13th); best finish -2nd at the National Car Rental Golf Classic/Disney

2000 Stats
scoring average - 69.80 / (8th); driving distance - 279.2 / (32nd); driving accuracy -69.2% / (92nd); GIR - 70.8% / (7th); putting - 1.748 / (20th); birdie average - 4.07 per rd / (6th) / total birdies - 493; sand saves - 55.0% / (85th); scrambling -65.3% / (5th); all-around rank - 261 / (4th).

2001 Notes
Finished the year making nine straight cuts.

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; rounds played -107 ; in money -24; Top-10 finishes - 6; money - $1,207,552 (ranked 44th); best finish -5th at the National Car Rental Golf Classic/Disney

2001 Stats
scoring average - 70.69 / (54th); driving distance - 283.4 / (54th); driving accuracy -68.2% / (105th); GIR - 67.9% / (56); putting - 1.755 / (50th); birdie average - 3.91 per rd / (29th) / total birdies - 418; sand saves - 53.2% / (85th); scrambling -60.8% / (74th); all-around rank - 454 / (25th).

2002 Notes
Had six Top-10 finishes and he went over the $1 million mark for the third straight year.

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; rounds played -105 ; in money -22; Top-10 finishes - 7; money - $1,192,341 (ranked 52nd); best finish -T-4th at the Bell Canadian Open

2002 Stats
scoring average - 70.53 / (29th); driving distance - 285.7 / (45th); driving accuracy -67.8% / (96th); GIR - 66.9% / (63rd); putting - 1.768 / (88th); birdie average - 3.86 per rd / (35th) / total birdies - 405; sand saves - 56.0% / (29th); all-around rank - 465 / (25th).

2003 Notes
Had nine Top-10 finishes and he went over the $1 million mark for the fourth straight year.

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 33; rounds played - 108; in money - 21; Top-10 finishes - 9; money - $2,269,630; (ranked 21st); best finish - Won at the HP Classic of New Orleans

2003 Stats
scoring average - 70.52 / (46th); driving distance - 285.7 / (100th); driving accuracy - 65.2% / (118th); GIR - 66.4% / (70th); putting - 1.756 / (46th); birdie average - 4.01 per rd / (16th) / total birdies - 433; sand saves - 54.0% / (40th); all-around; rank - 535 / (33rd).

2004 Notes
Surpassed $1-million mark in earnings for fifth consecutive season and moved into the top 50 on Tour's career money list, with almost $10 million in earnings.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; rounds played - 105; in money - 24; Top-10 finishes - 4; money - $2,461,787; (ranked 18th); best finish - Win at the Bank of America Colonial

2004 Stats
scoring average - 70.85 / (64th); driving distance - 279.9 / (161st); driving accuracy - 65.8% / (68th); GIR - 65.8% / (78th); putting - 1.763 / (52nd); birdie average - 3.69 per rd / (60th) / total birdies - 387; sand saves - 49.0% / (98th); all-around; rank - 634 / (57th).

2005 Notes
Had lowest finish on the money list, 95th, after posting career-low two Top-10 finishes. Had an MRI on Dec. 22, 2005, to diagnose pain in his right shoulder and underwent arthroscopic surgery the next day to treat decompression in his shoulder

2005 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; rounds played - 85; in money - 131; Top-10 finishes - 2; money - $869,106; (ranked 95th); best finish - T-4th at the FBR Open

2005 Stats
scoring average - 71.70 / (157th); driving distance - 284.2 / (138th); driving accuracy - 62.9% / (97th); GIR - 62.9% / (148th); putting - 1.807 / (175th); birdie average - 3.22 per rd / (167th) / total birdies - 274; sand saves - 54.9% / (38th); all-around; rank - 1022 / (166th).

2006 Notes
Finished in the top 100 on the money list for ninth time in nine-year PGA Tour career.

2006 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 33; rounds played - 115; in money - 26; Top-10 finishes - 4; money - $1,417,615; (ranked 61st); best finish - T-3 at The International and Chrysler Classic of Greensboro

2006 Stats
scoring average - 70.84 / (69th); driving distance - 286.2 / (124th); driving accuracy - 65.5% / (65th); GIR - 65.9% / (79th); putting - 1.771 / (73rd); birdie average - 3.46 per rd / (115th) / total birdies - 398; sand saves - 55.6% / (27th); all-around; rank - 591 / (41st)

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