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Justin Leonard

  • Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
  • Residence: Dallas, Texas
  • Birthdate: June 15, 1972
  • Age: 35 Ht.:
  • Turned Pro: 1994
  • College: Texas
  • Eligibility Code: 11

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Player Notes

Winner of 1992 U.S. Amateur championship. . . Won the 1994 NCAA championship at 17 under par 271, equaling the NCAA record set by Phil Mickelson in 1992. . .One of the few to earn a PGA Tour card without a trip to Q-School. He did it by playing on invitations after turning pro and finishing 126th on the 1994 money list. . . Won three tournaments (?97 Kemper, British and?98 Players) after coming from five strokes behind on Sunday. . .Member of the 1997 and ?99 Ryder Cup Team. . .Member of the 1996, ?98, 2003 and '05 President Cup team.

Career Victories

PGA Tour
10 - 1996 Buick Open; 1997 Kemper Open, British Open; 1998 Players Championship; 2000 Westin Texas Open at LaCantera; 2001 Texas Open At LaCantera; 2002 WorldCom Classic; 2003 Honda Classic, 2005 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, FedEx St. Jude Classic

Career Summary

1994 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 13; in money - 5; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 70.58; money - $140,413 (ranked 126th); best finish, 3rd, Anheuser-Busch Classic.

1995 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; in money - 25; Top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average - 70.23 (ranked T17th); money - $748,793 (ranked 22nd); best finish, 2nd, LaCantera Texas Open and T2nd Motorola Western Open.

1996 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; in money - 23; Top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average - 70.47 (ranked 26th); money - $943,140 (ranked 11th); winner, Buick Open.

1997 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 22; Top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average - 70.12 (ranked 20th); money - $1,671,823 (ranked 8th); Winner, Players Championship.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 26; Top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average - 69.59 (ranked 4th); money - $2,020,991 (ranked 8th); 2nd Phoenix Open and T2nd in British Open.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; rounds played - 93 ; in money -22; Top-10 finishes - 4; money - $2,023,465 (ranked 14th); Winner, at the Texas Open at LaCantera

2000 Stats
scoring average - 70.14 / (18th); driving distance - 272.7 / (105th); driving accuracy -71.6% / (45th); GIR - 67.8% / (51st); putting - 1.757 / (45th); birdie average - 3.54 per rd / (78th) / total birdies - 329; sand saves - 51.4% / (130th); scrambling - 62.0% / (37th); all-around rank - 512 / (35th)

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; rounds played - 99 ; in money -22; Top-10 finishes - 9; money - $1,783,842 (ranked 25th); Winner, at the Texas Open at LaCantera

2001 Stats
scoring average - 70.68 / (52nd); driving distance - 275.7 / (135th); driving accuracy -70.5% / (59th); GIR - 66.9% / (78); putting - 1.742 / (25th); birdie average - 3.91 per rd / (29th) / total birdies - 387; sand saves - 51.6% / (102nd); scrambling - 60.9% / (72nd); all-around rank - 556 / (42nd).

2002 Notes
In his win at the WorldCom he played the final round without a birdie, first time that had happened on the PGA Tour since Vijay Singh did it in the 1995 Buick Classic.

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; rounds played - 94 ; in money -23; Top-10 finishes - 7; money - $2,738,235 (ranked 8th); Winner, at the WorldCom Classic

2002 Stats
scoring average - 69.86 / (8th); driving distance - 278.7 / (119th); driving accuracy -73.7% / (24th); GIR - 67.6% / (48th); putting - 1.722 / (6th); birdie average - 4.07 per rd / (8th) / total birdies - 383; sand saves - 54.4% / (50th); all-around rank - 344 / (7th).

2003 Notes
Was runner-up in the MasterCard Colonial.

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 23; rounds played - 75; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 4; money - $2,450,525; (ranked 17th); best finish - Won at the Honda Classic

2003 Stats
scoring average - 70.17 / (24th); driving distance - 279.1 / (150th); driving accuracy - 68.2% / (61st); GIR - 65.0% / (100th); putting - 1.718 / (2nd); birdie average - 3.92 per rd / (26th) / total birdies - 294; sand saves - 59.1% / (6th); all-around; rank - 497 / (24th).

2004 Notes
Lost playoff to Vijay Singh at the PGA Championship.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; rounds played - 85; in money - 21; Top-10 finishes - 3; money - $1,531,023; (ranked 42nd); best finish - T-2nd at the PGA Championship

2004 Stats
scoring average - 70.61 / (40th); driving distance - 282.9 / (134th); driving accuracy - 67.4% / (53rd); GIR - 66.1% / (69th); putting - 1.769 / (70th); birdie average - 3.42 per rd / (125th) / total birdies - 291; sand saves - 54.0% / (32nd); all-around; rank - 654 / (63rd).

2005 Notes
Collected multiple wins in a season for just the second time in his 12-year career.

2005 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; rounds played - 75; in money - 128; Top-10 finishes - 4; money - $2,665,131; (ranked 12th); best finish - Win at the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic and FedEx St. Jude Classic

2005 Stats
scoring average - 70.17 / (18th); driving distance - 285.2 / (128th); driving accuracy - 64.4% / (74th); GIR - 65.3% / (94th); putting - 1.761 / (40th); birdie average - 3.57 per rd / (79th) / total birdies - 268; sand saves - 55.4% / (29th); all-around; rank - 630 / (44th).

2006 Notes
His lowest finish on the money list in his career, failed to qualify for The Tour Championship for just the second time since joining the Tour full-time in 1995.

2006 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; rounds played - 79; in money - 17; Top-10 finishes - 2; money - $781,756; (ranked 109th); best finish - 7T- at the FBR Open

2006 Stats
scoring average - 70.81 / (66th); driving distance - 282.3 / (154th); driving accuracy - 67.2% / (45th); GIR - 63.3% / (149th); putting - 1.779 / (100th); birdie average - 3.11 per rd / (178th) / total birdies - 246; sand saves - 48.8% / (97th); all-around; rank - 831 / (121st)

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