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Ted Purdy

  • Birthplace: Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Residence: Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Birthdate: August 15, 1973
  • Age: 33 Ht.:
  • Turned Pro: 1996
  • College: Arizona
  • Eligibility Code: 12

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Player Notes

Says his mother and grandfather started him in the game of golf while he was still in diapers. 1997 Indian Masters Champion. Named 1997 Rookie of the Year on the Asian PGA Tour...Winner of the Arizona State Amateur. Two-time All-American at the University of Arizona. Roomed with former PGA Tour player Jason Gore during freshman season in Tucson. Winner of the 1996 Ping Arizona Intercollegiate by six strokes over Stanford's Tiger Woods.?

Career Victories

Nationwide Tour
1 - 2003 First Tee Arkansas Classic

PGA Tour
1 - 2005 EDS Byron Nelson

Career Summary

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 8; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 73.37 (ranked 190th); money - $46,660 (ranked 230th); best finish -T35th, Buick Invitational.

2000 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 8; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 72.47 (ranked 126th); money - $45,176 (ranked 92nd); best finish -T5th, Shreveport Open. Didn't play in any PGA or Nationwide Tour events in 2001.

2002 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 10; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 71.92 (ranked 107th); money - $31,211 (ranked 113th); best finish, T15th, Hibernia Southern Open.

2003 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average - 70.43 (ranked 31st); money - $206,584 (ranked 15th); Winner, First Tee Arkansas Classic.

2004 Notes
Lost a five hole playoff to Stewart Cink at the MCI Heritage.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 35; rounds played - 112; in money - 22; Top-10 finishes - 4; money - $1,636,876; (ranked 36th); best finish - 2nd at the MCI Heritage and B.C. Open

2004 Stats
scoring average - 70.69 / (45th); driving distance - 289.2 / (76th); driving accuracy - 70.1% / (22nd); GIR - 67.4% / (39th); putting - 1.769 / (70th); birdie average - 3.75 per rd / (41st) / total birdies - 420; sand saves - 46.6% / (132nd); all-around; rank - 438 / (11th).

2005 Notes
Seven Top-25 finishes.

2005 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 34; rounds played - 122; in money - 57; Top-10 finishes - 3; money - $2,198,368; (ranked 24th); best finish - Win at the EDS Byron Nelson Championship

2005 Stats
scoring average - 70.83 / (70th); driving distance - 295.2 / (45th); driving accuracy - 63.4% / (88th); GIR - 65.1% / (97th); putting - 1.812 / (183rd); birdie average - 3.58 per rd / (77th) / total birdies - 437; sand saves - 47.3% / (125th); all-around; rank - 817 / (113th).

2006 Notes
10 Top-25 finishes.

2006 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 33; rounds played - 101; in money - 17; Top-10 finishes - 3; money - $1,216,428; (ranked 76th); best finish - T-4th at the 84 Lumber Classic

2006 Stats
scoring average - 71.23 / (113th); driving distance - 287.8 / (101st); driving accuracy - 65.8% / (61st); GIR - 67.0% / (47th); putting - 1.796 / (144th); birdie average - 3.55 per rd / (82nd) / total birdies - 359; sand saves - 41.5% / (175th); all-around; rank - 736 / (87th)

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