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Kevin Stadler

United StatesUnited States

Start Position
10
Current Position
To Par: +2
Total Strokes: 74 - 72 : 146
T83   T73
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Updated: Thursday, 12 Aug 2010 06:58 PM
  • Birthplace: Reno, NV
  • Residence: Scottsdale, AZ
  • Age: 30
  • Turned Pro: 2002

Nationwide Tour Victories

(4) 2004,Lake Erie Charity Classic at Peek 'n Peak Resort, Scholarship America Showdown. 2006,Xerox Classic, Albertsons Boise Open Pres'd by First Health.

International Victories

(2): 2005 Centenary Argentine Open. 2006 Johnnie Walker Classic [Eur].

Other Victories

(1): 1999 Champions Challenge [with father, Craig].

2010 PGA TOUR Money and Position

$580,128 (56)

2010 PGA TOUR Best Finishes

T6-- Shell Houston Open. T9-- Mayakoba Golf Classic at Riviera Maya-Cancun. T10-- Northern Trust Open.

PGA TOUR Best Round

65 at Round 1, Northern Trust Open. 65 at Round 3, Puerto Rico Open presented by Banco Popular.

PGA TOUR Highlights

Opened the season with a T18 at the Bob Hope Classic after posting all five rounds in the 60s...First top-10 finishes of the season came in back-to-back starts, finishing T10 at Northern Trust Open (where a first-round 65 put him one stroke off the lead) and T9 at the Mayakoba Golf Classic...Third top-10 came at Shell Houston Open, finishing T6 after holding the first-round co-lead.

Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes

T2-- Reno-Tahoe Open, Wyndham Championship.

2009 Season Highlights

Had a runner-up finish and six top-25s in 20 starts...Finished T2 after losing to Ryan Moore on the third extra hole with a bogey-5 in first career PGA TOUR playoff at the Wyndham Championship. Moore made a birdie on the par-4 18th at Sedgefield CC in Greensboro, NC, to win in the final PGA TOUR Regular Season event. Jason Bohn was eliminated earlier in the playoff. Was No. 133 in the FedExCup standings coming into the Wyndham Championship and moved up to No. 76 to earn his first trip to the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup. Kevin was 2 months old when his father, Craig Stadler, won the 1980 Greater Greensboro Open on April 6, 1980.

Career Highlights

2009: Had a runner-up finish and six top-25s in 20 starts...Finished T2 after losing to Ryan Moore on the third extra hole with a bogey-5 in first career PGA TOUR playoff at the Wyndham Championship. Moore made a birdie on the par-4 18th at Sedgefield CC in Greensboro, NC, to win in the final PGA TOUR Regular Season event. Jason Bohn was eliminated earlier in the playoff. Was No. 133 in the FedExCup standings coming into the Wyndham Championship and moved up to No. 76 to earn his first trip to the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup. Kevin was 2 months old when his father, Craig Stadler, won the 1980 Greater Greensboro Open on April 6, 1980. 2008: Recorded his lone top-10 of the season with a T4 effort at the inaugural Puerto Rico Open. Bogey-free 67 was the low round of the day on Sunday and allowed him to move from T14 to T4. 2007: Finished in the top-125 (No. 124) to maintain his membership on TOUR, thanks to a solid finish. It was first time finishing in the top 125. Made his first start at the British Open, finishing T51. Posted first top-10 at the Reno-Tahoe Open. Consecutive 67s Friday and Saturday led to a T2 finish, his best TOUR finish which came in the city where he was born. T7 at the 2007 Wyndham Championship moved him to 106th in the FedExCup standings. He was 157th following the Canadian Open one month before and moved to 121st with his finish at the Reno-Tahoe Open. Ended the year with a T15 finish at the Children's Miracle Network Classic presented by Walmart. Collected $73,600 to earn enough money to finish in the top-125, moving from 127th to 124th. 2006: Finished with an eagle for the third consecutive day to win the Johnnie Walker Classic in February and his biggest professional victory. The (then) 26-year-old son of 1982 Masters champion Craig Stadler had a 3-under 69 final round for a 20-under 268 total on The Vines Resort's Lakes Course and a two-stroke victory over Australia's Nick O'Hern. He earned $365,340 in the event sanctioned by the European, Australasian and Asian Tours...Finished 12th on the Nationwide Tour money list to earn membership on the PGA TOUR in 2007. Made 15 starts on the Nationwide Tour, highlighted by two wins. A month after his Xerox Classic, defeated Glen Day again by a stroke again at the Albertsons Boise Open presented by First Health. Made six starts on the PGA TOUR, highlighted by five made cuts and a T13 finish at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational. 2005: Rookie on TOUR after finishing 13th on the 2004 Nationwide Tour money list in his first season on that circuit. Posted first career top-10 in 13th professional start on TOUR with a T9 at the Chrysler Classic of Tucson. Tied for fifth at the Michelin Championship at Las Vegas. Was three off the lead entering the final round, but was disqualified (Rule 4-1/1) for having a non-conforming club (shaft in wedge was bent) in his bag. 2004: Won his first start of the 2004 season on the Nationwide Tour with a 9-under 279 at the Lake Erie Charity Classic, outlasting Bubba Watson and Michael Long in a four-hole playoff. His father, Craig, won the Champions Tour's Bank of America Championship in Massachusetts just minutes earlier. Became the first Sponsor Exemption to win on the Nationwide Tour since Chris Couch won the 2001 Florida Classic...Two weeks later won in a playoff at the Scholarship America Showdown, with a tournament record 11-under-par 269. The win came in just his fourth career start on the Nationwide Tour, giving him the honor as the fastest player to two wins in Tour history. Made the cut in four of five appearances on the PGA TOUR. As an amateur, was named Pac-10 player of the year as a senior at Southern California in 2002. Led the Trojans to their second consecutive Pac-10 Championship and finished his senior year with six top-five finishes in NCAA play, including four seconds...As a senior at Kent Denver School in Englewood, CO, won the Colorado High School State Championship and was a second-team 1997 AJGA All-America...He also won the 1997 Junior World Championships (he and father Craig are the only father/son champions in the history of the event).

Personal

The older son of 1982 Masters champion and 13-time PGA TOUR winner Craig Stadler. Craig caddied for Kevin in his 2002 Colorado Open victory. Just minutes after the elder Stadler won the Bank of America Championship on the Champions Tour in 2004, son Kevin won the Lake Erie Charity Classic on the Nationwide Tour, making them the first father-son duo to accomplish such a feat since Bob Duval won the Emerald Coast Classic on the Champions Tour and son David THE PLAYERS Championship on March 28, 1999.

PGA TOUR Playoff Record

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Other Information

Had one top-10, a T4 at the inaugural Puerto Rico Open. Bogey-free 67 was the low final round and allowed him to move from T14 to T4. In 2007, finished in the top-125 (No. 124) to maintain his membership on TOUR, thanks to a solid finish. It was first time finishing in the top 125. Made his first start at the British Open, finishing T51. At the Reno-Tahoe Open, fired consecutive 67s on Friday and Saturday that led to a T2 finish, his best TOUR finish which came in the city where he was born. T7 at the 2007 Wyndham Championship moved him to 106th in the FedExCup standings. He was 157th following the Canadian Open one month before and moved to 121st with his finish at the Reno-Tahoe Open. Ended the year with a T15 finish at the Children's Miracle Network Classic. Collected $73,600 to earn enough money to finish in the top-125, moving from 127th to 124th. In 2006, finished with an eagle for the third consecutive day to win the Johnnie Walker Classic in February and his biggest professional victory. The (then) 26-year-old son of 1982 Masters champion Craig Stadler had a 3-under 69 final round for a 20-under 268 total on The Vines Resort's Lakes Course and a two-stroke victory over Australia's Nick O'Hern. He earned $365,340 in the event sanctioned by the European, Australasian and Asian Tours. Finished 12th on the Nationwide Tour money list to earn membership on the PGA TOUR in 2007. Made 15 starts on the Nationwide Tour, highlighted by two wins, at the Xerox Classic and Albertsons Boise Open. Made six starts on the PGA TOUR, highlighted by five made cuts and a T13 finish at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational. In 2005, was a rookie on TOUR after finishing 13th on the 2004 Nationwide Tour money list in his first season on that circuit. Posted first career top-10 in 13th professional start on TOUR with a T9 at the Chrysler Classic of Tucson. Tied for fifth at the Michelin Championship at Las Vegas. Was three off the lead entering the final round, but was disqualified (Rule 4-1/1) for having a non-conforming club (shaft in wedge was bent) in his bag. Won his first start of the 2004 season on the Nationwide Tour with a 9-under 279 at the Lake Erie Charity Classic, outlasting Bubba Watson and Michael Long in a four-hole playoff. His father, Craig, won the Champions Tour's Bank of America Championship in Massachusetts just minutes earlier, making the father-son duo the first to accomplish such a feat since Bob Duval won the Emerald Coast Classic on March 28, 1999, the same day his son David won THE PLAYERS Championship. Became the first Sponsor Exemption to win on the Nationwide Tour since Chris Couch won the 2001 Florida Classic. Two weeks later won in a playoff at the Scholarship America Showdown, with a tournament record 11-under-par 269. The win came in just his fourth career start on the Nationwide Tour, giving him the honor as the fastest player to two wins in Tour history. Made the cut in four of five appearances on the PGA TOUR. As an amateur, was named Pac-10 player of the year as a senior at Southern California in 2002. Led the Trojans to their second consecutive Pac-10 Championship and finished his senior year with six top-five finishes in NCAA play, including four seconds. As a senior at Kent Denver School in Englewood, CO, won the Colorado High School championship and was a second-team 1997 AJGA All-America. He also won the 1997 Junior World Championships (he and father Craig are the only father/son champions in the history of the event).