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Hugh Baiocchi

Residence: Cape Town, South Africa
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Turned Pro: 1971
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 190
Birthdate: August 16, 1946
Age: 56
College: Johannesburg, South Africa

Player Notes

Baiocchi (pronounced "Bye-OCK-ee") was a member of the European Tour from 1971 to 1993; finishing runner-up to Seve Ballesteros on the 1977 money list. . .Competed in three Masters, represented South Africa on the World Cup in 1973, '77, '79 . . Winner of 11 events on the South African PGA Tour, including the 1980 South African PGA Championship. . .Winner of seven European Tour events, including the 1971 and '79 Swiss Open, 1976 Dutch Open, 1976 Scandinavian Open; 1979 Great Britain PGA Match Play Championship, 1983 State Express Classic and 1989 Murphy's Cup.

Career Victories

Champions Tour
3 - 1997 Pittsburgh Senior Classic, 1998 Comfort Classic, Kroger Senior Classic.

European Tour
1971

Career Summary

1997 Senior PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; top ten finishes - 17; scoring average 70.66 (ranked 8th); money $906,565 (ranked 8th); winner at Pittsburgh Senior Classic.

1998 Senior PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 35; top ten finishes - 13; scoring average 70.86 (ranked 12th); money $1,183,959 (ranked 5th); winner at Comfort Classic and Kroger Senior Classic.

1999 Senior PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 35; top-10 finishes - 10; scoring average 70.86 (ranked 20th); money $754,046 (ranked 21st); best finish, 6th, AT&T Canada Senior Open Championship.

2000 Senior PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 36; top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 71.41 (ranked 40th); money $499,608 (ranked 37th); best finish 5th, AT&T Canada Senior Open Championship and Royal Caribbean Classic. Withdrew from the Boone Valley Classic after the 2nd round and had emergency appendectomy. Returned to play the SBC Senior Open just after taking only a week off.

2001 Senior PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 34; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 71.38 (ranked 30th); money $693,131 (ranked 30th); best finish T2nd, TD Waterhouse Championship.

2002 Senior PGA Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 32; top 10 finishes - 2; scoring average 72.23 (ranked 60th); money $341,909 (ranked 52nd); best finish, T-7th NFL Golf Classic.

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