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Raymond Floyd

Residence: Palm Beach, Fla.
Birthplace: Fort Bragg, N.C.
Turned Pro: 1961
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 200
Birthdate: September 3, 1942
Age: 60
College: Fort Bragg, N.C.

Player Notes

In his youth, Floyd wavered between a career in baseball or golf, but a victory at the 1960 National Jaycees tournament tipped the scales toward golf, though he maintains his ties to baseball, particularly the Chicago Cubs. Floyd was rookie of the Year on tour in 1963, recording a win at the St. Petersburg Open. Floyd won 22 times in more than three decades on the PGA Tour, including four major championships (1969 and '82 PGA, 1976 Masters and 1986 U.S. Open), the 1982 Memorial Tournament and the 1981 Tournament Players Championship, where he defeated Curtis Strange in a playoff. Floyd's last victory on the PGA Tour was the 1992 Doral Ryder Open, winning at age 49 two weeks after losing his home to a fire. One of the greatest disappointments of his career was the 1990 Masters, which he lost in a playoff to Nick Faldo after hitting his approach into the water at the 11th hole on the second extra hole. . .Winner, 1983 Vardon Trophy. . .Competed on seven Ryder Cup Teams(1969, '75, '77, '81, '83, '85 and '91) Floyd also was the Captain of the 1989 Ryder Cup Team. . . Had surgery for prostate cancer on Dec. 17, 2002...Reported that surgery was successful and has declared himself in good health.

Career Victories

Champions Tour
14 - 1992 GTE North Classic, Ralph's Senior Classic, Senior PGA Tour Championship, 1993 Gulfstream Aerospace, Northville Long Island Classic, 1994 Tradition, Las Vegas Senior Classic, Cadillac NFL Golf Classic, Senior PGA Tour Championship, 1995 PGA Seniors' Championship, Burnet Senior Classic, Emerald Coast Classic, 1996 Ford Senior Players Championship, 2000 Ford Senior Players Championship.

PGA Tour
22 - 1963 St. Petersburg Open, 1965 St. Paul Open, 1969 Jacksonville Open, American Golf Classic, PGA Championship, 1975 Kemper Open, 1976 Masters, World Open, 1977 Byron Nelson Classic, Pleasant Valley Classic, 1979 Greensboro Open, 1980 Doral-Eastern Open, 1981 Doral Eastern Open, Tournament Players Championship, Manufactures Hanover-Westchester Classic, 1982 Memorial Tournament, Danny Thomas-Memphis Classic, PGA Championship, 1985 Houston Open, 1986 U.S. Open, Walt Disney/Oldsmobile Classic, 1992 Doral Ryder Open

Other
1995, '96, '97 and '98 Skins Game, 1996 Senior Slam, 1978 Brazilian Open, 1981 Canada PGA, 1985 Chrysler Team Championship (with Hal Sutton), 1988 Skins Game, the 1990 RMCC Invitational (with Fred Couples), the 1992 Fuji Electric Grandslam Seniors in Japan.

Career Summary

1990 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 17; in money - 11; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 70.87 (ranked 59th); money $264,078 (ranked 55th).

1991 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 17; in money - 15; top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average 70.09 (ranked 8th); money $284,897 (ranked 56th); best finish, T3rd, GTE Byron Nelson Classic.

1992 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 15; in money - 15; top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average 69.69 (ranked T3rdth); money $741,918 (ranked 13th); won Doral Ryder Open.

1992 Senior PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 7; top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average 67.95; money $436,991 (ranked 14th), won GTE North Classic, Ralph's Senior Classic and Senior PGA Tour Championship.

1993 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 6; in money - 5; top 10 finishes - 2; scoring average 70.07; money $126,516 (ranked 120th); best finish, T7th, U.S. Open.

1993 Senior PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 14; top 10 finishes - 12; scoring average 69.67; money $713,168 (ranked 9th); Winner Gulfstream Aerostream Invitational and Northville Long Island Classic.

1994 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 4; top 10 finishes - 1; scoring average 69.98; money $95,017 (ranked 158th); best finish, T10th, Masters.

1994 Senior PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; top 10 finishes - 17; scoring average 69.08 (ranked 1st); money $1,382,762 (ranked 2nd); winner The Tradition, Las Vegas Senior Classic, Cadillac NFL Golf Classic and Senior PGA Tour Championship.

1995 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 4; in money - 4; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 70.47; money $65,031 (ranked 180th); best finish, T17th, Doral Ryder Open and Masters.

1995 Senior PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; top-10 finishes - 19; scoring average 69.47 (ranked 1st); money $1,419,545 (ranked 2nd); winner, PGA Seniors' Championship, Burnet Senior Classic, Emerald Coast Classic.

1996 Senior PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 23; top-10 finishes - 16; scoring average 70.22 (ranked 3rd); money $1,043,051 (ranked 8th); winner, Ford Senior Players Championship.

1997 Senior PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; top-10 finishes - 10; scoring average 70.92 (ranked 12th); money $584,755 (ranked 23rd); best finish, T3rd, in GTE Classic, Southwestern Bell Dominion and the Northville Long Island Classic.

1998 Senior PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; top-10 finishes - 10; scoring average 70.84 (ranked T10th); money $702,472 (ranked 19th); best finish, T2nd, LG Championship.

1999 Senior PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; top-10 finishes - 9; scoring average 70.66 (ranked T17th); money $683,314 (ranked 27th); best finish, T2nd, MasterCard Championship and Ameritech Senior Open.

2000 Senior PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 17; top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average 70.82 (ranked 26th); money $717,258 (ranked 26th); winner Ford Senior Players Championship.

2001 Senior PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 14; top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average 70.72 (ranked 15th); money $546,190 (ranked 34th); best finish, T2nd Verizon Classic and The Transamerica.

2002 Senior PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 11; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 71.36; money $205,718 (ranked 70th); best finish, T15th Senior PGA Championship.

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