The 2004 Senior PGA Championship
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Craig Stadler

Craig Stadler

Birthplace: San Diego, Calif.
Residence: Denver, Colo.
College: USC
Birthdate: June 1, 1953
Age: 50
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 240
Turned Pro: 1975

Player Notes

Winner of the 1973 U.S. Amateur Championship. . . Member 1975 Walker Cup Team. . . Member of the 1983 and 1985 U.S. Ryder Cup Team. . .Leading money winner ($446,462) on the 1982 PGA Tour.

Career Victories

Champions Tour
4 - Ford Senior Players Championship, Greater Hickory Classic At Rock Barn, SBC Championship, 2004 ACE Group Classic

PGA Tour
12 - 1980 Bob Hope Classic, Greater Greensboro Open, 1981 Kemper Open, 1982 Joe Garagiola-Tucson Open, Masters, Kemper Open, World Series of Golf, 1984 Byron Nelson Classic, 1991 Tour Championship, 1992 World Series of Golf, 1994 Buick Invitational, 1996 Nissan Open.

Other
1973 U.S. Amateur, 1978 Magnolia Classic, 1985 European Masters, 1987 Dunlop Phoenix (Jap), 1990 Scandinavian Open, 1992 Argentine Open

Career Summary

1990 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 16; top-10 finishes - 5; stroke average 70.71 (ranked 41st); money $278,482 (ranked 52nd); best finish, T3rd Hawaiian Open.

1991 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 16; top-10 finishes - 7; stroke average 70.06 (ranked 7th); money $827,628 (ranked 2nd); winner The Tour Championship.

1992 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 18; top-10 finishes - 4; stroke average 70.62 (ranked T34th); money $487,460 (ranked 28th); winner, NEC World Series of Golf.

1993 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 17; top-10 finishes - 5; stroke average 70.60 (ranked T37th); money $553,623 (ranked 29th); best finish, 2nd Las Vegas Invitational and T2nd World Series of Golf.

1994 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 15; top-10 finishes - 4; stroke average 70.39 (ranked 29th); money $474,831 (ranked 32nd); winner Buick Invitational of California.

1995 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 15; top-10 finishes - 4; stroke average 70.42 (ranked 37th); money $402,316 (ranked 45th); best finish, T3rd, B.C. Open.

1996 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 12; top-10 finishes - 1; stroke average 70.87 (ranked T56th); money $336,820 (ranked 58th); winner, 1996 Nissan Open.

1997 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 16; top-10 finishes - 6; stroke average 70.29 (ranked 28th); money $525,304 (ranked 41st); best finish, 2nd in Nissan Open and T2nd in Buick Invitational.

1998 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 15; top-10 finishes - 2; stroke average 70.83 (ranked 54th); money $350,091 (ranked 85th); best finish, T7th Honda Classic.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 17; in money - 11; top-10 finishes - 1; stroke average 70.89 (ranked T57th); money $454,091 (ranked 87th); best finish, 3rd, AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; Rounds Played: 66 ; in money - 13; top-10 finishes - 2; Best finish: 2nd at the Shell Houston Open; Earnings: $631,752 Rank (74th)

2000 Stats
Scoring - 71.41 / (114th); Driving Distance - 276.4 / (57th); Driving Accuracy - 61.9% / (174th); GIR - 65.6% / (105th); Putting - 1.768 / (66th); Birdie Average - 3.56 per rd / (71st) / Total Birdies - 235; Sand Saves - 38.7% / (193rd); Scrambling - 53.5% / (186th); All-Around Rank - 789 / (102nd)

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; Rounds Played: 39 ; in money - 6; top-10 finishes - 1; Best finish: T-5th at the Accenture Match Play Championship; Earnings: $196,072 Rank (174th).

2002 Notes
Teamed with son Kevin to win the Office Depot Father/Son Challenge in the Bahamas.

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered: 22; Rounds Played: 68 ; in money - 13; top-10 finishes - 1 / Best finish: T-10th at the WorldCom Classic / Earnings: $505,778 Rank (127th)

2002 Stats
Scoring - 71.14 / (92nd); Driving Distance - 280.4 / (98th); Driving Accuracy - 70.2% / (58th); GIR - 66.0% / (89th); Putting - 1.761 / (67th); Birdie Average - 3.66 per rd / (85th) / Total Birdies - 249; Sand Saves - 51.7% / (80th); All-Around Rank - 597 / (45th).

2003 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 14; Rounds Played - 48; Scoring average - 69.38 (ranked 2nd); top -10 Finishes - 7; money $1,192,278 Rank (14th); Winner, Ford Senior Players Championship, Greater Hickory Classic At Rock Barn, SBC Championship.

2003 Notes
Became just the second player in PGA Tour history to win both a PGA Tour and Champions Tour event in the same season, joining Ray Floyd who won the Doral Ryder Open and the GTE North Classic in 1992.

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 11; Rounds Played - 26; Scoring average - 71.94; in money - 4; top -10 Finishes - 1; money $584,830 Rank (113th); Best finish: Win at the B.C. Open

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