The 2005 Senior PGA Championship
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Players

Jose Maria Canizares

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
  • Residence: Malaga, Spain
  • Birthdate: February 17, 1947
  • Age: 58
  • Turned Pro: 1967
Player Notes

Began playing the game after working as a caddie as a youngster in Madrid. Competed on the 1981, '83, '85 and '89 Ryder Cup Teams.

Career Victories

Champions Tour
1 - 2001 Toshiba Senior Classic

European Tour
7 - 1972 Lancia D'Oro, 1980 Avis-Jersey Open, Bob Hope British Classic, 1981 Italian Open, 1983 Bob Hope British Classic, 1990 Benson & Hedges Mixed Team with Tania Abitbol & 1992 Roma Masters

Career Summary

1990 European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 16; top-10 finishes -3; scoring average 71.51 (ranked 28th); money ?112,752 (ranked 46th); best finish, 3rd Panasonic European Open...

1991 European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 18; top-10 finishes -0; scoring average 72.56 (ranked T63rd); money ?45,980 (ranked 86th); best finish, T-12 Open De Baleares.

1992 European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 16; top-10 finishes -6; scoring average 71.39 (ranked 27th); money ?149,860 (ranked 37th); winner Roma Masters.

1993 European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 8; top-10 finishes -1; scoring average 72.38 (ranked 70th); money ?64,452 (ranked 78th); best finish 3rd Murphy's English Open.

1994 European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 7; top-10 finishes -2; scoring average 72.50 ; money ?37,901; best finish 3rd, Extremadura Open.

1995 European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 12; top-10 finishes -0; scoring average 72.53; money ?43,291; best finish T-12th, Volvo PGA Championship.

1996 European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 17; in money - 7; top-10 finishes -0; scoring average 72.65; money ?32,189; best finish T-14th, Moroccan Open.

1997 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 7; top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 71.09; money $202,908; best finish 3rd at Northville Long Island Classic.

1998 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; top-10 finishes - 12; scoring average 70.60 (ranked 8th) ; money $1,025,425 (ranked 11th); best finish 2nd, BellAtlantic Classic.

1999 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 33; top-10 finishes - 14; scoring average 70.22 (ranked 7th) ; money $1,087,284 (ranked 10th); best finish 2nd, Southwestern Bell Dominion.

2000 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 33; top-10 finishes - 10; scoring average 70.04 (ranked 10th) ; money $1,155,939 (ranked 12th); best finish 2nd, ACE Group Classic.

2001 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; top-10 finishes - 12; scoring average 70.75 (ranked 17th); money $1,191,094 (ranked 14th); winner Toshiba Senior Classic.

2002 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average 71.19 (ranked 30th); money $635,503 (ranked 33rd); best finish, T-4th Audi Senior Classic. Was troubled by a sore left shoulder for the majority of the season.

2003 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered -27; top 10 finishes -5; stroke average 71.17 (ranked 39th); money $680,895 (ranked 30th); Best finish, 2nd Music City Championship at Gaylord Opryland.

2004 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 26; top 10 finishes - 6; stroke average 71.11 (ranked 25th); money $905,989 (ranked 20th); Best finish, 2nd FORD SENIOR PLAYERS Championship.

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