The 2005 Senior PGA Championship
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David Eger

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Ft. Meade, Md.
  • Residence: Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
  • Birthdate: March 16, 1952
  • Age: 53
  • Turned Pro: 1973
Player Notes

Played in 73 PGA Tour events between 1979 and '81, best finish was T5th at the '79 American Optical Classic. It was his only top-ten finish. After that he became a reinstated amateur and worked at the PGA Tour between 1982-'92 as a rules official and Director of tournament administration. In 1992 he moved over to the USGA where he was Senior Director of Rules and Competition until 1995. He then went back to the PGA Tour as Vice President of Competition until 1996. After that played in some amateur events until he turned professional again in 2001.

Career Victories

Amateur Tour
1988 U.S. Mid-Amateur. 1991 North and South Amateur. 1992 Crump Cup. 1995 Coleman Invitational. 1997 Crump Cup, Hugh Wilson. 1998 Hugh Wilson. 1997 Travis Memorial. 1999 Travis Memorial, Coleman Invitational. 1999 and 2000 Azalea Amateur, Travis Memorial, North and South Amateur. 2001 Travis Memorial. (Played on 3 Walker Cup Teams, 1989, '91 & 2001)

Champions Tour
1 - 2003 MasterCard Classic

Career Summary

2002 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 13; top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 71.78 (ranked N/A); money $154,510 (ranked 83rd); best finish, T-9th SBC Senior Open. Earned full exempt status for 200_3 after finishing T5th at the National Qualifying Tournament.

2003 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered -25; top 10 finishes -4; stroke average 71.04 (ranked 32nd); money $851,217 (ranked 23rd); Best finish, Win MasterCard Classic.

2004 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 28; top 10 finishes - 7; stroke average 71.38 (ranked 32nd); money $773,443 (ranked 25th); Best finish, T-3rd Baylor Advantage Pro-Am.

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