The 2005 Senior PGA Championship
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Mark Hayes

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Stillwater, Okla.
  • Residence: Edmond, Okla.
  • Birthdate: July 11, 1949
  • Age: 55
  • Turned Pro: 1973
Player Notes

Joined the Champions Tour at the 1999 Coldwell Banker Burnet Classic via sponsor exemption...Best career finish on the circuit came when he T10 at the 2001 Siebel Classic in Silicon Valley...Was the medalist at the 1999 Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament in Tucson and also finished among the top eight at the 2000 National Q-School at Walt Disney World...Was among the top 25 on the PGA TOUR money list from 1976-79 and had his best year in 1976, with earnings of $151,699. Finished 11th on the money list that year, with a pair of victories at the Byron Nelson Classic and the Pensacola Open...Biggest victory of his career came at the 1977 Tournament Players Championship at Sawgrass CC. Braved gale-force winds to defeat Mike McCullough by two strokes and earn a 10-year exemption...Played on the 1979 United States Ryder Cup team...A two-time collegiate All-American at Oklahoma State in 1970-71...Member of the 1972 World Amateur Cup squad...Has had 13 competitive holes-in-one...Involved in the golf course design business since 1990...Served a stint in the U.S. Army from 1971-1973.

Career Victories

PGA Tour
3 - 1976 Byron Nelson Classic, Pensacola Open, 1977 Tournament Players Championship

Career Summary

1999 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 9; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 72.04; money $64,393 (ranked 87th); best finish, 13th, Lightpath Long Island Open.

2000 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 72.61 (ranked 74th); money $220,465 (ranked 68th); best finish T13th, ACE Group Classic and Nationwide Championship and Lightpath Long Island Classic.

2001 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 73.16 (ranked 74th); money $196,847 (ranked 71st); best finish T10th, Siebel Classic in Silicon Valley. Went back to PGA Tour school qualifying school and didn't get his card, finishing T40th.

2002 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 5; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 76.07 (ranked N/A); money $15,041 (ranked 122nd); best finish, T-36th Audi Senior Classic.

2003 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 7; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 72.86 (ranked N/A); money $33,006 (ranked 112th); best finish, T-24th Long Island Classic.

2004 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 3; T53rd MasterCard Classic, miss cut Senior PGA Championship and Senior British Open. Didn't get his tour card for 2005, finished T23rd in Q-School.

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