The 2005 Senior PGA Championship
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Players

Bruce Lietzke

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Kansas City, Kan.
  • Residence: Dallas, Texas
  • Birthdate: July 17, 1951
  • Age: 53
  • Turned Pro: 1974
Player Notes

Member 1981 Ryder Cup Team

Career Victories

Champions Tour
7 - 2001 3M Championship, SAS Championship, 2002 Mexico Senior Classic, TD Waterhouse Championship. SAS Championship, 2003 Liberty Mutual Legends Of Golf, U.S. Senior Open

PGA Tour
13 - 1977 Joe Garagiola-Tucson Open, Hawaiian Open, 1978 Canadian Open, 1979 Joe Garagiola-Tucson Open, 1980 Colonial National Invitation, 1981 Bob Hope Classic, Andy Williams San Diego Open, Byron Nelson Classic, 1982 Canadian Open, 1984 Honda Classic, 1988 GTE Byron Nelson Classic, 1992 Southwestern Bell Colonial, 1994 Las Vegas Invitational.

Other
1997 Franklin Templeton Shootout (teamed with Scott McCarron), Won the Raphael Division along with Bill Rogers at the 2002 Legends Of Golf

Career Summary

1990 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 16; top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 70.06 (ranked 9th); money $329,294 (ranked 41st); best finish, T-3rd, Honda Classic, Independent Insurance Agent Open and GTE Byron Nelson Classic...

1991 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 16; top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average 69.80 (ranked 3rd); money $566,272 (ranked 19th); best finish, 2nd PGA Championship...

1992 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 17; top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average 69.91 (ranked 8th); money $703,805 (ranked 16th); winner Southwestern Bell Colonial.

1993 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 16; in money - 10; top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 70.95 (ranked T-63rd); money $163,241 (ranked 101st); best finish, T-4th Greater Milwaukee Open and Canadian Open.

1994 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 13; top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 70.04 (ranked 17th); money $564,926 (ranked 28th); winner Las Vegas Invitational.

1995 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 16; in money - 12; top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 71.03 (ranked 70th); money $269,394 (ranked 70th); best finish, 2nd, Mercedes Championship.

1996 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 16; in money - 10; top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 71.35; money $122,941 (ranked 150th); best finish, T9th, Chrysler Tucson Open.

1997 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 9; in money - 7; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 71.74; money $42,880 (ranked 212th); best finish, T22nd, MasterCard Colonial.

1998 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 10; in money - 6; top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 70.99; money $377,188 (ranked 79th); best finish, 2nd, Bob Hope Chrysler Classic.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 9; in money - 4; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 72.59; money $59,487 (ranked 221st); best finish, T27th, Shell Houston Open.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 9; in money - 5; top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 70.33; money $149,196 (ranked 178th); best finish, T9th, Genuity Championship.

2001 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 10; top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average 68.73); money $1,119,573 (ranked 16th); Winner, 3M Championship and SAS Championship.

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Only played in two events, missed cut in Bob Hope Chrysler Classic and T58th in MasterCard Colonial.

2002 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 22; top-10 finishes - 9; scoring average 69.96 (ranked 8th); money $1,527,676 (ranked 7th); best finish, Winner Ausi Sr. Classic, TD Waterhouse and SAS Championship.

2003 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered -22; top 10 finishes -9; stroke average 70.04 (ranked 10th); money $1,610,826 (ranked 4th); Best finish, Win Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf & U.S. Senior Open.

2004 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 20; top 10 finishes - 5; stroke average 70.85 (ranked 19th); money $838,874 (ranked 21st); Best finish, 2nd Bruno's Memorial Classic & FedEx Kinko's Classic. Got off to a slow start after being plagued at the beginning of the year by so-called "frozen shoulder," or adhesive capsulitis, which caused him to miss the entire Florida swing and the MasterCard Classic in Mexico, where he won in 2002

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