The 2005 Senior PGA Championship
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Players

Mark Mcnulty

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Bindwa, Zimbabwe
  • Residence: Sunningdale, England
  • Birthdate: October 24, 1953
  • Age: 51
  • Turned Pro: 1977
Player Notes

Was a solid athlete is several sports as a youth, but excelled at golf...Has managed to rebound from a series of physical setbacks in his career. Escaped with facial injuries when his car collided with a bus near his parents'farm in 1980. While on vacation in Cape Town in Dec. 1993, suffered a freak nerve injury in his neck while playing cricket with his kids. Knee injury curtailed his 1995 season. An accomplished pianist, he hit the high notes in 2001 when he won that 16th title, the Mercedes-Benz South African Open in Jan. of that year. . . Member of the President Cup team in 1994 & '96.

Career Victories

Champions Tour
3 - 2004 Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am, SBC Championship, Charles Schwab Championship.

European Tour
16 - 1979 Greater Manchester Open, 1980 German Open, 1986 Portuguese Open, 1987 4-stars Pro-Celebrity, Dunhill British Masters, German Open, 1988 Cannes Open, 1989 Monte Carlo Open, 1990 Cannes Open, Volvo German Open, 1991 Volvo German Open, 1994 BMW International Open, 1996 Dimension Data Pro-Am, Dutch Open, Volvo Masters, 2001 Mercedes Benz South African Open Championship.

Other
1974 Zimbabwe Amateur Championship, 1975 South African Amateur Stroke Play Championship, 1980 Holiday Inns Invitational (SA), Malaysian Open, 1981 SISA Classic (SA), South African Masters, Sharp Classic (SA), 1984 Wild Coast Pan Am Tournament (SA), 1985 Palaborwa Classic (SA), Swazi Sun Pro-Am (SA), 1986 Safmarine Masters (SA), Wild Coast Classic (SA), Barclays Classic (SA), Swazi Sun International (SA), South African Tournament Of Champions, Helix Wild Coast Sun Classic (SA), Germiston Centenary Tournament, Safmarine Masters (SA), 1987 South African Open, AECI Charity Classic (SA), Swazi Sun Pro-Am(SA), Trustbank Tournament Of Champions (SA), Million Dollar Challenge (SA), 1992 Zimbabwe Open, 1993 Lexington PGA Championship (SA), FNB Players Championship (SA) , 1996 Zimbabwe Open, 1997 San Lameer South African Masters.

Career Summary

1990 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 23; top ten finishes - 18; stroke average 79.76 (ranked 4th; ?Eruo 710,557 or ?507,541 (ranked 2nd). Winner Credit Lyonnais Cannes Open & Volvo German Open. Underwent knee surgery for a torn cartilage.

1991 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 10; in money - 10; top ten finishes - 7; stroke average 70.45 (ranked 5th); ?Eruo 322,085 or ?230,061 (ranked 11th); Winner Volvo German Open

1992 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 12; in money - 10; top ten finishes - 3; stroke average 70.98 (ranked 19th); ?Eruo 204,933 or ?146,381 (ranked 34th); best finish 2nd Iberia Madrid Open & T-2nd, Monte Carlo Open...

1993 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 15; in money - 11; top ten finishes - 4; stroke average 70.90 (ranked T-6th); ?Eruo 212,937 or ?152,098 (ranked 40th); best finish 2nd Cannes Open.

1994 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 14; in money - 10; top ten finishes - 4; stroke average 70.71 (ranked 10th); ?Eruo 378,489 or ?270,349 (ranked 13th); winner BMW International Open.

1994 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 6; in money - 5; top ten finishes - 2; money $157,700 (ranked 114th); best finish T-5th, World Series of Golf & Texas Open.

1995 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 4; in money - 4; top ten finishes - 2; stroke average 70.56; ?Eruo 53,536 or ?38,240 (ranked 127th); best finish T-3rd, Lexington South African PGA Championship. On the PGA Tour in 1995, McNulty played in 10 events, missing the cut in 7 of them. Best finish, T-11th Nestle Invitational.

1996 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 13; in money - 11; top ten finishes - 6; stroke average 70.13 (ranked 1st); ?Eruo 649,386 or ?463,847 (ranked 5th); winner, Dimension Data Pro-Am, Sun Dutch Open & Volvo Masters. Played in two events on the PGA Tour, T-14th in British Open and missed cut in PGA Championship.

1997 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 13; in money - 7; top ten finishes - 3; Scoring Average - 71.00 (ranked 20th); ?Eruo 127,845 or ?91,318 (ranked 74th); best finish T3rd, South African Open.

1998 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 10; in money - 7; top ten finishes - 3; Scoring Average - 71.84; ?Eruo 74,019 or ?52,871 (ranked 123rd); best finish T7th, South African Open.

1999 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 15; top-10 finishes - 2; stroke average 70.91 (ranked 10th); ?Eruo 183,240 or ?130,886 (ranked 63rd); best finish T7th, Alfred Dunhill S.A. PGA Championship.

2000 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 13; top-10 finishes - 2; stroke average 71.37 (ranked 30th); ?Eruo309,770 or ?184,228 (ranked 49th); best finish 4th, Victor Chandler British Masters.

2001 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 19; top-10 finishes - 2; stroke average 71.16 (ranked 58th); ?Eruo414,924 or ?257,983 (ranked 47th); Winner Mercedes-Benz South African Open.

2002 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 17; in money - 8; top-10 finishes - 0; stroke average 71.53 (ranked 65th); ?Eruo154,766 or ?98,681 (ranked 49th); best finish 15th, Dunhill Links Championship.

2003 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 12; top-10 finishes - 3; stroke average 71.39 (ranked 72nd); ?Eruo540,047 or ?376,526 (ranked 43rd); best finish T2nd, Smurfit European Open.

2004 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 20; top 10 finishes - 7; stroke average 70.03 (ranked 5th); money $1,423,048 (ranked 7th); Best finish, Won Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am, SBC Championship & Charles Schwab Cup Championship. Overcame several health issues during the year and went on to earn Rookie of the Year honors on the Champions Tour, a first for a foreign-born player since South African John Bland in 1996...Became the first international player since David Graham (1997) to win three times in a single season on the Champions Tour and finished the year with a career-best $1.4 million in official earnings, the most by a first-year player since Bob Gilder in 2001 ($1.68 million)...Was unable to debut on the Champions Tour until the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am due to shingles, but made the most of his initial start on the Champions Tour. Became just the 11th player in Champions Tour history, and first since Bobby Wadkins (2001 Lightpath Long Island Classic), to win in his first start on the circuit.

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