The 2005 Senior PGA Championship
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Players

Larry Ziegler

Player Data
  • Birthplace: St. Louis, Mo.
  • Residence: Orlando, Fla.
  • Birthdate: August 11, 1939
  • Age: 65
  • Turned Pro: 1959
Player Notes

One of 14 children, started in golf as a caddy, became a caddie master, moved up to being an assistant pro, and finally head professional. Biggest baseball freak on the Senior Tour, has been know to work out with the St. Louis Cardinals... Once held a position on the Board of Directors for the St. Louis Blues hockey team.

Career Victories

Champions Tour
2 - 1991 Newport Cup, 1998 Saint Luke's Classic

PGA Tour
3 - 1969 Michigan Classic, 1975 Greater Jacksonville Open, 1976 New Orleans Open.

Career Summary

1990 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 17; top 10 finishes - 3; stroke average 72.30 (ranked 29th); money $102,152 (ranked 49th); best finish, T7th, Aetna Challenge.

1991 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 32; top 10 finishes - 3; stroke average 72.64 (ranked 48th); money $169,686 (ranked 38th); won Newport Cup.

1992 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 31; top 10 finishes - 1; stroke average 72.23 (ranked 37th); money $135,015 (ranked 47th); best finish: T8th, Doug Sanders Kingwood Celebrity Classic.

1993 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 31; top 10 finishes - 6; stroke average 72.18 (ranked 39th); money $216,073 (ranked 38th); best finish T7th Southwestern Bell Classic & Raley's Senior Gold Rush.

1994 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 25; top 10 finishes - 2; stroke average 71.95 (ranked 40th); money $185,644 (ranked 46th); best finish T7th, PaineWebber Invitational.

1995 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 31; top 10 finishes - 3; stroke average 72.23 (ranked T-47th); money $246,131 (ranked 45th); best finish T2nd, PaineWebber Invitational.

1996 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 32; top 10 finishes - 0; stroke average 72.69 (ranked 61st); money $189,807 (ranked 64th); best finish T11th, Toshiba Senior Classic.

1997 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 29; top 10 finishes - 1; money $163,691 (ranked 70th); best finish T3rd, Franklin Quest Championship.

1998 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 28; top 10 finishes - 1; stroke average 73.06 (ranked 63rd); money $274,986 (ranked 57th); Winner, Saint Luke's Classic.

1999 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 29; top 10 finishes - 1; stroke average 72.54 (ranked 66th); money $195,571 (ranked 66th); best finish T8th, PGA Seniors'Championship.

2000 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 28; top 10 finishes - 0; stroke average 72.21 (ranked 64th); money $192,753 (ranked 71st); best finish T11th, Vantage Championship.

2001 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 21; top 10 finishes - 0; stroke average 73.45 (ranked 76th); money $138,590 (ranked 80th); best finish T14th, NFL Golf Classic. Got his tour card for 2002 when he finished 2nd at the Senior Tour qualifying tournament. At 62 years, 3 months, 4 days he is the second oldest player behind J.C. Goosie (62 years, 6 months, 21 days) to earn his card.

2002 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 27; top 10 finishes - 0; stroke average 73.41 (ranked 83rd); money $165,253 (ranked 81st); Best finish, T-13th TD Waterhouse Championship.

2003 Senior PGA Tour Summary
tournaments entered -15; top 10 finishes -0; stroke average 72.82 (ranked 74th); money $75,513 (ranked 94th); Best finish, T-19th Columbus Southern Open.

2004 Senior PGA Tour Summary
Played in four Champions Tour events in 2004, T66th in Royal Caribbean classic, 68th Farmers Charity Classic, T46th Bayer Advantage Celebrity Pro-Am & T33rd Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn.

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