The 2005 Senior PGA Championship
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Players

Walter Zembriski

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Mahwah, N.J.
  • Residence: Orlando, Fla.
  • Birthdate: May 23, 1935
  • Age: 70
  • Turned Pro: 1965
Player Notes

@!NOTES = Player Notes: The Walter Mitty of the Champions Tour, grew up near Out of Bounds Club in Mahwah, NJ, a public course where his father once caddied for Babe Ruth and where he taught himself to play golf while working as a caddie...Was the only public course player to win the "Ike" Championship, a prestigious amateur tournament in the Northeast, capturing the event in 1964 at Winged Foot GC...Spent several years as a construction worker reinforcing steel beams. . Had a brief stint on the regular Tour after earning his card in 1967... He played the Florida mini-tour circuit, until he became 50.

Career Victories

Senior Tour
3 1988 Newport Cup, Vantage Championship, 1989 GTE West Classic

Career Summary

1989 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 32; top 10 finishes - 12; stroke average 71.39 (ranked 18th); money $291,861 (ranked 15th); had one win, one second and one fourth.

1990 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 34; top 10 finishes - 11; stroke average 71.72 (ranked 20th); money $276,292 (ranked 20th); best finish, second, Murata Reunion Pro-Am.

1991 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 30; top 10 finishes - 5; stroke average 71.60 (ranked 26th); money $265,951 (ranked 26th); best finish, second, Las Vegas Senior Classic.

1992 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 33; top 10 finishes - 7; stroke average 71.67 (ranked 27th); money $273,087 (ranked 30th); best finish: 2nd, Digital Seniors Classic.

1993 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 33; top 10 finishes - 7; stroke average 71.70 (ranked 30th); money $331,960 (ranked 28th); best finish T2nd Southwestern Bell Classic & Northville Long Island Classic.

1994 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 31; top 10 finishes - 3; stroke average 71.83 (ranked 34th); money $246,412 (ranked 33rd); best finish 7th, Cadillac NFL Golf Classic.

1995 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 32; top 10 finishes - 1; stroke average 72.52 (ranked 55th); money $196,524 (ranked 52nd); best finish T4th, Bank of Boston Classic. Won three Super Seniors titles and finished 10th on the money list with $157,142.

1996 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 33; top 10 finishes - 0; stroke average 73.31 (ranked 69th); money $128,312 (ranked 74th); best finish T2nd, Kroger Senior Classic.

1997 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 33; top 10 finishes - 0; stroke average 73.57 (ranked 75th); money $146,573 (ranked 73rd); best finish T11th, Las Vegas Senior Classic.

1998 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 32; top 10 finishes - 0; stroke average 74.54 (ranked 82nd); money $106,979 (ranked 76th); best finish T14th, Bell Atlantic Classic & Kroger Senior Classic.

1999 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 29; top 10 finishes - 0; stroke average 74.93 (ranked 90th); money $61,281 (ranked 88th); best finish T31st, Pacific Bell Senior Classic.

2000 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 31; top 10 finishes - 0; stroke average 75.31 (ranked 94th); money $51,371 (ranked 97th); best finish T36th, Toshiba Senior Classic.

2001 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 24; top 10 finishes - 0; stroke average 76.28 (ranked 91st); money $55,090 (ranked 101st); best finish T14th, NFL Classic.

2002 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 5; top 10 finishes - 0; stroke average 77.28; money $7,862 (ranked 139th); best finish T62nd, Turtle Bay Championship.

2003 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 6; top 10 finishes - 0; stroke average 74.78; money $8,358 (ranked 155th); best finish T61st, Long Island Classic.

2004 Champions Tour Summary
Played in three events in 2004, 78th in MasterCard Classic, T69th Farmers Charity Classic & T54th Bayer Advantage Celebrity Pro-Am.

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