The 2005 Senior PGA Championship
A PGA of America Event. Click to learn more
Players

Mark Johnson

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Barstow, Calif.
  • Residence: Helendale, Calif.
  • Birthdate: May 21, 1954
  • Age: 51
  • Turned Pro: 1998
Player Notes

Drove a Budweiser beer truck for 18 years before embarking on a professional golf career. It's only fitting that his website is called beermangolf.com...His parents got him started in the game at age 9 in California . . Earned a conditional exemption for 2004 after finishing 14th at the 2003 Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament...Earned a position in the Q-school finals after earning co-medalist honors at the Regional Qualifier...Played on the Canadian Tour and was fourth on the money list...Played in 10 events and made seven cuts and had three top-10 finishes...His best finishes a pair of T2s at the TravelTex.com Canadian Tour Challenge and the Greater Vancouver Classic...Named the Most Improved International Player...Made one start on the Nationwide Tour and was 46th at the Alberta Calgary Classic...Also played the Canadian Tour in 1999, 2000, and 2001...Played a full season on the Nationwide Tour in 2001...Owns two starts on the PGA Tour, T43rd in 2001 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-am and missed cut in 2003 Bell Canadian Open...Won a number of amateur events in the Southern California area, including the 1996 California State Amateur...Has also played in three USGA Amateur events.

Career Victories

Amateur Tour
1972 CIF Championship [Individual]. 1989 SCGA Mid-Amateur. 1990 SCGA Tournament of Club Champions. 1993 SCGA Mid-Amateur. 1994 SCGA Mid-Amateur, Pacific Coast Amateur. 1996 California State Amateur, SCGA Tournament of Club Champions. 1997 SCGA Tournament of Club Champions.

Champions Tour
1 - 2005 Toshiba Senior Classic

Career Summary

2001 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 8; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 71.66 (ranked 114th); money $21,508 (ranked 134th); Best finish, T13th, Siouxland Open.

2004 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 9; top 10 finishes - 1; stroke average 71.88; money $134,261 (ranked 76th); Best finish, T8th, Administaff Small Business Classic. Of the nine events he played in, five of them were through open qualifying.

©2005 PGA/Turner Sports Interactive. All Rights Reserved.
Send all feedback / comments to webmaster@pga.com. Sales inquiries contact sales@pga.com.
PGA.com Privacy Policy / Terms of Use.