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Howard Twitty

  • Birthplace: Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Residence: Scottsdale, Ariz.
  • Birthdate: January 14, 1949
  • Age: 57
  • Turned Pro: 1974

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Player Notes

Had a long and successful career on the PGA Tour from 1974 to '98. He played in 670 events with three wins, six runner-up finishes and 52 times in the top-10 with $2.7 million in earnings. . . Missed part of 1996 season due to surgery on his feet, and now wears sandals with golf spikes on the bottom during when he plays.

Career Victories

Champions Tour
0

PGA Tour
3 - 1979 B.C. Open, 1980 Sammy Davis Jr.-Greater Hartford Open, 1993 Hawaiian Open

Career Summary

1999 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 71.65 (ranked 46th); money $308,655 (ranked 53rd); best finish T9th, The Tradition.

2000 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 71.54 (ranked 48th); money $428,874 (ranked 41st); best finish T2nd, Toshiba Senior Classic.

2001 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 71.79 (ranked 43rd); money $431,932 (ranked 44th); best finish T7th, The Countrywide Tradition. Went back to the Senior Tour qualifying tournament were he was the medalist.

2002 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 72.59 (ranked 69th); money $206,890 (ranked 69th); best finish, T-18th SBC Senior Classic. Missed a month of the season due to the drowning death of his oldest son, Kevin.

2003 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered -25; top 10 finishes -0; stroke average 72.68 (ranked 71st); money $151,555 (ranked 77th); Best finish, T-19th Turtle Bay Championship.

2004 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 22; top 10 finishes - 0; stroke average 73.55 (ranked 72nd); money $97,037 (ranked 87th); Best finish, T-18th 3M Championship.

2004 Notes
Returned to the National Qualifying Tournament in an attempt to improve his playing status for 2004 but missed the cut at the TPC at Eagle Trace.

2005 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 22; top 10 finishes - 0; stroke average 72.72 (ranked 67th); money $153,819 (ranked 73rd); Best finish, T-12th Bank of America Championship.

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