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Mark Lye

  • Birthplace: Vallejo, Calif.
  • Residence: Fort Myers, Fla.
  • Birthdate: November 13, 1952
  • Age: 54
  • Turned Pro: 1975
  • College: San Jose State
  • Eligibility Code: 20

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Player Notes

Won the 1976 Australian order of Merit. Played in 514 PGA Tour events finishing in the top-10, 40 times. Last Top-10 finish was his T7th finish at the 1994 Kemper Open. Diagnosed as a diabetic in high school, he also has battled melanoma in the past few years Also discovered a dime-sized mole on his left knee in 1991 and had surgery to remove the growth. After treatment and subsequent follow-ups, was cancer-free for five years before he discovered a small growth on his left thigh in 2002. Had surgery on his left leg in July 2002, followed by a series of chemotherapy treatments to treat the cancer. Has been a part of the Golf Channel announce team the last few years. Made his Champions Tour start in the 2003 Senior British Open, he finished T27th which was his best finish -in six starts.

Career Victories

PGA Tour
1 - 1983 Bank of Boston Classic

around the World: 1976 Rolex Trophy In Switzerland, Champion of Champions In Australia

Career Summary

2004 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 12; top 10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 72.31; money - $132,463 (ranked 77th); best finish - 9th, Greater hickory Classic at Rock Barn.

2005 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 6; top 10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 72.12 (ranked N/A); money - $62,533 (ranked 92nd); best finish - T-14th Allianz Championship.

2006 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 6; top 10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 72.56 (ranked N/A); money - $42,552 (ranked 107th); best finish - T30th FedEx Kinko's Classic.

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