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Craig Stadler

  • Birthplace: San Diego, Calif.
  • Residence: Evergreen, Colo.
  • Birthdate: June 2, 1953
  • Age: 53
  • Turned Pro: 1975
  • College: USC
  • Eligibility Code: 3, 6, 8, 18

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Player Notes

* 1973 U.S. Amateur Champion. * Member 1975 Walker Cup Team. * Member 1983 and '85 Ryder Cup Team. * Leading money winner ($446,462) on the 1982 PGA Tour.

Career Victories

Champions Tour
8 - Ford Senior Players Championship, Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn, SBC Championship, 2004 The ACE Group Classic, Bank of America Championship, JELD-WEN Tradition, The First Tee Open at Pebble Beach presented by Wal-Mart, SAS Championship presented by Forbes.

PGA Tour
13 - 1980 Bob Hope Classic, Greater Greensboro Open, 1981 Kemper Open, 1982 Joe Garagiola-Tucson Open, Masters, Kemper Open, World Series of Golf, 1984 Byron Nelson Classic, 1991 Tour Championship, 1992 World Series of Golf, 1994 Buick Invitational, 1996 Nissan Open, 2003 B.C. Open

Other
1973 U.S. Amateur, 1978 Magnolia Classic, 1985 European Masters, 1987 Dunlop Phoenix (Jap), 1990 Scandinavian Open, 1992 Argentine Open

Career Summary

1990 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 70.71 (ranked 41st); money - $278,482 (ranked 52nd); best finish, T3rd Hawaiian Open.

1991 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average - 70.06 (ranked 7th); money - $827,628 (ranked 2nd); Winner, The Tour Championship.

1992 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average - 70.62 (ranked T34th); money - $487,460 (ranked 28th); winner, NEC World Series of Golf.

1993 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 17; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 70.60 (ranked T37th); money - $553,623 (ranked 29th); best finish, 2nd Las Vegas Invitational and T2nd World Series of Golf.

1994 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average - 70.39 (ranked 29th); money - $474,831 (ranked 32nd); Winner, Buick Invitational of California.

1995 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average - 70.42 (ranked 37th); money - $402,316 (ranked 45th); best finish, T3rd, B.C. Open.

1996 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 12; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 70.87 (ranked T56th); money - $336,820 (ranked 58th); winner, 1996 Nissan Open.

1997 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 70.83 (ranked 54th); money - $350,091 (ranked 85th); best finish, T7th Honda Classic.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 17; in money - 11; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 70.89 (ranked T57th); money - $454,091 (ranked 87th); best finish, 3rd, AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; rounds played - 66 ; in money - 13; Top-10 finishes - 2; best finish - 2nd at the Shell Houston Open; money - $631,752; (ranked 74th)

2000 Stats
scoring average - 71.41 / (114th); driving distance - 276.4 / (57th); driving accuracy - 61.9% / (174th); GIR - 65.6% / (105th); putting - 1.768 / (66th); birdie average - 3.56 per rd / (71st) / total birdies - 235; sand saves - 38.7% / (193rd); scrambling - 53.5% / (186th); all-around; rank - - 789 / (102nd)

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; rounds played - 39 ; in money - 6; Top-10 finishes - 1; best finish - T-5th at the Accenture Match Play Championship; money - $196,072; (ranked 174th).

2002 Notes
Teamed with son Kevin to win the Office Depot Father/Son Challenge in the Bahamas.

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 22; rounds played - 68 ; in money - 13; Top-10 finishes - 1 / best finish - T-10th at the WorldCom Classic / earnings: $505,778; (ranked 127th)

2002 Stats
scoring average - 71.14 / (92nd); driving distance - 280.4 / (98th); driving accuracy - 70.2% / (58th); GIR - 66.0% / (89th); putting - 1.761 / (67th); birdie average - 3.66 per rd / (85th) / total birdies - 249; sand saves - 51.7% / (80th); all-around; rank - - 597 / (45th).

2003 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 14; rounds played - 48; scoring average - 69.38 (ranked 2nd); Top-10 finishes - 7; money - $1,192,278; (ranked 14th); Winner, Ford Senior Players Championship, Greater Hickory Classic At Rock Barn, SBC Championship.

2003 Notes
Became just the second player in PGA Tour history to win both a PGA Tour and Champions Tour event in the same season, joing Ray Floyd who won the Doral Ryder Open and the GTE North Classic in 1992.

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 11; rounds played - 26; scoring average - 71.94; in money - 4; Top-10 finishes - 1; money - $584,830; (ranked 113th); best finish - Win at the B.C. Open

2004 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; rounds played - 67; scoring average - 69.30 (ranked 1st); Top-10 finishes - 12; money - $2,306,066; (ranked 1st); Winner, The ACE Group Classic, Bank of America Championship, JELD-WEN Tradition, The First Tee Open at Pebble Beach presented by Wal-Mart, SAS Championship presented by Forbes.

2004 Notes
Was voted by the players as the Champions Tour's Player of the Year after a career-best five victories in a single season, the most wins by any player in a year since Larry Nelson in 2001. . . Also topped the Champions Tour earnings list for 2004 and received the Arnold Palmer Award as the circuit's leading money-winner, with a personal-best $2,306,606, the 10th-highest money total ever. . . Joined Lee Trevino and Tom Watson as the third player to earn money titles on both the Champions Tour and the PGA TOUR.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 6; rounds played - 20; scoring average - 72.09; in money - 4; Top-10 finishes - 0; money - $137,475; (ranked 208th); best finish - T21st, B.C. Open

2005 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 21; top 10 finishes - 14; scoring average - 69.65 (ranked 3rd); money - $1,274,719 (ranked 9th); best finish - T-2nd 3M Championship & The First Tee Open at Pebble Beach.

2005 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 6; rounds played - 24; in money - 5; Top-10 finishes - 1; money - $256,110.00; (ranked 197 - unofficial); best finish - T-9 at the Sony Open in Hawaii.

2006 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 22; top 10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 70.87 (ranked 26th); money - $936,601 (ranked 15th); best finish - T-2nd Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf, 3M Championship. In four starts on the PGA Tour in 2006, missed cut at Sony Open in Hawaii, Masters, Verizon Heritage, T42nd at AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

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