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Howard Twitty

  • Birthplace: Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Residence: Scottsdale, Ariz.
  • Birthdate: January 15, 1949
  • Age: 58
  • Turned Pro: 1974
  • College: Arizona State
  • Eligibility Code: 21

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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; scoring average - 72.68 (ranked 71st); money - $151,555 (ranked 77th); best finish - T-19th Turtle Bay Championship. 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.

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

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

2006 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 12; top 10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 72.50 (ranked N/A); money - $89,278 (ranked 85th); best finish - T17th AT&T Classic.

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