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Mark Hayes

  • Birthplace: Stillwater, Okla.
  • Residence: Edmond, Okla.
  • Birthdate: 7/12/1949
  • Age: 58 Ht.:5'-11"
  • Turned Pro: 1973
  • Eligibility Code: 6

Player Notes

Joined the Champions Tour at the 1999 Coldwell Banker Burnet Classic via sponsor exemption...Best career finish on the circuit came when he T10 at the 2001 Siebel Classic in Silicon Valley...Was the medalist at the 1999 Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament in Tucson and also finished among the top eight at the 2000 National Q-School at Walt Disney World...Played on the PGA Tour between 1974 and 1992 and played in 604 events. Won three times, was runner-up six times and 3rd, five times. Finished in the Top-10 57 times and made 362 cuts. Had career earnings of $1,555,739. Was among the top 25 on the PGA TOUR money list from 1976-79 and had his best year in 1976, with earnings of $151,699. Finished 11th on the money list that year, with a pair of victories at the Byron Nelson Classic and the Pensacola Open...Biggest victory of his career came at the 1977 Tournament Players Championship at Sawgrass CC. Braved gale-force winds to defeat Mike McCullough by two strokes and earn a 10-year exemption...Played on the 1979 United States Ryder Cup team...A two-time collegiate All-American at Oklahoma State in 1970-71...Member of the 1972 World Amateur Cup squad...Has had 13 competitive holes-in-one...Involved in the golf course design business since 1990...Served a stint in the U.S. Army from 1971-1973.

Career Victories

PGA Tour
3 - 1976 Byron Nelson Classic, Pensacola Open, 1977 Tournament Players Championship

Career Summary

1999 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 9; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 72.04; money - $64,393 (ranked 87th); best finish, 13th, Lightpath Long Island Open. 2000 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 31; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 72.61 (ranked 74th); money - $220,465 (ranked 68th); best finish -T13th, ACE Group Classic and Nationwide Championship and Lightpath Long Island Classic. 2001 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 27; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 73.16 (ranked 74th); money - $196,847 (ranked 71st); best finish -T10th, Siebel Classic in Silicon Valley. Went back to PGA Tour school qualifying school and didn't get his card, finishing T40th. 2002 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 5; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 76.07 (ranked N/A); money - $15,041 (ranked 122nd); best finish, T-36th Audi Senior Classic. 2003 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 7; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 72.86 (ranked N/A); money - $33,006 (ranked 112th); best finish, T-24th Long Island Classic. 2004 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 3; T53rd MasterCard Classic, miss cut Senior PGA Championship and Senior British Open. Didn't get his tour card for 2005, finished T23rd in Q-School. 2005 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 4; Miss cut Senior PGA Championship and Senior British Open, T64th Allianz Championship and Greater Kansas City Golf Classic. Didn't get his tour card for 2006, missed cut in Q-School. 2006 Champions Tour Summary: Played once missed cut at Senior PGA Championship. Didn't enter Q-School. 2007 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 3; top-10 finishes -0; scoring average - 74.90 (ranked N/A); money - $10,750 (ranked 153rd); best finish - T-47th Principal Charity Classic.

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