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Nick Price

  • Birthplace: Durban, South Africa
  • Residence: Hobe Sound, Fla.
  • Birthdate: 1/28/1957
  • Age: 51 Ht.:6'-0"
  • Turned Pro: 1977
  • Eligibility Code: 2, 5, 7, 8, 9, 18

Player Notes

Born in South Africa to British parents, he moved to Rhodesia, later renamed Zimbabwe, at an early age. . .Lost his friend and caddie, Jeff ""Squeaky"" Medlen, to leukemia in June of 1997 . . Has been troubled by a sinus condition the last couple of years. . . Runner-up in 1982 and '88 British Open...1993 and '94 PGA Tour and PGA of America Player of the Year. Also led the Tour in earnings those years. . . Winner 1993 and '97 Vardon Trophy...Member of 1994, '96, '98, 2000 and 2003 Presidents Cup Team.

Career Victories

European Tour
7 - 1980 Swiss Open; 1981 Italian Open; 1985 Lancome Trophy; 1994 British Open; 1997 South African PGA, Dimension Data Pro-am; 1998 South African Dimension Data Pro-am.

PGA Tour
18 - 1983 World Series of Golf; 1991 GTE Byron Nelson Classic, Canadian Open; 1992 PGA Championship, Texas Open; 1993 Players Championship, Canon Greater Harford Open, Sprint Western Open, Federal Express St. Jude Classic; 1994 Honda Open, Southwestern Bell Colonial, Western Open, British Open, PGA Championship, Canadian Open; 1997 MCI Classic; 1998 FedEx St. Jude Classic; 2002 MasterCard Colonial

Other
1979 Asseng Invitational (South Africa); 1981 South African Master; 1982 Vaal Reefs Open (South Africa); 1985 ICL International (South Africa); 1989 West End South Australian Open; 1992 Air New Zealand Open; 1994 ICL International, Sun City Million Dollar Challenge, PGA Grand Slam of Golf; 1995 Alfred Dunhill Challenge, Hassan II Golf Trophy, Zimbabwe Open; 1997 Zimbabwe Open, Million Dollar Challenge; 1999 Suntory Open.

Career Summary

1979 PGA European Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 16; in money - 13; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 73.29; money - (Euro)14,832 or £10,594 (ranked 31st); best finish -2nd, Sun Alliance Match Play Championship. 1980 PGA European Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 17; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average - 71.94; money - (Euro)30,232 or £21,594 (ranked 14th); Winner, Swiss Open. 1981 PGA European Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 15; in money - 12; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 72.63; money - (Euro)14,617 or £10,441 (ranked 38th); best finish -T2nd, KLM Dutch Open. 1982 PGA European Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 9; in money - 6; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 73.53; money - (Euro)30,892 or £22,066 (ranked 22nd); best finish -T2nd, British Open. 1983 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 14; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 72.43 (ranked 105th); money - $49,435 (ranked 104th); Winner, World Series of Golf. 1984 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average - 72.39 (ranked 95th); money - $109,480 (ranked 66th); best finish, T3rd, Canadian Open. 1985 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 14; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 72.06 (ranked 101st); money - $96,069 (ranked 80th); best finish, T4th, Colonial National Invitation. 1986 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 17; Top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average - 71.76 (ranked 77th); money - $225,373 (ranked 35th); best finish, 2nd, Western Open. 1987 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average - 70.94 (ranked 28th); money - $334,169 (ranked 28th); best finish, T2nd, Canadian Open. 1988 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 20; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average - 70.21 (ranked 21st); money - $266,300 (ranked 42nd); best finish, 2nd, British Open. 1989 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 22; Top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average - 70.22 (ranked 15th); money - $296,170 (ranked 42nd); best finish, T3rd, AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-am. 1990 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 23; Top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average - 70.20 (ranked 14th); money - $520,777 (ranked 22nd); best finish, T2nd Southwestern Bell Colonial and BellSouth Atlanta Classic. 1991 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 9; scoring average - 70.18 rank (13th); money - $714,389 (ranked 7th); Winner, Byron Nelson and Canadian Open. 1992 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 26; in money - 24; Top-10 finishes - 13; scoring average - 69.61 (ranked 2nd); money - $1,135,773 (ranked 4th); Winner, PGA Championship and Texas Open. 1993 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 17; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average - 69.11 (ranked 2nd); money - $1,478,557 (ranked 1st); Winner, Players Championship, Canon Greater Hartford Open, Western Open and Federal Express St. Jude Classic. 1994 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 14; Top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average - 69.39 (ranked 3rd); money - $1,499,927 (ranked 1st); Winner, Honda Classic, Southwestern Bell Colonial, Motorola Western Open, PGA Championship, Canadian Open. also won the British Open. 1995 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 69.81 (ranked T3rd); money - $611,700 (ranked 30th); best finish, T2nd, World Series of Golf (lost playoff to Greg Norman). 1996 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 15; in money - 12; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 70.26 (ranked 17th); money - $402,467 (ranked 50th); best finish, T3rd, Honda Classic. 1997 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 16; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average - 68.98 (ranked 1st); money - $1,053,845 (ranked 17th); Winner, at MCI Classic. 1997 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average - 69.64 (ranked 6th); money - $1,019,404 (ranked 26th); Winner, at FedEx St. Jude Classic. 1999 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 17; Top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average - 69.75 (ranked 7th); money - $1,572,402 (ranked 18th); best finish, 3rd, Players Championship. 2000 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 18; rounds played - 62 ; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 6; best finish - 2nd at the Advil Western Open and Buick Challenge; money - $1,804,433; (ranked 21st) 2000 Stats: scoring average - 69.75 / (6th); Driving Distance - 273.2 / (97th); Driving Accuracy - 72.3% / (37th); GIR - 68.0% / (45th); Putting - 1.749 / (24th); Birdie Average - 3.95 per rd / (15th) / Total Birdies - 245; Sand Saves - 59.4% / (32nd); Scrambling - 62.1% / (33rd); All-Around; rank - - 320 / (8th) 2001 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 20; rounds played - 74 ; in money - 17; Top-10 finishes - 6; best finish - T-3rd at the Verizon Byron Nelson Classic; money - $1,286,756; (ranked 42nd) 2001 Stats: scoring average - 69.66 / (6th); Driving Distance - 274.5 / (149th); Driving Accuracy - 71.8% / (41st); GIR - 67.5% / (64); Putting - 1.755 / (50th); Birdie Average - 3.64 per rd / (88th) / Total Birdies - 269; Sand Saves - 64.8% / (4th); Scrambling - 68.5% / (2nd); All-Around; rank - - 497 / (32nd). 2002 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 18; rounds played - 66 ; in money - 17; Top-10 finishes - 8 / best finish - Winner at the MasterCard Colonial / Earnings: $2,170,912; (ranked 19th) 2002 Notes: Eight Top-10 finishes, was under par in 41 of his 66 rounds 2002 Stats: scoring average - 69.59 / (5th); Driving Distance - 272.7 / (166th); Driving Accuracy - 76.4% / (9th); GIR - 64.4% / (134th); Putting - 1.736 / (18th); Birdie Average - 3.71 per rd / (71st) / Total Birdies - 245; Sand Saves - 56.3% / (26th); All-Around; rank - - 498 / (29th). 2003 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 17; rounds played - 62; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 6; money - $2,271,111; (ranked 20th); best finish - 2nd at the EDS Byron Nelson Championship and FedEx St. Jude Classic 2003 Notes: Best financial year on tour, five top-5 finishes, was under par in 29 of his 62 rounds. He has gone over the million dollar mark ten times in his career 2003 Stats: scoring average - 70.12 / (20th); Driving Distance - 280.1 / (143rd); Driving Accuracy - 67.3% / (84th); GIR - 63.2% / (152nd); Putting - 1.777 / (97th); Birdie Average - 3.63 per rd / (88th) / Total Birdies - 225; Sand Saves - 55.0% / (29th); All-Around; rank - - 716 / (81st). 2004 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 15; rounds played - 50; in money - 12; Top-10 finishes - 2; money - $796,086; (ranked 103rd); best finish - T-6th at the Masters 2004 Notes: Has finished inside top 105 in each of his 22 years. 2004 Stats: scoring average - 70.38 / (28th); Driving Distance - 272.8 / (188th); Driving Accuracy - 68.3% / (43rd); GIR - 59.1% / (192nd); Putting - 1.746 / (17th); Birdie Average - 3.18 per rd / (174th) / Total Birdies - 159; Sand Saves - 58.7% / (11th); All-Around; rank - - 654 / (63rd). 2005 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 16; rounds played - 48; in money - 11; Top-10 finishes - 2; money - $626,736; (ranked 125th); best finish - T-6 at the EDS Byron Nelson Championship. 2006 PGA Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 16; rounds played - 43; in money - 5; Top-10 finishes - 0; money - $208,938; (ranked 189th); best finish - T16th FedEx St. Jude Classic. 2007 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 15; top-10 finishes -3; scoring average - 70.89 (ranked 24th); money - $445,792 (ranked 40th); best finish - 3rd Senior PGA Championship.

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