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Dave Stockton

  • Birthplace: San Bernardino, CA
  • Residence: Redlands, CA
  • Birth Date: November 2, 1941
  • height: 5-11
  • Turned Pro: 1964

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PGA TOUR Victories

(10) 1967,Colonial National Invitation. 1968,Cleveland Open Invitational, Greater Milwaukee Open. 1970,PGA Championship. 1971,Massachusetts Classic. 1973,Greater Milwaukee Open. 1974,Glen Campbell-Los Angeles Open, Quad Cities Open, Sammy Davis Jr.-Greater Hartford Open. 1976,PGA Championship.

Other Victories

(1): 1967 Haig Scotch Foursome Invitational [with Laurie Hammer]. 2000 Champions Challenge [with Dave Stockton, Jr.]. 2008 Champions Challenge [with Dave Stockton, Jr.].

2009 Champions Tour Money and Position

$24,993 (82)

Champions Tour Best Round

70 at Round 3, Allianz Championship. 70 at Round 2, Toshiba Classic. 70 at Round 2, AT&T Champions Classic.

Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes

1-- Colonial National Invitation, Cleveland Open Invitational, Greater Milwaukee Open, PGA Championship, Massachusetts Classic, Greater Milwaukee Open, Glen Campbell-Los Angeles Open, Quad Cities Open, Sammy Davis Jr.-Greater Hartford Open, PGA Championship.

Career Highlights

2008: Posted his best finish in four years when he was T4 at the Administaff Small Business Classic near Houston. His three sub-par rounds helped him to his best effort since he was T4 at the SBC Championship in 2004 in San Antonio...Was among the leaders after the first round of the AT&T Championship when he fired a 5-under 66 at Oak Hills, matching his age for the third time in his Champions Tour career. Eventually finished T30 in the event...Served as an Assistant Captain to Paul Azinger on the winning U.S. Ryder Cup team at Valhalla in September. 2007: Saved his best performance of the year for last, registering a T7 at the AT&T Championship. Showing in San Antonio was his best since a T4 at Oak Hills in 2004 and made him the oldest player to register a top-10 on the circuit in 2007. Managed to shoot his age for the second time in the second round and trailed the leaders by three strokes after 36 holes...First shot his age when he had a second-round, 6-under 65 at the Toshiba Classic. Round on Saturday made him the youngest player to match his age since Raymond Floyd posted 63 at 2006 Boeing Championship at Sandestin. 2004: T3 at the Farmers Charity Classic in Michigan (nine top-10 finishes, including 1996 victory there), two strokes back of Jim Thorpe. 2002: Birdied the final three holes at the TPC Tampa Bay to close with a 68 and T3 at the Verizon Classic, his best finish in a Champions Tour event since placing second at the 2000 Foremost Insurance Championship...T3 again at the Toshiba Senior Classic after posting three straight sub-70 scores at Newport Beach. 2000: Finished solo second at the Foremost Insurance Championship, three strokes back of wire-to-wire winner Larry Nelson. 1999: Led by two strokes heading into the final round of the Pacific Bell Senior Classic, but a 70 on Sunday left him T2 behind Joe Inman. 1998: Went over the million-dollar mark ($1,040,524) in yearly earnings for a fifth time...Opened with a 7-under 64 at the Royal Caribbean Classic, but eventually lost to David Graham in a 10-hole playoff, the longest sudden-death affair in Champions Tour history...Also finished second to Larry Nelson at the American Express Invitational. 1997: Birdied three of the final four holes to post a two-stroke win over Kermit Zarley at the Franklin Quest Championship. 1996: Victorious at the U.S. Senior Open at Canterbury GC near Cleveland. After opening with a 70, fired back-to-back 67s to open a seven-shot lead after 54 holes and then held off a late charge by Hale Irwin to win by two strokes...Came from four strokes back a month later to win the First of America Classic near Grand Rapids. 1995: Claimed the earliest win of his Champions Tour career when he triumphed at the GTE Suncoast Classic near Tampa, defeating three players by two strokes...Also came from four shots back to win the Pittsburgh Senior Classic by one shot over Isao Aoki. 1994: Claimed a second consecutive Arnold Palmer Award as the circuit's leading money-winner, the first player to do so since Bob Charles in 1988-89...Earnings of over $1.4 million were more than his total amount in 27 years on the PGA TOUR...Voted Player of the Year by the Golf Writers Association of America...Nabbed wins at the Nationwide Championship and a second Ford Senior Players Championship title, where he was six strokes better than Jim Albus...Also won the Burnet Senior Classic by one over Albus. 1993: Collected both the Arnold Palmer Award and the Champions Tour Player of the Year Award after winning a career-high five tournaments...Won back-to-back events at the Franklin Quest Championship and the GTE Northwest Classic...Tied a 54-hole Champions Tour record for largest victory margin, winning by nine strokes in Utah...Was the circuit's only wire-to-wire winner of the season at the GTE Northwest event near Seattle...Voted Player of the Year by the Golf Writers Association of America and other assorted publications. 1992: Voted Champions Tour Rookie of the Year...Won his first event at the Mazda Presents The Senior Players Championship, coming from behind to edge J.C Snead and Lee Trevino on the last hole. 1991: Debuted on the circuit at the First Development Kaanapali Classic. Shot three sub-70 rounds and finished 12th at the final full-field event of the year in Hawaii.

Personal

Made history in March 1996, when he and his two sons each played a different TOUR event on the same weekend...Dave was at the FHP Health Care Classic, Dave Jr. was playing at the Doral-Ryder Open and youngest son, Ronnie, was playing in the Inland Empire Open on the Nationwide Tour...Served as honorary chairman for the 1995 Heartland of America Pro-Am that raised more than $400,000 to build a new day-care center for Oklahoma City...Was known as "King of the Corporate Outings" during the 1980s when he averaged more than 90 days a year mixing business with the game of golf...Father was a golf professional and got him started in the game of golf...Broke his back at age 15 and as a result, stopped playing basketball and baseball to concentrate of golf...Favorite athlete was Ted Williams. Favorite meal is Mexican food. Also admired Byron Nelson...Biggest golf thrill was winning 1970 PGA Championship.

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