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Hal Sutton

  • Birthplace: Shreveport, LA
  • Residence: Shreveport, LA
  • Birth Date: April 28, 1958
  • height: 6-1
  • Turned Pro: 1981

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PGA TOUR Victories

(14) 1982,Walt Disney World Golf Classic. 1983,Tournament Players Championship, PGA Championship. 1985,St. Jude Memphis Classic, Southwest Golf Classic. 1986,Phoenix Open, Memorial Tournament. 1995,B.C. Open. 1998,Westin Texas Open, THE TOUR Championship. 1999,Bell Canadian Open. 2000,THE PLAYERS Championship, Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic. 2001,Shell Houston Open.

2009 Champions Tour Money and Position

$155,045 (41)

2009 Champions Tour Best Finishes

T3-- Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am.

Champions Tour Best Round

64 at Round 2, Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am.

Champions Tour Highlights

Rallied with rounds of 64-69 on the weekend to finish T3 at the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am. Performance in Tampa was his top career Champions Tour effort and his best in a TOUR-sanctioned event since finishing third at the 2003 MCI Heritage Classic.

Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes

1-- Walt Disney World Golf Classic, Tournament Players Championship, PGA Championship, St. Jude Memphis Classic, Southwest Golf Classic, Phoenix Open, Memorial Tournament, B.C. Open, Westin Texas Open, THE TOUR Championship, Bell Canadian Open, THE PLAYERS Championship, Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic, Shell Houston Open.

Career Highlights

2008: Turned 50 in late April but did not make his Champions Tour debut until mid-October at the Administaff Small Business Classic. Carded three consecutive par/better rounds at The Woodlands and finished T23. Appearance near Houston was his first in a TOUR event since the 2006 Nissan Open, where he missed the cut...Was T61 the following week at the AT&T Championship in San Antonio. Carded a final-round 68 at Oak Hills CC, his low round on TOUR since posting a 66 on the last day of the 2005 Valero Texas Open.

Personal

Did some commentary work for ABC Sports in 2004. As side business and hobby, rides and sells cutting horses...Family owns an oil company in hometown of Shreveport, LA...Has started a golf course design business...Was awarded the Omar N. Bradley Spirit of Independence award, which he accepted at the Independence Ball on New Year's Day 2004...Opened Christus Schumpert Sutton Children's Hospital in Shreveport, LA, a five-story wing with 80 beds, in May 2006. Sutton came up with the idea after his agent's 7-year-old daughter died of spinal meningitis. Hosts a charity golf tournament each spring to benefit the hospital. Event has raised $6 million...Shared the Golf Writers Association of America's 2006 Charlie Bartlett Award with Louisianans Kelly Gibson and David Toms for their combined $2 million-plus in aid to Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita victims...Lists Firestone CC as his favorite course...Favorite book is The Traveler's Gift by Andy Andrews...Best friend is Jack Burke, Jr.

PGA TOUR Playoff Record

4-2

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