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Nick Price

  • Birthplace: Durban, South Africa
  • Residence: Hobe Sound, FL
  • Birth Date: 01/28/1957
  • Age: 53
  • Height: 6-0
  • Eligibility Code: 2, 5, 8, 20
  • Turned Pro: 1977

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PGA TOUR Victories

(18) 1983,World Series of Golf. 1991,GTE Byron Nelson Golf Classic, Canadian Open. 1992,PGA Championship, H.E.B. Texas Open. 1993,THE PLAYERS Championship, Canon Greater Hartford Open, Sprint Western Open, Federal Express St. Jude Classic. 1994,Honda Classic, Southwestern Bell Colonial, Motorola Western Open, British Open Championship, PGA Championship, Bell Canadian Open. 1997,MCI Classic. 1998,FedEx St. Jude Classic. 2002,MasterCard Colonial.

International Victories

(1): 2008 Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge [with Fred Funk and Jay Haas].

Other Victories

(28): 1979 Asseng Invitational. 1980 Canon European Masters. 1981 San Reno Masters, South African Masters. 1982 Vaals Reef Open. 1985 Trophee Lancome, ICL International. 1989 West End South Australian Open. 1992 Air New Zealand/Shell Open, PGA Grand Slam of Golf. 1993 ICL International, Sun City Million Dollar Challenge. 1994 British Open, ICL International. 1995 Alfred Dunhill Challenge, Hassan II Golf Trophy, Zimbabwe Open. 1997 Dimension Data Pro-Am, Alfred Dunhill South African PGA, Zimbabwe Open, Million Dollar Challenge. 1998 Dimension Data Pro-Am, Zimbabwe Open, Million Dollar Challenge. 1999 Suntory Open. 2001 CVS Charity Classic [with Mark Calcavecchia]. 2006 CVS Charity Classic [with Tim Clark]. 2009 CVS Caremark Charity Classic [with David Toms].

2010 Champions Tour Money and Position

$527,550 (3)

2010 Champions Tour Best Finishes

P1-- Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf. T3-- *Wendy's Champions Skins Game. T4-- The Cap Cana Championship. T5-- Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am. T9-- Allianz Championship, Toshiba Classic.

Champions Tour Best Round

62 at Round 1, Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf. 62 at Round 3, Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf.

Champions Tour Highlights

Teamed with Mark O'Meara to win the Legends Division at the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf in April. Price's par on the second playoff hole gave them the victory over the team of John Cook and Joey Sindelar. They finished with a 54-hole, bogey-free total of 28-under-par 188...Started his season by teaming with Fred Couples to finish third at the 2010 Wendy's Champions Skins Game. Duo captured three skins and $190,000 in Hawaii...Has registered three consecutive top-10 finishes since switching to the belly putter in Boca Raton. Among a large group tied for the lead early in the final round of the Allianz Championship and remained in contention until a double bogey at No. 15 dropped him into an eventual T9 in Boca Raton...Was T9 in his next start at the Toshiba Classic in California...Was one stroke off Corey Pavin's 36-hole lead at The Cap Cana Championship, played in the final grouping and was in contention early Sunday before eventually finishing T4 in the Dominican Republic...Was among the leaders throughout the rain-shortened Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am but finished T5 in defense of his title after heavy rain washed out the final round Sunday morning.

Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes

1-- World Series of Golf, GTE Byron Nelson Golf Classic, Canadian Open, PGA Championship, H.E.B. Texas Open, THE PLAYERS Championship, Canon Greater Hartford Open, Sprint Western Open, Federal Express St. Jude Classic, Honda Classic, Southwestern Bell Colonial, Motorola Western Open, British Open Championship, PGA Championship, Bell Canadian Open, MCI Classic, FedEx St. Jude Classic, MasterCard Colonial.

Career Highlights

2009: Turned in another steady year on the circuit and finally broke through with his first Champions Tour career title...Win came in his 39th career start on the Tour at the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am. Two-stroke victory over Larry Nelson at TPC Tampa Bay also ended a TOUR victory drought of 111 events, dating to the 2002 MasterCard Colonial. Up-and-down final round included three double bogeys, a bogey and seven birdies, including three in a row (holes 13-15) that propelled him to victory...Made a strong run at a second title in Iowa before finishing T2. Was the 36-hole leader at The Principal Charity Classic and made a clutch, downhill 23-foot birdie putt on the final hole of regulation to get into a playoff with Fred Funk and eventual winner Mark McNulty. Was eliminated from the overtime on the second exta hole when Funk and Price both made birdies...Made another strong bid at the SAS Championship, tying both David Frost and Tom Pernice, Jr. for the lead with a birdie on No. 17 Sunday. Eventually finished T2 with Frost after Pernice holed a 36-foot birdie putt on the final hole...Shared the 36-hole lead with Jay Haas at the Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn and closed with a 4-under-par 68 to T4 at the event...Contended for all three rounds at the 3M Championship before eventually finishing T5 at the TPC Twin Cities in July near Minneapolis. Was the 36-hole leader and led for a portion of Sunday's final round but was unable to maintain his position, eventually shooting a 1-under-par 71 to finish four strokes behind Bernhard Langer...Also was T9 at the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship...At one point during the year put together a run where 24 of his 27 rounds were below par...Partnered with PGA TOUR player David Toms to victory at the CVS Caremark Charity Classic in Rhode Island in June. It was his third victory in the event and each has come with a different partner. 2008: Was among the top-five in more than a third of his appearances on the Champions Tour, but missed some golden opportunities to win during the season. Finished fourth on the circuit in scoring average (69.71) and went over seven figures in official money for the first time since the 2003 PGA TOUR season despite taking two months off during the summer to vacation with his family...Had first brush with a victory in his second start of the year at The ACE Group Classic in Naples. Had a chance of joining the four-man playoff, which included eventual-winner Scott Hoch, but missed a birdie opportunity at No. 18 leaving him one stroke shy and in a T5...Second shot at a win came in early May at the FedEx Kinko's Classic. Appeared to be in control midway through the final round at The Hills but eventually finished T2 in the event, one stroke back of fellow countryman Denis Watson. Enjoyed a three-stroke lead with four to play but made back-to-back double-bogeys on No. 15 and No. 16 after his ball found the water on each hole. Still had a chance to send the event into a playoff, but missed a 15-foot birdie effort on the final hole that left him one stroke short...Next chance at a win came at The Principal Charity Classic in Iowa. Was the 36-hole leader at Glen Oaks but eventually finished third, two strokes back of Jay Haas, despite carding a final-round 69...In his next start after Iowa, was T2 again at the Commerce Bank Championship, one stroke back of Loren Roberts. Made a Sunday charge up the leaderboard with a final-round 65 at Eisenhower Red that matched the low round of the tournament...Final attempt at a win came late in the season. Was the 54-hole leader at the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship but eventually finished T3 at Baltimore CC, two strokes back of D.A. Weibring. Enjoyed a four-stroke lead over Weibring after four holes Sunday but fell out of the lead after three bogeys in a six-hole stretch (Nos. 5-10). Still had opportunites to catch Weibring down the stretch but missed a short birdie putt at No. 17 and then bogeyed the final hole...Teed it up at the PGA TOUR's Mayakoba Golf Classic at Riviera Maya and was T14 after 54 holes before a final-round 74 left him T42 in Mexico. 2007: Rookie season on the Champions Tour saw him compete in 15 events and finish 40th on the final money list...Best showing of the season came in May at the Senior PGA Championship. In the final grouping Sunday for the first time in his Champions Tour career when he was T2 after 54 holes. Eventually finished third at Kiawah Island, SC, three strokes back of childhood friend Denis Watson...Carded a final-round 63 at The Boeing Championship at Sandestin. Sunday score was his career-best on the Champions Tour and was a 17-stroke improvement over Saturday round...Debuted on the Champions Tour at the Allianz Championship in Boca Raton, FL, and finished T20 on The Old Course at Broken Sound.

Personal

Published The Swing in 1997...Born in South Africa, moved to Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) at an early age...After a decade of collaborating with a variety of architects, formed his own design company, Nick Price Golf Course Design. Currently designing golf courses in South Africa, Dominican Republic and the TPC in Cancun, Mexico, and also has designed courses in Zimbabwe, the Phillipines, Hong Kong and Portugal...Web site is nickprice.com.

PGA TOUR Playoff Record

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