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Sonny  Skinner

Sonny Skinner

Sylvester, GA

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Updated: Wednesday, 23 May 2012 02:32 PM
  • Birthplace: Portsmouth, VA
  • Residence: Sylvester, GA
  • Age: 51
  • Turned Pro: 1982
  • Eligibility Code: 11

PGA teaching professional at River Pointe Golf Club in Albany, Ga.. . .Tied for sixth in the 2010 Senior PGA Professional National Championship. . ..Runner up, 2008 and 2010 PGA Professional National Championship. . .Only player in PGA of America history to capture both the PGA Professional Player of the Year (2008) and Senior PGA Professional Player of the Year (2010) Awards. . .Winner, 1993 Nike/Nationwide Shreveport Open, 1994 Nike/Nationwide Richmond Open, 2010 PGA Match Play Championship, 2006 PGA Winter Tournament Series, 2006 Georgia PGA Match Play Championship, 2000 Griffin Classic Championship. . .Competed in 287 Nationwide Tour events from 1990 through 2008, earning $591,480 . ..Undefeated (4-0-0) member of the victorious 2009 U.S. PGA Cup Team that defeated Great Britain & Ireland in Loch Lomond, Scotland. . .Qualified four times through PGA Tour Q-School (1990, ’92, ’97, ’98). . .2006 Georgia PGA Section Player of the Year. He is playing in his first Senior PGA Championship.

Nationwide Tour Victories

(2) 1993,NIKE Shreveport Open. 1994,NIKE Dominion Open.

2010 Nationwide Tour Money and Position

$1,672 (160)

Nationwide Tour Best Round

72 at Round 2, South Georgia Classic Pres'd by First State Bank and Trust Company.

Career Best Nationwide Tour Finishes

1-- NIKE Shreveport Open, NIKE Dominion Open.