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Brad  Faxon

Brad Faxon

Barrington, RI

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Updated: Friday, 25 May 2012 09:51 PM
  • Birthplace: Oceanport, NJ
  • Residence: Barrington, RI
  • Age: 50
  • Turned Pro: 1983

PGA TOUR Victories

(8) 1991,Buick Open. 1992,New England Classic, The International. 1997,Freeport-McDermott Classic. 1999,B.C. Open. 2000,B.C. Open. 2001,Sony Open in Hawaii. 2005,Buick Championship.

Other Victories

(10): 1986 Provident Classic. 1993 Heineken Australian Open. 1994 Franklin Templeton Shootout [with Fred Couples]. 1995 Fred Meyer Challenge [with Greg Norman]. 1996 Fred Meyer Challenge [with Greg Norman]. 1997 Fred Meyer Challenge [with Greg Norman]. 1999 Fred Meyer Challenge [with Billy Andrade]. 2001 Fred Meyer Challenge [with Billy Andrade], Franklin Templeton Shootout [with Scott McCarron]. 2002 Franklin Templeton Shootout [with Scott McCarron].

2012 Champions Tour Money and Position

$169,335 (30)

2012 Champions Tour Best Finishes

T3-- Liberty Mutual Insurance Legends of Golf.

Champions Tour Best Round

66 at Round 1, Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai. 66 at Round 2, ACE Group Classic.

Champions Tour Highlights

Won his first Champions Tour event at the rain-shortened Insperity Championship. Win outside Houston made him the sixth first-time winner on the Champions Tour and the fourth consecutive, a first on the circuit since 2001. Holed a 6-foot birdie putt on No. 17 at The Woodlands Saturday that proved to be the difference after heavy afternoon rains washed out the final round. Became the first player since Leonard Thompson at the 1998 Coldwell Banker Burnet Classic to claim his first Champions Tour victory in a rain-shortened event. It was also the first rain-shortened event on the Champions Tour since the 2010 Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am...Made his Champions Tour debut at the 3M Championship and was T53 in his first appearance...Made a dozen PGA TOUR starts prior to joining the Champions Tour.

Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes

1-- Buick Open, New England Classic, The International, Freeport-McDermott Classic, B.C. Open, B.C. Open, Sony Open in Hawaii, Buick Championship.

Career Highlights

Personal

Along with Billy Andrade, runs Billy Andrade/Brad Faxon Charities for Children, Inc., which was formed in 1991 and has donated more than $15 million to youngsters in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. Organization was honored in 1999 with Golf Writers Association of America's Charlie Bartlett Award, given to playing professionals for their unselfish contributions to society...Along with Andrade, serves as host for CVS Caremark Charity Classic, which is Rhode Island's largest charitable sporting event (cvsgolf.com)...Created own junior golf foundation and hosts its annual tournament in Rhode Island. With Andrade, is the co-chair of Button Hole, a short course that serves as a teaching and learning center for kids...Featured on the cover of Golf World (November 1, 2010) with wife, Dory, for the magazine's charity issue...Favorite cities to visit include Florence, Sydney, Chicago and New York...A guilty pleasure is Haagen-Dazs milkshakes...Follows the New England Patriots and enjoys hockey, as well...Says his favorite gadget is his iPhone...One of his favorite activities is skiing with his family...Favorite vaction spot is Italy because his wife, Dory, speaks fluent Italian.

PGA TOUR Playoff Record

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