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LOVE III Davis

Davis LOVE III

USA

Biography

ResidenceSea Island, Georgia, USA
AttachmentSea Island, Georgia
Date of Birth:13/04/1964
Place of BirthCharlotte, North Carolina, USA
Height & Weight6ft 3in  12st 7lb  (193cm  79kgs)
FamilyWife: Robin; Children: Alexia (1988), Davis IV (1993)
InterestsFishing, hunting, golf course design, reading novels
Turned Pro1985
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Biography

Picked up first win in over three years at the Chrysler Classic of Greensboro on the US PGA Tour in October 2006 at course he redesigned three years earlier. Was also runner-up to Geoff Ogilvy at the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play in February. Second time he had finished runner-up in the event and now has 29 runners-up finishes to his credit in addition to his 19 US PGA Tour titles. Father was a highly regarded golf teacher who died in a plane crash in 1988, three years after his son represented USA in the Walker Cup. Davis III was born shortly after his father contended for the 1964 Masters Tournament. Wrote book, ‘Every Shot I Take’ to honour his dad’s lessons and teachings on golf and life. Book was named recipient of 1997 USGA International Book Award. Had several near misses in Major Championships before finally capturing the 1997 US PGA Championship with brother, Mark, caddieing. Owns and raises horses, with a seven-stall barn at home. Daughter Alexia is a nationally ranked competitive rider in the adult division on Paso Fino horses.

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European Tour Wins1
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR435
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 629,934 (2006)

Teams

Amateur Walker Cup 1985 (winners) Professional Ryder Cup 1993 (winners), 95, 97, 99 (winners), 2002, 04, 12 (Captain) Alfred Dunhill Cup 1992 World Cup 1992, 93, 94, 95 (team winner each year with Fred Couples), 95 (individual winner), 97 Presidents Cup 1994 (winners), 96 (winners), 98, 2000 (winners), 03, 05 (winners)

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