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TOMS David

David TOMS

USA

Biography

ResidenceShreveport, Louisiana, USA
Date of Birth:04/01/1967
Place of BirthMonroe, Louisiana, USA
Height & Weight5ft 11in 11st 2lbs (178cm 71kg)
FamilyWife: Sonya; Children: Carter Phillip (1997), Anna (2005)
InterestsHunting, fishing
Web Sitewww.davidtomsfoundation.com
Turned Pro1989
Qualifying School

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Biography

In 2003, he created the David Toms Foundation in 2003 which helps underprivileged, abused and abandoned children through funding programmes that are designed to enhance a child’s character, self-esteem and career possibilities. Foundation assisted those displaced by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, raising more than $1 million. Made his Major breakthrough in 2001, capturing the US PGA Championship by a stroke from Phil Mickelson at Atlanta Athletic Club, after laying up short of water at the final hole and pitching and putting for a winning par. Made a big impression on his Masters Tournament debut in 1998, shooting a final round 64 with a back nine of 29 to tie for sixth. Won the WGC – Accenture Match Play title in 2005 when he defeated Chris DiMarco by a record 6 and 5 winning margin. Was a First Team All-American at Louisiana State University.

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European Tour Wins2
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR141
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 1,046,978 (2001)

Teams

Amateur All American First Team 1988-89 Professional Ryder Cup 2002, 04, 06 World Cup 2002 Presidents Cup 2003, 05 (winners), 07 (winners), 11 (winners)

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