ResidenceAustin, TX
AttachmentAustin GC
Date of Birth:11/01/1952
Place of BirthAustin, TX
Height & Weight5ft 9¾in 11st 11lbs (175cm 75kg)
FamilyWife: Julie; Children: Katherine (1987), Claire (1992)
InterestsFishing, bird watching, country music
Turned Pro1973
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American Ryder Cup Captain at The Country Club, Brookline, in 1999 after making four appearances as a player. Noted golf historian who was introduced to the game by his father in Texas. Proudest moment came in 1995 Masters at Augusta National when he claimed his second Green Jacket (the other was in 1984) just a week after acting as pallbearer at the funeral of his long-time friend and mentor, Harvey Penick. Collects golf artefacts and keen student of golf course architecture.

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European Tour Wins3
Wins this season0
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Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 56,000 (1995)


Ryder Cup 1981, 83, 87, 95, 99 (Captain) Alfred Dunhill Cup 1995 World Cup of Golf 1987, 88 (Team and Individual Winner) Four Tours World Championship 1988 (winners)

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