Who's who: Billy Mayfair

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Who's who: Billy Mayfair

  • Name:

    William Fred "Billy" Mayfair
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Aug 6, 1966 in Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1988

Roll of Honour

US Amateur championship (1987). Multiple PGA Tour winner.

Did you know?

PGA Tour and PGA Champions Tour player.

Top tournaments won by Billy Mayfair

1998
America
Warwick Hills
271 (-17)
$324,000
Buick

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mayfair, Billy

Venue

Warwick Hills

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

$324,000

Title sponsor

Buick

Played as the Buick Open (Aug 6-9). Second-placed Scott Verplank (USA) finished 2 shots behind Billy Mayfair (USA), who recorded the last of his five PGA Tour wins. [Warwick Hills G&CC, Grand Blanc, Michigan].

1998
America
Valencia CC, Calif.
272 (-12)
$378,000
Nissan

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mayfair, Billy

Venue

Valencia CC, Calif.

Score

272 (-12)

Prize money

$378,000

Title sponsor

Nissan

Played as the Nissan Open (Feb 26-Mar 1). Mayfair (USA) beat Tiger Woods (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Valencia CC, nr Santa Clarita, CA].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mayfair, Billy

Score

280 (E)

Prize money

$540,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Tour Championship (Oct 26-29). Second-placed Steve Elkington (Aus) and Corey Pavin (USA) finished 3 shots behind Mayfair (USA), who recorded the third of his five PGA Tour wins. [Southern Hills CC, Tulsa, Oklahoma].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mayfair, Billy

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

Motorola

Played as the Motorola Western Open (July 6-9). Second-placed Jeff Maggert (USA), Justin Leonard (USA), Jay Haas (USA) and Scott Simpson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Billy Mayfair (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [No.4 Dubsdread course, Cog Hill G&CC, Lemont, nr Chicago, IL].

1993
America
Tuckaway CC
270 (-18)
$180,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mayfair, Billy

Venue

Tuckaway CC

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Greater Milwaukee Open (Sept 2-5). 27-year-old Billy Mayfair (USA) beat Mark Calcavecchia (USA) with a 20-foot birdie chip-in at the fourth playoff hole, to record his first PGA Tour win. Ted Schulz (USA) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. [Tuckaway CC, Franklin, nr Milwaukee, Wisc.].

1987
Amateur
4 & 3
amateur
USGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Mayfair, Billy

Score

4 & 3

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Amateur Championship (87th) (Aug 25-30). Billy Mayfair (USA) beat Eric Rebmann (USA) 4 and 3 in the 36-hole final. [Hills course, Jupiter Hills Club, Tequesta, FL].

1986
Amateur
Tanglewood, NC
3 & 2
amateur
USGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Mayfair, Billy

Venue

Tanglewood, NC

Score

3 & 2

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

USGA

Played as the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship. Mayfair (USA) beat defending champion Jim Sorenson (USA) 3 and 2 in the final. [Championship course, Tanglewood Golf, Clemmons, nr Winston-Salem, NC].

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