Who's who: Brad Faxon

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Who's who: Brad Faxon

  • Name:

    Bradford John "Brad" Faxon Jr
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Aug 1, 1961 in Oceanport, New Jersey.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1983

Roll of Honour

Multiple PGA Tour winner. Ryder Cup player (1995, 1997).

Did you know?

PGA Tour and PGA Champions Tour player.

Top tournaments won by Brad Faxon

2013
America
193 (-23)
$230,000
Liberty Mutual

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Faxon, Brad

Score

193 (-23)

Prize money

$230,000

Title sponsor

Liberty Mutual

Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (April 26-28; two-man better-ball team event). Second-placed Fred Funk (USA) & Mike Goodes (USA), and Kenny Perry (USA) & Gene Sauers (USA) finished 1 shot behind Brad Faxon (USA) & Jeff Sluman (USA). [Savannah Harbor Resort, Savannah, GA].

2011
America
134 (-10)
$255,000
Insperity

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Faxon, Brad

Score

134 (-10)

Prize money

$255,000

Title sponsor

Insperity

Played as Insperity Championship (Oct 7-9; formerly Administaff Small Business Classic). Second-placed Tommy Armour III (USA) finished 1 shot behind 50-year-old Brad Faxon (USA), who recorded his first Champions Tour win. Final round washed out due to heavy rain. [Tournament course, The Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].

2005
America
266 (-14)
$774,000
Buick

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Faxon, Brad

Score

266 (-14)

Prize money

$774,000

Title sponsor

Buick

Played as the Buick Championship (Aug 25-28). Brad Faxon (USA) beat Tjaart van der Walt (RSA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. Faxon shot a final round 61 to set up the playoff and claim the last of his eight PGA Tour victories. [TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, CT].

2001
America
183 (-33)
$225,000
Franklin Templeton

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Faxon, Brad

Score

183 (-33)

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

Franklin Templeton

Played as the Franklin Templeton Shootout (Nov 8-11; played over three rounds: 1-alternate shot; 2-better ball; 3-scramble). Second-placed team of John Daly (USA) & Frank Lickliter (USA) finished 2 shots behind defending champions Brad Faxon (USA) & Scott McCarron (USA). [Gold course, Tiburon GC, Naples, FL].

2001
America
260 (-20)
$720,000
Sony

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Faxon, Brad

Score

260 (-20)

Prize money

$720,000

Title sponsor

Sony

Played as the Sony Open in Hawaii (Jan 18-21). Second-placed Tom Lehman (USA) finished 4 shots behind Brad Faxon (USA). [Waialae CC, Honolulu, Hawaii].

2000
America
190 (-26)
$200,000
Franklin Templeton

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Faxon, Brad

Score

190 (-26)

Prize money

$200,000

Title sponsor

Franklin Templeton

Played as the Franklin Templeton Shootout (Nov 17-19; played over three rounds: 1-alternate shot; 2-better ball; 3-scramble). Winning team of Brad Faxon (USA) & Scott McCarron (USA) beat Carlos Franco (Para) & Scott Hoch (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [White course, Trump Natl Doral Resort, Miami, FL].

2000
America
270 (-14)
$360,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Faxon, Brad

Venue

En-Joie

Score

270 (-14)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the B.C. Open (July 20-23). Second-placed Esteban Toledo (Mex) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Faxon (USA). [En-Joie GC, Endicott, NY].

1999
America
273 (-15)
$288,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Faxon, Brad

Venue

En-Joie

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$288,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the B.C. Open (Sept 16-19). Faxon (USA) beat Fred Funk (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole. [En-Joie GC, Endicott, NY].

1997
America
272 (-16)
$270,000
Freeport-McDermott

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Faxon, Brad

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$270,000

Title sponsor

Freeport-McDermott

Played as the Freeport-McDermott Classic (April 3-6). Second-placed Bill Glasson (USA) and Jesper Parnevik (Swe) finished 3 shots behind Brad Faxon (USA). [English Turn G&CC, New Orleans, LA].

1994
America
190 (-26)
$150,000
Franklin Funds

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Faxon, Brad

Score

190 (-26)

Prize money

$150,000

Title sponsor

Franklin Funds

Played as the Franklin Funds Shark Shootout (Nov 18-20; played over three rounds: 1-alternate shot; 2-better ball; 3-scramble). Second-placed Curtis Strange (USA) & Mark O'Meara (USA) finished 2 shots behind the winning team of Fred Couples (USA) & Brad Faxon (USA). [Sherwood CC, Thousand Oaks, nr LA, Calif.].

1993
Aus/NZ
275 (-13)
A$153,000
Heineken

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Faxon, Brad

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

A$153,000

Title sponsor

Heineken

Played as the Heineken Australian Open (Nov 25-28). Second-placed Michael Clayton (Aus) and Jeff Woodland (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Faxon (USA). [Metropolitan GC, South Oakleigh, Melbourne, Aus].

1992
America
Pleasant Valley, Mass.
268 (-16)
$180,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Faxon, Brad

Venue

Pleasant Valley, Mass.

Score

268 (-16)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the New England Classic (July 23-26). Second-placed Phil Mickelson (USA) finished 2 shots behind Brad Faxon (USA), who claimed his second PGA Tour win. [Pleasant Valley CC, Sutton, MA].

1992
America
14 pts
$216,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Faxon, Brad

Score

14 pts

Prize money

$216,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as The International (Aug 20-23; modified stableford format). Second-placed Lee Janzen (USA) finished 2 points behind Faxon (USA). [Castle Pines GC, Castle Rock, nr Denver, Colorado].

1991
America
Warwick Hills
271 (-17)
$180,000
Buick

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Faxon, Brad

Venue

Warwick Hills

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

Buick

Played as the Buick Open (Aug 1-4). Brad Faxon (USA) beat defending champion Chip Beck (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole, to record his first PGA Tour win. Faxon celebrated his 30th birthday on the opening day. [Warwick Hills G&CC, Grand Blanc, Michigan].

1986
America
Valleybrook G&CC
261 (-19)
$54,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Faxon, Brad

Venue

Valleybrook G&CC

Score

261 (-19)

Prize money

$54,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Provident Classic (June 12-15; not counted as a full PGA Tour event). Second-placed Scott Hoch (USA) finished 1 shot behind Faxon (USA), who shot a final round 7-under-par 63. [Valleybrook G&CC, Hixson, Chattanooga, Tennessee].

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