Name:Corey Allen Pavin
Born:Nov 16, 1959 in Oxnard, Ventura County, California.
Original/Home Club:Oxnard, California
Played as the Allianz Championship (Feb 10-12). 52-year-old Corey Pavin (USA) beat Peter Senior (Aus) with a par at the first playoff hole, to record his first and only Champions Tour win. [Old course, Broken Sound Club, Boca Raton, FL].
Played as the US Bank Championship in Milwaukee (July 27-30). Second-placed Jerry Kelly (USA) finished 2 shots behind Corey Pavin (USA), who recorded the last of his 15 PGA Tour wins. In Pavin's opening round 61, he shot a front-nine 8-under-par 26, the lowest nine-hole score in PGA Tour history. [Brown Deer Park GC, Brown Deer, nr Milwaukee, Wisc.].
Played as the MasterCard Colonial (May 16-19). Second-placed Jeff Sluman (USA) finished 2 shots behind Corey Pavin (USA). [Colonial CC, Ft Worth, TX].
Played as the inaugural Volvo Asian Masters (October; Asian Tr event). Second-placed Isao Aoki (Jpn) finished 9 shots behind Pavin (USA).
The US Open (95th) (June 15-18). Second-placed Greg Norman (Aus) finished 2 shots behind first-time major championship winner Pavin (USA). Pavin's victory was sealed with a stunning 4-wood approach shot to the 18th green in the final round. [Shinnecock Hills GC, Southampton, Long Island, NY].
Played as the Million Dollar Golf Challenge (Dec 7-10; unofficial event; limited field of 12 top tour professionals). Second-placed Nick Price (Zim) finished 5 shots behind Pavin (USA). [Gary Player CC, Sun City Resort, North West Prov, South Africa].
Played as the Nissan Open (Feb 23-26). Second-placed Jay Don Blake (USA) and Kenny Perry (USA) finished shots behind defending champion Pavin (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
Played as the Nissan Los Angeles Open (Feb 10-13). Second-placed Fred Couples (USA) finished 2 shot behind Pavin (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
Played as the Toyota World Match Play Championship (Oct 21-24). Pavin (USA) beat defending champion Nick Faldo (Eng) by 1 hole in the 36-hole final. [West course, Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey].
Played as the Honda Classic (March 12-15). Pavin (USA) beat Fred Couples (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole, to win his tenth PGA Tour title. [Weston Hills CC, Weston, nr Ft Lauderdale, FL].
Played as the BellSouth Atlanta Golf Classic (May 9-12). Pavin (USA) beat Steve Pate (USA) at the second playoff hole. [Atlanta CC, Marietta, Georgia].
Played as the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic (Feb 6-10). Pavin (USA) beat Mark O'Meara (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to win this event for the second time. [Indian Wells CC, Coachella Valley, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Bermuda Dunes CC; La Quinta CC; PGA West (Palmer Private)].
Pavin (USA) won the Arnold Palmer Award as the PGA Tour 1991 leading money winner, with earnings of $979,430 on the Tour. Craig Stadler (USA) was second with $827,628; Fred Couples (USA) was third with $791,749.
PGA of America
Pavin (USA) won the PGA of America Player of the Year Award (based on points allocated for PGA Tour wins, money-list position and scoring average).
Played as the Texas Open (Oct 13-16). Second-placed Robert Wrenn (USA) finished 8 shots behind Corey Pavin (USA), whose opening round 64 included a hole-in-one. [Oak Hills CC, San Antonio, TX].
Played as the Hawaiian Open (Feb 4-8). Defending champion Corey Pavin (USA) beat Craig Stadler (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Waialae CC, Honolulu, Hawaii].
Played as the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic (Jan 14-18). Second-placed Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 1 shot behind Pavin (USA), who recorded his fifth PGA Tour win. [Stadium (resort) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Bermuda Dunes CC; Indian Wells CC; Eldorado CC].
Played as the Hawaiian Open (Feb 13-16). Second-placed Paul Azinger (USA) finished 2 shots behind Corey Pavin (USA). [Waialae CC, Honolulu, Hawaii].
Played as the Greater Milwaukee Open (Sept 18-21). Corey Pavin (USA) beat Dave Barr (Can) with a birdie at the fourth playoff hole. [Tuckaway CC, Franklin, nr Milwaukee, Wisc.].
Played as the Colonial National Invitation (May 16-19). Second-placed Bob Murphy (USA) finished 4 shots behind Corey Pavin (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Colonial CC, Ft Worth, TX].
Played as the New Zealand Open (Dec 5-8). Second-placed Jeff Senior (Aus) finished 4 shots behind defending champion Pavin (USA). The final round was marked by a severe thunderstorm, and a saturated course thereafter. [Russley GC, Christchurch, NZ].
Played as the ABC Cup Japan-U.S. Tournament (Oct 31-Nov 3; Japan Tr event; individual low score winner). Third-placed Katsunari Takahashi (Jpn) and Curtis Strange (USA) finished 3 shots behind Tateo "Jet" Ozaki (Jpn) and first-time Japan Tour winner Corey Pavin (USA), who tied for first place. [Sports Shinko CC, Kawanishi, Hyogo, Japan].
Played as the New Zealand Open (Dec 6-9). Second-placed Terry Gale (Aus) finished 4 shots behind first-time Australia Tour winner Pavin (USA). [Paraparaumu Beach GC, Paraparaumu, NZ].
Played as the Houston Coca-Cola Open (April 26-29). Second-placed Buddy Gardner (USA) finished 1 shot behind 24 -year-old Corey Pavin (USA), who recorded his first PGA Tour win. [The Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
Played as the Lexington PGA Championship. Won by Pavin (USA). [The Wanderers GC, Ilovo, Johannesburg, RSA].
Played as the Lufthansa German Open. Second-placed Seve Ballesteros (Esp) and Tony Johnstone (Zim) finished 3 shots behind Pavin (USA). [Golf & Land Club Köln, Refrath, nr Cologne, Germany].
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