Who's who: David Duval

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Who's who: David Duval

  • Name:

    David Robert Duval
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Nov 9, 1971 in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1993
  • Website:

    https://www.davidduval.org

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1). Walker Cup (1991). Ryder Cup player (1999, 2002). Presidents Cup player (1996, '98, 2000). Total professional wins (19), including PGA Tour (13) and Japan Tour (1). PGA Tour leading money winner (1998). Has held the official ranking of world's No.1 male golfer.

Did you know?

David Duval is a PGA Tour player who attended college at Georgia Tech. He played an almost flawless final round to win The Open Championship in 2001 at Royal Lytham & St Annes. Two years earlier he had recorded an even better final round. This came in the 1999 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic on the Palmer course at PGA West, La Quinta, when he fired a 59.

Top tournaments won by David Duval

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Score

123 (-21)

Prize money

$200,000

Title sponsor

PNC

Played as the PNC Father/Son Challenge (Dec 9-11; post-season 36-hole scramble event). Second-placed Stewart & Connor Cink (USA) finished 1 shot behind David Duval (USA) and his stepson Nick Karavites (USA). [Ritz-Carlton GC, Grande Lakes, Orlando, FL].

2001
Japan
269 (-15)
¥40million
Dunlop

Category

Japan

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Score

269 (-15)

Prize money

¥40million

Title sponsor

Dunlop

Played as the Dunlop Phoenix Tournament (Nov 8-11; Japan Tr event). Duval (USA) beat Taichi Teshima (Jpn) with a birdie at the first playoff hole (par-5 18th) to claim his first and only Japan Tour win. [Phoenix CC, Miyazaki, Japan].

2001
Majors
274 (-10)
£600,000
R&A

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Score

274 (-10)

Prize money

£600,000

Title sponsor

R&A

The Open Championship (130th) (July 19-22). Second-placed Niclas Fasth (Swe) finished 3 shots behind Duval (USA). [Royal Lytham & St Annes GC, nr Blackpool, Lancs].

2000
America
269 (-19)
$414,000
Buick

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

$414,000

Title sponsor

Buick

Played as the Buick Challenge (Sep 28-Oct 1). Second-placed Jeff Maggert (USA) and Nick Price (Zim) finished 2 shots behind Duval (USA). [Mountain View course, Callaway Gdns Resort, Pine Mtn, GA].

1999
America
184 (-32)
$175,000
Franklin Templeton

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Score

184 (-32)

Prize money

$175,000

Title sponsor

Franklin Templeton

Played as the Franklin Templeton Shark Shootout (Nov 12-14; played over three rounds: 1-alternate shot; 2-better ball; 3-scramble). Second-placed team of Scott McCarron (USA) & Scott Hoch (USA) finished 6 shots behind Fred Couples (USA) & David Duval (USA). [Sherwood CC, Thousand Oaks, nr LA, Calif.].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Score

266 (-26)

Prize money

$468,000

Title sponsor

Mercedes

Played as the Mercedes Championships (Jan 7-10; PGA Tour season opener). Second-placed Billy Mayfair (USA) and Mark O'Meara (USA) finished 9 shots behind Duval (USA). [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Score

285 (-3)

Prize money

$900,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as The Players Championship (March 25-28). Second-placed Scott Gump (USA) finished 2 shots behind Duval (USA), who recorded his tenth PGA Tour win. [Stadium Course, TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL].

1999
America
270 (-18)
$450,000
BellSouth

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

$450,000

Title sponsor

BellSouth

Played as the BellSouth Classic (Apr 1-4). Second-placed Stewart Cink (USA) finished 2 shots behind Duval (USA), who recorded his tenth PGA Tour win. [TPC Sugarloaf, Duluth, Georgia].

1999
America
PGA West (Palmer)
334 (-26)
$540,000
Chrysler

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Venue

PGA West (Palmer)

Score

334 (-26)

Prize money

$540,000

Title sponsor

Chrysler

Played as the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic (Jan 20-24). Second-placed Steve Pate (USA) finished 1 shot behind Duval (USA), who became only the third player (after Al Geiberger in 1977 and Chip Beck in 1991) to shoot a sub-60 round in a PGA Tour event. Duval's 13-under-par 59 came in the final round, and included an eagle at the par-5 18th hole. [Palmer (private) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Bermuda Dunes CC; Indian Wells CC; Tamarisk CC].

1998
Awards
$2,591,031
see Score
PGA Tour

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Venue

Score

$2,591,031

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

PGA Tour

Duval (USA) won the Arnold Palmer Award as the PGA Tour 1998 leading money winner, with earnings of $2,591,031 on the Tour. Vijay Singh (Fiji) was second with $2,238,998; Jim Furyk (USA) was third with $2,054,334.

1998
America
269 (-19)
$360,000
Chrysler

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

Chrysler

Played as the Tucson Chrysler Classic (Feb 19-22). Second-placed Justin Leonard (USA) and David Toms (USA) finished 4 shots behind Duval (USA). [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

1998
America
Firestone CC
269 (-11)
$405,000
NEC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Venue

Firestone CC

Score

269 (-11)

Prize money

$405,000

Title sponsor

NEC

Played as the NEC World Series of Golf (Aug 27-30; replaced in 1999 by the inaugural WGC-NEC Invitational). Second-placed Phil Mickelson (USA) finished 2 shots behind Duval (USA). [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

1998
Awards
69.13
n/a
PGA of America

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Venue

Score

69.13

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Duval (USA) won the PGA of America Vardon Trophy, recording the season's lowest scoring average on the PGA Tour (over a minimum of 60 rounds). Tiger Woods (USA) was second with 69.21; Davis Love III (USA) was third with 69.41.

1998
Awards
69.13
n/a
PGA Tour

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Venue

Score

69.13

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

PGA Tour

Duval (USA) won the PGA Tour Byron Nelson Award, recording the season's lowest scoring average (over a minimum of 50 rounds). Tiger Woods (USA) was second with 69.21; Davis Love III (USA) was third with 69.41.

1998
America
276 (-12)
$360,000
Shell

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

Shell

Played as the Shell Houston Open (April 30-May 3). Second-placed Jeff Maggert finished 1 shot behind Duval (USA), who shot a final round 8-under par 64 to claim victory. [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].

1998
America
268 (-16)
$342,000
Michelob

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Score

268 (-16)

Prize money

$342,000

Title sponsor

Michelob

Played as the Michelob Championship at Kingsmill (Oct 8-11). Second-placed Phil Tataurangi (NZ) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Duval (USA). [River course, Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, VA].

1997
America
273 (-11)
$720,000
PGA Tour

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Score

273 (-11)

Prize money

$720,000

Title sponsor

PGA Tour

Played as the Tour Championship (Oct 30-Nov 2). Second-placed Jim Furyk (USA) finished 1 shot behind Duval (USA), who recorded his third PGA Tour win, all three coming in the space of just one month. [Cypress Creek course, Champions GC, Houston, TX].

1997
America
271 (-13)
$279,000
Michelob

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Score

271 (-13)

Prize money

$279,000

Title sponsor

Michelob

Played as the Michelob Championship at Kingsmill (Oct 9-12). First-time PGA Tour winner Duval (USA) beat Grant Waite (NZ) and Duffy Waldorf (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [River course, Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, VA].

1997
America
270 (-18)
$270,000
Oldsmobile

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

$270,000

Title sponsor

Oldsmobile

Played as the Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic (Oct 16-19). Duval (USA) beat Dan Forsman (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole, to record his second PGA Tour win, coming just one week after his first (also a playoff win). [Magnolia course, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL. Earlier rounds also played on the Palm course].

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Duval, David

Score

1 hole

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

USGA

Played as the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. Duval (USA) beat Austin Maki (USA) by 1 hole in the final. [Oak Glen course, Sycuan Resort, El Cajon, nr San Diego, CA; at the time known as Singing Hills GC].

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