Who's who: Doug Tewell

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Who's who: Doug Tewell

  • Name:

    Douglas Fred "Doug" Tewell
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Aug 27, 1949 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1971

Roll of Honour

Senior MAJORS (2): Senior PGA Ch'ship (2000); The Tradition (2001). Multiple winner on the PGA Tour (4) and Champions Tour.

Did you know?

Former PGA Tour and PGA Champions Tour player.

Top tournaments won by Doug Tewell

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Tewell, Doug

Score

202 (-14)

Prize money

$240,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn (Aug 20-22). Second-placed Bruce Fleisher (USA) finished 1 shot behind Tewell (USA). [Trent Jones Jr course, Rock Barn G&S, Conover, NC].

2003
America
Egypt Valley CC
201 (-15)
$225,000
Farmers

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Tewell, Doug

Venue

Egypt Valley CC

Score

201 (-15)

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

Farmers

Played as the Farmers Charity Classic (June 20-22). Tewell (USA) beat Eamonn Darcy (Ire) with a birdie at the third playoff hole. [Egypt Valley CC, Ada, nr Grand Rapids, Michigan].

2002
America
205 (-11)
$306,000
Liberty Mutual

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Tewell, Doug

Score

205 (-11)

Prize money

$306,000

Title sponsor

Liberty Mutual

Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (April 5-7; reverted to an individual rather than a team event). Second-placed Bobby Wadkins (USA) finished 1 shot behind Tewell (USA). [King & Bear course, World Golf Village, St Augustine, FL].

2002
America
203 (-13)
$195,000
Verizon

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Tewell, Doug

Score

203 (-13)

Prize money

$195,000

Title sponsor

Verizon

Played as the Verizon Classic (Feb 15-17). Second-placed Hale Irwin (USA) finished 1 shot behind Tewell (USA). [TPC Tampa Bay, Lutz, nr Tampa, FL].

2001
Majors
265 (-23)
$255,000
Countrywide

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Tewell, Doug

Score

265 (-23)

Prize money

$255,000

Title sponsor

Countrywide

Played as the Countrywide Tradition (April 13-15). Second-placed Mike McCullough (USA) finished 9 shots behind Tewell (USA). [Cochise course, Desert Mountain GC, Scottsdale, AZ].

2000
Awards
$1,408,194
see Score
Snr PGA Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Tewell, Doug

Venue

Score

$1,408,194

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

Snr PGA Tr

Tewell (USA) won the Senior PGA Tour 2000 Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player, based on the votes of his peers. He finished eighth on the Tour's money list, with earnings of $1,408,194.

2000
Majors
201 (-15)
$324,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Tewell, Doug

Score

201 (-15)

Prize money

$324,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship (April 13-16). Second-placed Hale Irwin (USA), Tom Kite (USA), Dana Quigley (USA) and Larry Nelson (USA) finished 7 shots behind first-time Snr PGA Tour winner Tewell (USA). Reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather. [Champion course, PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gdns, FL].

2000
America
Dominion CC
202 (-14)
$165,000
SBC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Tewell, Doug

Venue

Dominion CC

Score

202 (-14)

Prize money

$165,000

Title sponsor

SBC

Played as the SBC Championship (June 16-18). Second-placed Walter Hall (USA) and Larry Nelson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Tewell (USA). [Dominion CC, San Antonio, Texas].

2000
America
Park Meadows, UT
199 (-17)
$217,500
Novell

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Tewell, Doug

Venue

Park Meadows, UT

Score

199 (-17)

Prize money

$217,500

Title sponsor

Novell

Played as the Novell Utah Showdown (Aug 18-20). Second-placed Gil Morgan (USA) finished 2 shots behind Tewell (USA). [Park Meadows CC, Park City, nr Salt Lake City, Utah].

1987
America
269 (-15)
$54,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Tewell, Doug

Score

269 (-15)

Prize money

$54,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Pensacola Open (Oct 8-11). Second-placed Phil Blackmar (USA) and Danny Edwards (USA), who recorded the last of his four PGA Tour wins. [Perdido Bay GC, Pensacola, FL].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Tewell, Doug

Score

270 (-14)

Prize money

$81,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Los Angeles Open (Feb 20-23). Second-placed Clarence Rose (USA) finished 7 shots behind Tewell (USA). [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].

1980
America
Whitemarsh Valley
272 (-12)
$45,000
IVB

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Tewell, Doug

Venue

Whitemarsh Valley

Score

272 (-12)

Prize money

$45,000

Title sponsor

IVB

Played as the (last) IVB-Golf Classic (Jul 31-Aug 3). Second-placed Tom Kite (USA) finished 1 shot behind Doug Tewell (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].

1980
America
280 (-4)
$54,000
Sea Pines

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Tewell, Doug

Score

280 (-4)

Prize money

$54,000

Title sponsor

Sea Pines

Played as the Sea Pines Heritage Classic (March 27-30). First-time PGA Tour winner Tewell (USA) beat Jerry Pate (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Harbour Town Links, Sea Pines Resort, Hilton Head, SC].

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