Who's who: Duffy Waldorf

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Who's who: Duffy Waldorf

  • Name:

    James Joseph "Duffy" Waldorf Jr
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Aug 20, 1962 in Los Angeles, California.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1985

Roll of Honour

Multiple PGA Tour winner.

Did you know?

PGA Tour and PGA Champions Tour player.

Top tournaments won by Duffy Waldorf

2016
America
198 (-18)
$300,000
Mitsubishi

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Waldorf, Duffy

Score

198 (-18)

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Mitsubishi

Played as the Mitsubishi Electric Ch'ship at Hualalai (Jan 21-23; PGA Tour Champions season-opener). Second-placed Tom Lehman (USA) finished 1 shot behind Duffy Waldorf (USA), who claimed his second PGA Tour Champions title and second win in his last three starts. [Hualālai course, Hualālai Resort, Big Island, Hawaii].

2015
America
Newport Beach, CA
193 (-20)
$270,000
Toshiba

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Waldorf, Duffy

Venue

Newport Beach, CA

Score

193 (-20)

Prize money

$270,000

Title sponsor

Toshiba

Played as the Toshiba Classic (Oct 30-Nov 1). Second-placed Joe Durant (USA) finished 2 shots behind Duffy Waldorf (USA), who recorded his first Champions Tour win, helped by a second round 60 (-11). [Newport Beach CC, Newport Beach, CA].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Waldorf, Duffy

Score

20th hole

Prize money

$100,000

Title sponsor

Hyundai

Played as the Hyundai Team Matches (Dec 16-17; unofficial post-season event involving four two-player teams from each of the LPGA, PGA and Snr PGA Tours; teams compete against other teams from their own tour). Tom Lehman (USA) & Duffy Waldorf (USA) beat Mark Calcavecchia (USA) & Fred Couples (USA) at the 20th hole in the final of the PGA Tour matches. [North course, Pelican Hill GC, Newport Beach, CA].

2000
America
262 (-26)
$540,000
Natl Car Rental

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Waldorf, Duffy

Score

262 (-26)

Prize money

$540,000

Title sponsor

Natl Car Rental

Played as the National Car Rental Golf Classic Disney (Oct 26-29). Second-placed Steve Flesch (USA) finished 1 shot behind Duffy Waldorf (USA), who recorded the last of his four PGA Tour wins. [Magnolia course, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL. Earlier rounds also played on the Palm course].

1999
America
276 (-8)
$450,000
Buick

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Waldorf, Duffy

Score

276 (-8)

Prize money

$450,000

Title sponsor

Buick

Played as the Buick Classic (June 24-27). Waldorf (USA) beat Dennis Paulson (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [West course, Westchester CC, Rye, NY].

1999
America
270 (-18)
$360,000
Westin

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Waldorf, Duffy

Score

270 (-18)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

Westin

Played as the Westin Texas Open (Sept 23-26). Duffy Waldorf (USA) beat Ted Tryba (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to win this event for the second time. [Resort course, La Cantera GC, San Antonio, TX].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Waldorf, Duffy

Score

2 & 1

Prize money

$110,000

Title sponsor

Diners Club

Played as the Diners Club Matches (Dec 13-15; unofficial post-season event involving four two-player teams from each of the LPGA, PGA and Snr PGA Tours; teams compete against other teams from their own tour). Defending champions Tom Lehman (USA) & Duffy Waldorf (USA) beat Scott Hoch (USA) & Kenny Perry (USA) 2 and 1 in the final of the PGA Tour matches. [Nicklaus Tournament (resort) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA].

1995
America
268 (-20)
$198,000
La Cantera

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Waldorf, Duffy

Score

268 (-20)

Prize money

$198,000

Title sponsor

La Cantera

Played as the LaCantera Texas Open (Oct 19-22). Second-placed Justin Leonard (USA) finished 6 shots behind 33-year-old Duffy Waldorf (USA), who recorded his first PGA Tour win. [Resort course, La Cantera GC, San Antonio, TX].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Waldorf, Duffy

Score

1-up

Prize money

$125,000

Title sponsor

Diners Club

Played as the Diners Club Matches (Dec 8-10; unofficial post-season event involving four two-player teams from each of the LPGA, PGA and Snr PGA Tours; teams compete against other teams from their own tour). Tom Lehman (USA) & Duffy Waldorf (USA) beat Kenny Perry (USA) & John Huston (USA) by 1 hole in the final of the PGA Tour matches. [Nicklaus Tournament (resort) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA].

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