Who's who: Sammy Rachels

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Who's who: Sammy Rachels

  • Name:

    Sammy Tindol Rachels III
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Sept 23, 1950 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida.
  • Original/Home Club:

    DeFuniak Springs, FL
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1972

Roll of Honour

Multiple Champions Tour winner.

Did you know?

Former PGA Tour and PGA Champions Tour player.

Top tournaments won by Sammy Rachels

2002
America
Greystone G&CC
201 (-15)
$195,000
Bruno's

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Rachels, Sammy

Venue

Greystone G&CC

Score

201 (-15)

Prize money

$195,000

Title sponsor

Bruno's

Played as Bruno's Memorial Classic (May 3-5). Rachels (USA) beat Dana Quigley (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Greystone G&CC, Birmingham, Alabama].

2001
America
199 (-17)
$240,000
BellSouth

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Rachels, Sammy

Score

199 (-17)

Prize money

$240,000

Title sponsor

BellSouth

Played as the BellSouth Senior Classic at Opryland (June 1-3). Second-placed Hale Irwin (USA) finished 4 shots behind first-time Snr PGA Tour winner Rachels (USA). [Gaylord Springs Links, Nashville, Tennessee; at the time known as Springhouse GC].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Rachels, Sammy

Score

202 (-14)

Prize money

$195,000

Title sponsor

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Played as The Transamerica (Oct 12-14). Second-placed Raymond Floyd (USA) and Doug Tewell (USA) finished 1 shot behind Rachels (USA). [South course, Silverado Resort, Napa, California].

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