Who's who: Wayne Levi

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Who's who: Wayne Levi

  • Name:

    Wayne John Levi
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Feb 22, 1952 in Little Falls, New York.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1973

Roll of Honour

Multiple PGA Tour and Champions Tour winner. PGA Tour wins (12).

Did you know?

Former PGA Tour and PGA Champions Tour player.

Top tournaments won by Wayne Levi

2004
America
Hayfields CC
200 (-16)
$232,000
Constellation Energy

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Levi, Wayne

Venue

Hayfields CC

Score

200 (-16)

Prize money

$232,000

Title sponsor

Constellation Energy

Played as the Constellation Energy Classic (Oct 1-3). Second-placed Hale Irwin (USA) finished 2 shots behind Levi (USA). [Hayfields CC, Cockeysville, nr Baltimore, MD].

2003
America
205 (-11)
$262,500
3M

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Levi, Wayne

Score

205 (-11)

Prize money

$262,500

Title sponsor

3M

Played as the 3M Championship (Aug 8-10). Second-placed Morris Hatalsky (USA) and Gil Morgan (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time Champions Tour winner Levi (USA). [TPC Twin Cities, Blaine, nr Minneapolis, Minn.].

1990
Awards
x
n/a
PGA Tour

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Levi, Wayne

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

PGA Tour

Levi (USA) won the inaugural Jack Nicklaus Award as the PGA Tour Player of the Year, based on the votes of his peers.

1990
America
Atlanta CC
275 (-13)
$180,000
BellSouth

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Levi, Wayne

Venue

Atlanta CC

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

BellSouth

Played as the BellSouth Atlanta Golf Classic (May 24-27). Second-placed Nick Price (Zim), Larry Mize (USA) and Keith Clearwater (USA) finished 1 shot behind Levi (USA). [Atlanta CC, Marietta, Georgia].

1990
America
267 (-13)
$180,000
Canon

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Levi, Wayne

Score

267 (-13)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

Canon

Played as the Canon Greater Hartford Open (Jun 28-Jul 1). Second-placed Mark Calcavecchia (USA), Chris Perry (USA), Rocco Mediate (USA) and Brad Fabel (USA) finished 2 shots behind Wayne Levi (USA). [TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, CT. at the time known as TPC of Connecticut].

1990
America
275 (-13)
$180,000
Centel

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Levi, Wayne

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

Centel

Played as the Centel Western Open (June 7-10). Second-placed Payne Stewart (USA) finished 4 shots behind Wayne Levi (USA), who recorded his tenth PGA Tour win. [Butler National GC, Oak Brook, IL].

1990
America
278 (-10)
$180,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Levi, Wayne

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Canadian Open (Sept 13-16). Second-placed Ian Baker-Finch (Aus) and Jim Woodward (USA) finished 1 shot behind Wayne Levi (USA), who recorded the last of his 12 PGA Tour wins. [Glen Abbey GC, Oakville, nr Toronto, Ont.].

1988
America
Palm Beach Polo G&CC
252 (-36)
$50,000
Chrysler

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Levi, Wayne

Venue

Palm Beach Polo G&CC

Score

252 (-36)

Prize money

$50,000

Title sponsor

Chrysler

Played as the Chrysler Team Championship (Dec 8-11; PGA Tr post-season two-man better-ball unofficial money event). Winning team of Wayne Levi & George Burns beat defending champions Mike Hulbert & Bob Tway with a 38-foot birdie putt (made by Levi) at the first playoff hole. [Cypress course, Palm Beach Polo G&CC Wellington, FL. Earlier rounds also on the Dunes course, and at the Wellington Club (now closed)].

1985
America
Atlanta CC
273 (-15)
$90,000
Georgia-Pacific

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Levi, Wayne

Venue

Atlanta CC

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$90,000

Title sponsor

Georgia-Pacific

Played as the Georgia-Pacific Atlanta Golf Classic (June 20-23). Levi (USA) beat Steve Pate (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. [Atlanta CC, Marietta, Georgia].

1984
America
275 (-9)
$54,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Levi, Wayne

Venue

En-Joie

Score

275 (-9)

Prize money

$54,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the B.C. Open (Aug 30-Sept 2). Second-placed Russ Cochran (USA) and Hal Sutton (USA) finished 1 shot behind Levi (USA). [En-Joie GC, Endicott, NY].

1983
America
Warwick Hills
272 (-16)
$63,000
Buick

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Levi, Wayne

Venue

Warwick Hills

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$63,000

Title sponsor

Buick

Played as the Buick Open (Aug 11-14). Second-placed Calvin Peete (USA) and Isao Aoki (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Wayne Levi (USA). [Warwick Hills G&CC, Grand Blanc, Michigan].

1982
America
277 (-11)
$58,500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Levi, Wayne

Score

277 (-11)

Prize money

$58,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Hawaiian Open (Feb 11-14). Second-placed Scott Simpson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Wayne Levi (USA). [Waialae CC, Honolulu, Hawaii].

1982
America
Fairway Oaks, TX
271 (-17)
$63,000
LaJet

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Levi, Wayne

Venue

Fairway Oaks, TX

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

$63,000

Title sponsor

LaJet

Played as the LaJet Classic (Oct 7-10). Second-placed Thomas Gray (USA) finished 6 shots behind Levi (USA), who recorded his fifth PGA Tour win. [Fairway Oaks CC, Abilene, TX. Now known as the Fairway course, Abilene CC].

1980
America
Pleasant Valley, Mass.
273 (-11)
$54,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Levi, Wayne

Venue

Pleasant Valley, Mass.

Score

273 (-11)

Prize money

$54,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Pleasant Valley Jimmy Fund Classic (Sept 4-7). Wayne Levi (USA) beat Gil Morgan (USA) with a par at the fourth playoff hole. [Pleasant Valley CC, Sutton, MA].

1979
America
268 (-16)
$54,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Levi, Wayne

Score

268 (-16)

Prize money

$54,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Houston Open (May 3-6). Second-placed Mike Brannan (USA) finished 2 shots behind Levi (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [The Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].

1978
America
254 (-34)
$20,000
Disney World

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Levi, Wayne

Score

254 (-34)

Prize money

$20,000

Title sponsor

Disney World

Played as the Walt Disney World National Team Championship (Nov 2-5; two-man team event). Second-placed Bobby & Lanny Wadkins (USA, brothers) finished 3 shots behind Wayne Levi (USA) & Bob Mann (USA). This was the first of 12 PGA Tour wins for 26-year-old Levi, and the first and only PGA Tour win for 26-year-old Mann. [Magnolia course, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL. Earlier rounds also played on the Palm course].

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