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Name: - David Robert Duval
Country: - USA
Born : - November 9, 1971 in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida.
Original Home/Club: - Jacksonville, Florida
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1993
Web Address: - http://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), of which US PGA Tour (13) and Japan Tour (1). US PGA Tour leading money winner (1998). Has held the official ranking of world's No.1 male golfer.


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David Duval is a US 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

2016Snr AmericaFather/Son ChallengeRitz-Carlton, Grande Lakes123 (-21)$200,000
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].
2001Men JapanDunlop PhoenixPhoenix CC, Jpn269 (-15)¥40million
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].
2001Men MajorsThe OpenRoyal Lytham274 (-10)£600,000
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].
2000Men AmericaBuick ChallengeCallaway Gardens269 (-19)$414,000
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].
1999Men AmericaAtlanta ClassicTPC Sugarloaf270 (-18)$450,000
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].
1999Men AmericaDesert ClassicPGA West334 (-26)$540,000
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. [PGA West (Palmer), La Quinta, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Bermuda Dunes CC; Indian Wells CC; Tamarisk CC].
1999Men AmericaPlayers Ch'ship (PGA Tr)TPC Sawgrass285 (-3)$900,000
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].
1999Men AmericaShootout, TheSherwood CC184 (-32)$175,000
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.].
1999Men AmericaTourmnt of Chmpns (PGA Tr)Kapalua Resort266 (-26)$468,000
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].
1998Men AmericaHouston OpenWoodlands CC, TX276 (-12)$360,000
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].
1998Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA of Am69.13n/a
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.
1998Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA Tr69.13n/a
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.
1998Men AmericaMichelob Ch'shipKingsmill Resort268 (-16)$342,000
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].
1998Men AwardsMoney Winner - PGA Tr$2,591,031see Score
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.
1998Men AmericaTucson OpenTucson Natl.269 (-19)$360,000
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].
1998Men AmericaWorld Series of GolfFirestone CC269 (-11)$405,000
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].
1997Men AmericaMichelob Ch'shipKingsmill Resort271 (-13)$279,000
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].
1997Men AmericaTour Championship (PGA Tr)Champions GC273 (-11)$720,000
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].
1997Men AmericaWalt Disney ClassicDisney's Magnolia270 (-18)$270,000
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].
1989Men AmateurUS Amateur (Boys)Singing Hills1 upamateur
Played as the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. Duval (USA) beat Austin Maki (USA) by 1 hole in the final. [Oak Glen course, Singing Hills GC, El Cajon, nr San Diego, CA. Now known as Sycuan Resort].

 

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