Who's who in golf - David Toms

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Name: - David Wayne Toms
Country: - USA
Born : - On Januray 4th, 1967 in Monroe, Louisiana.
Original Home/Club: - Monroe, Louisiana
Occupation: - Professional golfer; golf course designer.
Turned Pro: - 1989
Web Address: - http://www.davidtomsfoundation.com
Sponsor / Attachment: - Cleveland Golf, Humana, Lincoln Financial.

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): US PGA Championship (2001). SENIOR MAJORS (1): US Senior Open (2018). Ryder Cup player (2002, '04, '06). Presidents Cup player (2003, '05, '07, '11). Multiple wins on the PGA Tour and PGA Tour Champions.

Golf course design

David Toms design business has been involved with a number of projects, including the lead design of Carter Plantation and LaTour, both located in Louisiana.

Did you know?

David Toms, who was born and still lives in Louisiana, attended college at Louisiana State University (LSU). He enjoyed a very successful career on the PGA Tour, and now plays on the senior PGA Tour. Toms spends considerable time working with his Foundation for underprivileged, abused and abandoned children, as well as in his golf design business.

Top tournaments won by David Toms

2018Snr MajorsUS Snr OpenBroadmoor, The277 (-3)$720,000
The US Senior Open (39th) (Jun 28-Jul 1). Second-placed Miguel Ángel Jiménez (Esp), Tim Petrovic (USA) and Jerry Kelly (USA) finished 1 shot behind 51-year-old Toms (USA), who recorded his first PGA Tour Champions win in his 35th start on the Tour. [East course, The Broadmoor GC, Colorado Springs, Colo.].
2011Men AmericaColonial InvitationalColonial CC, Tex265 (-15)$1,116,000
Played as the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial (May 19-22). Second-placed Charlie Wi (S Kor) finished 1 shot behind Toms (USA), who claimed his first tour win for five years. [Colonial CC, Ft Worth, TX].
2006Men AmericaSony Open in HawaiiWaialae CC261 (-19)$918,000
Played as the Sony Open in Hawaii (Jan 12-15). Second-placed Chad Campbell (USA) and Rory Sabbatini (RSA) finished 5 shots behind Toms (USA). [Waialae CC, Honolulu, Hawaii].
2005Men WGCWGC - Match PlayLa Costa Resort6 & 5$1,300,000
Played as the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship (Feb 24-27). Toms (USA) beat Chris DiMarco (USA) 6 and 5 in the 36-hole final. [Champions course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif.]
2004Men AmericaSt Jude ClassicTPC Southwind268 (-16)$846,000
Played as the Fedex St Jude Classic (May 27-30). Second-placed Bob Estes (USA) finished 6 shots behind defending champion Toms (USA). [TPC Southwind, Memphis, TN].
2003Men AmericaSt Jude ClassicTPC Southwind264 (-20)$810,000
Played as the FedEx St Jude Classic (June 26-29). Second-placed Nick Price (Zim) finished 3 shots behind Toms (USA). Price's final round 9-under-par 62, was countered by a 64 from Toms. [TPC Southwind, Memphis, TN].
2003Men AmericaWells Fargo Ch'shipQuail Hollow Club278 (-10)$1,008,000
The inaugural Wachovia Championship (May 8-11). Second-placed Vijay Singh (Fiji), Brent Geiberger (USA) and Robert Gamez (USA) finished 2 shots behind Toms (USA), despite Toms taking a quadruple bogey 8 at the final hole. [Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, NC].
2001Men AmericaMichelob Ch'shipKingsmill Resort269 (-15)$630,000
Played as the Michelob Championship at Kingsmill (Oct 4-7). Second-placed Kirk Triplett (USA) finished 1 shot behind David Toms (USA). [River course, Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, VA].
2001Men AmericaNew Orleans ClassicEnglish Turn266 (-22)$720,000
Played as the Compaq Classic of New Orleans (May 3-6). Second-placed Phil Mickelson (USA) finished 2 shots behind home-state winner Toms (USA). [English Turn G&CC, New Orleans, LA].
2001Men MajorsUS PGA Ch'shipAtlanta Athletic Club265 (-15)$936,000
The US PGA Championship (83rd) (Aug 16-19). Second-placed Phil Mickelson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Toms (USA), who recorded his first and only major championship win. [Highlands course, Atlanta Athletic Club, Johns Creek, Atlanta, GA].
2000Men AmericaMichelob Ch'shipKingsmill Resort271 (-13)$540,000
Played as the Michelob Championship at Kingsmill (Oct 5-8). Toms (USA) beat Mike Weir (Can) with a par at the first playoff hole. [River course, Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg, VA].
1999Men AmericaBuick ChallengeCallaway Gardens271 (-17)$324,000
Played as the Buick Challenge (Sep 30-Oct 3). Second-placed Stuart Appleby (Aus) finished 3 shots behind Toms (USA). [Mountain View course, Callaway Gdns Resort, Pine Mtn, GA].
1999Men EuropeHassan II TrophyRoyal Dar Es Salam275 (-17)
Played as the Hassan II Trophy (unofficial limited-field event). Toms (USA) beat Chris Perry (USA) and Miguel Angel Martin (Esp) in a playoff. [Red course, Royal Golf Dar Es Salam, Rabat, Morocco].
1999Men AmericaThe InternationalCastle Pines47 pts$468,000
Played as the Sprint International (Aug 19-22; modified stableford format). Second-placed David Duval (USA) finished 3 points behind Toms (USA). [Castle Pines GC, Castle Rock, nr Denver, Colorado].
1997Men AmericaJohn Deere ClassicOakwood CC, IL265 (-15)$243,000
Played as the Quad City Classic (July 10-13). Second-placed Brandel Chamblee (USA) finished 3 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Toms (USA). [Oakwood CC, Coal Valley, Quad Cities, IL].


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