Who's who in golf - Mark Brooks


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Name: - Mark David Brooks
Country: - USA
Born : - March 25, 1961 in Fort Worth, Texas.
Original Home/Club: - Ft. Worth, Texas
Occupation: - Professional golfer; golf course designer.
Turned Pro: - 1983

Roll of Honour

Majors (1) - US PGA Championship (1996). Multiple wins on the US PGA Tour (7) and Champions Tour.


Golf course design

Brook's best known work includes, but is not limited to: Southern Oaks GC, Fort Worth, TX (1999).


Did you know?

Currently plays on the US PGA Champions Tour.


Top tournaments won by Mark Brooks

1996Men AmericaDesert ClassicIndian Ridge CC337 (-23)$234,000
Played as the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic (Jan 17-21). Second-placed John Huston (USA) finished 1 shot behind Brooks (USA), who recorded his fifth PGA Tour win. [Indian Ridge CC, Palm Desert, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Bermuda Dunes CC; Indian Wells CC; Tamarisk CC].
1996Men AmericaHouston OpenWoodlands CC, TX274 (-14)$270,000
Played as the Shell Houston Open (May 2-5). Brooks (USA) beat Jeff Maggert (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1996Men MajorsUS PGA Ch'shipValhalla277 (-11)$430,000
The US PGA Championship (78th) (Aug 8-11). Brooks (USA) beat Kenny Perry (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole (par-5 18th), to record his first major championship win. [Valhalla GC, Louisville, KY].
1994Men AmericaKemper OpenTPC Potomac271 (-13)$234,000
Played as the Kemper Open (June 2-5). Second-placed D.A. Weibring (USA) and Bobby Wadkins (USA) finished 3 shots behind Brooks (USA). [TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm, Potomac, nr Washington DC. At the time known as TPC Avenel].
1991Men AmericaGtr Milwaukee OpenTuckaway CC270 (-18)$180,000
Played as the Greater Milwaukee Open (Aug 29-Sep 1). Second-placed Robert Gamez (USA) finished 1 shot behind Brooks (USA). [Tuckaway CC, Franklin, nr Milwaukee, Wisc.].
1991Men AmericaWyndham Ch'shipForest Oaks CC275 (-13)$225,000
Played as the Kmart Greater Greensboro Open (April 25-28). Brooks (USA) beat Gene Sauers (USA) with a par at the third playoff hole, to record his second PGA Tour win. [Forest Oaks CC, Greensboro, NC].
1988Men AmericaTravelers Ch'shipTPC River Highlands269 (-15)$126,000
Played as the Canon Sammy Davis Jr. Greater Hartford Open (July 21-24). First-time PGA Tour winner Brooks (USA) beat Dave Barr (Can) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. Joey Sindelar (USA) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. [TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, CT. at the time known as TPC of Connecticut].

 

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