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Name: - Scott Hoch
Country: - USA
Born : - Nov 24, 1955
Original Home/Club: - Raleigh, North Carolina
Occupation: - Professional golfer; golf course architect.
Turned Pro: - 1979

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Multiple US Tour winner. (See Tournament listings). Ryder Cups (1997, 2002).


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Top tournaments won by Scott Hoch

2019Snr AmericaLegends of Golf (US)Big Cedar Lodge156 (-23)$171,000
Played as the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge (Apr 26-28; two-man alternate shot & better-ball team event). Second-placed Vijay Singh (Fiji) & Carlos Franco (Para), and defending champions Paul Broadhurst (Eng) & Kirk Triplett (USA) finished 5 shots behind the wire-to-wire winning team of Scott Hoch (USA) & Tom Pernice Jr (USA). Pernice got his team off to a flying start in the final round, with a hole-in-one at the first hole. [Final two rounds on Top of the Rock (par-3 course), Big Cedar Lodge, Branson, Missouri; first round on 18-hole Ozarks Natl course].
2008Snr AmericaBoca Raton ChampionshipBroken Sound202 (-14)$247,500
Played as the Allianz Championship (Feb 8-10). Second-placed Brad Bryant (USA) and Bruce Lietzke (USA) finished 1 shot behind Hoch (USA), who recorded his second Champions Tour win. [Old course, Broken Sound Club, Boca Raton, FL].
2008Snr AmericaChubb ClassicQuail West G&CC202 (-14)$240,000
Played as the ACE Group Classic (Feb 15-17). Hoch (USA) beat Tom Jenkins (USA), Tom Kite (USA) and Brad Bryant (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole to record back-to-back Champions Tour wins. [Quail West G&CC, Naples, FL].
2008Men AmericaShootout, TheTiburon GC185 (-31)$365,000
Played as the Merrill Lynch Shootout (Dec 12-14; played over three rounds: 1-alternate shot; 2-better ball; 3-scramble). Second-placed team of JB Holmes (USA) & Boo Weekley (USA) finished 4 shots behind winning team of Kenny Perry (USA) & Scott Hoch (USA). [Gold course, Tiburon GC, Naples, FL].
2007Snr AmericaFedEx Kinko's ClassicHills CC, TX201 (-15)$240,000
Played as the FedEx Kinko's Classic (May 4-6). Second-placed D.A. Weibring (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time Champions Tour winner Hoch (USA). [The Hills CC, Hills of Lakeway, Austin, TX].
2003Men AmericaDoral OpenDoral Golf Resort271 (-17)$900,000
Played as the Ford Championship (March 6-10; formerly Genuity Championship). Hoch (USA) beat Jim Furyk (USA) with a birdie at the third playoff hole, to record the last of his 11 PGA Tour wins. Monday finish required when Hoch declined to putt-out at the second playoff hole, claiming bad light. [Blue Monster course, Trump Natl Doral Resort, Miami, FL].
2001Men AmericaBMW Ch'ship (US)Cog Hill267 (-21)$648,000
Played as the Advil Western Open (July 5-8). Second-placed Davis Love III (USA) finished 1 shot behind Hoch (USA). [No.4 Dubsdread course, Cog Hill G&CC, Lemont, nr Chicago, IL].
2001Men AmericaWyndham Ch'shipForest Oaks CC272 (-16)$630,000
Played as the Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic (April 26-29). Second-placed Brett Quigley (USA) and Scott Simpson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Hoch (USA). [Forest Oaks CC, Greensboro, NC].
1997Men AmericaGtr Milwaukee OpenBrown Deer Park268 (-16)$234,000
Played as the Greater Milwaukee Open (Aug 28-31). Second-placed Loren Roberts (USA) and David Sutherland (USA) finished 1 shot behind Hoch (USA). [Brown Deer Park GC, Brown Deer, nr Milwaukee, Wisc.].
1996Men AmericaMichelob Ch'shipKingsmill Resort265 (-19)$225,000
Played as the Michelob Championship at Kingsmill (July 11-14; formerly the Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic). 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].
1995Men EuropeDutch OpenHilversum269 (-15)£108,330
Played as the Heineken Dutch Open (July 27-30). Second-placed Michael Jonzon (Swe) and Sam Torrance (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Hoch (USA), who recorded his first and only European Tour win. [Hilversumsche GC, Hilversum, nr Amsterdam].
1995Men AmericaGtr Milwaukee OpenBrown Deer Park269 (-15)$180,000
Played as the Gtr Milwaukee Open (Aug 31-Sep 3). Second-placed Marco Dawson (USA) finished 3 shots behind Hoch (USA). [Brown Deer Park GC, Brown Deer, nr Milwaukee, Wisc.].
1994Men AmericaDesert ClassicIndian Wells CC334 (-26)$198,000
Played as the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic (Feb 16-20). Second-placed Lennie Clements (USA), Jim Gallagher Jr (USA) and Fuzzy Zoeller (USA) finished 3 shots behind Hoch (USA), who recorded his fifth PGA Tour win. [Indian Wells CC, Coachella Valley, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Bermuda Dunes CC; La Quinta CC; PGA West (Palmer Private)].
1991Men AsiaKorea OpenHanyang CC279 (-9)
Played as the Kolon Korea Open (Sept 5-8; Asian/Korean circuits event). Won by defending champion Hoch (USA). [Hanyang CC, Goyang, nr Seoul, S Korea].
1990Men AsiaKorea OpenHanyang CC278 (-10)
Played as the Kolon Korea Open (Sept 5-8; Korean circuit event). Won by Hoch (USA). [Hanyang CC, Goyang, nr Seoul, S Korea].
1989Men AmericaShriners Hosp. OpenLas Vegas CC336 (-24)$225,000
Played as the Las Vegas Invitational (April 26-30). Hoch (USA) beat Robert Wrenn (USA) with a birdie at the fifth playoff hole. [Las Vegas CC, Las Vegas, NV. Earlier rounds also at: Desert Inn CC (now Wynn G&CC) and Spanish Trail G&CC].
1986Men JapanCasio World OpenIbusuki GC276 (-12)¥15million
Played as the Casio World Open (Nov 27-30; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Jose Maria Olazabal (Esp) finished 6 shots behind Hoch (USA), who won this event for the second time, with first-place prize money equating to US$50,000. This was the last of Hoch's three Japan Tour wins. [Kaimon course, Ibusuki GC, Ibusuki, Kagoshima, Japan].
1986Men AmericaChrysler Team Ch'shipBoca West CC251 (-37)$70,000
Played as the Chrysler Team Invitational (Dec 11-14; PGA Tr post-season two-man better-ball unofficial money event). Second-placed Mike Hulbert & Bob Tway finished 1 shot behind the winning team of Scott Hoch & Gary Hallberg. [No.1 course, Boca West CC, Boca Raton, FL. Earlier rounds also used the No.2 course, and Broken Sound Club, Boca Raton].
1986Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA of Am70.08n/a
Hoch (USA) won the PGA of America Vardon Trophy, recording the season's lowest scoring average on the PGA Tour (over a minimum of 80 rounds). Payne Stewart (USA) was second with 70.36; Bob Tway (USA) was third with 70.45.
1986Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA Tr70.08n/a
Hoch (USA) won the PGA Tour Byron Nelson Award, recording the season's lowest scoring average (over a minimum of 50 rounds). Bernhard Langer (Ger) was second with 70.19; Greg Norman (Aus) was third with 70.22.
1984Men AmericaJohn Deere ClassicOakwood CC, IL266 (-14)$36,000
Played as the Miller High Life Quad Cities Open (July 19-22). Second-placed George Archer (USA), Vance Heafner (USA) and Dave Stockton (USA) finished 5 shots behind Hoch (USA). [Oakwood CC, Coal Valley, Quad Cities, IL].
1982Men JapanCasio World OpenIbusuki GC282 (-6)¥12million
Played as the Casio World Open (Nov 25-28; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Tsuneyuki "Tommy" Nakajima (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Hoch (USA), who captured his second Japan Tour win in the space of two weeks. [Kaimon course, Ibusuki GC, Ibusuki, Kagoshima, Japan].
1982Men AmericaNew Orleans ClassicLakewood GC, La.206 (-10)$54,000
Played as the USF&G Classic (April 15-18). Second-placed Bob Shearer (Aus) and Tom Watson (USA) finished 2 shots behind Hoch (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. Reduced to 54 holes due to bad weather. [Lakewood GC, New Orleans, LA].
1982Men JapanTaiheiyo MastersTaiheiyo Club (Gotemba)278 (-10)US$65,000
Played as the Taiheiyo Masters (Nov 11-14; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Masahiro "Massy" Kuramoto (Jpn) finished 3 shots behind first-time Japan Tour winner Hoch (USA). [Gotemba course, Taiheiyo Club, Gotemba, Shizuoka, Jpn].
1980Men AmericaJohn Deere ClassicOakwood CC, IL266 (-14)$36,000
Played as the Quad Cities Open (July 17-20). Second-placed Curtis Strange (USA) finished 3 shots behind Tour rookie Hoch (USA), who recorded the first of his 11 PGA tour wins. [Oakwood CC, Coal Valley, Quad Cities, IL].

 

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