Who's who in golf - Scott Verplank

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Name: - Scott Verplank
Country: - USA
Born : - Jul 9, 1964
Original Home/Club: - Dallas, Texas
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1986

Roll of Honour

Multiple US Tour winner (see Tournament listing below). Ryder Cup player (2002). Presidents Cup player (2005).

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Current US Tour Player

Top tournaments won by Scott Verplank

2007Men AmericaByron Nelson Ch'shipTPC Las Colinas267 (-13)$1,134,000
Played as the EDS Byron Nelson Championship (April 26-29). Second-placed Luke Donald (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Verplank (USA), who recorded the last of his five PGA Tour wins. [TPC course, Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas, Irving, nr Dallas, TX. Early rounds also on the Cottonwood Valley course].
2001Men AmericaCanadian OpenRoyal Montreal266 (-14)$684,000
Played as the Bell Canadian Open (Sept 6-9). Second-placed Bob Estes (USA) and Joey Sindelar (USA) finished 3 shots behind Verplank (USA). [Blue course, Royal Montreal GC, Ile Bizard, Montreal].
2000Men AmericaBarracuda ChampionshipMontreux G&CC275 (-13)$540,000
Played as the Reno-Tahoe Open (Aug 24-27). Verplank (USA) beat Jean Van de Velde (Fra) with a birdie at the fourth playoff hole. [Montreux G&CC, Reno, NV].
1998Men Aus/NZWorld Cup of Golf (Indiv)Gulf Harbour279 (-9)$100,000
Played as the International Trophy (Nov 19-22; best individual 72-hole score at the World Cup of Golf). Second-placed Nick Faldo (Eng) and Costantino Rocca (Italy) finished 1 shot behind Scott Verplank (USA). Team winners of the World Cup: Nick Faldo & David Carter (Eng). [Gulf Harbour CC, Whangaparaoa, nr Auckland, NZ].
1988Men AmericaBuick OpenWarwick Hills268 (-20)$126,000
Played as the Buick Open (July 28-31). Second-placed Doug Tewell (USA) finished 2 shots behind Verplank (USA). [Warwick Hills G&CC, Grand Blanc, Michigan].
1985Men AmericaBMW Ch'ship (US)Butler Natl.279 (-9)$90,000
Played as the Western Open (Aug 1-4). First-time PGA Tour winner Verplank (USA, amateur) beat Jim Thorpe (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole. Verplank was the first amateur to win a PGA Tour event since Doug Sanders in 1956. [Butler National GC, Oak Brook, IL].
1984Men AmateurUS AmateurOak Tree Natl.4 & 3n/a
The US Amateur Championship (84th). Verplank (USA) beat Sam Randolph (USA) 4 and 3 in the final. [Oak Tree National, Edmond, Oklahoma. Known at the time as Oak Tree GC].


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