Who's who in golf - Steve Elkington


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Name: - Steve Elkington
Country: - Australia
Born : - Dec 8, 1962
Original Home/Club: - Inverell, Australia
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1985

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MAJORS [1] : US PGA Championship (1995). Multiple US Tour and international tour winner (see Tournament listing below).


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International golfer who plays mainly on the US Tour.


Top tournaments won by Steve Elkington

1999Men AmericaDoral OpenDoral Golf Resort275 (-13)$540,000
Played as the Doral Ryder Open March 4-7). Second-placed Greg Kraft (USA) finished 1 shot behind Elkington (Aus), who recorded his tenth and final PGA Tour win. [Blue Monster course, Doral Resort, Miami, FL].
1998Men AmericaBuick ChallengeCallaway Gardens267 (-21)$270,000
Played as the Buick Challenge (Oct 1-4). Elkington (Aus) beat Fred Funk (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Mountain View course, Callaway Gdns Resort, Pine Mtn, GA].
1998Men AmericaShootout, TheSherwood CC189 (-27)$160,000
Played as the Franklin Templeton Shark Shootout (Nov 13-15; played over three rounds: 1-alternate shot; 2-better ball; 3-scramble). Winning team of Greg Norman (Aus) & Steve Elkington (Aus) beat Peter Jacobsen (USA) & John Cook (USA) with a birdie at the third playoff hole. [Sherwood CC, Thousand Oaks, nr LA, Calif.].
1997Men AmericaDoral OpenDoral Golf Resort275 (-13)$324,000
Played as the Doral Ryder Open (March 6-9). Second-placed Larry Nelson (USA) and Nick Price (Zim) finished 2 shots behind Elkington (Aus). [Blue Monster course, Doral Resort, Miami, FL].
1997Men AmericaHyundai Matches (PGA Tr)PGA West2 & 1$100,000
Played as the Diners Club Matches (Dec 13/14; unofficial post-season event involving four two-player teams from each of the LPGA, PGA and Snr PGA Tours; teams compete against other teams from their own tour). Steve Elkington (Aus) & Jeff Maggert (USA) beat Tom Lehman (USA) & Duffy Waldorf (USA) 2 and 1 in the final of the PGA Tour matches. [PGA West (Nicklaus Resort course), La Quinta, CA].
1997Men AmericaPlayers Ch'ship (PGA Tr)TPC Sawgrass272 (-16)$630,000
Played as The Players Championship (March 27-30). Second-placed Scott Hoch (USA) finished 7 shots behind Elkington (Aus). [Stadium Course, TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL].
1995Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA of Am69.59n/a
Elkington (Aus) won the PGA of America Vardon Trophy, recording the season's lowest scoring average on the PGA Tour (over a minimum of 60 rounds). Ernie Els (RSA) and Nick Price (Zim) were tied second with 69.81. Greg Norman (Aus) averaged 69.06, but became ineligible for the Trophy after withdrawing from the MCI Classic.
1995Men AmericaShootout, TheSherwood CC184 (-32)$150,000
Played as the Franklin Templeton Shark Shootout (Nov 17-19; played over three rounds: 1-alternate shot; 2-better ball; 3-scramble). Second-placed team of Lee Janzen (USA) & Chip Beck (USA) finished 1 shot behind the winning team of Mark Calcavecchia (USA) & Steve Elkington (Aus). [Sherwood CC, Thousand Oaks, nr LA, Calif.].
1995Men AmericaTourmnt of Chmpns (PGA Tr)La Costa Resort278 (-10)$180,000
Played as the Mercedes Championships (Jan 5-8; PGA Tour season opener). Elkington (Aus) beat Bruce Lietzke (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole, to record his fifth PGA Tour win. [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].
1995Men MajorsUS PGA Ch'shipRiviera CC, Calif.267 (-17)$360,000
The US PGA Championship (77th) (Aug 10-13). Elkington (Aus) beat Colin Montgomerie (Scot) with a 25-foot birdie putt at the first playoff hole (par-4 18th). This was the only major championship win for "The Elk". [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].
1994Men AmericaBuick ChallengeCallaway Gardens200 (-16)$144,000
Played as the Buick Southern Open (Sept 29-Oct 2). Second-placed Steve Rintoul (Aus) finished 5 shots behind Elkington (Aus). Reduced to 54 holes after final round was rained out. [Mountain View course, Callaway Gdns Resort, Pine Mtn, GA].
1993Men AmericaShootout, TheSherwood CC188 (-28)$150,000
Played as the Franklin Funds Shark Shootout (Nov 19-21; played over three rounds: 1-alternate shot; 2-better ball; 3-scramble). Second-placed team of Hale Irwin (USA) & Bruce Lietzke (USA) finished 1 shot behind the winning team of Steve Elkington (Aus) & Ray Floyd (USA). [Sherwood CC, Thousand Oaks, nr LA, Calif.].
1992Men Aus/NZAustralian OpenLakes GC, Aus280 (-8)A$144,000
Played as the Australian Open (Nov 26-29). Second-placed Peter McWhinney (Aus) and Duffy Waldorf (USA) finished 2 shots behind Elkington (Aus). [The Lakes GC, Sydney, Aus].
1992Men AmericaTourmnt of Chmpns (PGA Tr)La Costa Resort279 (-9)$144,000
Played as the Infiniti Tournament of Champions (Jan 9-12; PGA Tour season opener). Elkington (Aus) beat Brad Faxon (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [North course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif. Now known as Champions course].
1991Men AmericaPlayers Ch'ship (PGA Tr)TPC Sawgrass276 (-12)$288,000
Played as The Players Championship (March 28-31). Second-placed Fuzzy Zoeller (USA) finished 1 shot behind Elkington (Aus), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Stadium Course, TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL].
1990Men AmericaWyndham Ch'shipForest Oaks CC282 (-6)$225,000
Played as the Kmart Greater Greensboro Open (April 19-22). Second-placed Mike Reid (USA) and Jeff Sluman (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Elkington (Aus). [Forest Oaks CC, Greensboro, NC].

 

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