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Born: 1966-08-06, Phoenix, Ariz.
Nationality: USA
Height: 5' 8, Weight: 195lbs
Home: Scottsdale, Ariz.
College: Arizona State
Turned Pro: 1988
Joined PGA Tour: 1989
Joined Champions Tour: 2016
Official World Golf Ranking: 1940
Notes: Started to play golf at age 2, hitting plastic balls in the backyard with his father's cutdown clubs. Before his 15th birthday, he won numerous junior golf tournaments. In 1981, he was on the cover of Boys' Life magazine as "golf's junior hotshot". He attended Arizona State University and was a member of the golf team. Won the 1986 U.S. Amateur Public Links and the 1987 U.S. Amateur, defeating University of Tennessee graduate Eric Rebmann, 4 and 3, in the final. Member of...

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Billy Mayfair

Started to play golf at age 2, hitting plastic balls in the backyard with his father's cutdown clubs. Before his 15th birthday, he won numerous junior golf tournaments. In 1981, he was on the cover of Boys' Life magazine as "golf's junior hotshot". He attended Arizona State University and was a member of the golf team. Won the 1986 U.S. Amateur Public Links and the 1987 U.S. Amateur, defeating University of Tennessee graduate Eric Rebmann, 4 and 3, in the final. Member of the 1987 USA Walker Cup Team and was 1987 Collegiate Player of the Year while at Arizona State.
Mayfair turned professional in 1988 and has won five events on the PGA Tour, including the 1995 Tour Championship. He has been featured in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings, going as high as 26th in 1996. He holds the distinction of being the only player to beat Tiger Woods in a playoff on the PGA Tour (1998 Nissan Open). He played on the PGA Tour from 1989 to 2013, competing in 761 PGA Tour events, making 478 cuts. In his 25 plus years on the PGA Tour, he was in the top-25 184 times and the top-10 73 times. On top of his five wins, he was runner-up 15 times and finished third five times. He earned $20,303,642, making over one million dollars a year seven times. His best year was 2005 when he finished 22nd on the money list with earnings of $2,236,455. One of the biggest highlights of his career is beating Tiger Woods in a playoff to win the Nissan Open. It would be the only time in a PGA Tour playoff that Woods lost.
Mayfair lives in Scottsdale, Ariz., where he plays out of Estrella Mountain Ranch Golf Club. On July 31, 2006, he was diagnosed with testicular cancer. He had surgery on August 3 of that year and it has been reported that the cancer was contained.
2016 Notes: Officially made his PGA Tour Champions debut in August, finishing T-2nd at the U.S. Senior Open at Scioto Country Club, in Columbus, Ohio. That would be his best finish in nine Tour starts, he was 42nd on the money list and 43rd in Charles Schwab Ranking.
Made seven starts on the PGA Tour earlier in the year and recorded four made cuts with his best finish T-35th at the Puerto Rico Open. Also made one start on the Web.com Tour but missed the cut at the Chitimacha Louisiana Open.
2017 Notes: Played his first full season, competed in 24 events, posting seven top-10 finishes and was 11th on the final Charles Schwab Cup money list. Played well over the final two months of the year. During a span of eight events, he had five top-10 finishes. Best finish was T-2nd at the Japan Airlines Championship, one shot back of winner Colin Montgomerie. Was T-3rd at the Boeing Classic and Dominion Energy Charity.
2018 Notes: Played in 24 PGA Tour Champions events with four top-10 finishes. Was T-2nd at the Chubb Classic, closed with a final-round 64 to finish four strokes back of winner Joe Durant. Also, T-7th at the Rapiscan Systems Classic and T-10th at the Shaw Charity Classic. Was T-6th at the Dominion Energy Classic, three shots back of winner Woody Austin. Advanced to the Charles Schwab Cup Championship for the second time in his career. Finished 36th in the standings.
2019 Notes: Best finish T-7th at the Insperity Invitational.

Player Career Chart (for all results recorded on all Tours in GOLFstats)
Career at a Glance: Starts: 876, Cuts Made: 573 (65%), Top Tens: 87 (10%) , Rounds: 2782, Scoring Avg: 70.98, Career Earnings: $22,872,415 - Best Finish: 1st (5 times)
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Career Totals for Billy Mayfair per Year
Performance Scoring Averages Stats
Year Starts Cuts Made % Wins % Top 5s % Top 10s % Top 25s % Rnds 1st Rd2nd Rd3rd Rd4th RdPre CutPost CutAll RndsP/RBi/RE/RBo/REarnings
282175%
  
7%
  
  
6
  
  
32%
  
  
71.170.0
  
70.770.270.5----
  
3222
  
  
  
  
6%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.570.7
  
----
  
  
  
  
00%4
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.3
  
69.970.570.4
  
----
  
2921
  
0
  
  
10%
  
  
15
  
  
70.470.2
  
  
70.369.7
  
----
  
  
  
  
0
  
310%
  
  
6
  
94
  
71.4
  
71.171.270.8
  
----
  
  
27
  
  
0%2
  
6
  
13
  
  
70.369.6
  
70.670.070.9
  
----$2,236,455
  
1757%0
  
2
  
  
  
10
  
8771.2
  
69.972.171.870.7
  
----$741,733
  
1862%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
9470.3
  
  
70.071.170.8
  
----$1,367,998
31
  
  
  
0%
  
  
  
  
  
  
105
  
70.970.770.871.070.8
  
----
  
  
  
52%
  
0%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.9
  
70.4
  
71.370.4
  
----
  
  
1864%
  
0%
  
  
  
4%8
  
  
  
71.470.7
  
71.570.4
  
----$357,654
  
1653%
  
  
13%
  
  
  
17%
  
71.2
  
71.571.371.371.3
  
----$304,083
29
  
  
  
0%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.7
  
71.3
  
71.671.2
  
----$466,345
332061%
  
0%
  
  
  
  
721%
  
70.771.0
  
71.870.971.3
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
11%5
  
  
  
  
  
71.070.1
  
71.370.6
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
729%
  
67%
  
  
  
69.7
  
69.869.969.8----
  
30
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.271.070.2
  
----
  
29
  
  
  
  
3
  
  
  
7
  
  
70.9
  
  
  
70.571.1
  
----
  
24
  
  
  
0%
  
  
  
17%
  
46%76
  
  
70.072.470.970.4
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
28%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.471.671.5----
  
  
13
  
00%
  
  
  
6%
  
  
  
  
71.071.2
  
70.471.2
  
----$509,712
28
  
  
00%1
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.4
  
  
70.871.5
  
----
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
9470.770.2
  
  
70.470.470.4----
  
332370%
  
  
  
0%
  
3%
  
  
11471.370.5
  
70.870.970.7
  
----
  
32
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.871.971.271.7----$158,159
322269%
  
0%
  
  
1
  
  
  
105
  
  
  
  
71.072.8
  
----$503,251
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.370.573.071.971.771.8----
  
  
  
28%0
  
0
  
16%
  
  
  
  
  
70.270.872.070.471.6----$131,122
  
1752%
  
0%00%
  
  
  
  
99
  
  
  
71.371.871.1
  
----
  
  
5
  
  
0%
  
0%0
  
2
  
  
  
  
  
  
72.670.6
  
----
  
20
  
50%
  
  
  
  
  
  
1
  
  
71.5
  
70.0
  
71.070.9
  
----
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
  
18%
  
  
  
  
  
70.572.070.9----$35,530
31
  
0
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
8
  
70.7
  
68.071.270.5
  
----
  
Year Starts Cuts Made % Wins % Top 5 % Top 10 % Top 25 % Rnds 1st Rd 2nd Rd 3rd Rd 4th Rd Pre Cut Post Cut All Rds P/R Bi/R E/R Bo/R Earnings
Avg/Year
Totals876573544872262782$22,872,415
Green cells highlight the best in each column/category, yellow the worst.
Stats: P/R=Pars per Round, Bi/R = Birdies per Round, E/R = Eagles per Round, Bo/R = Bogeys per Round. Only provided on last 3, 5 or 10 year reports.