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Born: 1964-04-13, Charlotte, N.C.
Nationality: USA
Height: 6' 3, Weight: 175lbs
Home: Sea Island, Ga.
College: North Carolina
Turned Pro: 1985
Joined PGA Tour: 1986
Joined Champions Tour: 2015
Official World Golf Ranking: 705
Notes: Love started playing golf as soon as he could walk under the tutelage of his father Davis Love Jr., who was regarded as one of the premier teachers in the game and who played many PGA Tour events in the 1960s. Was born the day after his father finished T-31st at the 1964 Masters. By the time he was 10, there was no doubt in his mind that he would follow in his father's footsteps and become a professional golfer. Was a three-time All-American at North Carolina and played o...

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Davis Love III

Love started playing golf as soon as he could walk under the tutelage of his father Davis Love Jr., who was regarded as one of the premier teachers in the game and who played many PGA Tour events in the 1960s. Was born the day after his father finished T-31st at the 1964 Masters. By the time he was 10, there was no doubt in his mind that he would follow in his father's footsteps and become a professional golfer. Was a three-time All-American at North Carolina and played on the 1985 U.S. Walker Cup Team, turning professional after that and making it through Q-School. Recorded his first victory in 1987, but suffered tragedy in 1988 when his father was killed in a plane crash. Was a consistent winner from 1990 through 2003 when he collected 17 of his 20 PGA Tour wins, highlighted by the PGA Championship in 1997. He is one of nine PGA Championship winners whose father was a PGA of America member. Member of 1993, '95, '97, '99, 2002 and '04 U.S. Ryder Cup teams. Was the 2012 U.S. Captain, and will play the role again in 2016. Also competed as a member of 1994, '96, '98, 2000, '03 and '05 U.S. Presidents Cup teams. In the past decade, Love has experienced lower-back disc problems, which not only have affected his back, but also his neck.
2015 Notes: Claimed his 21st career PGA Tour victory at the Wyndham Championship. Returned to action after nearly two months, following surgery on his right foot on April 1 and made a run at his first Champions Tour title at the Principal Charity Classic. Three consecutive birdies (Nos. 13-15) Sunday moved him into a tie for the lead with eventual champion Mark Calcavecchia, but he watched his chances slip away after making a bogey and double bogey at Nos. 16 and 17. Finished T-5th. In his 21st start at the Wyndham Championship, Love opened and closed with rounds of 6-under 64, winning by a shot over Jason Gore. His victory at Sedgefield CC came 23 years after his first Wyndham Championship win at Forest Oaks CC (1992) and nine years after his second (2006). The win was seven years after his most recent Tour victory, at the 2008 Children's Miracle Network Classic. In Sunday's final round, he overcame a bogey at the first hole with a birdie-birdie-birdie-eagle-birdie stretch on Nos. 2-6. With the win, he reached the FedExCup Playoffs, playing two of them and finishing 86th in the series. Was again chosen to captain the 2016 U.S. Ryder Cup team.
2016 Notes: Played in 15 events on the PGA Tour making 11 cuts. Best finish was T-29th at the Hyundai T of C. Played twice on the Champions Tour, best was 3rd at the Mitsubishi Electric in Hawaii. It was an injury-plagued season in which he had to have surgery in early July to repair a torn labrum in his left hip. Still was able to carry out his duty as Ryder Cup captain and led the United States team to a 17-11 victory at Hazeltine, marking the first time the U.S. had won since 2008.
2017 Notes: Still playing more on the PGA Tour, was in 13 events making 7 cuts. Best finish T-10th at the Wyndham Championship. Finished 185th in the FedExCup race. Played twice on the PGA Tour Champions, was T-8th teamed with Scott Verplank at the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf. and T-10th at the Pure Insurance Championship. On November 21st had hip replacement surgery
2018 Notes: After a successful rehab on his hip made his competitive start at the Valspar Championship. Played full time on the regular PGA Tour, his best finish was T-28th at the CIMB Classic. Love made 12 PGA Tour starts and made 5 cuts Played in four PGA Tour Champions events, best finish was T-10th in the U.S. Senior Open. Reached a milestone at the PGA Championship in St. Louis as he played in his 100th major, his first was the 1986 PGA Championship. Was a vice-captain for Jim Furyk at the Ryder Cup in France. At the end of the year teamed up with his son Dru to win the PNC Father/Son for a second time.
2019 Notes: Was 7th at the Sony Open in Hawaii, six shots back of champion Matt Kuchar. It was Love's 180th top-ten in 762 official PGA Tour starts. It was his first top-ten since finishing T-10th at the 2017 Wyndham Championship. Love's 264 was one shot above his career low 72 hole score of 263 at the 2008 Children's Miracle Network Classic and the 2015 Wyndham Championship.

Player Career Chart (for all results recorded on all Tours in GOLFstats)
Career at a Glance: Starts: 797, Cuts Made: 589 (74%), Top Tens: 184 (23%) , Rounds: 2628, Scoring Avg: 70.76, Career Earnings: $45,457,342 - Best Finish: 1st (21 times)
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Career Totals for Davis Love III 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
  
  
  
4
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
7970.4
  
  
  
70.369.269.8----$6,081,896
  
  
  
  
11%
  
22%
  
33%1556%
  
  
70.271.0
  
70.170.1
  
----
  
  
23
  
  
  
3
  
  
  
  
68%
  
  
69.4
  
  
70.070.3
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
  
311%
  
  
  
44%
  
  
71.070.8
  
70.770.4
  
----$777,059
20
  
  
  
  
  
35%1260%15
  
  
  
  
69.4
  
69.069.1
  
----
  
23
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.369.670.0----$1,211,139
  
  
  
  
  
6
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.470.2
  
  
70.369.970.1----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
69.8
  
72.0
  
70.071.370.6----
  
  
  
  
  
  
6
  
  
  
  
48%
  
71.2
  
  
  
70.870.670.7----
  
  
2273%1
  
  
10%413%
  
47%
  
  
  
  
71.371.671.4
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
4%
  
7%415%
  
33%91
  
  
69.9
  
71.670.471.1----
  
  
22
  
  
  
6
  
  
36%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
69.969.9
  
----$2,337,765
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
38%14
  
75
  
70.569.5
  
70.870.0
  
----
  
2821
  
  
  
3
  
  
  
932%
  
  
70.1
  
  
70.571.671.0----$484,101
25
  
72%0
  
  
  
  
16%
  
44%
  
72.0
  
  
  
71.670.070.9----
  
30
  
  
  
  
  
3%
  
  
  
  
9172.5
  
70.871.071.970.9
  
----
  
  
  
78%
  
  
  
17%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
72.2
  
70.671.771.1----
  
  
  
  
  
  
2
  
3
  
7
  
  
71.5
  
  
  
71.670.7
  
----$1,695,237
  
  
  
  
5%2
  
3
  
  
14%6071.4
  
  
  
71.470.2
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
74%
  
  
  
  
70.269.970.670.2----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
833%11
  
75
  
70.1
  
  
71.270.270.8----
  
  
  
  
  
0%
  
  
623%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.569.870.2----
  
20
  
60%00%2
  
  
15%
  
35%
  
  
  
  
  
70.870.5
  
----
  
  
15
  
00%
  
8%313%6
  
  
  
  
70.371.170.970.770.8----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
10%
  
  
  
19%65
  
  
  
  
72.371.672.0----
  
  
  
  
  
  
27%
  
7%10
  
  
  
  
70.170.870.970.470.7----
  
31
  
71%
  
0%
  
  
  
  
  
23%
  
  
  
  
  
72.072.672.2----
  
17
  
71%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
4972.2
  
73.2
  
71.672.5
  
----$355,172
  
9
  
  
0%0
  
3
  
  
20%38
  
  
70.470.870.970.670.8----
  
  
  
  
  
  
00%2
  
732%70
  
  
70.171.670.770.8
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
4372.170.470.872.871.371.6
  
----
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
7%
  
  
  
  
  
70.470.871.370.6
  
----
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
7%
  
  
44
  
71.771.0
  
70.870.7
  
----$317,899
241771%
  
  
  
0%
  
0%1
  
78
  
71.3
  
  
70.971.971.3----$303,814
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
Totals796589211101843292626$45,457,342
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.