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Born: 1939-10-01, San Francisco, Calif.
Nationality: USA
Height: 6'6", Weight: 205lbs
Home: Incline Village, Nev.
Turned Pro: 1964
Joined PGA Tour: 1964
Joined Champions Tour: 1989
Notes: One of four players to win in his Champions Tour debut when he won 1989 Gatlin Brothers Southwest Classic. Victory came 14 days after his 50th birthday, making him the second youngest champion in Champions Tour history. Archer went on to share senior player of the year honors with Mike Hill in 1989. He also became one of the senior tour's oldest winners at the 2000 MasterCard Championship, winning just before age 61. Between 1990 and 1995 Archer was never below $700,000 in ye...

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George Archer

One of four players to win in his Champions Tour debut when he won 1989 Gatlin Brothers Southwest Classic. Victory came 14 days after his 50th birthday, making him the second youngest champion in Champions Tour history. Archer went on to share senior player of the year honors with Mike Hill in 1989. He also became one of the senior tour's oldest winners at the 2000 MasterCard Championship, winning just before age 61. Between 1990 and 1995 Archer was never below $700,000 in yearly earnings.
Has been hampered by various injuries throughout his career. Among seven major surgeries he has undergone have been left wrist (1975), back (1979), left shoulder (1987) and right hip replacement (1996)...Considered one of the game's all-time great putters, and at one time held the PGA TOUR record for fewest putts over four rounds (95/1980 Sea Pines Heritage Classic).
In his PGA Tour career Archer won 12 times, including the 1969 Masters, and finished among the Tour's top-five money winners in 1968, '71 and '72.
1990 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 32; top-10 finishes - 23; stroke average 69.99 (ranked 3rd); money $749,691 (ranked 4th), winner MONY Tournament of Champions, Northville Long Island Classic, GTE Northwest Classic, Gold Rush at Rancho Murieta, also was runner-up four times.
1991 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 32; top-10 finishes - 21; stroke average 69.72 (ranked 2nd); money $963,455 (ranked 2nd), had three wins in 1991 and was runner-up six times. Had 18 top-five finishes, the most by any Champions Tour player in 1991 . . . Set a Champions Tour record by recording 19 straight sub-par rounds in 1991.
1992 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 32; top-10 finishes - 19; stroke average 70.04 (ranked 3rd); money $860,175 (ranked 2nd), winner, Murata Reunion Pro-am, Northville Long Island and Bruno's Memorial Classic and was runner-up twice.
1993 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 32; top 10 finishes - 22; stroke average 69.86 (ranked 3rd); money $963,124 (ranked 3rd); four-time winner, Ameritech Senior Open, First of America Classic, Raley's Senior Golf Rush and Kaanapali Classic.
1994 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 30; top 10 finishes - 17; stroke average 69.96 (ranked 6th); money $717,578 (ranked 10th); best finish, T2nd, Vantage at the Dominion and Dallas Reunion pro-Am. Won the unofficial Chrysler Cup individual portion. Also troubled for the majority of the year with hip problems.
1995 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 30; top-10 finishes - 11; stroke average 70.75 (ranked 13th); money $752,087 (ranked 11th); winner, Toshibas Senior Classic and Cadillac NFL Classic.
1996 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 12; top-10 finishes - 3; stroke average 71.78; money $160,213 (ranked 67th); best finish, T6th, FHP Health Care Classic and Toshiba Senior Classic.
1997 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 26; top-10 finishes - 5; stroke average 71.41 (ranked T27th); money $407,605 (ranked 37th); best finish, 2nd, Ralphs Senior Classic.
1998 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 29; top-10 finishes - 6; stroke average 71.28 (ranked 21st); money $660,076 (ranked 25th); Winner, First of America Classic.
1999 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 31; top-10 finishes - 8; stroke average 70.91 (ranked T23rd); money $737,860 (ranked 23rd); best finish, T2nd, Foremost Insurance Championship.
2000 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 29; top-10 finishes - 5; stroke average 70.97 (ranked 31st); money $713,079 (ranked 29th); winner, MasterCard Championship.
2001 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 23; top-10 finishes - 0; stroke average 72.28 (ranked 53rd); money $217,904 (ranked 69th); best finish T11th Turtle Bay Championship.
2002 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 23; top-10 finishes - 2; stroke average 72.23 (ranked 60th); money $276,667 (ranked 63rd); best finish T6th SBC Senior Classic.
2003 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 5; top-10 finishes - 0; stroke average 72.79; money $37,070 (ranked 109th); best finish T19th Toshiba Senior Classic.
2004 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 3; top-10 finishes - 0; stroke average 73.89; money $15,000 (ranked 131st); best finish T30th Bruno's Memorial Classic.

Player Career Chart (for all results recorded on all Tours in GOLFstats)
Career at a Glance: Starts: 930, Cuts Made: 760 (82%), Top Tens: 214 (23%) , Rounds: 2978, Scoring Avg: 71.44, Career Earnings: $9,668,363 - Best Finish: 1st (25 times)
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Career Totals for George Archer 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
  
  
83%
  
0%
  
7%
  
21%
  
  
106
  
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----$111,093
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----$762,647
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72.173.272.273.0----$43,484
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3131
  
  
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71.471.5
  
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17%
  
71.5
  
  
  
71.571.171.4----$98,552
  
  
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72.171.972.0----$81,700
  
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----$61,066
  
  
  
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72.472.0
  
72.272.072.1----
  
28
  
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72.3
  
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70.6
  
71.071.1
  
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0
  
  
  
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74.372.173.373.2
  
----$6,617
  
  
  
  
  
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72.375.8
  
----
  
  
  
  
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0
  
  
71.572.9
  
  
72.171.0
  
----$3,861
  
5100%
  
  
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0
  
  
  
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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
Totals927757251262144232966$9,666,283
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.