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Born: 1959-05-22, Washington, D.C.
Nationality: USA
Height: 5' 9, Weight: 175lbs
Home: Hobe Sound, Fla.
College: Occidental College
Turned Pro: 1984
Joined PGA Tour: 1992
Joined Champions Tour: 2009
Official World Golf Ranking: 1788
Notes: Browne, the 2011 U.S. Senior Open champion, did not start playing golf until he was age 19 and got hooked on the game while attending Occidental College in Los Angeles. Broke through with his first PGA Tour win in the 1998 Canon Greater Hartford Open, defeating Larry Mize and Stewart Cink on the first hole of sudden death. Had arm surgery at the end of 1998 and was unable to play in the 1999 Mercedes Championship. Before getting his card on the PGA Tour, he competed on ...

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Olin Browne

Browne, the 2011 U.S. Senior Open champion, did not start playing golf until he was age 19 and got hooked on the game while attending Occidental College in Los Angeles. Broke through with his first PGA Tour win in the 1998 Canon Greater Hartford Open, defeating Larry Mize and Stewart Cink on the first hole of sudden death.
Had arm surgery at the end of 1998 and was unable to play in the 1999 Mercedes Championship. Before getting his card on the PGA Tour, he competed on the Web.com Tour, winning four times, a career total that ranks him ninth in the tour's history; exceeded only by Jason Gore with seven, Sean Murphy, Kevin Johnson and Matt Gogel with six, and Chris Smith, Chris Couch, Pat Bates and Gavin Coles with five. His father is from Chile, so when Browne won the 1993 Monterrey Open in Mexico, he gave his victory speech in Spanish.
Played full time on the Web.com Tour in 1990, 1991, 1993 and 1995, making 104 starts and winning four times, including the 1991 Bakersfield Open, Hawkeye Open, 1993 Monterrey Open and 1996 Dominion Open. Had career earnings of $371,092. His best year was 1991 when he finished second on the Web.com Tour money list with $106,406 in earnings. Played full time on the PGA Tour in 1992, 1994 and from 1996 through 2009. In 451 events played, he won three times, had 25 top-10 finishes and earnings of $8.5 million.
2011 Notes: Began the PGA Tour Champions season with five consecutive top-10 finishes, rounding out the year with eight, including a win at the U.S. Senior Open Championship at Inverness Club.
2012 Notes: Made 23 starts and had seven top 10s including two third-place results at the Constellation Senior and 3M Championship. Finished 21st on the money list with $773,896 in earnings.
2013 Notes: Season was limited to just 14 starts after he missed five months of the campaign due to a stress fracture in his back. Had two top-10s, and his best finish was T-2nd at the Greater Hickory Classic, where he lost a playoff to Michael Allen. Finished 39th on the money list with $385,113 in earnings.
2014 Notes: Turned in his strongest season since 2011. In four events, he finished among the top-six finishers. Made a strong run in Sunday's final round at The ACE Group Classic, firing a 6-under par 66 to get himself into position to win. However, despite birdies on two of his final three holes, he made a bogey at No. 14, which would later prove costly. He finished T-2nd, one stroke short of Kirk Triplett's winning total of 16-under par 201. He had another strong showing at the Regions Tradition where he shared the first-round lead and was among the leaders all four rounds before eventually finishing T-3rd, two behind winner Kenny Perry. Capped his season with a solo sixth at the Charles Schwab Cup Championship in Arizona, finishing 21st in the Schwab Rankings.
2015 Notes: Had his best season on PGA Tour Champions since the 2011, highlighted by winning the rain-shortened Greater Gwinnett Championship, his second career victory on the tour. His 6-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole Saturday proved to be the difference over Bernhard Langer as heavy rain wiped out the final round at TPC Sugarloaf. His victory ended a drought of 3 years, 8 months, 18 days since his initial PGA Tour Champions triumph at the 2011 U.S. Senior Open. Had seven top-10 finishes as he finished 14th on the money list and 21st in the Schwab rankings.
2016 Notes: Finished T-5th at the Insperity Invitational, then two weeks later was runner-up at the Regions Tradition. Also finished 6th at the Constellation Senior Players, T-7th at the Pacific Links and 4th at PowerShares QQQ. In 24 starts finished 19th on the money list and 17 in the Schwab rankings.
2017 Notes: Started his year finishing T-4th at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai, he also had another top 10 with a T-5th finish at the Bass Pro Shops Legends with partner Steve Pate. In his next 18 starts only had one more top-ten, 4th at the Pure Insurance Championship. Dropped 21 spots on the final Charles Schwab Cup money list, from 19th to 40th at the close of the season and failed to advance to the Charles Schwab Cup Championship for the first time since 2013.
2018 Notes: Played in 25 PGA TOur Champions events with two top-ten finish. Best as T-5th at the Cologuard Classic, he also was T-9th at the Sanford International. Was 52nd in the money list.
2019 Notes: Made bogey on first playoff hole to loss to Miguel Angel Jimenez at the Chubb Classic. Held a two-shot lead with one hole to play, but double-bogeyed No. 18 to fall into a playoff with Jimenez and Bernhard Langer. The runner-up finish was his best since he was runner-up at the 2016 Regions Tradition.
Was T-7th at the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf with partner Steve Pate.

Player Career Chart (for all results recorded on all Tours in GOLFstats)
Career at a Glance: Starts: 800, Cuts Made: 574 (72%), Top Tens: 101 (13%) , Rounds: 2457, Scoring Avg: 71.00, Career Earnings: $16,496,998 - Best Finish: 1st (9 times)
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Career Totals for Olin Browne 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
  
  
62%
  
  
  
8%3
  
415%80
  
  
  
  
72.072.1
  
----$834,331
  
20
  
  
  
  
  
  
7%
  
  
95
  
  
  
70.370.370.6
  
----$2,171,928
  
  
  
  
  
1
  
414%
  
  
  
71.469.9
  
  
70.671.1
  
----$254,598
  
1963%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.471.069.3
  
70.769.7
  
----
  
  
20
  
  
  
1
  
2
  
6
  
10471.4
  
  
  
71.369.8
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
0%
  
  
  
  
  
15%
  
72.571.072.0
  
71.871.9
  
----$261,810
301447%
  
  
  
  
13%
  
  
9071.9
  
  
  
72.171.7
  
----
  
30
  
  
0
  
  
  
2
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.772.171.3----
  
  
  
  
00%
  
  
  
  
7
  
9971.470.3
  
  
70.971.171.0----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
0%
  
  
  
  
110
  
70.7
  
71.270.670.9
  
----$479,592
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
  
  
72.3
  
71.772.071.8----$167,029
2423
  
  
4%
  
  
8
  
15
  
76
  
  
  
  
70.070.270.1----$1,251,473
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
519%9
  
  
  
  
  
69.570.570.5
  
----$103,492
24
  
  
  
  
2
  
729%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.170.8
  
----
  
2515
  
  
4%1
  
28%7
  
7771.8
  
70.3
  
71.871.0
  
----
  
  
21
  
  
  
  
  
6
  
  
  
  
71.1
  
  
  
70.470.5
  
----$85,704
2424100%
  
  
  
  
  
21%14
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.371.170.6----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
17%
  
  
  
  
70.1
  
72.670.371.3
  
----$825,906
  
  
  
  
  
312%3
  
  
  
  
71.3
  
  
  
70.771.6
  
----$549,423
24
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
  
11
  
  
  
71.4
  
  
71.170.5
  
----
  
22
  
  
0
  
29%
  
  
627%
  
  
71.6
  
  
71.371.0
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
4%3
  
  
  
7769.9
  
  
  
70.370.270.3----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
2
  
  
  
  
  
71.170.5
  
70.970.6
  
----
  
21
  
  
0
  
1
  
  
10%
  
  
60
  
  
  
71.371.571.771.5----
  
  
  
  
00%14%
  
  
623%76
  
70.8
  
  
70.871.270.9----$377,972
  
  
  
0
  
0
  
17%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.371.6
  
----
  
31
  
  
0
  
0
  
  
  
2
  
  
  
  
  
71.872.172.1
  
----
  
28
  
71%27%
  
  
11
  
  
  
75
  
  
  
070.569.770.3----
  
28
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
18%
  
43%
  
71.371.571.7071.471.771.5----
  
  
1393%
  
  
17%
  
  
  
  
  
70.2
  
  
070.371.1
  
----$385,113
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
Totals7965749531012502449$16,496,998
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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.