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Born: 1960-08-18, Portsmouth, Va.
Nationality: USA
Home: Sylvester, Ga.
College: Abraham Baldwin College/Shorter College
Turned Pro: 1982
Official World Golf Ranking: 1880
Notes: PGA Classification: LMA PGA Section: Georgia PGA Membership: 1992 Facility: N/A Player Notes: Owns the most (6) PGA Professional/Senior PGA Professional Player of the Year Awards, with five Senior POY honors (2010-14) and the 2008 PGA Professional Player of the Year Award. Joined by Bob Sowards as the only PGA Professionals to capture both division player awards. Winner, Winner, 2019 Kinderlou Forest Senior Classic; 2018 Southeast Senior Classic; 2017 Georgia PGA...

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Sonny Skinner

PGA Classification: LMA
PGA Section: Georgia
PGA Membership: 1992

Facility: N/A

Player Notes: Owns the most (6) PGA Professional/Senior PGA Professional Player of the Year Awards, with five Senior POY honors (2010-14) and the 2008 PGA Professional Player of the Year Award. Joined by Bob Sowards as the only PGA Professionals to capture both division player awards. Winner, Winner, 2019 Kinderlou Forest Senior Classic; 2018 Southeast Senior Classic; 2017 Georgia PGA Section Senior Professional Championship; 2017 Georgia PGA Section Senior Tour Championship; 2015 and '16 Yamaha Atlanta Open; 2010 PGA Match Play Championship; 2006 PGA Winter Tournament Series; 2006 Georgia PGA Match Play Championship; 2000 Griffin Classic Championship...while dealing with after-effects of a February 2014 automobile accident, went on to win a record 5th Senior PGA Professional Player of the Year Award in 2014 (accident left him with injuries to his lower back and left knee) Earned Low Club Professional honors at the 2011 Senior PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, where he tied for 45th. Was runner up at the 2008 and 2010 PGA Professional Championship. Is unbeaten in the U.S.PGA Cup (went 4-0-0 as a member of the 2009 U.S. PGA Cup Team that defeated Great Britain & Ireland in Loch Lomond, Scotland; and finished 1-0-3 for the winning 2011 U.S. PGA Cup Team at CordeValle in San Martin, Calif.). Played on the PGA Tour in 1990, '92, '97 and '98...in 120 career events, made 47 cuts and finished in the top 25 seven times...best finish: T-13th in the 1997 Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic...earned a total of $226,981 that year...competed in 304 Web.com Tour events from 1990 through 2013, accumulating earnings of $609,207...made 147 cuts, was a two-time winner (Shreveport Open, Richmond Open) and finished in the top 10, 22 times. Finest year was 1994 (finished 11th on the circuit's money list). Played in 25 Champions Tour events and had one top 25 ( T-20th in the 2010 SAS Championship)...was named the 2006 Georgia PGA Player of the Year and also inducted into the Shorter College Sports Hall of Fame...played golf at Abraham Baldwin College in Tifton, Ga...counts among his close friends the 1999 Senior PGA Champion and two-time U.S. Senior Open champion, Allen Doyle, for whom he caddied at the 2007 U.S. Senior Open at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis. Presented with the 1990 Goodwill Ambassador Award by the city of Sylvester, Ga. Chamber of Commerce for going above and beyond to promote the city. 2018 Georgia Golf Hall of Fame.

Player Career Chart (for all results recorded on all Tours in GOLFstats)
Career at a Glance: Starts: 457, Cuts Made: 223 (49%), Top Tens: 22 (5%) , Rounds: 1304, Scoring Avg: 71.60, Career Earnings: $1,021,146 - Best Finish: 1st (2 times)
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Career Totals for Sonny Skinner 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
  
  
  
14%
  
  
  
  
  
  
9470.8
  
  
  
70.570.6
  
----$112,178
  
  
  
  
4%28%
  
  
  
20%
  
  
69.871.7
  
70.771.3
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
0%
  
13%
  
17%
  
  
  
69.470.8
  
  
70.170.5
  
----$143,939
  
11
  
  
  
  
  
  
8%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.170.8
  
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8450%
  
  
  
  
  
13%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.967.8
  
----$8,510
  
  
  
0
  
00%
  
11%
  
  
  
71.071.0
  
71.871.071.2
  
----$99,292
  
933%
  
  
  
  
27%415%72
  
  
71.070.971.970.9
  
----$50,768
27
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.1
  
  
  
70.671.0
  
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0%
  
  
  
  
  
72.171.571.3
  
71.872.7
  
----$109,418
26
  
  
  
0%00%
  
  
  
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71.371.771.671.871.7
  
----$11,003
291138%00%
  
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7972.9
  
72.8
  
72.373.2
  
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3210
  
  
  
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9
  
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0%
  
  
  
  
81
  
  
  
  
72.172.3
  
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624%
  
  
  
  
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72.171.8
  
----$16,926
  
  
  
  
  
  
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0%
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
71.571.271.0
  
71.471.5
  
----$43,902
  
  
  
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73.572.372.372.3----
  
5
  
20%
  
  
  
  
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71.6
  
73.072.175.5
  
----$9,646
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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72.073.372.473.1----
  
  
350%
  
0%0
  
  
  
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1673.0
  
  
  
73.572.373.2----$17,988
  
  
  
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0%
  
  
  
73.672.3
  
  
72.971.7
  
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6
  
0
  
  
0%
  
0%0
  
  
73.2
  
  
73.072.572.6
  
----$51,424
5
  
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1173.272.0
  
072.671.072.5----
  
  
  
  
  
  
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73.8
  
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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
Totals45322021122681292$1,007,633
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.