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Born: Fri,May 26,1961 - Ventura, Calif.
Age: 60y 0m 22d, Nationality: USA
Height: 6'0, Weight: 190lbs
Home: Westlake Village, Calif.
College: UCLA
Turned Pro: 1983, Joined PGA Tour: 1985, Joined Champions Tour: 2011
Notes: Started playing golf at age 9, and shot a 107 in his first competition at age 11. His game then progressed enough to make his high school team in Santa Barbara, Calif., as a freshman. In his senior year, he won the California Interscholastic Federation title. He played college golf at UCLA, where his coach was noted teaching professional Eddie Merrins, and he was an All-American selection in 1983. Teammate of Corey Pavin, Duffy Waldorf, and Jay Delsing at UCLA. Turned prof...

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Steve Pate

Started playing golf at age 9, and shot a 107 in his first competition at age 11. His game then progressed enough to make his high school team in Santa Barbara, Calif., as a freshman. In his senior year, he won the California Interscholastic Federation title. He played college golf at UCLA, where his coach was noted teaching professional Eddie Merrins, and he was an All-American selection in 1983. Teammate of Corey Pavin, Duffy Waldorf, and Jay Delsing at UCLA.
Turned professional in 1983 and earned his PGA Tour card the next year. In his rookie year on Tour, he finished 86th on the money list. Came close to winning the Georgia Pacific-Atlanta Classic, but lost on the second playoff hole to Wayne Levi. In 1996, fractured his right wrist in a car accident while driving from Phoenix to San Diego. Six months later, he fractured his right wrist again, this time in a bicycle accident.
Member of the 1991 and 1999 USA Ryder Cup Teams.
A full-time member of the PGA Tour from 1985-2004, playing 553 events and making 362 cuts, recording 67 top-10 finishes with six wins and seven runner-up finishes. Also competed on the Web.com Tour from 2003-10, making 94 career starts and 36 cuts with four top-10 finishes, his best finish being a win in the 2010 Pacific Rubiales Bogota.
In 2011, began his PGA Tour Champions career with a tie for eighth in the Senior PGA Championship presented by KitchenAid and a T-9th in the Principal Charity Classic in his first two starts. Finished the year ranked 50th on the money list with $310,593 in earnings.
In 2012, completed his first full PGA Tour Champions season, finishing 32nd on the money list with five top 10s among his 22 starts. His best finish was in the SAS Championship when he shared the 36-hole lead with Fred Funk before closing with an even-par 72 to finish tied for sixth, his best career finish on the Champions Tour to date.
Pate is deeply involved in golf course design. In a partnership with Damian Pascuzzo, the two have designed or redone a dozen courses, including La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, Calif.
2013 Notes: Played in 24 events, best finish was his only top-10 finish, a T-7th in the inaugural Greater Gwinnett Championship. Finished 38th on the money list.
2014 Notes: Was among the top-30 money-winners for much of the season before falling out in the final month of the season. Eventually finished 33rd after being as high as eighth earlier in the year. Played some of his best golf during March and April when he notched three consecutive top-10 finishes. Best showing was when he was among three players who finished T-2nd in the Toshiba Classic. Followed his Toshiba performance with a T-6th in the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic. In his next start, was T-5th in the Greater Gwinnett Championship, thanks to three consecutive sub-par rounds. Underwent surgery on his left shoulder on Nov. 3.
2015 Notes: Returned from shoulder surgery by finishing T-32nd in the Allianz Championship. In 20 events, his best finish was T-23rd in the Nature Valley First Tee Pebble Beach and the Bass Pro Shops Legend when he was paired with Olin Browne. Finished the year 68th on the money list.
2016 Notes: Best finish was T-9th in the SAS Championship, followed by a T-10th in the 3M Championship. In 20 events, was 52nd on the money list and Schwab Rankings. Sidelined early in the year after suffering a broken right arm, which forced him to miss the first three full-field events of the season.
2017 Notes: Played in 19 events and was in the top-ten twice. He finished 60th on the money list and 61st in Schwab Rank. Best finishes, T-5th in the Bass Pro Shops Legends of golf, playing with Olin Browne. Also T-9th in the Tucson Conquistadores Classic.
2018 Notes: Played in 21 PGA Tour Champions events. Best finish T-13th in the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf, playing with Olin Browne. Best individual finish T-19th at the Boeing Classic.
2019 Notes: Played in 12 PGA Tour Champions events with one top-ten finish. Was 89th on the final Schwab Rankings. Was T-7th at the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf, playing with Olin Brown. Best individual start, T-43rd at the Principal Charity.
2020 & 2021 Notes: Best finish, T-24th at the 2021 Chubb Classic.

Player Career Chart (for all results recorded on all Tours in GOLFstats)
Career at a Glance: Starts: 851, Cuts Made: 594 (70%), Top Tens: 90 (11%) , Rounds: 2643, Scoring Avg: 71.35, Career Earnings: $11,388,611 - Best Finish: 1st (7 times)
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Career Totals for Steve Pate 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
  
2576%
  
6%
  
12%721%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.270.6
  
----
  
  
24
  
14%
  
  
  
30%
  
  
100
  
  
  
  
70.570.2
  
----
  
  
  
82%1
  
  
15%
  
  
  
38%
  
  
70.4
  
  
70.770.970.8----
  
  
25
  
1
  
  
  
  
19%
  
  
  
  
71.6
  
70.171.070.8
  
----$578,626
  
  
  
1
  
  
  
  
  
9
  
  
70.8
  
  
  
70.770.8
  
----
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
14%
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.471.673.070.772.2
  
----
  
  
  
  
0
  
310%
  
17%
  
  
93
  
70.6
  
  
71.171.1
  
----
  
302377%00%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.071.271.2
  
----
  
  
  
81%0
  
  
  
  
16%
  
47%114
  
71.770.4
  
71.170.4
  
----
  
  
  
79%
  
  
  
  
  
9%
  
30%
  
  
  
  
  
71.971.5
  
----
  
22
  
41%
  
  
  
5%1
  
2
  
  
71.6
  
72.8
  
71.571.971.6----$203,427
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
9
  
  
71.3
  
  
  
71.471.271.3----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
4
  
  
  
83
  
  
  
  
71.171.0
  
----$261,436
  
  
  
  
0%0
  
  
  
417%
  
72.0
  
  
  
71.470.471.0----
  
3215
  
0
  
  
0%0
  
3
  
  
72.371.571.771.071.971.271.6----
  
24
  
42%
  
  
  
0%
  
  
  
  
  
71.8
  
  
72.171.771.371.6----
  
  
  
100%
  
  
00%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
69.971.8
  
----
  
  
  
36%15%15%
  
9%
  
  
  
71.6
  
  
  
71.971.1
  
----$139,623
  
22100%0
  
  
  
3
  
1255%
  
70.8
  
70.871.670.470.970.6----$599,265
  
  
  
  
  
14%3
  
311%8171.4
  
72.5
  
72.172.6
  
----$89,358
19
  
  
0
  
  
5%
  
  
  
26%58
  
71.1
  
72.871.372.5
  
----
  
28
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
4%
  
  
  
  
70.8
  
  
71.071.4
  
----
  
30
  
50%
  
  
13%1
  
3
  
86
  
  
  
  
71.071.7
  
----
  
  
735%00%
  
5%1
  
1
  
55
  
72.572.472.372.372.3
  
----
  
  
  
95%
  
  
  
  
5
  
  
  
  
  
71.5
  
72.071.170.8
  
----
  
  
  
  
0
  
0
  
  
  
  
  
6471.1
  
  
  
71.271.671.3----$329,588
20
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
735%
  
72.271.7
  
71.571.971.3
  
----
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
0%1
  
938%
  
72.070.270.8
  
71.170.9
  
----$393,653
  
  
  
00%0
  
  
  
  
  
3572.8
  
  
  
72.573.572.9----$72,814
2121100%
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
72.371.7
  
----$165,042
  
  
  
00%00%
  
  
  
  
59
  
  
  
  
72.172.2
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
2
  
37
  
  
  
  
71.970.671.6----
  
18633%
  
0%
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
72.2
  
  
75.372.073.272.3----$22,164
12
  
  
  
0%
  
  
  
  
1
  
  
72.3
  
72.0
  
71.773.5
  
----
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
0%0
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
74.472.873.8----$39,533
14
  
14%00%00%
  
  
  
  
33
  
72.1
  
73.572.472.2
  
----
  
  
  
  
0
  
0
  
  
0%
  
  
  
  
  
72.4
  
71.472.271.7----
  
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
Totals851594740902272643$11,388,611
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.