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Born: 1964-01-27, Tampa, Fla..
Nationality: USA
Height: 6' 0, Weight: 190lbs
Home: Derby, Kan.
College: University of Miami
Turned Pro: 1986
Joined PGA Tour: 1994
Joined Champions Tour: 2014
Official World Golf Ranking: 1898
Notes: A former bank teller at a credit union who also worked in a supplies department at Eckerd Drug, Austin tried to earn a PGA Tour card at Qualifying School in 1987. During that Qualifying School, he tore tendons and cartilage in his left knee and was sidelined for two years. Austin first injured that knee as an 11-year-old playing Little League Baseball. Austin qualified for the Web.com Tour in 1994. The next year, he succeeded to get on the PGA Tour when he was the medali...

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Woody Austin

A former bank teller at a credit union who also worked in a supplies department at Eckerd Drug, Austin tried to earn a PGA Tour card at Qualifying School in 1987. During that Qualifying School, he tore tendons and cartilage in his left knee and was sidelined for two years. Austin first injured that knee as an 11-year-old playing Little League Baseball.
Austin qualified for the Web.com Tour in 1994. The next year, he succeeded to get on the PGA Tour when he was the medalist in the 1994 Qualifying School. He had two productive years, when he was Rookie of the Year in 1995 and won the Buick Open in a playoff over Mike Brisky before finishing 180th on the money list in 1997. He was not able to regain his card at Qualifying School and played on the Web.com Tour in 1998. He had success, finishing eighth on the money list and regaining his tour card for 1999.
He scrambled on Tour in 1999, 2000 and 2001, just able to stay inside the top-125. Dropped to 156th on the money list in 2002, but he was able to regain his card at Qualifying School. He finished 44th on the money list in 2003 with earnings of $1,518,707. Season was driven with a runner-up finish at the Heritage, where he lost a four-hole playoff to Davis Love III. The next year, Austin won the 2004 Buick Championship and had his best year in 2007 winning the St. Jude Championship and finishing 15th on the money list with earnings of $2,887,596. His great season earned him a spot on the Presidents Cup team. He had two more productive years before finishing 129th on the money list in 2010, then fell to 161st on the money list in 2011, losing his card and having to split his time on the Web.com Tour and PGA Tour in 2012 and 2013.
Regained full status on the PGA Tour by winning the 2013 Sanderson Farms Championship, beating Daniel Summerhays and Cameron Beckman with a birdie on the first playoff hole. The win came in his 507th PGA Tour start and at 49 years, 5 months and 25 days, it made him the eighth-oldest winner in PGA Tour history.
1994 Web.Com Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 26; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - six; scoring average 70.99 (ranked 24th); money $72,206 (ranked 23rd); best finish, second at the Sonoma County Open. He was the medalist at PGA Qualifying School.
1998 Web.Com Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 17; Top-10 finishes - nine; scoring average 69.61 (ranked first); money $140,955 (ranked eighth); best finish, second at the Fort Smith Classic and South Carolina Classic.
2000 Notes: Returned to the top-100 on the money list for the first time since 1996.
2001 Notes: Made the cut in his last three events of the year, including T-16th in National Car Rental/Disney to help secure the last exempt spot for 2002.
2002 Notes: Earned his way back onto the PGA Tour in 2003 by finishing T-26th in the 2002 Qualifying Tournament.
2003 Notes: He finished in the top-50 for the first time since 1996 and earned more than $1 million for the first time in his career.
2004 Notes: Second Tour victory was in August at the Buick Championship, his 301st career start.
2005 Notes: Went over the $1-million mark and finished in the top 100 on the money list for the third straight season.
2006 Notes: Finished in the top-80 on the money list with earnings over $1 million for the fourth consecutive season.
2007 Notes: Had the best season of his career in 2007, with a victory, a runner-up in the PGA Championship, a spot on The Presidents Cup team, a 17th-place finish in the FedExCup and his most earnings in one season.
2008 Notes: Made the cut in 24 of 30 starts on his way to finishing No. 58th in the FedExCup standings. He surpassed $2 million in earnings for the second time in his career, thanks to six top-10 finishes (the most since a career-best seven during his rookie season in 1995).
2009 Notes: Had seven top-25 finishes, was 65th in the FedEx Cup and 82nd on the money list.
2010 Notes: Finished outside the top-100 on the money list for the first time in eight years. Had three top-10s and was 123rd on the FedEx Cup list and 129th on money list.
2011 Notes: Made the cut in 11 of 18 starts on the PGA Tour, but was never able to crack the top-150 on the money list during the season. Only top-10 was a T-6th at the RBC Canadian Open. Ended the season 159th on the FedEx Cup and 161st on the money list.
2012 Notes: Did not have a tour card, so he played on both the PGA and Web.Com tours. On the PGA Tour, he had two top-25s in seven starts, and his best finish was T-13th at the True South Classic.
2012 Web.Com Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 18; in money - nine; Top-10 finishes - three; scoring average 70.22 (ranked 28th); money $95,033 (ranked 59th); best finish, third at the South Georgia Classic.
2013 Notes: In his 507th PGA Tour start, Austin won a playoff against Cameron Beckman and Daniel Summerhays to win the Sanderson Farms Championship. At 49 years, 5 months, 25 days, he became the eighth-oldest winner in PGA Tour history, becoming fully exempt on the PGA Tour through 2015. Did not qualify for the FedEx Cup playoffs.
2014 Notes: Even though he turned 50 in January, he did not play in his first PGA Tour Champions event until July as he played mostly on the PGA Tour at the beginning of the year. Had just one top-25 finish (T-13th at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions) in 10 made cuts on the PGA Tour (22 starts), and ended his season ranked No. 168 in FedExCup standings. Began his PGA Tour Champions career with a T-3rd at the U.S. Senior Open (also had a third-place finish at the AT&T Championship). Managed to secure a spot among the PGA Tour Champions top-30 money-winners despite only making eight starts on the over-50 circuit. He finished 12th in the Schwab Rankings.
2015 Notes: He played in a mixture of PGA Tour and PGA Tour Champions events. On PGA Tour Champions, he had ten top-10s including a third at the Senior PGA Championship and a T-3rd at the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, also had a T-4th at the Encompass Championship and a T-5th at the Senior Open Championship & Mississippi Gulf Resort. Finished 17th on the money list and 10th in the Schwab rankings. Played primarily on the PGA Tour in the first part of the year making two cuts in eleven starts T-43rd at Sanderson Farms Championship and T-56th at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans.
2016 Notes: Placed all of his efforts toward PGA Tour Champions. Won his first title on the tour at the Tucson Conquistadores Classic by one stroke over Jim Carter. Key shot Sunday came at the 13th when he holed out from a bunker from 35 yards away for a critical eagle which proved to be the difference. Good play from the bunkers was key in the victory as he converted nine of 10 opportunities. Became the first multiple winner of the year when he beat Wes Short Jr. in a two-hole playoff at the Mitsubishi Electric Classic. The next week he partnered with Michael Allen to win the Bass Pro Shops Legends for his third win of the year. Was also T-7th at the 3M Championship. Lost a playoff to Bernhard Langer at the Boeing Classic to finish T-2nd with Kevin Sutherland. Was T-7th at the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach in September. Closed his year with a T-4th finish at the Charles Schwab Cup Championship. Was 7th on both the money list and Schwab rankings.
2017 Notes: His year got off to a fast start when he won the unofficial Diamond Resorts Invitational by 4 strokes. Opened up with a 12-under par 59. After that things didn't go his way, he failed to win an event and slipped to 42nd on the money list, his worst showing since joining the Champions Tour. Had two top-10s, T-6th in the defense of his title at the Mitsubishi Electric Classic, then T-3rd at the Dick's Sporting Goods Open.
2018 Notes: Played in 26 PGA Tour Champions events with ten, top-ten finishes. Advanced to the Charles Schwab Cup Championship for the fourth time in five years on Tour. Finished the tournament T-5th to be one of only two players (Vijay Singh) that ended the season with top-10s in all three Playoffs events. Won the first Playoff event the Dominion Energy Charity. Was T-2nd at the rain-shortened Principal Charity Classic two shots back of winner Tom Lehman. Austin partnered with Mark Calcavecchia and finished T-5th at the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf. As T-5th in the season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship shooting a final round 64.
2019 Notes: Was T-5th at the Oasis Championship, T-4th a the Chubb Classic. Was 2nd a the Hoag Classic, lost a playoff to Kirk Triplett who made eagle on the 2nd playoff hole. Also 11th at the Senior PGA Championship and T-8th at the American Family Insurance Championship.

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Career at a Glance: Starts: 760, Cuts Made: 503 (66%), Top Tens: 124 (16%) , Rounds: 2376, Scoring Avg: 70.86, Career Earnings: $24,091,592 - Best Finish: 1st (8 times)
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