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Paul Azinger Biography

Paul Azinger
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Paul Azinger
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Paul Azinger Biography

Azinger was born in Holyoke, Massachusetts on 6th January 1960. He moved down to Sarasota, Florida where he attended and graduated from Sarasota High School. After graduating from Brevard Community College, he attended Florida State University before he turned professional in 1981.

In 1987 he finished one shot behind the winner Nick Faldo in the Open Championship. From 1987 to 1993 he won eleven tournaments on the PGA Tour, climaxing in his one major title, at the 1993 PGA Championship. Subsequently he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. His treatment included six months of chemotherapy and five weeks of radiation in California. He wrote a book called Zinger about his battle with the disease and was the recipient of GWAA Ben Hogan Award in 1995, given to the individual who has continued to be active in golf despite physical handicap or serious illness. In 2000, he won his first tournament in seven seasons at the Sony Open in Hawaii.

Azinger was the U.S. Ryder Cup captain for the 2008 at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky.He led the team to its first victory over the European squad since 1999. The team's victory was largely credited to his innovative strategy.

In February 2010 he made his Champions Tour debut at The ACE Group Classic.

Paul Azinger Profile & Tournament Results

Dates Tournament Position Prize Money Overall Score
22/07/2010 - 25/07/2010 RBC Canadian Open 77 $9,486.00 0
13/08/2009 - 16/08/2009 PGA Championship $0.00 0
06/08/2009 - 09/08/2009 Reno-Tahoe Open $0.00 0
02/07/2009 - 05/07/2009 AT&T National $0.00 0
25/06/2009 - 28/06/2009 Travelers Championship $0.00 0
19/03/2009 - 22/03/2009 Transitions Championship $0.00 0
19/02/2009 - 22/02/2009 Northern Trust Open $0.00 0
29/01/2009 - 01/02/2009 FBR Open $0.00 0
15/01/2009 - 18/01/2009 Sony Open in Hawaii 69 $10,800.00 3
16/10/2008 - 19/10/2008 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals Open $0.00 0
07/08/2008 - 10/08/2008 PGA Championship 63 $14,500.00 19
29/05/2008 - 01/06/2008 Memorial Tournament $0.00 0
24/04/2008 - 27/04/2008 HP Byron Nelson Championship $0.00 0
17/04/2008 - 20/04/2008 Verizon Heritage $0.00 0
06/03/2008 - 09/03/2008 Transitions Championship $0.00 0
31/01/2008 - 03/02/2008 FBR Open $0.00 0
24/01/2008 - 27/01/2008 Buick Invitational $0.00 0
10/01/2008 - 13/01/2008 Sony Open in Hawaii 32 $28,090.00 -2

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