Chad Campbell


David Chad Campbell born May 31, 1974 is an American professional golfer

Contents

  • 1 Early years and amateur career
  • 2 Professional career
  • 3 Professional wins 20
    • 31 PGA Tour wins 4
    • 32 Buycom Tour wins 3
    • 33 NGA Hooters Tour wins 13
  • 4 Results in major championships
    • 41 Summary
  • 5 Results in World Golf Championship events
  • 6 PGA Tour career summary
  • 7 US national team appearances
  • 8 See also
  • 9 References
  • 10 External links

Early years and amateur careeredit

Campbell was born in Andrews, Texas and grew up in west Texas He was a member of a strong junior college men's golf squad during the years 1992–94 he played at Midland College He was the conference medalist in 1993, the year that the MC team dominated the Western Junior College Athletic Conference WJCAC and won the regional title In 1994, the Chaps repeated as WJCAC champions and finished second in the National Junior College Athletic Association NJCAA championship That year, Campbell was WJCAC medalist, Region V Tournament medalist and the NJCAA Tournament medalist runner-up In 1994, he was named an NJCAA All-American1 He was listed as the number one player in the final NJCAA national poll After two years at MC, he won a scholarship and transferred to the University of Nevada-Las Vegas UNLV2 He turned professional in 1996

Professional careeredit

Prior to 2000, Campbell played on the third-tier NGA Hooters Tour, where he won 13 tournaments and was the leading money winner three times Campbell left the tour as the career leader in wins and earnings In 2001, he played on the second-tier Buycom Tour, now known as the Webcom Tour, where he earned a "battlefield promotion," winning three tournaments to earn promotion to the elite PGA Tour part way through the season

In 2003 Campbell won The Tour Championship, was runner-up to surprise winner Shaun Micheel at the PGA Championship, and finished seventh on the PGA Tour money list He claimed a second PGA Tour win in 2004 and made a strong start to 2006, winning the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic and topping the money list for a short time early in the season He claimed his fourth PGA Tour victory by one stroke at the 2007 Viking Classic

In the 2009 Masters Tournament, he went to a playoff against Ángel Cabrera and Kenny Perry, but was eliminated on the first playoff hole, the 18th, after he missed a four-foot par putt Also that week he had the best start to a Masters Tournament after getting five birdies in the first five holes

Campbell featured in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Ranking briefly in 20043

Campbell played the 2013–14 season with conditional status, but failed to graduate from the Webcom Tour finals He used a career money list exemption for 2014–15 and retained exempt status the following year

Professional wins 20edit

PGA Tour wins 4edit

No Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runners-up
1 Nov 9, 2003 Tour Championship –16 70-69-61-68=268 3 strokes Charles Howell III
2 Mar 21, 2004 Bay Hill Invitational –18 66-68-70-66=270 6 strokes Stuart Appleby
3 Jan 22, 2006 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic –25 63-66-68-67-71=335 3 strokes Jesper Parnevik, Scott Verplank
4 Sep 30, 2007 Viking Classic –13 70-72-64-69=275 1 stroke Johnson Wagner

PGA Tour playoff record 0–2

No Year Tournament Opponents Result
1 2009 Masters Tournament Ángel Cabrera, Kenny Perry Cabrera won with par on second extra hole
Campbell eliminated with par on first hole
2 2009 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Martin Laird, George McNeill Laird won with birdie on third extra hole
Campbell eliminated with par on second hole

Buycom Tour wins 3edit

No Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner-up
1 May 20, 2001 Buycom Richmond Open –21 67-67-64-65=263 3 strokes Kelly Gibson
2 Sep 19, 2001 Buycom Permian Basin Open –24 64-68-63-69=264 4 strokes Todd Fischer
3 Oct 7, 2001 Buycom Monterey Peninsula Classic –8 69-72-70-69=280 1 stroke Deane Pappas

NGA Hooters Tour wins 13edit

  • 5 wins before 2000
  • 2000 8 Silver Springs Shores, Emerald Lake GC, Gold Creek Resort, Oak Hills GC, Saddle Creek GC, Cobblestone GC, The Cape, Lost Key GC

Results in major championshipsedit

Tournament 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Masters Tournament CUT CUT T17 T3 CUT T2
US Open CUT CUT CUT T35 CUT T42 CUT 57 T18 CUT
The Open Championship T15 CUT CUT 65 CUT CUT
PGA Championship CUT 2 T24 T28 T24 T57 CUT T43
Tournament 2010 2011 2012
Masters Tournament T45
US Open CUT
The Open Championship T5 T72
PGA Championship T62
  Top 10   Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied for place

Summaryedit

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
Masters Tournament 0 1 1 2 2 3 7 4
US Open 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 4
The Open Championship 0 0 0 1 1 2 8 4
PGA Championship 0 1 0 1 1 3 9 7
Totals 0 2 1 4 4 9 35 19
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 3 three times
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 1 four times

Results in World Golf Championship eventsedit

Tournament 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Accenture Match Play Championship DNP R16 R16 QF 4 DNP
CA Championship T59 T50 T15 T32 T35 DNP
Bridgestone Invitational T53 T69 T33 T50 T77 T14
Tournament 2009 2010
Accenture Match Play Championship DNP R64
CA Championship T53 DNP
Bridgestone Invitational T11 T46
HSBC Champions DNP DNP

DNP = Did not play
QF, R16, R32, R64 = Round in which player lost in match play
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10
Note that the HSBC Champions did not become a WGC event until 2009

PGA Tour career summaryedit

Season Wins Earnings $ Rank
1996 0 2,050 n/a
1998 0 5,783 321
1999 0 12,917 281
2001 0 653,752 n/a
2002 0 825,474 81
2003 1 3,912,064 7
2004 1 2,264,985 24
2005 0 2,391,432 20
2006 1 2,811,067 14
2007 1 1,701,242 49
2008 0 2,404,770 24
2009 0 1,725,237 48
2010 0 971,154 96
2011 0 1,104,024 83
2012 0 895,199 106
2013 0 510,661 135
2014 0 470,798 149
2015 0 1,015,707 100
2016 0 1,168,073 91
Career 4 24,446,455 39

Complete through the 2015–16 season

US national team appearancesedit

Professional

  • Ryder Cup: 2004, 2006, 2008 winners

See alsoedit

  • 2001 Buycom Tour graduates

Referencesedit

  1. ^ Midland College Athletics: All-American Athletes Archived January 31, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Chad Campbell at Midland College Archived April 15, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ 69 Players Who Have Reached The Top-10 In World Ranking

External linksedit

  • Chad Campbell at the PGA Tour official site
  • Chad Campbell at the Official World Golf Ranking official site


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