Paul Claxton


Paul Claxton born February 9, 1968 is an American professional golfer

Contents

  • 1 Biography
  • 2 Amateur wins 1
  • 3 Professional wins 3
    • 31 Nationwide Tour 2
    • 32 Other wins
  • 4 Results in major championships
  • 5 US national team appearances
  • 6 See also
  • 7 References
  • 8 External links

Biographyedit

Claxton was born and raised in Vidalia, Georgia1 He attended the University of Georgia and was a member of the golf team He majored in Business and graduated in 1992

Claxton turn professional in 1993 He was a member of the PGA Tour in 1997, 2002, 2005 and 2008 He was a member of the Nationwide Tour in 1995-96, 1998–2001, 2003–04, 2006–07 and 2009-10 When he won the 2007 Melwood Prince George's County Open, he surpassed $1,000,000 in earnings on the Nationwide Tour becoming the first player to do so

Claxton has participated in two majors, including the 2005 US Open He finished tied for 23rd2

After Claxton's touring career ended, he became a club professional in Georgia He qualified for the 2017 PGA Championship through the PGA Professional Championship

Claxton lives in Vidalia, Georgia3

Amateur wins 1edit

  • 1991 Sunnehanna Amateur

Professional wins 3edit

Nationwide Tour 2edit

No Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runners-up
1 Apr 1, 2001 Buycom Louisiana Open –17 68-66-70-67=271 1 stroke Tim Petrovic, Steve Runge
2 May 27, 2007 Melwood Prince George's County Open –18 70-66-67-67=270 1 stroke James Driscoll, Jaco Van Zyl

Other winsedit

  • 2017 Georgia Open

Results in major championshipsedit

Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
US Open T23 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

US national team appearancesedit

  • PGA Cup: 2017

See alsoedit

  • 1996 PGA Tour Qualifying School graduates
  • 2001 PGA Tour Qualifying School graduates
  • 2004 PGA Tour Qualifying School graduates
  • 2007 Nationwide Tour graduates

Referencesedit

  1. ^ "Paul Claxton" PGA Tour, Inc Retrieved September 5, 2012 
  2. ^ "Golf Major Championships" 
  3. ^ "Paul Claxton profile" Fanhousecom Retrieved February 3, 2011 

External linksedit

  • Paul Claxton at the PGA Tour official site





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