Wayne Levi

Wayne Levi

Wayne Levi
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Wayne John Levi
Born (1952-02-22) February 22, 1952
Little Falls, New York
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 165 lb (75 kg; 11.8 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Naples, Florida
New Hartford, New York
Career
College State University of New York at Oswego
Turned professional 1973
Current tour(s) Champions Tour
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Professional wins 19
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 12
Champions Tour 2
Other 5
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament T11: 1984
U.S. Open T25: 1979, 1993
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship T16: 1991
Achievements and awards
PGA Tour
Player of the Year
1990

Wayne John Levi (born February 22, 1952) is an American professional golfer.

Levi was born in Little Falls, New York and attended high school in Herkimer, New York. He enrolled at Oswego State University for two years and then the University of South Florida briefly, before turning professional in 1973.[1]

Levi went on to win 12 times on the PGA Tour. His career year was 1990, when he had four wins, finished second on the final money list and was the PGA Tour Player of the Year.[1] He played on the 1991 Ryder Cup team. Since 2002, he has played on the Champions Tour.[2]

Contents

  • Professional wins 1
    • PGA Tour wins (12) 1.1
    • Other wins (5) 1.2
    • Champions Tour wins (2) 1.3
  • Results in major championships 2
    • Summary 2.1
  • U.S. national team appearances 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Professional wins

PGA Tour wins (12)

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 Nov 5, 1978 Walt Disney World National Team Championship
(with Bob Mann)
−34 (64-65-62-63=254) 3 strokes Bobby Wadkins &
Lanny Wadkins
2 May 6, 1979 Houston Open −16 (69-65-63-71=268) 2 strokes Mike Brannan
3 Sep 7, 1980 Pleasant Valley Jimmy Fund Classic −11 (71-71-65-66=273) Playoff Gil Morgan
4 Feb 14, 1982 Hawaiian Open −11 (72-68-67-70=277) 1 stroke Scott Simpson
5 Oct 10, 1982 LaJet Classic −17 (64-71-68-68=271) 6 strokes Thomas Gray
6 Aug 14, 1983 Buick Open −16 (72-64-71-65=272) 1 stroke Calvin Peete
7 Sep 2, 1984 B.C. Open −9 (67-71-71-66=275) 1 stroke Russ Cochran, Hal Sutton
8 Jun 23, 1985 Georgia-Pacific Atlanta Golf Classic −15 (71-68-67-67=273) Playoff Steve Pate
9 May 27, 1990 BellSouth Atlanta Golf Classic −13 (72-66-68-69=275) 1 stroke Keith Clearwater, Larry Mize,
Nick Price
10 Jun 10, 1990 Centel Western Open −13 (70-66-70-69=275) 4 strokes Payne Stewart
11 Jul 1, 1990 Canon Greater Hartford Open −28 (67-66-67-67=267) 2 strokes Mark Calcavecchia, Brad Fabel,
Rocco Mediate, Chris Perry
12 Sep 16, 1990 Canadian Open −15 (68-68-72-70=278) 1 stroke Ian Baker-Finch,
Jim Woodward
PGA Tour playoff record (2–1)
No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 1980 Pleasant Valley Jimmy Fund Classic Gil Morgan Won with par on fourth extra hole
2 1984 Hawaiian Open Jack Renner Lost to par on second extra hole
3 1985 Georgia-Pacific Atlanta Golf Classic Steve Pate Won with birdie on second extra hole

Other wins (5)

This list may be incomplete

  • 1973 New Hampshire Open, Tupper Lake Open
  • 1974 Tupper Lake Open
  • 1975 Tupper Lake Open
  • 1988 George Burns)

Champions Tour wins (2)

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 Aug 10, 2003 3M Championship −11 (68-68-69=205) 1 stroke Gil Morgan
2 Oct 3, 2004 Constellation Energy Classic −16 (64-68-68=200) 2 strokes Hale Irwin

Results in major championships

Tournament 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open CUT T28 CUT T46 T25
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Tournament 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
Masters Tournament CUT T25 T24 T12 T11 T18 35 DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open T45 DNP DNP T43 WD T46 T55 DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship CUT T49 CUT DNP CUT T18 T30 CUT DNP DNP
Tournament 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
Masters Tournament CUT T32 DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open CUT T49 DNP T25 T47
PGA Championship DNP T16 CUT T31 DNP

Note: Levi never player in The Open Championship.
DNP = Did not play
WD = Withdrew
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Yellow background for top-10

Summary

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
Masters Tournament 0 0 0 0 0 5 9 7
U.S. Open 0 0 0 0 0 2 14 10
The Open Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PGA Championship 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 5
Totals 0 0 0 0 0 9 33 22
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 6 (1985 Masters – 1986 PGA)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 0

U.S. national team appearances

Professional

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Jenkins, Sally (December 17, 1990). "Just An Above-average Guy".  
  2. ^ "PGA Tour Media Guide – Wayne Levi". PGA Tour. Retrieved November 22, 2013. 

External links

  • Wayne Levi at the PGA Tour official site