Bruce Vaughan

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Bruce Vaughan
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Bruce Lloyd Vaughan
Born (1956-09-10) September 10, 1956 (age 57)
Kankakee, Illinois
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14.6 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Hutchinson, Kansas
Career
Turned professional 1990
Current tour(s) Champions Tour
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Sunshine Tour
Professional wins 4
Number of wins by tour
Sunshine Tour 1
Web.com Tour 2
Champions Tour 1
Best results in Major Championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open CUT: 1990, 1993, 1995
The Open Championship CUT: 1994, 2006, 2009
PGA Championship DNP

Bruce Lloyd Vaughan (born September 10, 1956) is an American professional golfer.

Vaughan was born in Kankakee, Illinois. He didn't start playing golf until he was 20 and working as a firefighter in Hutchinson, Kansas.

Vaughan turned professional in 1990. He played on the Nationwide Tour from 1992 to 1994, winning twice in 1994. He finished sixth on the money list in 1994 earning him his PGA Tour card for 1995. He struggled on the PGA Tour in 1995, making only 15 cuts in 30 events. He finished 173rd on the money list and lost his card. He played the Nationwide Tour again from 1996 to 1998. He also played the South African Tour for several seasons, winning the Autopage Mount Edgecombe Trophy in 1994 and finishing second on the 1993/94 Order of Merit.[1]

After turning 50, Vaughan qualified for the 2007 Champions Tour by finishing T3 in the qualifying school. He won his first Champions Tour event in 2008 at the Senior British Open, a senior major.

Vaughan resides in Hutchinson, Kansas.[2]

Professional wins[edit]

Nationwide Tour wins[edit]

Other wins[edit]

Champions Tour wins[edit]

Legend
Champions Tour Major Championships (1)
No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 Jul 27, 2008 Senior British Open −6 (68-71-69-70=278) Playoff United States John Cook

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
U.S. Open CUT DNP DNP CUT DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT DNP DNP CUT

Note: Vaughan never played in the Masters Tournament nor the PGA Championship.
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the halfway cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Yellow background for top-10.

Champions Tour major championships[edit]

Wins (1)[edit]

Year Championship Winning score Margin Runner-up
2008 Senior British Open Championship −6 (68-71-69-70=278) Playoff United States John Cook

Results timeline[edit]

Results not in chronological order before 2014.

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
The Tradition T56 T41 T31 45 T25 T38 T31 DNP
Senior PGA Championship T24 T30 CUT T50 T50 T61 T42 DNP
Senior Players Championship T17 76 T34 T38 T32 T14 T27 T54
U.S. Senior Open T16 DNP T16 T53 CUT CUT CUT
Senior British Open Championship T34 1 T8 T20 CUT CUT T55

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the halfway cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Green background for wins. Yellow background for top-10.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1993/94 Order of Merit - South African Tour
  2. ^ "Bruce Vaughan profile". PGA Tour. Retrieved October 30, 2012. 

External links[edit]