Mark Pfeil

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Mark Pfeil
— Golfer —
Personal information
Born (1951-07-18) July 18, 1951 (age 63)
Chicago Heights, Illinois
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Palos Verdes Estates, California
Career
College University of Southern California
Turned professional 1974
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Champions Tour
Professional wins 4
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament CUT: 1974, 1981
U.S. Open CUT: 1979, 1986, 1993
The Open Championship CUT: 1975
PGA Championship T22: 1982

Mark Pfeil (born July 18, 1951) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour.

Pfeil was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois. He attended the University of Southern California, where he was a two-time All-American as a member of the golf team — third-team in 1973 and second-team in 1974.[1][2] While playing for the Trojans, Pfeil and his teammates, including future Masters champion Craig Stadler, lead them to a seventh-place finish at the NCAA Championship in 1973, and a fourth-place finish a year later. Pfeil was a member of the 1973 Walker Cup team. He turned professional in 1974 and joined the PGA Tour in 1976.[2][3]

Pfeil had 12 top-10 finishes including a win at the 1980 Tallahassee Open during his PGA Tour career. His best finish in a major was T-22 at the 1982 PGA Championship.[4] His best year was 1984, when he finished 69th on the money list with $101,878.[3] In his forties, he accepted an assistant coaching position at USC and was involved in corporate golf exhibitions, mainly for Toyota.[2]

After turning 50 in July 2001, Pfeil began play on the Champions Tour. His best finish in this venue was T-10 at the 2002 NFL Golf Classic.

Pfeil lives in Palos Verdes Estates, California.[3] He holds the course record (59) at Palos Verdes Golf Club (par-71).

Amateur wins[edit]

Professional wins[edit]

PGA Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runners-up
1 Apr 20, 1980 Tallahassee Open –11 (69-66-71-71=277) 2 strokes United States Mark Lye, United States Bill Rogers

Other wins[edit]

U.S. national team appearances[edit]

Amateur

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Men's Golf All-Americans from USC Trojans official site". Retrieved 2007-12-09. 
  2. ^ a b c "Mark Pfeil Profile". Retrieved 2007-12-09. 
  3. ^ a b c "Mark Pfeil bio from U.S. Senior Open official site". Retrieved 2007-12-09. 
  4. ^ "Golf Major Championships". Retrieved 2007-12-26. 

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