Paul Claxton

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Paul Claxton
— Golfer —
Personal information
Born (1968-02-09) February 9, 1968 (age 46)
Vidalia, Georgia
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 150 lb (68 kg; 11 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Sea Island, Georgia
Career
College University of Georgia
Turned professional 1993
Current tour(s) Nationwide Tour
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Professional wins 2
Number of wins by tour
Web.com Tour 2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open T23: 2005
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship DNP

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

Biography[edit]

Claxton was born and raised in Vidalia, Georgia.[1] 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 U.S. Open. He finished tied for 23rd.[2]

Claxton lives in Sea Island, Georgia.[3]

Amateur wins (1)[edit]

Professional wins (2)[edit]

Nationwide Tour (2)[edit]

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

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
The Masters DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open T23 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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