Tom Byrum

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Tom Byrum
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Thomas Elliott Byrum
Born (1960-09-28) September 28, 1960 (age 53)
Onida, South Dakota
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12.5 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Richmond, Texas
Career
College University of New Mexico
New Mexico State University
Turned professional 1984
Current tour(s) Nationwide Tour
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Professional wins 1
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 1
Best results in Major Championships
Masters Tournament CUT: 1990, 2003
U.S. Open T8: 2002
The Open Championship T43: 2003
PGA Championship 9th: 1997

Thomas Elliott Byrum (born September 28, 1960) is an American professional golfer.

Byrum was born in Onida, South Dakota. He attended the University of New Mexico and New Mexico State University before turning professional in 1984. He has played over five hundred events on the PGA Tour, his sole victory coming at the 1989 Kemper Open. He owns two top-10 finishes in major championships: T8 in the 2002 U.S. Open at Bethpage and a 9th in the 1997 PGA Championship at Winged Foot. His older brother Curt is also a former PGA Tour winner and is now an analyst on the Golf Channel.

PGA Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runners-up
1 Jun 4, 1989 Kemper Open –16 (66-69-65-68=268) 5 strokes United States Tommy Armour III, United States Billy Ray Brown
United States Jim Thorpe

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1986 1987 1988 1989
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open CUT DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP T47 CUT CUT
Tournament 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Masters Tournament CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open T33 CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP 9 T62 DNP
Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP T44 T8 T15 CUT DNP DNP CUT
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP T43 DNP CUT DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP T24 DNP DNP DNP

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

Summary[edit]

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
Masters Tournament 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
U.S. Open 0 0 0 0 1 2 8 4
The Open Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
PGA Championship 0 0 0 0 1 2 6 4
Totals 0 0 0 0 2 4 18 9
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 4 (1997 PGA – 2002 U.S. Open)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 1 (twice)

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