Vaughn Taylor

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Vaughn Taylor
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Vaughn Joseph Taylor
Born (1976-03-09) March 9, 1976 (age 38)
Roanoke, Virginia
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 150 lb (68 kg; 11 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Augusta, Georgia
Career
College Augusta State University
Turned professional 1999
Current tour(s) PGA Tour
Web.com Tour
Professional wins 7
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 2
Web.com Tour 1
Other 4
Best results in Major Championships
Masters Tournament T10: 2007
U.S. Open CUT: 1998, 2007
The Open Championship T66: 2006
PGA Championship T28: 2005

Vaughn Joseph Taylor (born March 9, 1976) is an American professional golfer.

Taylor was born in Roanoke, Virginia, but was raised in Augusta, Georgia, from infancy. After attending Hephzibah High School,[1] he played golf for Augusta State University where he was an honorable mention All-American his senior season. He continues to reside in the Augusta area with his fiancee.

Taylor turned professional in 1999. He played his early years on the Hooters and Nationwide Tours, getting valuable experience before playing his first full year with a PGA Tour card in 2004. He won four times on the NGA Hooters Tour, and once on the Nationwide Tour. He has won twice on the PGA Tour with his first victory coming in 2004 at the Reno-Tahoe Open; he would successfully defend his Reno-Tahoe Open crown for his second career win in 2005. He played on the 2006 Ryder Cup team. He has been featured in the top 40 of the Official World Golf Rankings.

Professional wins (7)[edit]

PGA Tour wins (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning Score Margin of Victory Runner(s)-up
1 Aug 22, 2004 Reno-Tahoe Open -10 (67-67-69-75=278) Playoff Australia Stephen Allan, United States Hunter Mahan,
United States Scott McCarron
2 Aug 21, 2005 Reno-Tahoe Open -21 (64-67-64-72=267) 3 strokes United States Jonathan Kaye

PGA Tour playoff record (1-2)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 2004 Reno-Tahoe Open Australia Stephen Allan, United States Hunter Mahan, United States Scott McCarron Won with birdie on first extra hole
2 2009 Turning Stone Resort Championship United States Matt Kuchar Lost to par on sixth extra hole
3 2010 Shell Houston Open United States Anthony Kim Lost to par on first extra hole

Nationwide Tour wins (1)[edit]

Other wins (4)[edit]

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1998 1999
Masters Tournament DNP DNP
U.S. Open CUT DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP
Tournament 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT T10 CUT DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T66 CUT DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T28 CUT CUT CUT DNP
Tournament 2010
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship CUT

DNP = did not play
CUT = missed the half way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place.
Yellow background for top-10.

U.S. national team appearances[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vaughn Taylor proflie". PGA Tour. Retrieved July 2, 2014. 

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