D. A. Weibring

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D. A. Weibring
— Golfer —
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Personal information
Full name Donald Albert Weibring, Jr.
Born (1953-05-25) May 25, 1953 (age 60)
Quincy, Illinois
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Rancho Santa Fe, California
Career
College Illinois State University
Turned professional 1975
Current tour(s) Champions Tour
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Professional wins 13
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 5
Japan Golf Tour 1
Champions Tour 5
Best results in Major Championships
Masters Tournament T7: 1987
U.S. Open T3: 1988
The Open Championship T8: 1985
PGA Championship T3: 1987
Achievements and awards
PGA Tour Comeback
Player of the Year
1991

Donald Albert "D. A." Weibring, Jr. (born May 25, 1953) is an American professional golfer who has won numerous tournaments including several on the PGA Tour and Champions Tour.

Weibring was born in Quincy, Illinois. His father started him playing golf at a young age. In 1975, Weibring graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration and turned pro later that year.[1]

Weibring won five PGA Tour events. His first was in 1979 at Quad Cities — an event he would win three times. His last Tour victory was at the Canon Greater Hartford Open in 1996. Weibring had five top-10 finishes in major championships — twice at the PGA Championship, and one in each of the others.[2]

Weibring joined the Champions Tour after turning 50 in May 2003, and has won five times thus far. In 2004, he led the Champions Tour with 15 top-10 finishes in 25 appearances including a wire-to-wire win at the Allianz Championship.

Weibring was inducted into the Illinois PGA Hall of Fame in 2001. He has his own golf course design and management company. He has three children: two daughters (Allison & Katy) and one son (Matt). His son was a two-time All American golfer at Georgia Tech and current player on the Web.com Tour.[3]

Professional wins (13)[edit]

PGA Tour wins (5)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 Jul 22, 1979 Ed McMahon-Jaycees Quad Cities Open −14 (67-65-69-65=266) 2 strokes United States Calvin Peete
2 Aug 23, 1987 Beatrice Western Open −9 (70-69-68=207) 1 stroke United States Larry Nelson, Australia Greg Norman
3 Sep 15, 1991 Hardee's Golf Classic −13 (68-67-68-64=267) 1 stroke United States Paul Azinger, United States Peter Jacobsen
4 Sep 24, 1995 Quad City Classic −13 (64-65-68=197) 1 stroke United States Jonathan Kaye
5 Jun 30, 1996 Canon Greater Hartford Open −10 (68-65-70-67=270) 4 strokes United States Tom Kite

PGA Tour playoff record (0–2)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 1980 Andy Williams-San Diego Open Invitational United States Tom Watson Lost to par on first extra hole
2 1991 Las Vegas Invitational United States Andrew Magee Lost to par on second extra hole

Other wins (3)[edit]

Champions Tour wins (5)[edit]

Legend
Champions Tour major championships (1)
Other Champions Tour (4)
No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 Sep 21, 2003 SAS Championship −13 (65-72-66=203) 1 stroke United States Tom Kite, United States Bobby Wadkins
2 May 23, 2004 Allianz Championship −9 (65-68-71=204) 3 strokes United States Tom Jenkins
3 May 22, 2005 Bruno's Memorial Classic −15 (67-65-69=201) 2 strokes United States Tom Jenkins, United States Tom Kite
4 Aug 5, 2007 3M Championship −18 (65-66-67=198) 1 stroke United States Jay Haas
5 Oct 12, 2008 Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship −9 (67-70-66-68=271) 1 stroke United States Fred Funk

Champions Tour playoff record (0–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 2005 Allianz Championship United States Tom Jenkins Lost to birdie on second extra hole

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
Masters Tournament DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T7 CUT T46
U.S. Open DNP CUT T43 DNP T20 T38 CUT DNP CUT T3 T21
The Open Championship T19 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T8 T30 DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship CUT T46 T39 CUT CUT 69 T65 4 T3 T52 DNP
Tournament 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Masters Tournament DNP DNP T25 DNP DNP DNP CUT CUT DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP T11 CUT CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP T25 T23
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT DNP T59 DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP CUT T44 T47 T31 T17 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 1 2 7 3
U.S. Open 0 0 1 1 1 6 13 8
The Open Championship 0 0 0 0 1 2 5 4
PGA Championship 0 0 1 2 2 3 15 11
Totals 0 0 2 3 5 13 40 26
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 6 (1988 U.S. Open – 1992 Masters)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 2 (1986 PGA – 1987 Masters)

Champions Tour major championships[edit]

Wins (1)[edit]

Year Championship Winning score Margin Runner-up
2008 Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship −9 (67-70-66-68=271) 1 stroke United States Fred Funk

Results timeline[edit]

Results not in chronological order before 2012.

Tournament 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Senior PGA Championship T48 T17 T31 10 T12 T53 DNP CUT T18 CUT 78
The Tradition T10 T4 T9 T29 3 T7 DNP T21 T41 T47 DNP
Senior Players Championship DNP T13 T5 T22 T5 1 WD T20 T51 WD DNP
U.S. Senior Open DNP 6 T2 T8 T5 T34 DNP WD T37 DNP CUT
Senior British Open Championship 5 T61 DNP T6 T19 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

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

U.S. national team appearances[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile on PGA Tour's official site". PGA Tour. Retrieved June 6, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Golf Major Championships – D.A. Weibring". Retrieved June 6, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Matt Weibring's Profile on PGA Tour's official site". PGA Tour. Retrieved June 6, 2013. 

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