|Full name||Richard Mast|
March 23, 1951 |
|College||St. Petersburg Junior College|
|Current tour(s)||European Seniors Tour|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships
|U.S. Open||T50: 1988|
|The Open Championship||DNP|
|PGA Championship||71st: 1988|
Mast played on the PGA Tour intermittently in the 1970s and early 1980s. He finished fourth in the 1985 qualifying school to earn his Tour card for 1986. He kept his card through the 1989 season when he finished 173rd on the money list and lost his card.
Mast played the inaugural season of the Ben Hogan Tour (now Web.com Tour) in 1990 and won three times and finished third on the money list to regain his PGA Tour card for 1991. He played almost exclusively on the PGA Tour through 1994 when he again lost his card by finishing 131st on the money list. He played both tours from 1995 to 2001, picking up another Nike Tour (now Web.com Tour) win in 1999.
After turning 50 in 2001, Mast started playing on the Senior PGA Tour (now Champions Tour) and placed eighth in the 2001 qualifying school to earn full exempt status for 2002. He played full-time on the Champions Tour through 2007.
Mast's best finish on the PGA Tour was second at the 1992 Greater Milwaukee Open. His best finish on the Champions Tour was third at the 2006 Senior British Open , tied for third at the 2002 Turtle Bay Championship and tied for third at the 2012 Senior British Open.
Nationwide Tour wins (4)
- 1990 Ben Hogan Gulf Coast Classic, Ben Hogan Pensacola Open, Ben Hogan Fort Wayne Open
- 1999 Nike New Mexico Classic
- 1990 Ben Hogan Tour graduates
- 1991 PGA Tour Qualifying School graduates
- List of golfers with most Web.com Tour wins