Richard Zokol

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Richard Zokol
Personal information
Full nameRichard Francis Zokol
Born (1958-08-21) August 21, 1958 (age 61)
Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight180 lb (82 kg; 13 st)
Nationality Canada
ResidenceWhite Rock, British Columbia
CollegeBrigham Young University
Turned professional1981
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Professional wins5
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour1
Korn Ferry Tour1
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentCUT: 1993
PGA ChampionshipT14: 1993
U.S. OpenT32: 2000
The Open ChampionshipT33: 1992
Achievements and awards
Canadian Golf Hall of Fame2011

Richard Francis "Dick" Zokol (born August 21, 1958) is a Canadian professional golfer who has played on the Canadian Tour, PGA Tour and Nationwide Tour, winning at least one event in each venue.

Zokol was born in Kitimat, British Columbia. He attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, and was the captain of the 1981 NCAA championship golf team. He was also an All-American selection in 1981, on the Second Team.[1] He was a teammate of future fellow PGA Tour players Rick Fehr, Keith Clearwater and Bobby Clampett; he was Clampett's roommate for three years. He won the 1981 Canadian Amateur Championship, in a one-hole sudden death playoff over Blaine McCallister, then turned professional, and joined the PGA Tour later in 1981.

Zokol had 20 top-10 finishes in PGA Tour events during his career, including two wins in 1992 but only one that is considered official. His best finish in a major championship was T14 at the 1993 PGA Championship.[2]

Zokol has suffered from various injuries during his career, and has taken time off to pursue other business ventures including "Director of Golf" for Eaglequest Golf Centers, Inc., a North American golf center consolidator. He lives in White Rock, British Columbia and also works with the Royal Canadian Golf Association, advising on elite player development.

Amateur wins (1)[edit]

Professional wins (5)[edit]

PGA Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 Sep 6, 1992 Greater Milwaukee Open −19 (67-71-64-67=268) 2 strokes United States Dick Mast

Nationwide Tour wins (1)[edit]

Canadian Tour wins (1)[edit]

  • 1982 British Columbia Open

Other wins (2)[edit]

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
Masters Tournament
U.S. Open CUT T46
The Open Championship
PGA Championship T39 T17
Tournament 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Masters Tournament CUT
U.S. Open CUT T32 T62
The Open Championship T33
PGA Championship T14 T30
  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

Team appearances[edit]



See also[edit]


  1. ^ BYU Men's Golf All-Americans Archived 2008-09-25 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Golf Major Championships".

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