Tommy Tolles

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Tommy Tolles
Personal information
Full nameThomas Louis Tolles, Jr.
Born (1966-10-21) October 21, 1966 (age 53)
Fort Myers, Florida
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight190 lb (86 kg; 14 st)
NationalityFlag of the United States.svg  United States
SpouseIlse Tolles
ChildrenWiekus Tolles, Hannah Tolles
Career
College University of Georgia
Turned professional1988
Current tour(s) PGA Tour Champions
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Nationwide Tour
Professional wins2
Highest ranking 29 (October 5, 1997) [1]
Number of wins by tour
Korn Ferry Tour2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament 3rd: 1997
PGA Championship T3: 1996
U.S. Open T5: 1997
The Open Championship T33: 1996

Thomas Louis Tolles Jr. (born October 21, 1966) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour, the Nationwide Tour, and the PGA Tour Champions.

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Tolles was born in Ft. Myers, Florida. He has two Nationwide Tour victories and has finished runner-up in two PGA Tour events including the 1996 Players Championship. Tolles led by two strokes after three rounds but a final round 72 left him in a tie for second place, four behind Fred Couples.

Tolles had a pair of third-place finishes in major championships. He finished solo third at the 1997 Masters Tournament. This was the tournament that Tiger Woods won by 12 strokes for his first major victory. Tolles also finished tied for third at the 1996 PGA Championship.

Tolles finished T5 at the U.S. Open in 1997 and finished 1 spot out (11th) from making the 1997 U.S. Ryder Cup team.

Professional wins (2)

Nike Tour wins (2)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1Jul 25, 1993 Nike Ozarks Open −17 (68-68-69-66=271)2 strokes Flag of the United States.svg Bob Burns, Flag of the United States.svg Bob May
2May 1, 1994 Nike Alabama Classic −14 (66-69-70-69=274)1 stroke Flag of the United States.svg Clark Burroughs

Ben Hogan Tour playoff record (0–1)

No.YearTournamentOpponentsResult
1 1992 Ben Hogan Greater Ozarks Open Flag of the United States.svg Lennie Clements, Flag of the United States.svg Ted Tryba Clements won with birdie on first extra hole

Results in major championships

Tournament198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999
Masters Tournament 3CUT
U.S. Open CUTCUTT40T5WD
The Open Championship T3369
PGA Championship T3T13CUTCUT
  Top 10
  Did not play

WD = withdrew from tournament
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

Results in The Players Championship

Tournament19961997199819992000
The Players Championship T2T7CUTT46CUT
  Top 10

CUT = missed the halfway cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place

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References

  1. "Week 40 1997 Ending 5 Oct 1997" (pdf). OWGR . Retrieved October 4, 2019.