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Player Profile

Joey Sindelar

EXEMPT STATUS: 92nd on 2003 money list
FULL NAME: Joey  Sindelar
HEIGHT: 5-10
WEIGHT: 220
BIRTHDATE: March 30, 1958
BIRTHPLACE: Ft. Knox, KY
RESIDENCE: Horseheads, NY
FAMILY: Wife, Suzanne Lee; Jamison Prescott (2/2/90), Ryan Joseph (5/13/93)
EDUCATION: Ohio State University
SPECIAL INTERESTS: Fishing, electronics
TURNED PROFESSIONAL: 1981
JOINED TOUR: 1983


2004 Wachovia Champion.
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   A younger Sindelar at the 1992 Memorial
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Sindelar has recorded seven PGA Tour victories in his career; 1985  Greater Greensboro Open,  B.C. Open.  1987   B.C. Open.  1988  Honda Classic,  The International.  1990   Hardee's Golf Classic. 2004 Wachovia Championship.

His most recent victory, the Wachovia Championship, earned him a winner's check of $1,080,000, which is more than he has earned in any season since he joined the PGA Tour 21 years ago. It has moved him up from 161st place to 20th on the 2004 Money List. His best year previously was 1988 when he posted 10 top-ten finishes, including two victories (Honda Classic and The INTERNATIONAL), two seconds and one third. His earnings of $813,732 placed him third on the 1988 money list.

Other highlights of his career include:
1999: he became the fourth player in tournament history to ace the par-3 17th hole at THE PLAYERS Championship (TPC at Sawgrass). His hole-in-one came in the first round,
2003: Finished in the top 125 for the 17th time in 20 seasons on Tour,
2003: Posted four eagles during Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, tying the Tour record for a 90-hole event dating back to 1980.

 

For more information about Joey Sindelar,
read his full bio at http://www.pgatour.com/players/bio/132107

 

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Article by Andy Smith

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