David Toms

David Toms

Height: 5'10" (1.78 m)
Weight: 160 (73 kg)
Age: 57 (January 04, 1967)
Birthplace: Monroe, Louisiana
Residence: Shreveport, Louisiana
Family: Wife, Sonya; Carter, Anna

Education: Louisiana State University
Special Interests: Duck hunting, fishing, snow skiing, water skiing, LSU sports
Turned Professional: 1989
City plays from: Shreveport, LA, United States


Exempt Status


Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (13):
1997 (1) Quad City Classic. 1999 (2) Sprint International, Buick Challenge. 2000 (1) Michelob Championship at Kingsmill. 2001 (3) Compaq Classic of New Orleans, PGA Championship, Michelob Championship at Kingsmill. 2003 (2) Wachovia Championship, FedEx St. Jude Classic. 2004 (1) FedEx St. Jude Classic. 2005 (1) World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship. 2006 (1) Sony Open in Hawaii. 2011 (1) Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial.
PGA TOUR Champions Victories (4):
2018 (1) U.S. Senior Open Championship. 2020 (1) Ascension Charity Classic. 2023 (2) Cologuard Classic, The Galleri Classic.
Korn Ferry Tour Victories (2):
1995 (2) NIKE Greater Greenville Classic, NIKE Wichita Open.
Other Victories (1):
2009 CVS/Caremark Charity Classic [with Nick Price].

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

61 - 2006 Sony Open in Hawaii (Round 3)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#4 : 2011 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#5 : 2003 THE PLAYERS Championship

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,300,000 : 2005 World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship (Finished 1)

2022-23 Season Highlights


PGA TOUR Champions
Chubb Classic - After opening with 70 at the Chubb Classic, shot 68-67 on the weekend to finish T6. Cologuard Classic - Captured his third win on PGA TOUR Champions at the 2023 Cologuard Classic. Despite hitting his tee shot on No. 18 in the penalty area during the final round, he saved bogey for a one-stroke victory over Robert Karlsson. Toms carded scores of 68-65-68, converting a lead entering the final round for the first time on PGA TOUR Champions. The Galleri Classic - Went wire-to-wire to win the inaugural Galleri Classic by four strokes. Carded bookend 65s, along with a second-round 70, to post 16-under. Marked his second win in three starts, as he became the first two-time winner of 2023 on PGA TOUR Champions. Was his fourth victory overall on PGA TOUR Champions. Insperity Invitational - Notched his fourth top-10 of the season with a T3 at the Insperity Invitational. Carded rounds of 67-71-70. Kaulig Companies Championship - Finished runner-up at the Kaulig Companies Championship for his fourth top-3 of the season in his first 13 starts. Birdied five of his final nine holes on Sunday to shoot 65 after carding 69-70-68 in the first three rounds. Shaw Charity Classic - Posted scores of 69-64-67 to finish T7. The Ally Challenge - Finished T8 at The Ally Challenge for his seventh top-10 of the season on PGA TOUR Champions. Ascension Charity Classic - 2021 Ascension Charity Classic champion finished T5 at 12-under 201; now has finishes of Win-T16-T5 at this event and is 29-under with all nine rounds in the 60s at Norwood Hills Country Club. Sanford International - Notched his fifth consecutive top-10 finish with a T7 at the Sanford International. Opened with 63 before shooting 66-71 on the weekend. TimberTech Championship - After opening with back-to-back 67s, he closed with 72 to finish T6 at the TimberTech Championship for his 10th top-10 of the 2023 season.

National Team Selections


Presidents Cup : 2003, 2005, 2007, 2011 Ryder Cup : 2002, 2004, 2006 World Cup : 2002

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 1 - 3)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 617 1964 13 16 9 111 240 414 189 15 $41,901,709
2019 3 10 2 1 223 $61,438
2017 3 8 1 2 239 $9,984
2016 19 62 1 1 4 12 7 124 $774,522
2015 21 58 2 7 11 9 1 144 $742,470
2014 20 62 2 5 13 7 1 118 $801,355
2013 16 44 1 4 10 6 138 $646,161
2012 19 58 1 5 8 13 6 1 95 $1,658,428
2011 23 78 1 1 1 7 13 16 6 1 20 $3,858,090
2010 25 85 1 1 2 7 19 6 55 $1,590,998
2009 27 98 3 7 13 21 6 19 $3,047,198
2008 20 68 1 6 16 4 136 $799,114
2007 22 77 1 7 11 19 2 1 33 $2,095,837
2006 22 69 1 1 1 6 13 17 4 1 $2,911,187
2005 25 77 1 1 1 11 14 19 4 1 $3,962,013
2004 24 74 1 7 13 17 7 $2,357,531
2003 26 81 2 1 7 11 19 6 1 $3,710,905
2002 27 102 3 1 12 20 25 2 $3,459,739
2001 28 96 3 1 9 16 23 4 1 $3,791,595
2000 31 109 1 1 6 19 26 5 $2,002,068
1999 32 103 2 1 1 7 17 21 10 1 $1,959,672
1998 26 85 1 3 11 18 8 $635,073
1997 27 88 1 2 7 17 9 1 $460,355
1996 29 89 2 8 16 13 $205,188
1994 32 92 4 16 14 2 $87,607
1993 32 86 3 5 12 19 1 $120,952
1992 30 87 1 1 4 14 16 $148,712
1990 3 6 2 1
1989 5 12 1 4 $1,463
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession
2019 CUT
2016 CUT CUT
2015 T13 CUT
2014 CUT
2013 CUT T13 7 CUT T33
2012 T10 T50 T42 T4 T17 T8 W/D
2011 2 (P) T24 T4 CUT T59 T9
2010 CUT T14 T33 T33 T33 T50
2009 T9 T36 CUT CUT T22
2008 T32 T42 T15 T60 T17 T48
2007 T64 9 T42 T5 CUT T9 T61 T45
2006 CUT CUT T16 W/D T9 T8 53
2005 T68 CUT T10 T15 DQ 1 T9 T6
2004 CUT CUT T17 T20 T30 T9 T6 T13
2003 CUT T8 T29 T5 CUT 2 T33 5
2002 T19 T36 CUT T45 83 T5 T15 T4
2001 T12 T31 1 T66 CUT T17 T13
2000 T38 T49 T41 T16 T4 T17 T25
1999 T20 CUT CUT CUT T11
1998 CUT T6 CUT
1997 CUT CUT W/D
1996 CUT CUT
1994 CUT
1993 CUT
1992 CUT
FedExCup Playoffs
FedEx St. Jude Championship Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2016 CUT
2014 T74
2012 CUT
2011 CUT T59 T10 T16
2010 CUT T45 T15
2009 T31 T36 T23 T13
2008 CUT
2007 CUT W/D T18

Personal


  • Created the David Toms Foundation in 2003. The foundation helps underprivileged, abused and abandoned children through funding programs that are designed to enhance a child's character, self-esteem and career possibilities. Foundation assisted those displaced by Hurricane Katrina, raising more $3.0 million. The Wall Street Journal in 2006 cited the David Toms Foundation as having the lowest percentage of expenses of any athletic foundation that gave a minimum of $600,000 to charity. Shared the Golf Writers Association of America's 2006 Charlie Bartlett Award with Louisianans Kelly Gibson and Hal Sutton for their combined $2-million plus in aid to Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita victims. Most recently, has focused his efforts on assisting those affected by the devastating floods in 2016 in South Louisiana (including his childhood hometown of Denham Springs).
  • Grew up playing baseball with future major leaguers Ben McDonald and Albert Belle.
  • Helped in re-design of Palmetto CC in Louisiana in 1999. First David Toms signature course, Carter Plantation in Springfield, La., opened to the public in October 2003. Worked with Rees Jones on the 18-hole course at GC of Houston, that is the site of the Shell Houston Open. Also worked with Jones on the redesign of Baton Rouge CC and has a signature course, LaTour GC, that opened in 2009 in Mathews, La.
  • In September 2013, opened the David Toms Academy, named 265, in his hometown of Shreveport. The 60-acre state-of-the-art training center is owned and operated by the David Toms Foundation and includes a game-improvement facility for juniors and avid golfers.
  • Is a passionate LSU fan who spends a lot of his free time following Tigers athletics. Teammates at Louisiana State included Bob Friend, Emlyn Aubrey, Perry Moss and Greg Lesher, former PGA TOUR members.
  • Inducted into the Gulf States Section PGA Hall of Fame in 2012.
  • Elected to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and will be enshrined June 24, 2017.