Steve Stricker

Steve Stricker

Height: 6'0" (1.83 m)
Weight: 190 (86 kg)
Age: 53 (February 23, 1967)
Birthplace: Edgerton, Wisconsin
Residence: Madison, Wisconsin
Family: Wife, Nicki; Bobbi Maria, Isabella Nicole

Education: University of Illinois
Special Interests: Hunting
Turned Professional: 1990
City plays from: Madison, WI, United States


Exempt Status


Top 50 in career earnings (thru 2019-20)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (12):
1996 (2) Kemper Open, Motorola Western Open. 2001 (1) World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship. 2007 (1) The Barclays. 2009 (3) Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial, John Deere Classic, Deutsche Bank Championship. 2010 (2) Northern Trust Open, John Deere Classic. 2011 (2) the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance, John Deere Classic. 2012 (1) Hyundai Tournament of Champions.
PGA TOUR Champions Victories (5):
2018 (3) Cologuard Classic, Rapiscan Systems Classic, Sanford International. 2019 (2) Regions Tradition, U.S. Senior Open Championship.
International Victories (2):
1990 Victoria Open [Can].. 1993 Canadian PGA Championship [Can]..
Other Victories (5):
2018 QBE Shootout [with Sean O'Hair]. 2013 CVS Caremark Charity Classic [with Bo Van Pelt]. 2009 Shark Shootout [with Jerry Kelly]. 1993 Canadian PGA Championship [Can]. 1990 Times Colonist Open [Can].

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

60 - 2010 John Deere Classic (Round 1)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#1 : 2012 Hyundai Tournament of Champions

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#2 : 2010 Shell Houston Open

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,350,000 : 2009 Deutsche Bank Championship (Finished 1)

2019-20 Season Highlights


PGA TOUR Champions
Cologuard Classic - In his first start of the 2020 season, Stricker carded rounds of 67-71-68 to finish T5 at the Cologuard Classic. Marks as his 19th top-10 in 23 starts on PGA TOUR Champions.

National Team Selections


Presidents Cup : 1996, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013 Presidents Cup Captain : 2017 Ryder Cup : 2008, 2010, 2012 Dunhill Cup : 1996

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 1 - 1)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 502 1680 12 16 10 108 209 376 126 2 $44,137,959
2020 6 18 2 4 216 $54,498
2019 7 20 1 4 3 $135,670
2018 12 40 4 9 3 145 $582,566
2017 13 44 2 6 11 2 115 $1,002,036
2016 15 53 1 3 5 11 4 76 $1,418,647
2015 9 32 7 2 $269,701
2014 11 40 2 6 11 116 $1,154,747
2013 13 47 4 8 11 13 3 $4,440,532
2012 19 70 1 1 7 12 18 1 20 $3,420,021
2011 19 69 2 5 15 19 1 18 $3,992,785
2010 19 72 2 2 9 13 19 7 $4,190,235
2009 22 79 3 2 1 11 16 19 3 3 $6,332,636
2008 22 72 1 6 13 16 6 17 $2,438,304
2007 23 80 1 2 1 9 14 19 4 3 $4,663,077
2006 17 62 1 1 7 10 15 2 $1,811,811
2005 21 62 1 4 10 11 $397,640
2004 27 78 1 3 13 14 $440,906
2003 21 56 1 8 13 $150,590
2002 22 63 1 9 13 9 $789,713
2001 20 65 1 4 7 15 5 $1,676,229
2000 21 61 1 5 11 10 $418,780
1999 21 69 4 9 15 6 $662,461
1998 21 82 2 10 12 20 1 $1,313,948
1997 20 59 1 3 13 7 $167,652
1996 22 82 2 1 4 7 10 19 3 $1,383,739
1995 23 83 4 13 20 3 $438,931
1994 26 93 1 1 4 6 22 4 1 $334,409
1993 6 17 1 1 2 4 $46,171
1992 2 6 1 1 $5,550
1991 1 2 1
1990 1 4 1 $3,974
(A) - Amateur
Korn Ferry Tour (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD Priority Rank Earnings
Total: 18 47 1 2 5 11 7 $23,263
1993 3 8 1 2 $820
1992 1 2 1 $1,065
1991 12 31 1 4 7 5 $11,298
1990 2 6 1 1 1 2 $10,080
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Mexico WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv
2019 CUT
2018 T23 T20
2017 T41 T16 T54 T16 T37
2016 T42 4
2015 T38 T28 T30
2014 T13 T31 T7 T21 57 T33 T63
2013 T37 T20 T12 T8 2 T5 13
2012 CUT T47 T7 T15 T23 T8 T9 T2
2011 T12 T11 T12 T19 T12 T18 T33 14
2010 T30 T18 T58 T55 T16 T33 T9
2009 T22 T6 CUT T23 T52 T13 T17 T6
2008 CUT CUT T39 T29 T7 T6 T9 T43
2007 T52 CUT T23 T13 T8 T35 T33 T41
2006 T7 T6
2004 CUT CUT
2003 CUT
2002 T19 CUT CUT T16 T59 T33
2001 CUT T10 T66 CUT T42 1
2000 CUT T19 CUT T27 CUT T17
1999 T6 T38 CUT 5 CUT T33
1998 T51 2 T5 T52
1997 CUT CUT CUT T36 T62
1996 CUT CUT T26 T60 T22
1995 T11 T23 T13
1994 T23
1993 83
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2017 CUT
2016 T53 T24
2013 2 T4 T2
2012 T54 T13 T26 22
2011 T24 T42 W/D 15
2010 T3 9 T8 T25
2009 T2 1 T53 6
2008 T19 T13 T10 T24
2007 1 T9 3 T17

Personal


  • Wife, Nicki, who had been his caddie throughout his professional career, gave up the bag in 1998 to deliver daughter Bobbi Maria. She still caddies periodically.
  • Father-in-law Dennis Tiziani, a former golf coach at University of Wisconsin who played intermittently on the PGA TOUR in the 1970s, is his instructor.
  • Brother-in-law Mario Tiziani played on TOUR in 2005 and currently serves as his manager.
  • Captained the 2017 Presidents Cup U.S. Team to victory at Liberty National Golf Course in Jersey City, New Jersey, in his first stint as head captain in an international team event.
  • Inducted into the Wisconsin State Golf Association Hall of Fame in December 2007.
  • Became the 15th recipient of the Payne Stewart Award when he won the honor in 2012. The Payne Stewart Award is presented annually to a player sharing Stewart's respect for the traditions of the game, his commitment to uphold the game's heritage of charitable support and his professional and meticulous presentation of himself and the sport through his dress and conduct.
  • In 2013 started a charitable foundation with American Family Insurance focusing on nutrition and wellness to help promote strong families and healthy kids.
  • Brought the PGA TOUR back to the state of Wisconsin for the first time since 2009 when the American Family Insurance Championship debuted on PGA TOUR Champions in 2016. Serves as tournament host for the event held in Madison and became eligible to compete when he turned 50 in 2017.