Kite, Tom

Kite, Tom

(Thomas O. Kite, Jr.), 1949–, American golfer, b. Austin, Tex. The 1973 Professional Golfers Association Rookie of the Year, he was also the 1989 Player of the Year. He won the 1992 U.S. Open, and was a member of the 1993 U.S. Ryder Cup team. The 1981 winner of the Vardon Trophy (for the lowest stroke average), he led the PGA in earnings that year and from 1989 through 1994 was the career earnings leader.
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Americans Tom Kite, Tom Lehman, Mark Calcavecchia, Larry Mize and Craig Stadler are poised to make the trip over the Atlantic, while box office draws this side of the Pond also include Sandy Lyle, fellow Scot Sam Torrance, while the greatest British golfer in history Sir Nick Faldo could also join the star-studded field.
The past captains involved are Ben Crenshaw, Tom Kite, Tom Lehman, Corey Pavin, Dave Stockton, Hal Sutton, Lanny Wadkins and 72-year-old Lee Trevino.
Those sporting stars will play 10 holes of Medinah against former USA captains Ben Crenshaw, Tom Kite, Tom Lehman, Corey Pavin, Dave Stockton, Hal Sutton, Lee Trevino and Lanny Wadkins.
Also playing are US Ryder captains Tom Watson, Tom Kite, Tom Lehman and Corey Pavin, in charge for this year's contest in October.
Tom Kite, Tom Watson, Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus and now Graeme McDowell.
To join the list of names, Tom Kite, Tom Watson, Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus.
It has rolling fairways and 27 chances of finding a water hazard Last year A feast of low-scoring saw big-hitting RW Eaks lead by three going into Sunday and double his advantage to win with a record 54-hole score of 23 under par Other course winners taking part Hale Irwin, Wayne Levi, Tom Kite, Tom Purtzer, David Edwards, Bruce Lietzke When to bet By 5.
As McDowell looked forward to that party with friends and family when he flies home in a few days he still could not quite take in that he had joined the same Pebble Beach winners' club as Tiger Woods, Tom Kite, Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus.
Other ourse winners taking part Bruce Lietzke, Hale Irwin, Wayne Levi, Tom Kite, Tom Purtzer