Ten fun facts about David Toms

Fact 1
He has won a total of 13 events on the PGA Tour, including the 2001 PGA Championship.

Fact 2
He has spent an amount of time in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Rankings (over 175 weeks between 2001 and 2006).

Fact 3
Toms ranked as high as fifth in 2002 and 2003.

Fact 4
He also played little league baseball with future Major League Baseball players Albert Belle and Ben McDonald.

Fact 5
In 1997, Toms won his first PGA Tour event at the Quad City Classic, winning by three strokes from Brandel Chamblee.

Fact 6
He won the 15-17 Boysí event at the 1984 Junior World Golf Championships.

Fact 7
Toms owns a golf course design business, which he describes as what he plans to do after his playing days are over. His early works, all in Louisiana, were as a player-consultant, and in renovation and redesign of existing courses.

Fact 8
The standout year of Tomsís career came in 2001. He had nine top-10 finishes and three wins on tour, one of which was his first major championship, the PGA Championship.

Fact 9
In 2003, Toms created the David Toms Foundation for the purpose of helping underprivileged, abused and abandoned children. His foundation also raised more than $1.5 million for Hurricane Katrina relief.

Fact 10
Toms currently resides in Shreveport, in northwestern Louisiana. He and wife, Sonya, have two children, Carter and Anna.

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Short about David Toms
is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour.

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