Ten fun facts about David Toms
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He has won a total of 13 events on the PGA Tour, including the 2001 PGA Championship.
He has spent an amount of time in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Rankings (over 175 weeks between 2001 and 2006).
Toms ranked as high as fifth in 2002 and 2003.
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. Go to more people facts ❯
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