Ten fun facts about Davis Love

Fact 1
He also won the prestigious Players Championship in 1992 and 2003.

Fact 2
On November 9, 2008, Love's 20th career PGA Tour victory at the Children's Miracle Network Classic gave him a lifetime exemption on the tour, at the age of 44.

Fact 3
Love captained the 2012 U.S. Ryder Cup team.

Fact 4
He has featured in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Ranking for over 450 weeks and reached a high ranking of third.

Fact 5
He attended high school at Glynn Academy, Brunswick, Georgia and later the University of North Carolina (198385), where he was a three-time all-American and all-Atlantic Coast Conference golfer. He won six titles during his collegiate career, including the ACC tournament championship in 1984.

Fact 6
Love was born in Charlotte, North Carolina to Davis M. Love, Jr. and his wife, Helen, a day after his father competed in the final round at the 1964 Masters Tournament.

Fact 7
His father, who was a former pro and nationally recognized golf instructor, introduced him to the game. His mother is also an avid low-handicap golfer. His father was killed in a 1988 plane crash.

Fact 8
In 1994, Love founded Love Golf Design, a golf course architecture company, with his younger brother and caddie, Mark Love. The company has been responsible for the design of several courses throughout the southeast United States.

Fact 9
Love turned professional in 1985, earning his PGA Tour card in the autumn of 1985, on his first attempt.

Fact 10
In 1997, Love published the book Every Shot I Take, which honors his father's lessons on life and golf. The book received the 1997 United States Golf Association's International Book Award.

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Short about Davis Love
is an American professional golfer who has won 20 events on the PGA Tour, including one major championship: the 1997 PGA Championship.

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