Ten fun facts about Davis Love
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He also won the prestigious Players Championship in 1992 and 2003.
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.
Love captained the 2012 U.S. Ryder Cup team.
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 (1983–85), 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. Go to more people facts ❯
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