Ten fun facts about Steve Stricker


Fact 1
He has won 12 tournaments on the PGA Tour including the 2001 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship and two FedEx Cup playoff events.

Fact 2
He has ranked as high as No. 2 in the Official World Golf Ranking.

Fact 3
A 1990 graduate of the University of Illinois, Stricker earned All-American honors as a member of the golf team in 1988 and 1989.


Fact 4
His most successful season on tour came in 2009, when he had three tournament victories and finished second on the money list.

Fact 5
He grew up playing golf at both Lake Ripley Country Club in nearby Cambridge and at the Edgerton Towne Country Club in Edgerton.

Fact 6
Stricker married into a golfing family. His father-in-law, Dennis Tiziani, and his brother-in-law, Mario Tiziani, both played on the PGA Tour. His wife, Nicki, is frequently his caddie.

Fact 7
He joined the PGA Tour in 1994.

Fact 8
He spent 57 consecutive weeks in the world top-10 in 2007 and 2008 and was there for a further 157 consecutive weeks from 2009 to 2012.

Fact 9
Stricker won his third and most prestigious PGA Tour title at the 2001 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, where he defeated Pierre Fulke 2 and 1 in Australia, to earn the $1,000,000 prize.

Fact 10
Stricker turned professional in 1990, and began his career on the Canadian Professional Golf Tour, where he won two tournaments.


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is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour.

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