David Berganio, Jr.
2003 SEASON: (prior to WGC-Accenture Match Play
- Has earned $23,370 overall in 2003, with his best
finish at the Buick Invitational, finishing T-44.
- Recorded best finish in his professional career
at the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, finishing second
to Phil Mickelson via a sudden-death playoff at
30-under-par. Earned $432,000, the largest paycheck
of his career.
- Earned $573,151 on the PGA Tour in 2002.
- Eclipsed the $1 million mark in PGA Tour career
earnings in 2002 - $1,509,832.
- Made the cut in 13 events in 2002, including two
top-25 finishes and one top-10 finish.
- T-24 at the Greater Milwaukee Open, finishing
at 12-under-par and earning $27,280.
- Enjoyed his best year on the PGA Tour, making
the cut in 16 of 25 tournaments entered, with four
top-10 finishes, six top-25 finishes and total earnings
- Most recent top-10 finish occurred at the Bell
Canadian Open, where he finished T-8 at eight-under-par
and earned $98,800.
- T-3 at Canon Greater Hartford Open, finishing
at 14-under-par and earned $161,200, his largest
paycheck in his PGA Tour career.
- Carded a third round 64 at the Canon GHO, matching
his best round for 2001 with round one at the AT&T
Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
- T-4 at Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic, finishing
at 13-under-par and earning $131,950.
- T-8 at Nissan Open, finishing at 6-under-par and
- T-20 at AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-AM at 7-under-par,
- Concluded 2000 season 11th on Buy.com Tour Money
List with $196,512, earning his PGA Tour card for
- Recorded his third career victory in 2000 at Buy.com
Omaha Classic, finishing at 20-under-par.
- Survived cut in four out of five PGA Tour events
entered in 1999, including a 28th place finish at
the U.S. Open Championship, earning $48,015 for
- Had three top-ten finishes and seven top-25 finishes,
including a victory at the Nike Permian Basin Open,
earning $80,399 and finishing 29th on Nike Tour
money list in 1999.
- Had eight top-25 finishes in 20 events played,
including six top-10 finishes on the Nike Tour in
- Best finish in 1998 was fourth at the Nike Fort
Smith Classic, shooting rounds of 65, 67, 64 and
68 (August 20-23).
- Had a solid rookie year on PGA Tour (1997) earning
- Shot rounds of 68, 63 and 66 in his chase of Tiger
Woods at the GTE Byron Nelson Classic...was second
going into final day and paired with Woods...finished
19th at 10 under par.
- Successful first full season on the Nike Tour
(1996)...opened season tying for 11th in the Nike
Inland Empire Open...won Nike Monterrey (Mexico)
Open the next week.
- Finished fourth on money list by tying for second
in three of last six tournaments... Nike Tour Championship
(Atlanta), the Boise (Idaho) Open and the Colorado
Classic in 1996.
- Total 1996 earnings of $146,047, including seven
- Ranked second in scoring average on the Nike Tour
with 69.65...ranked third in birdies (4.19 per round)
and fourth in par-breakers (23.7%) in 1996.
- Played in four PGA Tour events in 1996...made
the cut in two, including 16th at the U.S. Open,
earning him an exemption to the 1997 Masters Tournament.
- Competed in Nike Tour events since 1993.
- Finished in the money in four of five events on
the Nike Tour in 1994.
- Played PGA Tour events in both 1993 and 1994,
tied for 47th at the 1994 U.S. Open.
- U.S. Amateur Public Links Champion in 1991 and
- Member of 1993 Walker Cup Team.
- Two-time All-American at University of Arizona.
- Says playing in 1992 Masters Tournament was his
biggest thrill in golf.
- Born Jan. 14, 1969 in Los Angeles, Calif.
- Grew up in the "projects" of Los Angeles.
Says goal is to earn enough money playing golf to
make life more comfortable for his mother, his stepfather
of 21 years and his younger brother and sister,
who all live in Sylmar, Calif.
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