Dennis Paulson

Dennis Jay Paulson (born September 27, 1962) is an American professional golfer.

Dennis Paulson
Personal information
Full nameDennis Jay Paulson
Born (1962-09-27) September 27, 1962 (age 58)
San Gabriel, California
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight200 lb (91 kg; 14 st)
Nationality United States
Career
CollegeSan Diego State University
Turned professional1988
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Professional wins8
Highest ranking26 (June 11, 2000)[1]
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour1
Korn Ferry Tour1
Other6
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentT14: 2000
PGA ChampionshipT58: 2000
U.S. OpenCUT: 2001, 2004
The Open ChampionshipT11: 2000

Paulson was born in San Gabriel, California. He had a PGA Tour victory in 2000. His tour nickname is The Chief.

Paulson has been featured in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings.

After Paulson's playing career slowed, he became a radio commentator on the PGA Tour's Sirius XM station.

Professional wins (8)Edit

PGA Tour wins (1)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 Jun 11, 2000 Buick Classic −8 (65-68-75-68=276) Playoff   David Duval

PGA Tour playoff record (1–2)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 1999 Buick Classic   Duffy Waldorf Lost to birdie on first extra hole
2 2000 Buick Classic   David Duval Won with par on fourth extra hole
3 2001 Nissan Open   Robert Allenby,   Brandel Chamblee,
  Toshimitsu Izawa,   Jeff Sluman,
  Bob Tway
Allenby won with birdie on first extra hole

Nike Tour wins (1)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 Apr 26, 1998 Nike Huntsville Open −9 (68-68-72-71=279) Playoff   Brent Schwarzrock

Nike Tour playoff record (1–0)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 1998 Nike Huntsville Open   Brent Schwarzrock Won with par on first extra hole

Other wins (6)Edit

Results in major championshipsEdit

Tournament 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Masters Tournament T14 CUT
U.S. Open WD CUT CUT
The Open Championship T58 T11 CUT
PGA Championship CUT T58 CUT
  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
WD = Withdrew
"T" = tied

Results in The Players ChampionshipEdit

Tournament 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
The Players Championship CUT CUT T31 CUT CUT
  Did not play

CUT = missed the halfway cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place

Results in World Golf ChampionshipsEdit

Tournament 1999 2000 2001
Match Play R64 R64
Championship T20 T45 NT1
Invitational

1Cancelled due to 9/11

  Did not play

QF, R16, R32, R64 = Round in which player lost in match play
"T" = Tied
NT = No tournament

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Week 23 2000 Ending 11 Jun 2000" (pdf). OWGR. Retrieved October 3, 2019.

External linksEdit