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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 56)
San Gabriel, California
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight200 lb (91 kg; 14 st)
Nationality United States
CollegeSan Diego State University
Turned professional1988
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Professional wins8
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour1
Korn Ferry Tour1
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
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,
  Toshi Izawa,   Jeff Sluman,
  Bob Tway
Allenby won with birdie on first extra hole

Nationwide Tour wins (1)Edit

Other wins (6)Edit

Results in major championshipsEdit

Tournament 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Masters Tournament T14 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

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Huntsville Open". Lakeland Ledger. April 27, 1998. p. C6. Retrieved May 27, 2010.

External linksEdit