Mike Sposa

Mike Sposa (born June 5, 1969) is an American professional golfer.

Mike Sposa
Personal information
Born (1969-06-05) June 5, 1969 (age 51)
Teaneck, New Jersey
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)
Nationality United States
ResidenceTampa, Florida
Career
CollegeUniversity of Tennessee
Turned professional1991
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Nationwide Tour
Professional wins1
Number of wins by tour
Korn Ferry Tour1
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
PGA ChampionshipDNP
U.S. OpenCUT: 1997, 2001
The Open ChampionshipDNP

Sposa was born in Teaneck, New Jersey. He played college golf at the University of Tennessee where he was an All-American in 1990 and 1991 and won the SEC Championship in 1990. He played on the 1991 Walker Cup team where he teamed with David Duval for a pair of wins in foursomes.[1]

Sposa played on the Nationwide Tour and PGA Tour from 1994 to 2007. On the Nationwide Tour, 1994–96, 1998, 2004–05, and 2007, his best finish was a win at the 1998 Nike Boise Open. On the PGA Tour, 1999–2003 and 2006, his best finish was T-4 at the 2002 Compaq Classic of New Orleans.[2]

Professional wins (1)Edit

Nike Tour wins (1)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runners-up
1 Sep 20, 1998 Nike Boise Open −19 (63-71-66-65=265) 2 strokes   Notah Begay III,   Dennis Paulson

Nike Tour playoff record (0–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 1995 Nike Knoxville Open   Tom Scherrer Lost to birdie on first extra hole

Results in major championshipsEdit

Tournament 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
U.S. Open CUT CUT
  Did not play

CUT = missed the halfway cut
Note: Sposa only played in the U.S. Open

Results in The Players ChampionshipEdit

Tournament 2002
The Players Championship CUT

CUT = missed the halfway cut

U.S. national team appearancesEdit

Amateur

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1991 Walker Cup". Retrieved Aug 9, 2019.
  2. ^ "PGA Tour Media Guide". Retrieved Aug 9, 2019.

External linksEdit