Tom Scherrer

Thomas Cregg Scherrer (born July 20, 1970) is an American professional golfer.

Tom Scherrer
Personal information
Full nameThomas Cregg Scherrer
Born (1970-07-20) July 20, 1970 (age 50)
Syracuse, New York
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight210 lb (95 kg; 15 st)
Nationality United States
ResidenceRaleigh, North Carolina
CollegeNorth Carolina
Turned professional1992
Current tour(s)Nationwide Tour
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Professional wins4
Highest ranking75 (October 8, 2000)[1]
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour1
Korn Ferry Tour3
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament25th: 2001
PGA ChampionshipWD: 2000
U.S. OpenT23: 1999
The Open ChampionshipCUT: 2000

Scherrer was born in Syracuse, New York and grew up in Skaneateles, New York. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.[2] He played for the American team in the 1991 Walker Cup. He lost to Justin Leonard in the finals of the 1992 U.S. Amateur.[3]

Scherrer turned professional in 1992, and has spent a relatively equal amount of time on the PGA Tour and Nationwide Tour. He was a member of the PGA Tour in 1996, 1999–2003, and in 2008; he played on the Nationwide Tour from 1994–1995, 1997–1998, 2004–2007 and in 2009. He has one PGA Tour victory, the 2000 Kemper Insurance Open and three Nationwide Tour wins.[3]

Amateur wins (1)Edit

Professional wins (4)Edit

PGA Tour wins (1)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 Jun 5, 2000 Kemper Insurance Open −13 (67-68-69-67=271) 2 strokes   Greg Chalmers,   Kazuhiko Hosokawa,
  Franklin Langham,   Justin Leonard,
  Steve Lowery

Nationwide Tour wins (3)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 May 21, 1995 Nike Knoxville Open −13 (71-69-68-67=275) Playoff   Mike Sposa
2 Apr 19, 1998 Nike Upstate Classic −16 (67-67-66=200) 1 stroke   J. L. Lewis
3 Jul 22, 2007 Price Cutter Charity Championship −26 (66-63-66-67=262) 4 strokes   Franklin Langham

Nationwide Tour playoff record (1–4)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 1994 Nike Cleveland Open   Tommy Armour III,   Scott Gump Armour won with birdie on first extra hole
2 1995 Nike Knoxville Open   Mike Sposa Won with birdie on first extra hole
3 1995 Nike Greater Greenville Classic   David Toms Lost to birdie on first extra hole
4 1995 Nike Dominion Open   Hugh Royer III Lost to birdie on first extra hole
5 1998 Nike San Jose Open   Robin Freeman,   Sean Murphy Freeman won with birdie on fourth extra hole

Results in major championshipsEdit

Tournament 1999 2000 2001
Masters Tournament 25
U.S. Open T23
The Open Championship CUT
PGA Championship WD
  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
WD = withdrew from tournament
"T" = tied

Results in The Players ChampionshipEdit

Tournament 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
The Players Championship CUT CUT CUT CUT
  Did not play

CUT = missed the halfway cut

Results in World Golf ChampionshipsEdit

Tournament 2001
Match Play R64
Championship NT1

1Cancelled due to 9/11

  Did not play

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

U.S. national team appearancesEdit


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Week 40 2000 Ending 8 Oct 2000" (pdf). OWGR. Retrieved October 29, 2019.
  2. ^ "Profile on PGA Tour's official site".
  3. ^ a b "Biographical information from PGA Tour's official site".

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