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Mark Brooks (golfer)

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Full name  Mark David Brooks
Former tour(s)  PGA Tour
Weight  68 kg
Nationality  United States
Name  Mark Brooks
PGA tour wins  7
Residence  Fort Worth, Texas
Role  Golfer
Turned professional  1983
College  University of Texas
Height  1.75 m

Mark Brooks (golfer) Former PGA Champion Mark Brooks Caddies for J J Henry

Born  March 25, 1961 (age 54) Fort Worth, Texas (1961-03-25)
Current tour(s)  Champions Tour (joined 2011)
Education  University of Texas at Austin
Similar People  Bob Tway, Joey Sindelar, Scott Hoch, Steve Pate, Jeff Sluman

Moment no 8 from the sho mark brooks victory in 1996

Mark David Brooks (born March 25, 1961) is an American professional golfer who plays on the Champions Tour.


Mark Brooks (golfer) GOLFWEEK Brooks 65 leads Principal Charity Classic

Brooks was born in Fort Worth, Texas. He attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he was a three-time All-American as a member of the golf team. He turned professional in 1983.

Mark Brooks (golfer) Mark Brooks maintains lead at Principal Charity Classic

Brooks has seven wins on the PGA Tour, including one major, the 1996 PGA Championship. He was a member of the U.S. Presidents Cup team in 1996.

Mark Brooks (golfer) PGA TOUR Charities Mark Brooks brightens junior39s day at

During his thirties, Brooks began a second career in golf course design, and was a partner in the firm of Knott-Linn-Brooks House based in Palo Alto, California. His first major project, the Southern Oaks Golf Club outside Fort Worth, opened in 1999 and was highly acclaimed. In his late forties, he began splitting his playing time between the PGA Tour and Nationwide Tour. He lives in Fort Worth.

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After his 50th birthday in 2011, Brooks joined the Champions Tour. He came close to his first victory in June at the Principal Charity Classic, but bogeys on his final two holes allowed Bob Gilder to win by one shot. The solo 2nd-place finish was Brooks' best on any tour since his runner-up finish to Retief Goosen at the 2001 U.S. Open. In August 2014, Brooks again finished in solo second on the Champions Tour, after losing a sudden death playoff to Scott Dunlap at the Boeing Classic.

In 2015 Brooks was hired by Fox Sports as an-course analyst for the network's U.S. Open coverage.

Amateur wins (3)

this list may be incomplete

  • 1978 Future Masters
  • 1979 Trans-Mississippi Amateur
  • 1981 Southern Amateur
  • PGA Tour wins (7)

    PGA Tour playoff record (4–3)

    Other wins (3)

    this list may be incomplete

  • 1993 Pebble Beach Invitational
  • 2002 Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational
  • 2009 Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational
  • Wins (1)

    1Defeated Kenny Perry with a birdie on the first extra hole.

    Results timeline

    CUT = missed the half way cut
    "T" indicates a tie for a place.


  • Most consecutive cuts made – 5 (1990 U.S. Open – 1991 Open Championship)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 2 (1996 Open Championship – 1996 PGA)
  • Team appearances


  • Presidents Cup: 1996 (winners)
  • References

    Mark Brooks (golfer) Wikipedia