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Chris DiMarco
Height: 6 ft, 0 in
Weight: 180 lbs
Birthday: 08/23/1968
College: University of Florida
Turned Pro: 1990
Birthplace: Huntington, New York
Residence: Orlando, Florida
PGA TOUR Victories
(3) 2000 SEI Pennsylvania Classic. 2001 Buick Challenge. 2002 Phoenix Open.
International Victories
(1) 2006 Abu Dhabi Golf Championship [Eur].
Other Victories
(2) 2002 CVS Charity Classic [with Dudley Hart]. 2005 CVS Charity Classic [with Fred Funk].
Career Highlights

2013: Made five of 11 cuts on the PGA TOUR, with one top-10. Finished No. 190 in the FedExCup standings and then went on to play in all four Web.com Tour Finals events. Didn't improve his 2013-14 status.

Finished solo ninth at the Reno-Tahoe Open for his first top-10 finish since the 2012 John Deere Classic (T8). 2012: Finished the Regular Season No. 135 in the FedExCup standings, failing to advance to the PGA TOUR Playoffs. Posted four consecutive rounds in the 60s at the John Deere Classic, the first time he had done that since the 2009 Frys.com Open. Finished T8 in Illinois. It was his first top-10 finish since a T10 at the 2010 Reno-Tahoe Open. Started birdie-eagle in the final round, but back-to-back bogeys at Nos. 11 and 12 pulled him back and out of contention. 2011: Failed to record a top-10 finish for only the third time in 16 full seasons on the PGA TOUR but finished inside the top 125 on the official money list (No. 113) for the first time since the 2007 season.

Matching T11 finishes at the Puerto Rico Open and Greenbrier Classic represented the best of his six top-25 finishes. 2010: Despite making the cut in his last 14 starts of the season, finished outside of the top 125 on the money list for the third consecutive season.

Posted only top 10 of the year, and first on the TOUR since a T10 at the 2008 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, with a T10 at the Reno-Tahoe Open. Opened with a 5-under-par 67, his lowest opening round of the season, and was one shot off the first-round lead.

Son Cristian caddied for Chris at the season-ending Children's Miracle Network Classic. 2009: Made 19 of 29 cuts, but did not have any top-10 finishes for the first time in a season since 1996. 2008: Finished outside of the top 125 (No. 146) in a full season for the first time since his second season on the PGA TOUR in 1995, but still managed to surpass $20 million in career earnings.

Posted a 9-under 63 in the third round of the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open to sit just one shot behind 54-hole leader Marc Turnesa. It was his best round on TOUR since a third-round 62 of the 2003 Phoenix Open. Posted a final-round 73 for his only top-10 finish of the year (T10). 2007: Finished 107th on the money list, his lowest standing since 1998 when he finished 111th.

In defense of 2006 Abu Dhabi Golf Championship title in the United Arab Emirates, finished fourth, aided by a final-round 66.

Recorded his first top-10 of the PGA TOUR season with a T4 at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational, his third top-10 in four years in Akron. It was his first top-10 since his runner-up finish at the 2006 Open Championship.

Underwent successful left shoulder surgery for a bone spur on September 12 and took the rest of the season off. 2006: Finished out of the top 30 (53rd) on the money list for the first time since 1999.

With his wife, Amy, on the bag he fired a final-round 5-under 67 in late January to overtake third-round leader Henrik Stenson and win the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship in the United Arab Emirates by a stroke. It was his first European Tour start outside the majors and World Golf Championships.

Finished as runner-up in a major for the third consecutive season and in his third different major, two strokes behind Tiger Woods at The Open Championship, two weeks after the death of his mother. Second-place finish was his first top-10 in an Open Championship in seven starts. Set the Royal Liverpool course record with a 7-under 65 in the second round. The 72-hole total of 16-under 272 was a career best in a major.

Made his second consecutive Ryder Cup team and had a 0-3-1 record. 2005: Finished a carer-best seventh on the money list, earning career-high $3,562,548 and qualified for his sixth consecutive TOUR Championship.

Hero for the victorious U.S. Presidents Cup squad, posting a 4-0-1 record. Clinched the matches with a 13-foot birdie putt to win 1-up over Stuart Appleby in Singles. Recorded an ace in Saturday morning foursome matches with a 7-iron from 187 yards on No. 7. Hole-in-one was second in Presidents Cup history (David Frost, 1994).

Runner-up to David Toms at the Accenture Match Play Championship, earning a paycheck of $750,000.

In fifth career Masters Tournament start, finished runner-up to Tiger Woods, losing in a playoff. Led after 18 and 36 holes with 67-67. First player to fall in back-to-back major championship playoffs since Tom Watson (1978 PGA Championship and 1979 Masters). Jumped to career-best No. 7 in the Official World Golf Ranking.

Added third runner-up finish of the season, one stroke behind Tiger Woods at the NEC Invitational. It was his seventh runner-up finish since his win at the 2002 Phoenix Open. 2004: In his second event of the season, was runner-up to Jonathan Kaye at the FBR Open after the pair shared the third-round lead.

Co-leader at 6-under-par with Phil Mickelson through 54 holes at the Masters. Final-round 76 dropped finish to T6. Recorded an ace with a 5-iron at the 180-yard sixth hole.

Posted back-to-back top-10s in majors for the first time in his career with a T9 at U.S. Open.

Two months later, added a T2 at the PGA Championship. Entered three-man, three-hole playoff with Justin Leonard and Vijay Singh when Leonard missed a 12-footer for par on the 72nd hole. Tied for second after Singh recorded the only birdie of the playoff. The finish moved him to eighth on the final Ryder Cup Team list, allowing him to make his first Ryder Cup Team. Collected 2½ points at Oakland Hills, the most points for the U.S. Team at the Ryder Cup, with his 2-1-1 record. 2003: Did not win for the first time since 1999, but racked up 10 top-10s to tie career best.

Ranked third in Putting Average at 1.723.

Played for the United States at The Presidents Cup in South Africa. 2002: Won for third consecutive season, capturing the Phoenix Open with rounds of 68-64-66-69. Four-shot lead with eight to play evaporated with a double bogey and two bogeys (Nos. 11-13). Recovered with a birdie on par-3 16th hole that provided one-shot margin of victory over Kaname Yokoo and Kenny Perry.

Winner of West Coast Swing presented by The St. Paul, earning a bonus of $500,000. 2001: Won once and had nine other top-10s to crack the single-season $2-million mark for the first time ($2,595,201).

In 29 starts, never went more than five events without a top-10.

At the Buick Challenge, was one stroke off the lead after 36 holes. After a third-round 71, rebounded by making a 15-foot birdie putt on the final hole to shoot 65 and force a playoff with David Duval at 21-under-par 267. Proceeded to make par on the first extra hole to win on TOUR for the second consecutive season.

Opened with 65 to claim a one-stroke lead in Masters. Was the third consecutive Masters rookie to lead after 18 holes. Followed with a 69 to claim a two-stroke margin over Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson after 36. Finished T10. 2000: For the first time in his career finished in the top 30 on the money list on the strength of five top-10s and a victory. Made more than $1 million in a single season for the first time in his career ($1,842,221).

Was one of nine first-time winners on the PGA TOUR with his victory at the inaugural SEI Pennsylvania Classic. Won in record fashion with a six-stroke victory over five players. $576,000 payday put him over $1.4 million for the season, jumped him to 16th on TOUR money list and secured a spot in the TOUR Championship, where he finished T18. Victory on the PGA TOUR came in his 159th career start. Also had two T2 finishes. 1999: Posted three top-10s, including a second and a third.

Closed the year with best finish in his first five seasons on TOUR, a second at the Southern Farm Bureau Classic. 1998: Manufactured a pair of top-10s in the fall to help retain his playing privileges, T9 at Bell Canadian Open and B.C. Open in consecutive weeks. 1997: Returned to the Web.com Tour after finishing 86th at the Qualifying Tournament. Won Ozarks Open and had seven other top-10s to place third on Web.com Tour money list and earn exempt status for 1998 PGA TOUR. 1994: Rookie year on PGA TOUR an impressive one as he finished eighth in rookie earnings. Pair of back-to-back top-10s, T3 at Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic and solo fourth in New England Classic, helped him retain exempt status. 1993: Earned playing privileges on the Web.com Tour, where he finished ninth in earnings. 1992: Winner of Canadian order of merit. Also led Canadian Tour with 69.52 stroke average.1991: Web.com Tour member, finishing 53rd with $23,333. Amateur: All-American and SEC Player of the Year 1990. All-SEC 1989-90. Winner of 1989 SEC Championship.


The Norma DiMarco Tee Up For Life Tournament, named after his mother who died of a heart attack in July 2006, has raised more than $4 million for children with cancer. Donations have been made to the American Cancer Society to support projects like "Reach Out for Cancer Kids," college scholarships and a research endowment. According to the American Cancer Society, the Norma DiMarco Tee Up For Life Tournament is the largest fund-raiser of its kind in the nation.

Played on same college team at the University of Florida with TOUR member Dudley Hart.

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