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David Toms

Team: PGA Golfer
Age / DOB:  (49) / 1/4/1967
Ht / Wt:  5'10 / 160

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David Toms preps for a home game as he returns for a 23rd appearance at this week's Zurich Classic of New Orleans.
The LSU product is 16-for-21 including a win at this event. Since the venue changed to TPC Louisiana he boasts a 8-for-9 record that includes three top 20s. On the season he is resembling vintage David Toms, as well, record six top 40s in nine starts. That includes a runner-up finish at the Sanderson Farms Championship back in November. That puts Toms at 102nd in the FedExCup race and also square of the radar for gamers this week who are looking for a great cut-maker with upside. Apr 27 - 4:55 PM

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David Toms is in Humble, Texas, for this week's Shell Houston Open and warmed-up with a T39 (73-69-69-74) at last week's Puerto Rico Open.

The Golf Club of Houston's Tournament Course is a 2005 Rees Jones design with Toms a design consultant. He finished 144th in the FedExCup standings last season but retained status at No. 125 in earnings -- thru the Wyndham -- using the latter to make his 15th career start at the Shell. The 49-year-old returned from a five-year hiatus to post a T37 in 2014 and a missed cut by two (72-70) last year. He's 4-for-7 on the season with a T2 at the Sanderson Farms his only top-30 finish. The Louisiana native and resident is No. 1 on TOUR in scrambling (69.77 percent) but 216th in driving distance (269.5) and 179th in birdie average (3.26).
Mar 29 - 11:47 PM

David Toms turns his attention to this week's AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am where he will battle a three-course rotation of coastal tracks.

Toms has recorded 111 top 10s during his 595-event PGA TOUR career. However, none of those have came at the AT&T Pro-Am. In 11 tries, the closest he got to a top 10 here was a T13 during the 1998 edition. More recently, he is 2-for-3 to kick off the new season, including a T2 at the Sanderson Farms back in November. Despite a good start to the 2014-15 season, gamers should look elsewhere considering his poor tournament history.
Feb 10 - 10:15 AM

David Toms will ring in the new year ranked 27th in the FedExCup standings.

The PGA TOUR veteran from Louisiana is approaching 600 career starts, but shows little signs of slowing down. Sure, he hasn't won since the 2011 Crowne Plaza, but his runner-up finish at the Sanderson Farms shows he's still a legitimate contender. Gamers can target Toms on any short venues or courses that favor accuracy over distance.
Sun, Dec 13, 2015 09:59:00 PM

Fifty-four-hole co-leader David Toms rallied to a 3-under-par 37-32=69 in the final round of the Sanderson Farms Championship to wrap his 11th appearance at 17-under 271, one shot shy of champion Peter Malnati and joint runner-up with William McGirt.

After opening in 67-69 and a bogey-free 66, which concluded on Monday, Toms co-lead with rookie Patton Kizzire at 14-under, one ahead of five players, including Malnati. On his round, he striped 12 (of 14) fairways and finished the week 46/56, first in the field in that stat at an 82.14 percent clip. The 48-year-old hit 14 greens in regulation in the finale, converting on four, each from inside eight feet. His one dropped shot came via a three-putt from 43'6" at the par-5 fifth and was sandwiched among eight pars to turn in 1-over. The 13-time TOUR winner's split came in back-to-back fashion at Nos. 10 and 11, and 14 and 15. Of his other 10 chances, only two came from inside of 20 feet, and those were the first two holes he played in the final frame. Toms' runner-up finish was his best showing since solo second at the 2012 McGladrey Classic and the 16th of his career on 594 starts.
Mon, Nov 9, 2015 05:18:00 PM

David Toms fired a bogey-free 6-under-par 34-32=66 in the third round of the Sanderson Farms Championship to share the 54-hole clubhouse lead at 14-under 202.

Toms finished 144th last season in the FedExCup standings, missing the Playoffs for just the second time, but he nabbed 125th on the money list to maintain status. The 13-time TOUR winner began his 24th season with a pedestrian T32 at the Open, but he did break par in all four rounds. He's made that seven consecutive now, opening the SFC in 67-69-66. Toms began his third round at 8-under T12 and seven off the pace. He circled six on the card at Nos. 6, 9, 11, 13, 14 and 17 to vault into a share of the top spot with playing partner Patton Kizzire. The 48-year-old, who placed T9 in last season's inaugural playing at the CC of Jackson, landed 11 (of 14) fairways and at last check, leads the field in that category (34/42) at an 80.95 percent clip. There is no repairing between rounds three and four, so Toms is paired with Kizzire again for the finale and scheduled to go off at 9:44 a.m. CT.
Mon, Nov 9, 2015 10:41:00 AM

David Toms carded a 5-under-par 31-36=67 in today's opening round of the Sanderson Farms Championship, finishing three shots off the clubhouse lead.

He's only 14 months from his 50th birthday, but the 13-time PGA TOUR winner continues to flash vintange form at times. Today's was his latest submission as he exchanged six birdies with one bogey via three-putt at the par-3 seventh hole. Toms' longest conversions ran 11'9", first at the par-3 10th where he kicked off his loop of the Country Club of Jackson, and then again at the par-4 first. He tied for ninth here last year despite 72s in the third and final rounds.
Thu, Nov 5, 2015 12:49:00 PM

In his 24th season on the PGA TOUR, David Toms makes his tournament debut at the Open.

Toms is coming off arguably one of his least-productive seasons on the PGA TOUR, finishing a career-worst 144th in the FedExCup standings. It was the third time that he missed the FEC Playoffs (2008, 2013) after making just 11 cuts on 21 starts with only two top 10s. His season best was solo fifth and came at the opposite-field Barracuda Championship. Toms entered the regular-season finale ranked 140th in FEC points and missed the cut, but maintained exempt status by finishing 125th on 2014-15 money list. In the twilight of his career at 48 years of age, Toms is kick-starting his 24th season on TOUR with his first-ever appearance in the season-opening His last win came in 2011 at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial.
Tue, Oct 13, 2015 04:45:00 PM

David Toms mustered just two points in the final round of the Barracuda Championship to finish at 42 points, five points behind eventual champ J.J. Henry.

Toms was runner-up here in his 1999 debut and his solo fifth today is his third top 10 in five showings. Playing in the final pairing with Henry, Toms began his final frame T2 and one point back. He managed to circle three birdies on the card at Nos. 1, 9 and 17, but overshadowed them with four bogeys to fall three places on the leaderboard. Toms split 10 (of 14) fairways but hit only 10 greens, rolling in just two chances, both from inside six feet. He chipped-in at the par-4 ninth for his only other par breaker. After recording positive numbers in strokes gained: putting thru his first three rounds, Toms stumbled to a -3.258 on Sunday. Among his misses were a 3'8" for par on the 10th as well as three scoring chances from inside 10 feet. His consolation is a season-best finish on 19 starts, but still sits 140th in the FedExCup standings. After not playing last year, the 48-year-old is scheduled to compete at this week's PGA Championship, his 18th appearance, having won in 2001.
Sun, Aug 9, 2015 11:21:00 PM

David Toms destroyed Montrêux Golf and Country Club to the tune of 18 points in the third round of the Barracuda Championship and trails 54-hole leader J.J. Henry by one point.

The last of Toms' 13 PGA TOUR victories came in 2011 at the Crowne Plaza Invitational. Making his 590th career start, he enters Sunday's finale with 40 points and in the final pairing with 2012 champ Henry. Toms began the day with 22 points (solo sixth) and four points back. The 48-year-old circled 10 birdies to shield two bogeys in just his 11th career round at the Barracuda. His romp featured eight conversions from inside seven feet with a pair of 10-footers at the 10th and 18th. He birdied five straight on Nos. 7-11. Toms, runner-up here in 1999 and T7 in 2000, did not play the tournament between 2001 and 2012, returning in 2013 for a T16. He withdrew after two rounds in last year's edition. His season best (and lone top 10) on 18 starts is a T9 at the Sanderson Farms Championship back in November.
Sat, Aug 8, 2015 10:19:00 PM

David Toms chased his 13-point opening round of the Barracuda Championship with nine points in today's second round.

With 22 through two rounds, Toms is just four in arrears of the 36-hole clubhouse co-leaders. Today, he bogeyed the only hole where he manufacture a par-breaker opportunity (the par-4 fifth) and converted five birdies, three of which from outside 11 feet. His highlights found the cup from 31'9" and 25'4" at the par-4 first and sixth holes, respectively. At last check, Toms led the field in greens in regulation (32). And while he's missed only two of 28 fairways, he ranked T4 in accuracy off the tee.
Fri, Aug 7, 2015 09:03:00 PM

David Toms rung up 13 points in today's opening round of the Barracuda Championship and sits two points off the clubhouse lead.

Toms was a good get for this tournament. The major champion is in his twilight, of course, but he's a household name and he's played rather well in limited action this season, with six top 25s among 10 paydays. At Montrêux Golf and Country Club today, the 48-year-old piped all 14 fairways -- yeah, big surprise -- and landed 15 greens in regulation. The scoring opportunities yielded six birdies, three of which ranging 13-15 feet. He added a seventh birdie with a hole-out from a bunker 14 yards away at the par-4 15th. At last check, Toms' strokes gained: tee-to-green measured 4.987, good for second-highest in the field.
Thu, Aug 6, 2015 04:26:00 PM

David Toms arrived at the halfway point of the Barbasol Championship in bogey-free, 7-under-par 69-66=135 and sits two strokes off the 36-hole clubhouse lead.

Despite his 48½ of age, Toms can still stick. He's hit 25 greens in regulation thus far at Grand National and rolled in seven birdies. He grouped today's set of five in a six-hole stretch beginning with a conversion from 20'2" at the par-3 eighth hole. Two others ranged 12-16 feet. Toms' only top 10 of the season occurred in the first opposite-field event when he tied for ninth at the Sanderson Farms Championship in neighboring Mississippi.
Fri, Jul 17, 2015 07:15:00 PM

With thunderstorms forecast overnight tonight and into Sunday morning, the final round of the Travelers Championship is scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. ET with threesomes off split tees.

The final group will be slated to go off at 1:30 p.m. David Toms rallied to a 4-under-par 35-31=66 in today's third round of the Travelers Championship and his 8-under 202 total has him positioned T16 on the live leaderboard. The 48-year-old began the day at 4-under (T34) and seven shots adrift of the 36-hole lead. He cancelled out two birdies on Nos. 1 and 2 with bogeys on Nos. 5 and 7 to turn even. Toms toured his last nine in bogey-free 4-under, adding circles on 10, 13, 16 and 18. Tied runner-up in the 2009 Travelers, Toms' set featured four conversions from outside 16 feet, including a prayer that rolled in from 35'0" on the par-3 16th. The veteran capped off his round by jarring his approach from 171 yards to 13 inches for the gimme birdie.
Sat, Jun 27, 2015 03:27:00 PM

David Toms smoothed a 1-under-par 35-34=69 in the third round of the FedEx St. Jude Classic and his 5-under 205 total has him positioned four shots off the pace.

Toms, a two-time winner of the St. Jude, began the festivities at 4-under (T15) and five shots adrift of the 36-hole lead. Despite hitting just eight greens in regulation, he managed to convert four of them, circling birdies at Nos. 2, 7, 12 and 16, his long of 15'1" coming at the 12th. The 48-year-old, also a two-time runner-up at TPC Southwind, added two critical par saves at 13 and 14, both in excess of eight feet, the latter dropping from 13 feet. Toms couldn't get up-and-down at 17 however, squaring his third bogey on the round. The LSU product will be looking to improve on a season-best T9 at the Sanderson Farms Championship, his lone top 10 in 14 prior starts on the season.
Sat, Jun 13, 2015 08:16:00 PM