Scott Dunlap

For the American film producer, see Scott R. Dunlap.
Scott Dunlap
Personal information
Full name Scott Michael Dunlap
Born (1963-08-16) August 16, 1963
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Duluth, Georgia
College University of Florida
Turned professional 1985
Current tour(s) Champions Tour
Former tour(s) PGA Tour Tour
Sunshine Tour
Canadian Tour
Professional wins 12
Number of wins by tour
Sunshine Tour 2 Tour 2
PGA Tour Champions 1
Other 7
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open T24: 1997
The Open Championship T10: 1999
PGA Championship T9: 2000

Scott Michael Dunlap (born August 16, 1963) is an American professional golfer who currently plays on the Champions Tour, having previously been a member of the PGA Tour.

Early years

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Dunlap grew up in Sarasota, Florida.[1] The valedictorian of the class of 1981 at Sarasota High School, he accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he played for the Florida Gators men's golf team in NCAA competition from 1982 to 1985.[2] During his 1985 senior season, the Gators won the Southeastern Conference (SEC) team championship, and Dunlap was recognized as a first-team All-SEC selection, an All-American, and the Golf Week Male Amateur of the Year.[2][3]

While at Florida, he became a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.[4] Dunlap graduated from Florida with a bachelor's degree in finance in 1986, the same year his younger sister, Page Dunlap, won the individual NCAA Women's Golf Championship while playing for the Florida Gators women's golf team.

Pro career

Dunlap played on the Tour in 1990, 1998, and from 2003 to 2013, and has two victories. He played on the PGA Tour in 1996–97, 1999–2002, and 2012. His best finishes on PGA Tour were a trio of tied for third places: 1996 Bell Canadian Open, 1999 Doral-Ryder Open, and 2000 The Players Championship and his best finish on the year-end money list was 44th in 2000. He had top ten finishes in major championships at the Open Championship in 1999 at Carnoustie and the PGA Championship in 2000 at Valhalla.

Champions Tour

Dunlap turned 50 in August 2013 and began playing the Champions Tour full-time in 2014; he won his first title at the Boeing Classic near Seattle that August, defeating Mark Brooks on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff. At the par-5 18th, Dunlap's second shot stopped four feet (1.3 m) from the pin. Brooks' birdie attempt missed from 30 feet (9 m) and Dunlap two-putted for the win.[5][6] The winner's share was $300,000 and along with the trophy, he received a leather flight jacket.[7]

Amateur wins (1)

this list may be incomplete

Professional wins (12) Tour wins (2)

No. DateTournamentWinning scoreTo parMargin
of victory
1 Oct 3, 2004 Mark Christopher Charity Classic 65-69-72-66=272 −12 3 strokes United States Scott Gutschewski, United States Bubba Watson
2 Jan 27, 2008 Panama Movistar Championship 65-68-73-71=277 −3 1 stroke India Arjun Atwal, United States Jeff Klauk

Sunshine Tour wins (2)

Other wins (7)

Champions Tour wins (1)

No. Date Tournament Winning score To par Margin
of victory
1 24 Aug 2014 Boeing Classic 69-63-68=200 −16 Playoff United States Mark Brooks

Champions Tour playoff record (1–0)

1 2014 Boeing Classic United States Mark Brooks Won with birdie on first extra hole

Results in major championships

Tournament 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT T29 T10 CUT DNP DNP

Note: Dunlap never played in the Masters Tournament.
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

See also


  1. Pfankuch, Bart (September 3, 2010). "Sarasota native Scott Dunlap leads Nationwide Tour event". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Retrieved August 25, 2014.
  2. 1 2 Florida Men's Golf 2011 Media Supplement, University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, pp. 34, 37, 39, 41 (2010). Retrieved July 12, 2011.
  3. 2008–09 Florida Gators Men's Golf Media Guide, University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, p. 36 (2008). Retrieved July 14, 2011.
  4. The Rainbow, vol. 130, no. 2, p. 15
  5. "Scott Dunlap wins Champions Tour's Boeing Classic". USA Today. Associated Press. August 24, 2014. Retrieved August 25, 2014.
  6. "Boeing Classic: Leaderboard". Yahoo! Sports. August 24, 2014. Retrieved August 25, 2014.
  7. "Scott Dunlap answers one final challenge to net first victory in the Boeing Classic". Seattle Times. August 24, 2014. Retrieved August 25, 2014.
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