Tom Kite won the first of his 19 PGA Tour events in 1976. He has 10 Champions Tour victories, but has yet to win since 2008. He has one top-10 finish this season, following a frustrating 2014 when he had none on the Champions Tour.
He began playing golf at age 6 and won his first tournament as an 11-year-old.
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- Driving distance 2015: 256.6 yards (74th on Champions Tour)
- Scoring average 2015: 75.29 (81st)
- Career Champions Tour earnings: $16,059,584
- Career highlights: Has 19 PGA Tour victories, including the 1992 U.S. Open Championship and 1989 Players Championship.
Note: Stats through June 10
- Height: 5-foot-9
- Weight: 170
- Year turned pro: 1972
- Birthplace: McKinney, Texas
- Birth date: Dec. 9, 1949
- College: Texas, 1972, business administration
- Did you know? Kite says his biggest thrill in golf was being selected a Ryder Cup captain in 1997, according to pgatour.com.