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Davis Love III


Pro golfer who won the 1997 PGA Tournament and a number of various other PGA occasions. He completed second on the Experts in 1995 and 1999 and linked for second on the 1996 U.S. Open up. He performed defenseman in hockey due to his backwards skating prowess. On the 2004 Mercedes Championships, he strike an impressive 476-yard get, the second-longest in public history at that time. He became a dad after the delivery of his little girl, Robin, in June 1988. He performed against Vijay Singh in the ultimate round from the Pebble Beach Country wide Pro-Am in 2001.

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Full Name Davis Love III
Date Of Birth April 13, 1964
Place Of Birth Charlotte, NC
Height 1.91 m
Weight 79 kg
Profession Golfer
Education University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Nationality American
Spouse Robin Love, Robin Love
Children Davis Love IV, Alexia Love
Parents Davis M. Love Jr., Helen Penta Burgin
Siblings Mark Love
Nominations Best Male Golfer ESPY Award
Movies Highlights of the 2002 Masters Tournament, The 34th Annual Ryder Cup Matches
Star Sign Aries

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1He captained the losing 2012 U.S. Ryder Cup team at Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Illinois, USA.
2In 2008, he won his twentieth career PGA Tour victory at the Children's Miracle Network Classic, which gave him a lifetime exemption on the PGA Tour, at the age of 44.
3He won twenty PGA Tour events overall, including his one major championship in 1997 at the PGA Championship.
4He attended college at the University of North Carolina (1983-85), where he was a three-time all-American and all-Atlantic Coast Conference golfer, winning six tournaments during his collegiate career, including the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) tournament championship in 1984.
5He attended high school at Glynn Academy, a private prep school in Brunswick, Georgia.
6Father Davis Jr. was killed in a 1988 plane crash, three years after Davis III turned professional.
7Father Davis Jr., a former club pro and nationally recognized golf instructor, introduced Davis III to the game. His mother is also an avid low-handicap golfer.
8His parents were mother Helen, and father Davis M. Love, Jr., and Davis III was born one day after father Davis Jr. finished the final round the 1964 Masters Golf Tournament, where he had made the cut, but faded in the end, finishing 34th.
9Daughter Lexie is a nationally ranked competitive rider in the adult division on Paso Fino horses.
10Davis and his wife Robin have two children, daughter Alexia (Lexie) and her younger brother Davis Love IV (Dru).
11He holds the second longest officially recorded drive in competition play (professional or amateur) in history, a stupendous drive of 476 yards at the 2004 Mercedes Championships (now the Hyundai Tournament of Champions) in Kapalua, Hawaii, USA. His drive was 39 yards short of professional Mike Austin's record, set in 1974.
12Son Dru plays golf at the University of Alabama in Montgomery, Alabama and Davis and Dru teamed up to win the 2012 PNC Father-Son Challenge in Orlando, Florida.
13His major win at the 1997 PGA Championship was the last major championship won using wood headed drivers. All majors thereafter have been won using metal headed drivers.



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