Golf Birthdays: August 10-16

August 10

Kenny Perry turns 55. He has had success on both the PGA and Champions Tours, with 14 PGA wins and eight Champions. While never winning a Major, he finished second twice and third once, and won the 2009 Payne Stewart Award and 2013 Champions Tour Player of the Year.

August 11

Grant Waite turns 51. The New Zealander won the 1993 Kempner Open for his lone PGA victory.

August 12

Ron Whittaker turns 44. He has two professional wins; one on the Sunshine Tour, one on the Tour.

August 14

Paul Broadhurst turns 50.The native of Atherstone, Warwickshire, England, has six career European Tour titles, and tied for 12th at The Open Championship in 1990 and 2007. He was the European Tour’s Rookie of the Year winner in 1989.

Darren Clarke, winner of the 2011 Open Championship, turns 47. Clarke has won 22 professional tournaments, including 14 on the European Tour, which ties him for 15th-place all-time. At the 2011 Open, he was three strokes back after a round, then rose to the top by a stroke with his second straight 68. He maintained a one-stroke lead after three rounds and won the Major by three strokes over the US’ Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnston.

August 15

Kenny Knox, a three-time PGA Tour winner, turns 59. Knox’s best finish at a Major was tying for fourth at the 1991 PGA Championship.

Ted Purdy, winner of the 2005 Byron Nelson Championship, turns 42.

August 16

Scott Dunlap, who finished in the Top 10 of two Majors, turns 52.

Tim Petrovic, winner of the 2005 Zurich Classic, turns 49.

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