Davis Love's Bio

Davis Love, III, was born in Charlotte, N.C., on April 13, 1964. He began his amateur career at the University of North Carolina, where he was a three-time All-American, winner of the 1984 North-South Amateur, and winner of the ACC Championship. After turning pro in 1985, Mr. Davis earned his first PGA Tour victory at the 1987 MCI Heritage Golf Classic, a feat he repeated in 1991, 1992, 1998, and 2003. Mr. Davis was a member of five President's Cup teams, five Ryder Cup teams, and five World Cup teams. In 1996, he won the World Cup Individual Title. Mr. Davis earned his first major at the 1997 PGA Championship. To date, Mr. Davis has won a total of 18 times on the PGA Tour and has two international victories. In 1997, he was inducted into the University Of North Carolina Order of Merit. Also in 1997, Davis' book, Every Shot I Take, a tribute to his late father, was the recipient of the USGA International Book Award. In June 1998, he was named honorary chairman of the PGA of America's National Golf Day.