Steve Stricker is a professional golfer who hails from the United States of America where he is a member of the US PGA Tour.
He is the winner of twelve titles on the US PGA Tour including the World Golf Championship – Accenture Match Play Championship as well as two playoff events of the FedEx Cup. The most successful season that the American has had on the US PGA Tour came in 2009 when he won three events as well as finishing at second on the money list.
His highest ranking remains world number two in the Official World Golf Rankings, and between 2007 and 2008, he spent 57 weeks in the top 10 before going on to spend a further 157 weeks there between 2009 and 2012.
Having turned professional in 1990, Stricker began life as a professional golfer on the Canadian Professional Golf Tour, winning two events. Steve Stricker became a member of the US PGA Tour in 1994 but he had to wait two more years before he could get his hands on his first titles on the Tour. He finished seven more times inside the top ten that year, finishing fourth on the money list overall.
In all, Steve Stricker has won twelve titles on the US PGA Tour apart from winning ten more titles in other professional tours. He has a record of T6 in the Masters Tournament which came in 2009, a T5 in the US Open which came in 1998 and 1999, a T7 in The Open Championship and aT2 in The PGA Championship which he achieved in 1998.
He is also a winner of the Byron Nelson Award, which he got in 2013 and the Payne Stewart Award which he was bestowed with the previous year following his performances on the Tour.