Couples, Fred

Hometown:

USA

Seattle ,
Washington

Year Inducted:

2013

Induction Category:

PGA TOUR Ballot

Birth Date:

Oct 03, 1959

Fred Couples

Professional Majors: 3

  • Masters Tournament: 1992
  • Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship: 2011
  • The Senior Open Championship presented by Rolex: 2012

PGA TOUR Wins: 14

  • 1983: Kemper Open
  • 1984: Tournament Players Championship
  • 1987: Byron Nelson Golf Classic
  • 1990: Nissan Los Angeles Open:
  • 1991: Federal Express St. Jude Classic, B.C. Open
  • 1992: Nissan Los Angeles Open, Nestle Invitational
  • 1993: Honda Classic
  • 1994: Buick Open
  • 1996: THE PLAYERS Championship
  • 1998: Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, Memorial Tournament
  • 2003: Shell Houston Open

Champions Tour Wins: 11

  • 2010: The ACE Group Classic, Toshiba Classic,  Cap Cana Championship,  Administaff Small Business Classic
  • 2011: AT&T Championship
  • 2012: Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic
  • 2013: Charles Schwab Cup Championship
  • 2014: Toshiba Classic, Shaw Charity Classic
  • 2017: Chubb Classic, American Family Insurance Championship

International Wins: 5

  • 1991: Johnnie Walker World Championship
  • 1994: World Cup [indiv]
  • 1995: Dubai Desert Classic, Johnnie Walker Classic, Johnnie Walker World Championship

Addtional Wins: 27

  • 1983: JC Penney Classic [with Jan Stephenson]
  • 1990: Franklin Templeton Shark Shootout [with Raymond Floyd], Sazale Classic, RMCC Invitational
  • 1992: World Cup [with Davis Love III]
  • 1993: Telus Skins Game, World Cup [with Davis Love III], Dunhill Cup [with John Daly and Payne Stewart]
  • 1994: Telus Skins Game, Franklin Templeton Shark Shootout [with Brad Faxon], World Cup [with Davis Love III]
  • 1995: Skins Game, World Cup [with Davis Love III]
  • 1996: Telus Skins Game, Skins Game
  • 1998: Telus Skins Game
  • 1999: Franklin Templeton Shark Shootout [with David Duval], Skins Game, Diners Club Matches [with Mark Calcavecchia]
  • 2000: Telus Skins Game
  • 2001: Hyundai Team Matches [with Mark Calcavecchia]
  • 2003: Skins Game, Tylenol Par-3 Shootout at Treetops Resort
  • 2004: Skins Game, Tylenol Par-3 Shootout at Treetops Resort
  • 2006: ING Par-3 Shootout

The Presidents Cup Apperances: 7

  • (Wins in bold)
  • Player:  1994, 1996, 1998, 2005
  • Captian: 2009, 2011, 2013

Ryder Cup Apperances: 5

  • (Wins in bold)
  • Player: 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997

Awards & Honors

  • Golf
  • PGA TOUR Player of the Year: 1991, 1992
  • PGA TOUR Harry Vardon Trophy: 1991, 1992
  • National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame: 2007
  • Texas Sports Hall of Fame: 2011