Wadkins, Lanny

Hometown:

USA

Richmond,
Virginia

Year Inducted:

2009

Induction Category:

PGA TOUR Ballot

Birth Date:

Dec 05, 1949

Lanny Wadkins

Professional Majors: 1

  • PGA Championship: 1977

PGA TOUR Wins: 20

  • 1972: Sahara Invitational
  • 1973: Byron Nelson Golf Classic, USI Classic
  • 1977: World Series of Golf
  • 1979: Glen Campbell-Los Angeles Open, THE PLAYERS Championship, Phoenix Open
  • 1982: MONY Tournament of Champions, Buick Open
  • 1983: Greater Greensboro Open, MONY Tournament of Champions
  • 1985: Bob Hope Classic, Los Angeles Open, Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic
  • 1987: Doral-Ryder Open
  • 1988: Hawaiian Open, Colonial National Invitation
  • 1990: Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic
  • 1991: United Hawaiian Open
  • 1992: Canon Greater Hartford Open

Additional Wins: 6

  • 1970: U.S. Amateur
  • 1978: Victoria PGA Championship, Canadian PGA Championship
  • 1979: Bridgestone Open
  • 1984: World Nissan Championship
  • 2000: The ACE Group Classic

Walker Cup Appearances: 2 (Wins in bold)

  • Player: 1969, 1971

Ryder Cup Appearances: 9 (Wins in bold)

  • Player: 1977, 1979, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993
  • Captain: 1995

Golf Awards & Honors

  • Seagram Sports Award: 1985