Zimbabwean Nick Price’s 1st PGA Tour win came at the World Series of Golf
Published: August 28th, 2016 – World Series of Golf – Nick Price, the Zimbabwean three time major winner first win ever on the PGA Tour came on this day in 1983 at Firestone Country Club. With that win in hand, the twenty-six year old Price earned a 10 year exemption not he PGA Tour. From then on career wise it was history, Price would go on to win three major championships which include: two PGA Championships 92′, 94′ and The Open Championship in 1994.
Price shot a final round of 67 to escalate to a total of -10 under par for a four stroke victory over Jack Nicklaus. During the event, Price became the first person in history to win the tournament wire-to-wire. He also collected a $500,000 paycheck for the win