Zimbabwean Nick Price’s 1st PGA Tour win came at the World Series of Golf
By: Josh Morris – World Series of Golf – Nick Price, the three time major from Zimbabwe, 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 on the PGA Tour. It was just the beginning for Price, who 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…
Josh Morris is the Editor of Golf History Today. A proud USGA Volunteer and golf enthusiast. In his free time he enjoys being a weekend caddie as well as playing as much as he can.