Corey Allen Pavin (born November 16, 1959 in Oxnard, California) has played on three US Ryder Cup teams: 1991, 1993, and 1995.
Pavin turned professional in 1982 and has 27 professional wins under his belt and 15 PGA Tour wins. He ranks 49th in Career Earnings on the PGA TOUR.
Pavin will Captain the U.S. Team in Ryder Cup 2010
1959: Born in Oxnard, California on November 16
1982: Turns professional.
1984: Picks up first PGA Tour victory at Houston Coca-Cola Open.
1991: Tops PGA’S money list. Plays in first Ryder Cup at Kiawah Island, South California. Picked up a point in the singles as USA went on to win the ‘War on the Shore’.
1993: Part of American team which retained the Ryder Cup at The Belfry, picking up three points.
1995: Wins US Open by two strokes over Greg Norman for the only major victory of his career.
Tastes only career defeat in Ryder Cup, despite winning four out of five matches at Oak Hill. Ends his Ryder Cup career with eight wins and five defeats.
2004: Runner-up to Nick Price in USPGA Championship at Southern Hills.
2006: Wins 15th PGA Tour title at US Bank Championship in Milwaukee. Also breaks the record for the fewest number of strokes needed to complete nine holes at a PGA Tour event (26).
2008: Named as America’s Ryder Cup captain for their defence of the trophy at Celtic Manor in Wales in 2010.