Thomas Daniel Weiskopf was an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour. His most successful decade was the 1970s. He won 16 PGA Tour titles between 1968 and 1982, including the 1973 Open Championship.
After winding down his tournament career, Weiskopf became a noted golf course architect.
Weiskopf was born in Massillon, Ohio. He attended Benedictine High School in Cleveland, and Ohio State University, where he played on the golf team. He turned professional in 1964.
Weiskopf’s first win on the PGA Tour came at the Andy Williams-San Diego Open Invitational in 1968, and fifteen more followed by 1982. His career season was 1973, when he won seven tournaments around the world, including The Open Championship at Royal Troon, and he would finish that year ranked second in the world according to Mark McCormack’s world golf rankings.
This was to remain his only major championship victory, but he was a four-time runner-up at The Masters and also had a T2 finish at the 1976 U.S. Open.
Tom Weiskopf Wife: Who is Laurie Weiskopf?
Laurie Weiskopf is the wife of American professional golfer Tom Weiskopf. Her husband, Thomas Daniel (Tom) Weiskopf, passed away at 79.
Laurie Weiskopf’s birth date and zodiac sign are unknown. She holds American citizenship and is of white ethnicity.
There is currently no confirmed information about Laurie Weiskopf’s parents yet.
Although she is not particularly active on social media, she has been Tom’s much-needed friend while battling cancer.
Tom previously wed Jeanne Weiskopf, with whom he filed for divorce after 32 years of marriage. The couple was hitched in 1966 and divorced in 1999. With Jeanne, he had two kids; Eric Weiskopf and Heidi Weiskopf.