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CRAIG PERKS

HT. / WT. 6-2; 200.

BIRTHDATE: Jan. 6, 1967.

BIRTHPLACE: Palmerston North, New Zealand.

RESIDENCE: Lafayette, La.

FAMILY: Wife, Maureen Elizabeth; Meghan Elizabeth (6/26/96), Nigel William (10/6/98).

EXEMPT STATUS: 113th on 2001 money list.

EDUCATION: University of Southwestern Louisiana (1990, Behavioral Science).

SPECIAL INTERESTS: Family time.

TURNED PROFESSIONAL: 1993.

JOINED TOUR: 2000.

CURRENT YEAR PGA TOUR MONEY AND POSITIONS: $267,614 (50).

CURRENT YEAR BEST PGA TOUR FINISHES: T5 _ Genuity Championship.

CURRENT YEAR PGA TOUR BEST ROUND: 64 at Round 2, Buick Invitational.

CURRENT YEAR PGA TOUR HIGHLIGHTS: Top-two finishes on the PGA Tour have come during the Florida swing. Earned a T5 at the Genuity Championship to go along with his T2 at the 2001 Honda Classic.

BEST PGA TOUR FINISHES: T2 _ 2001 Honda Classic.

BEST 2001 PGA TOUR FINISHES: T2 _ Honda Classic; T6 _ National Car Rental Golf Classic Disney.

2001 SEASON PGA TOUR: Tournaments entered _ 30; in money _ 9.

2001 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS: Began second season on PGA Tour in sophomore slump, making the cut in two of first 16 starts. Made the most of one of those cuts with a career-best T2 at the Honda Classic. Opened with rounds of 67-70-68 to sit T13 heading into Sunday. Shot final-round 66 to tie Mark Calcavecchia and Geoff Ogilvy for second. Made cut in seven of last 14 events, including T6 in National Car Rental Classic at Walt Disney World Resort to secure his card for 2002. $99,329 payday pushed him to No. 108 on the money list.

PERSONAL: Was a two-time table tennis champion in New Zealand. Left his homeland of New Zealand at age 18 to come to the United States to play college golf.

_ Source: PGATour.com

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