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Fred Couples    

American Professional Golfer; 1991 PGA Tour Player of the Year

Fred Couples has achieved an astounding 14 PGA tour victories, with the 1992 Masters the jewel in his crown. His strength is obviously his driving, and correspondingly his iron play lives and dies with it.

In 1994, Fred Couples was named PGA Tour Player of the year, an honor which he also received in 1991 and 1992. Then, in 1995, Couples recorded back-to-back victories on the PGA European Tour, becoming the first American to do so since Charles Coody in 1973. Couples also teamed with Davis Love III to win a record four consecutive World Cup of Golf titles from 1992 through 1995.

In addition, Fred Couples has been a member of four Ryder Cup teams in 1989, 1991, 1993 and 1995. He also secured victories for his country in the 1994 and 1996 Presidents Cups. Over his career, Couples has been given many honors, including the Vardon Trophy for 1991-1992 and the Arnold Palmer Award in 1992. Couples has had fourteen PGA tour victories, including the 1983 Kemper Open, the 1984 Players Championship, the 1987 Byron Nelson Classic, the 1990 Nissan Los Angeles Open, the 1991 Federal Express St. Jude Classic, the 1991 B.C. Open, the 1992 Nissan Los Angeles Open, the 1992 Nestle Invitational, the 1992 Masters, the 1993 Honda Classic, the 1994 Buick Open, the 1996 Players Championship, the 1998 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic and the 1998 Memorial.

Fred Couples has also achieved international victories in the 1991 Jonnie Walker World Championship, the 1994 World Cup (Individual), the 1995 Dubai Desert Classic, the 1995 Jonnie Walker Classic and the 1995 Jonnie Walker World Championship.


Fred Couples commits to play in Boeing Classic | The Seattle Times

“I've come close before,” Couples said in a news release. “To do that again this year, I'm going to need make more birdies to keep up with the guys that seem to ...

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