I I kind of lost my rhythm a little bitVerplank leads the latest PGA event Nov 02, 2007
I've never been so nervous in my life on that last little puttVerplank wins the Byron Nelson event Apr 29, 2007
I missed one fairway and I hit a lot of greensFour players share the lead at Cromwell Jun 29, 2006
When you get as old as I am, you get worn outVerplank shares Las Vegas lead Oct 09, 2003
He was kind of my guide through college and we were roommates and good buddies, and he had a pretty big influence on my lifeVerplank leads HP Classic May 02, 2003
Scott Rachal Verplank (born July 9, 1964) is an American professional golfer.
Verplank was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. He was a leading member of the W.T. White High School Golf Team and a regular at Brookhaven Country Club in Dallas. While attending Oklahoma State University, he won the 1985 Western Open, becoming the first amateur to win a PGA Tour event since Doug Sanders won the 1956 Canadian Open. Verplank also won the 1984 U.S. Amateur Championship at the Oak Tree Golf Club and the 1986 NCAA individual title.
Verplank graduated and turned professional in 1986. His career has been solid, with five wins on the PGA Tour, and two Ryder Cup appearances, in 2002 and 2006. He has diabetes and was awarded the 2002 Ben Hogan Award, given by the Golf Writers Association of America to an individual who has continued to be active in golf despite a physical handicap or serious illness. Verplank uses an insulin pump during play. He has featured in the top 20 of the Official World Golf Rankings.