Date of Birth:: 3rd February 197Country:United States

Heath Slocum

With three career wins on the PGA Tour, Slocum - who followed in the footsteps of his father, Jack, in pursuing a career as a professional golfer - is recognised as one of the most consistent players on the PGA Tour. His biggest win came in last season's Barclays Championship - the first of the season-ending FedEx Cup series - where he holed a 21-footer for par on the final green to hold off TIger Woods, Pádraig Harrington, Steve Stricker and Ernie Els. Slocum is a national spokesmanof The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America: the golfer developed ulcerative colitis in November 1997, which led him to missing 18 months of tournament play . . . played on the same High School team in Florida as Boo Weekley . . . . includes Top-10 finishes in the Verizon Heritage, The PLayers and the St Jude Classic on tour this season.