Steve Sticker is an American golfer who plays professionally on the US PGA Tour, and although over the last couple of seasons, he plays more on a part time basis than as a full professional, he is still considered one of the flag bearers of the American golfing scene on the Tour.
The American has won 12 titles on the US PGA Tour and although he is yet to win a major title in his long career on the Tour, he came very close to securing a major championship when in 1998; he finished a close second in the PGA Championship.
His major wins include the 2001 World Golf Championship – Accenture Match Play Championship as well as two playoff events of the FedEx Cup. But the most successful season for Steve Sticker on the US PGA Tour came when in 2009; he won three tournaments in the season and finished the season ranked second on the money list. His highest career ranking in the Official Golf World Rankings came when he climbed up to number two in the rankings. Stricker spent a whopping 57 consecutive weeks in the top 10 of the rankings between 2007 and 2008 and spent a further 157 weeks in the top 10 again between 2009 and 2012.
Stricker began his professional career in 1990 as part of the Canadian Professional Golf Tour where he managed to win two events. He played on the Tour for four years and he finally got his chance to play on the US PGA Tour in 1994.
Steve Sticker is an extremely family man and his recent decision to play golf only on a part time basis has been attributed to him wanting to spend time with his family. His wife Nicki frequently helps him out as a caddie as well.