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John Daly
Arkansas Connection: From Dardanelle; played at University of Arkansas
Tour: PGA/Nationwide and PGA Europe
2011 Earnings: $207,963 (PGA); $3,000 (Nationwide)
Lifetime Earnings: $9.5 million (PGA)
Best 2011 Finish: T9 RBC Canadian Open
Notable: Daly enjoyed his first PGA Tour Top 10 finish since 2005 … In 18 PGA events he made the cut in six … Tied for 11th at Sicilian Open ... Rehabbed torn ligaments in his right elbow in early March.

Scott Gardiner
Arkansas Connection: Lives in Farmington
Tour: Nationwide
2011 Earnings: $72,429 (Nationwide)
Lifetime Earnings: $928,987 (Nationwide)
Best 2011 Finish: Gardiner tied for 7th at Winn Dixie Jacksonville
Notable: Gardiner made the cut in 15 of 24 tournaments … He finished in the Top 25 of six … Ranked No. 10 in final round scoring average.

Stacy Lewis
Arkansas Connection: Played at University of Arkansas
Tour: LPGA
2011 Earnings: $1.3 Million
Lifetime Earnings: $2.28 Million
Best 2011 Finish: Lewis won the Kraft Nabisco Championship, a major on the LPGA Tour.
Notable: Tied for second at the 2012 ISPS Honda Women’s Australian Open … Made the cut in 22 of 23 events during the 2011 season … Selected as one of seven LPGA golfers for 2012 Antigua clothing sponsorship. KPMG, which also sponsors Phil Mickelson on the PGA Tour, began sponsoring Lewis in late March.

David Lingmerth
Arkansas Connection: University of Arkansas
Tour: Nationwide
2011 Earnings: $170,980 (Nationwide)
Lifetime Earnings: $184,525 (Nationwide)
Best 2011 Finish: Lingmerth tied for third at the Nationwide Championship
Notable: Lingmerth had five Top 10 finishes in his first season on the Nationwide Tour … Made the cut in 13 of 26 events.… Closed 2011 with two Top 3 finishes. ... No. 27 on the Nationwide Tour money list in 2011.

Brenden Pappas
Arkansas Connection: Played at University of Arkansas
Tour: PGA/Nationwide
2011 Earnings: $137,918 (Nationwide)
Lifetime Earnings: $2.71 million (PGA); $840,342 (Nationwide)
Best 2011 Finish: Pappas won the Nationwide Tour’s Pacific Rubiales Bogota Open Presented by Samsung
Notable: Pappas enjoyed three Top 25 finishes in 2011 ... Made the cut in eight of 16 Nationwide Tour events played. Has 17 career Top 10 finishes.

Stacy Prammanasudh
Arkansas Connection: Lives in Conway
Tour: LPGA
2011 Earnings: $143,916
Lifetime Earnings: $3.32 million
Best 2011 Finish: Prammanasudh finished tied for 10th at the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup
Notable: Prammanasudh made the cut in 14 of 18 events ... Enjoyed one Top 10 finish and had three Top 25 finishes.

Tag Ridings
Arkansas Connection: Played at University of Arkansas
Tour: PGA/Nationwide
2011 Earnings: $382,670 (PGA)
Lifetime Earnings: $3.73 million (PGA); $610,242 (Nationwide)
Best 2011 Finish: Ridings tied for 13th at the Sony Open in Hawaii
Notable: Ridings made the cut in 15 of 28 events … Had two Top 25 finishes, including tying for 22 at the Puerto Rico Open … Finished Top 10 in nine of 27 Nationwide Tour events … Tied for most Top 10 finishes on tour in 2011.

Ron Whittaker
Arkansas Connection: Lives in Little Rock
Tour: Nationwide
2011 Earnings: $48,531 (Nationwide)
Lifetime Earnings: $404,316 (PGA); $549,300 (Nationwide)
Best 2011 Finish: Whittaker tied for 13 at the Panama CLARO Championship
Notable: Whittaker posted five top 25 finishes on the Nationwide Tour for the second consecutive year ... Ranked No. 20 among Nationwide golfers in driving accuracy ... Opened 2011 with four consecutive Top 20 finishes.