Who's who: Jay Haas

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Who's who: Jay Haas

  • Name:

    Jay Dean Haas
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Dec 2, 1953 in St Louis, Missouri.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1976

Roll of Honour

Senior MAJORS (3). Walker Cup player (1975). Ryder Cup player (1983, '95, 2004). Presidents Cup player (1994, 2003). Presidents Cup captain (2015). Multiple PGA Tour (9) and Champions Tour winner. Champions Tour Rookie of the Year (2005). Charles Schwab Cup winner (2006, 2008).

Did you know?

Jay Haas is a former PGA Tour player and current Champions Tour player. He is the father of current PGA Tour star Bill Haas. Jay's brother Jerry also played on the PGA Tour.

Top tournaments won by Jay Haas

2016
America
Newport Beach, CA
197 (-16)
$270,000
Toshiba

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Venue

Newport Beach, CA

Score

197 (-16)

Prize money

$270,000

Title sponsor

Toshiba

Played as the Toshiba Classic (Oct 7-9). Wire-to-wire winner Haas (USA) beat Bart Bryant (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole (par-5 18th), to record the last of his 18 PGA Tour Champions wins. Haas (62 years 312 days) became the second oldest player to win a PGA Tour Champions event, behind 63-year-old Mike Fetchick (1985 Hilton Head Snrs Intl). [Newport Beach CC, Newport Beach, CA].

2014
America
196 (-17)
$240,000
Kia

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

196 (-17)

Prize money

$240,000

Title sponsor

Kia

Played as the Greater Hickory Kia Classic at Rock Barn (Oct 17-19). Second-placed Joe Durant (USA) and Kirk Triplett (USA) finished 2 shots behind Haas (USA), who recorded his 17th Champions Tour win. [Trent Jones Jr course, Rock Barn G&S, Conover, NC].

2012
America
Glen Oaks CC, IA
197 (-16)
$262,500
Principal

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Venue

Glen Oaks CC, IA

Score

197 (-16)

Prize money

$262,500

Title sponsor

Principal

Played as the Principal Charity Classic (June 1-3). Second-placed Kirk Triplett (USA) and Larry Mize (USA) finished 5 shots behind Haas (USA). [Glen Oaks CC, West Des Moines, Iowa].

2011
America
201 (-15)
$262,500
3M

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

201 (-15)

Prize money

$262,500

Title sponsor

3M

Played as the 3M Championship (Aug 5-7). Second-placed Kenny Perry (USA), Tom Lehman (USA) and Peter Senior (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Haas (USA). [TPC Twin Cities, Blaine, nr Minneapolis, Minn.].

2009
America
198 (-18)
$262,500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

198 (-18)

Prize money

$262,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn (Sept 18-20). Second-placed Russ Cochran (USA) and Andy Bean (USA) finished 2 shots behind Haas (USA). [Trent Jones Jr course, Rock Barn G&S, Conover, NC].

2009
Majors
267 (-13)
$405,000
Constellation Energy

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

267 (-13)

Prize money

$405,000

Title sponsor

Constellation Energy

Played as the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship (Oct 1-4). Second-placed Tom Watson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Haas (USA), who claimed his third senior major title. [East course, Baltimore CC - Five Farms, Lutherville, Maryland].

2008
America
Glen Oaks CC, IA
203 (-10)
$258,750
Principal

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Venue

Glen Oaks CC, IA

Score

203 (-10)

Prize money

$258,750

Title sponsor

Principal

Played as the Principal Charity Classic (May 30-Jun 1). Second-placed Andy Bean (USA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Haas (USA). [Glen Oaks CC, West Des Moines, Iowa].

2008
Awards
2556 pts
$1,000,000
Charles Schwab

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Venue

Score

2556 pts

Prize money

$1,000,000

Title sponsor

Charles Schwab

Haas (USA) won the Champions Tour season-long points chase, to capture his second Charles Schwab Cup and $1 million annuity cheque. Fred Funk (USA) was second with 2544 pts; Bernhard Langer (Ger) was third with 2460 pts. The Cup is awarded based on points earned for top 10 finishes during the Champions Tour season.

2008
Majors
287 (+7)
$360,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

287 (+7)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

The Senior PGA Championship (May 22-25). Second-placed Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 1 shot behind Haas (USA). [Oak Hill CC, Pittsford, Rochester, NY].

2007
Awards
$2,581,001
see Score
Champions Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Venue

Score

$2,581,001

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

Champions Tr

Haas (USA) won his second straight Arnold Palmer Award as the Champions Tour 2007 leading money winner, with earnings of $2,581,001 on the Tour. Loren Roberts (USA) was second with $2,170,627; Brad Bryant (USA) was third with $1,812,099.

2007
America
Newport Beach, CA
194 (-19)
$247,500
Toshiba

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Venue

Newport Beach, CA

Score

194 (-19)

Prize money

$247,500

Title sponsor

Toshiba

Played as the Toshiba Classic (March 9-11). Second-placed R.W. Eaks (USA) finished 2 shots behind Haas (USA). [Newport Beach CC, Newport Beach, California].

2007
America
207 (-9)
$395,000
Liberty Mutual

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

207 (-9)

Prize money

$395,000

Title sponsor

Liberty Mutual

Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (April 20-22). Defending champion Haas (USA) beat Tom Kite (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Savannah Harbor Resort, Savannah, GA].

2007
America
Glen Oaks CC, IA
201 (-12)
$240,000
Principal

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Venue

Glen Oaks CC, IA

Score

201 (-12)

Prize money

$240,000

Title sponsor

Principal

Played as the Principal Charity Classic (June 8-10; formerly the Allianz Championship ... a name that transferred to a different tournament launched in 2007). Second-placed R.W. Eaks (USA) finished 3 shots behind Haas (USA), who recorded his third Champions Tour win in 2007. [Glen Oaks CC, West Des Moines, Iowa].

2007
America
203 (-13)
$240,000
Bank of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

203 (-13)

Prize money

$240,000

Title sponsor

Bank of America

Played as the Bank of America Championship (June 22-24). Second-placed Leonard Thompson (USA) and Brad Bryant (USA) finished 3 shots behind Haas (USA), who recorded back-to-back Champions Tour wins, and his fourth win on the Tour in 2007. [Nashawtuc CC, Concord, Massachusetts].

2007
Awards
x
n/a
Champions Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

Champions Tr

Haas (USA) won his second straight Jack Nicklaus Award as the Champions Tour Player of the Year, based on the votes of his peers.

2006
America
Hills CC, TX
205 (-11)
$240,000
Fedex Kinko's

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Venue

Hills CC, TX

Score

205 (-11)

Prize money

$240,000

Title sponsor

Fedex Kinko's

Played as the FedEx Kinko's Classic (April 28-30). Second-placed Tom Kite (USA) and Mark James (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Haas (USA), who recorded back-to-back Champions Tour wins. [The Hills CC, Hills of Lakeway, Austin, TX].

2006
Awards
x
n/a
Champions Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

Champions Tr

Haas (USA) won the Jack Nicklaus Award as the Champions Tour Player of the Year, based on the votes of his peers.

2006
Majors
279 (-5)
$360,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

279 (-5)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

The Senior PGA Championship (May 25-28). Haas (USA) clinched his first major championship title, beating Brad Bryant (USA) with a par at the third playoff hole. [Oak Tree National, Edmond, Okla. Known as Oak Tree GC at the time].

2006
Awards
$2,420,227
see Score
Champions Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Venue

Score

$2,420,227

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

Champions Tr

Haas (USA) won the Arnold Palmer Award as the Champions Tour 2006 leading money winner, with earnings of $2,240,227 on the Tour. Loren Roberts (USA) was second with $2,365,395; Brad Bryant (USA) was third with $1,692,417.

2006
Awards
3053 pts
$1,000,000
Charles Schwab

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Venue

Score

3053 pts

Prize money

$1,000,000

Title sponsor

Charles Schwab

Haas (USA) won the Champions Tour season-long points chase, to capture the Charles Schwab Cup and $1 million annuity cheque. Loren Roberts (USA) was second with 3033 pts. Tom Kite (USA) was third with 1910 pts. The Cup is awarded based on points earned for top 10 finishes during the Champions Tour season.

2006
America
128 (-16)
$240,000
Administaff

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

128 (-16)

Prize money

$240,000

Title sponsor

Administaff

Played as the Administaff Small Business Classic (Oct 13-15). Second-placed Bruce Lietzke (USA) and Tom Purtzer (USA) finished 5 shots behind Haas (USA). Reduced to 36 holes due to bad weather. [Augusta Pines GC, Spring, Texas].

2006
America
201 (-15)
$395,000
Liberty Mutual

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

201 (-15)

Prize money

$395,000

Title sponsor

Liberty Mutual

Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (April 21-23). Second-placed Craig Stadler (USA) and Peter Jacobsen (USA) finished 5 shots behind Haas (USA). [Savannah Harbor Resort, Savannah, GA].

2005
America
200 (-16)
$240,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

200 (-16)

Prize money

$240,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn (Oct 7-9). Second-placed Dana Quigley (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time Champions Tour winner Haas (USA), who was playing in his tenth start on the Tour. [Trent Jones Jr course, Rock Barn G&S, Conover, NC].

2005
America
199 (-14)
$225,000
SBC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

199 (-14)

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

SBC

Played as the SBC Championship (Oct 21-23). Second-placed Tom Purtzer (USA) finished 2 shots behind Haas (USA), who recorded his second win in the space of three weeks on the Champions Tour. [Oak Hills CC, San Antonio, TX].

2005
Awards
$998,653
see Score
Champions Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Venue

Score

$998,653

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

Champions Tr

Jay Haas (USA) won the Champions Tour 2005 Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player, based on the votes of his peers. He finished 15th on the Tour's money list, with earnings of $998,653.

1996
America
187 (-29)
$150,000
Franklin Templeton

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

187 (-29)

Prize money

$150,000

Title sponsor

Franklin Templeton

Played as the Franklin Templeton Shark Shootout (Nov 15-17; played over three rounds: 1-alternate shot; 2-better ball; 3-scramble). Second-placed team of Craig Stadler (USA) & Lanny Wadkins (USA) finished 2 shots behind the winning team of Jay Haas (USA) & Tom Kite (USA). [Sherwood CC, Thousand Oaks, nr LA, Calif.].

1993
America
263 (-21)
$180,000
H.E.B.

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

263 (-21)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

H.E.B.

Played as the H.E.B. Texas Open (Oct 14-17). Jay Haas (USA) beat Bob Lohr (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole, to record his second win in this event and the last of his nine PGA Tour wins. [Oak Hills CC, San Antonio, TX].

1992
America
263 (-21)
$198,000
FedEx

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

263 (-21)

Prize money

$198,000

Title sponsor

FedEx

Played as the Federal Express St Jude Classic (June 11-14). Second-placed Dan Forsman (USA) and Robert Gamez (USA) finished 3 shots behind Haas (USA). [TPC Southwind, Memphis, TN].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

277

Prize money

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Mexican Open (Abierto Mexicano de Golf). Ed Fiori (USA) finished in second place behind Haas (USA). [GC Chapultepec, Naucalpan, Mexico City].

1988
America
338 (-22)
$180,000
Chrysler

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

338 (-22)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

Chrysler

Played as the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic (Jan 20-24). Second-placed David Edwards (USA) finished 2 shots behind Haas (USA). [Indian Wells CC, Coachella Valley, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Bermuda Dunes CC; La Quinta CC; PGA West (Palmer Private)].

1987
America
276 (-12)
$108,000
Big "I"

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

276 (-12)

Prize money

$108,000

Title sponsor

Big "I"

Played as the Big "I" Houston Open (April 23-26). Jay Haas (USA) beat Buddy Gardner (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. Haas made a 65-foot putt on the final hole to force a playoff. [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].

1982
America
262 (-18)
$45,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

262 (-18)

Prize money

$45,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Texas Open (Sept 30-Oct 3). Second-placed Curtis Strange (USA) finished 3 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Jay Haas (USA), who recorded his fifth PGA Tour win. [Oak Hills CC, San Antonio, TX].

1982
America
276 (-8)
$45,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

276 (-8)

Prize money

$45,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Hall of Fame Classic (Sept 16-19). Haas (USA) beat John Adams (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole. [No.2 course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].

1981
America
270 (-14)
$49,500
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Venue

En-Joie

Score

270 (-14)

Prize money

$49,500

Title sponsor

x

Played as the B.C. Open (Sept 3-6). Second-placed Tom Kite (USA) finished 3 shots behind Haas (USA). [En-Joie GC, Endicott, NY].

1981
America
Tuckaway CC
274 (-14)
$45,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Venue

Tuckaway CC

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$45,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Greater Milwaukee Open (July 9-12). Second-placed Chi Chi Rodríguez (PR/USA) finished 3 shots behind Jay Haas (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Tuckaway CC, Franklin, nr Milwaukee, Wisc.].

1978
America
278 (-10)
$40,000
Andy Williams

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Haas, Jay

Score

278 (-10)

Prize money

$40,000

Title sponsor

Andy Williams

Played as the Andy Williams San Diego Open Invitational (Jan 26-29). Second-placed Andy Bean (USA), Gene Littler (USA) and John Schroeder (USA) finished 3 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Haas (USA). [South course, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA].

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