Name:Jesse Carlyle "J.C." Snead
Also known as:Carlyle
Born:Oct 14, 1940 in Hot Springs, Virginia.
Original/Home Club:The Homestead, VA.
Played as the Greater Baltimore Classic (June 21-23; formerly State Farm Senior Classic). Second-placed Bobby Wadkins (USA), John Mahaffey (USA) and Doug Tewell (USA) finished 1 shot behind Jesse Carlyle "JC" Snead (USA). [Hayfields CC, Cockeysville, nr Baltimore, MD].
Played as the Royal Caribbean Classic (Feb 4-6). Snead (USA) beat Raymond Floyd (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne, nr Miami, FL; at the time known as the Links at Key Biscayne].
Played as the Ford Senior Players Championship (July 13-16). Snead (USA) beat Jack Nicklaus (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record his first major championship win. [TPC Michigan, Dearborn, Detroit, Mich.].
Played as the Vantage at the Dominion. Second-placed Bobby Nichols (USA) and Gary Player (RSA) finished 1 shot behind first-time US Snr Tr winner Jesse Carlyle "J.C." Snead (USA). [Dominion CC, San Antonio, Texas].
Played as the Manufactures Hanover Westchester Classic (June 11-14). Snead (USA) beat Seve Ballesteros (Esp) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record the last of his eight PGA Tour wins. [West course, Westchester CC, Rye, NY].
Played as the Southern Open (Oct 8-11). Jesse Carlyle "J.C." Snead (USA) beat defending champion Mike Sullivan (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole (par-3 2nd). [Green Island CC, Columbus, Georgia].
Played as the Andy Williams San Diego Open Invitational (Feb 12-15). Second-placed Don Bies (USA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion J.C. Snead (USA), who posted his fifth PGA Tour win. [South course, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA].
Played as the Kaiser International Open Invitational (Sept 23-26). Second-placed Gibby Gilbert (USA) and defending champion Johnny Miller (USA) finished 2 shots behind Jesse Carlyle "J.C." Snead (USA). Miller was chasing his third straight win in this event. [North course, Silverado Resort, Napa, CA].
Played as the Andy Williams San Diego Open Invitational (Feb 13-16). J.C. Snead (USA) beat Raymond Floyd (USA) with a birdie at the fourth playoff hole. Bobby Nichols (USA) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. [South course, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA].
Played as the Australian Open (Oct 25-28). Second-placed Jerry Breaux (USA) finished 2 shots behind Jesse Carlyle "J.C." Snead (USA). [Royal Queensland GC, Eagle Farm, Brisbane, Qld.].
Played as the IVB Philadelphia Golf Classic (Jun 8-11). Second-placed Chi Chi Rodríguez (PR/USA) finished 1 shot behind Jesse Carlyle "J.C." Snead (USA). [Whitemarsh Valley CC, Lafayette Hill, nr Philadelphia, PA].
Played as the Tucson Open Invitational (Feb 18-22). Second-placed Dale Douglass (USA) finished 1 shot behind 30-year-old Jesse Carlyle "J.C. Snead" (USA), who recorded the first of his eight PGA Tour wins. A 36-hole Monday finish was required after earlier rain, snow and frost delays. [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].
Played as the Doral-Eastern Open (March 4-7). Second-placed Gardner Dickinson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Jesse Carlyle "J.C." Snead (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Blue Monster course, Doral Resort, Miami, FL].
2021 Opens: whether by accident or design, four of the top five mens’ Open Championships played in the British Isles occupy consecutive weeks in July: the Irish Open (1-4), Scottish Open (8-11), The Open (15-18) and Wales Open (22-25). The recently relaunched English Open is scheduled for early-August.
Hoag Classic: Ernie Els defends his title in this prestigious PGA Tour Champions event, played since 1991 at the Newport Beach Country Club, CA (Mar 5-7).
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