Who's who: Jeff Maggert

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Who's who: Jeff Maggert

  • Name:

    Jeffrey Allan "Jeff" Maggert
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Feb 20, 1964 in Columbia, Missouri.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Columbia, Missouri
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1986

Roll of Honour

Senior MAJORS (2): Regions Tradition (2015); US Senior Open (2015). Ryder Cup player (1995, '97, '99). Presidents Cup player (1994). Three-time winner on the PGA Tour, including the WGC Match Play in 1999.

Did you know?

Born in Columbia, Missouri, Maggert spent his formative golf years growing-up in The Woodlands, Texas. He attended Texas A&M University ("Aggies") and became an All-American golf team member. In 1990 he was named Player of the Year on the Ben Hogan Tour (No.2 U.S. Tour), becoming a full PGA Tour member in 1991.

During his PGA Tour career Maggert won three times, played in three Ryder Cups and one Presidents Cup. Major championship success came in 2015 on the Champions Tour, when he won both the Regions Tradition and the U.S. Senior Open.

Top tournaments won by Jeff Maggert

2019
America
Phoenix CC, AZ
263 (-21)
$440,000
Charles Schwab

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Maggert, Jeff

Venue

Phoenix CC, AZ

Score

263 (-21)

Prize money

$440,000

Title sponsor

Charles Schwab

Played as the Charles Schwab Cup Championship (Nov 7-10; season-ending Champions Tr event and final Charles Schwab Cup playoff event). Maggert (USA) beat Retief Goosen (RSA) by holing out from 124 yards for eagle at the third playoff hole (par-4 17th). At the first playoff hole Goosen missed a three-foot birdie putt that would have given him victory in this event and in the season-long Charles Schwab Cup. [Phoenix CC, Phoenix, AZ].

2015
America
Canyon Meadows
194 (-16)
$352,000
Shaw Comms

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Maggert, Jeff

Venue

Canyon Meadows

Score

194 (-16)

Prize money

$352,000

Title sponsor

Shaw Comms

Played as the Shaw Charity Classic (Aug 7-9). Second-placed Colin Montgomerie (Scot) finished 4 shots behind Maggert (USA), who recorded his fourth Champions Tour win. [Canyon Meadows G&CC, Calgary, Alberta].

2015
Majors
274 (-14)
$345,000
Regions

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Maggert, Jeff

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$345,000

Title sponsor

Regions

Played as the Regions Tradition (May 14-17). First-time senior major winner Maggert (USA) beat Kevin Sutherland (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Shoal Creek Club, Birmingham, AL].

2015
Majors
Del Paso CC
270 (-10)
$630,000
USGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Maggert, Jeff

Venue

Del Paso CC

Score

270 (-10)

Prize money

$630,000

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Senior Open (June 25-28). Second-placed and defending champion Colin Montgomerie (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Maggert (USA), who claimed his second senior major championship title. [Del Paso CC, Sacramento, CA].

2015
America
202 (-14)
$285,000
Dick's Sporting Goods

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Maggert, Jeff

Venue

En-Joie

Score

202 (-14)

Prize money

$285,000

Title sponsor

Dick's Sporting Goods

Played as Dick's Sporting Goods Open (Aug 28-30). Second-placed Paul Goydos (USA) finished 2 shots behind Maggert (USA), who claimed his fourth Champions Tour title of 2015. [En-Joie GC, Endicott, NY].

2014
America
205 (-11)
$240,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Maggert, Jeff

Score

205 (-11)

Prize money

$240,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic (March 21-23). Second-placed Billy Andrade (USA) finished 2 shots behind Maggert (USA), who was making his Champions Tour debut. [Fallen Oak GC, Saucier, nr Biloxi, MS].

2006
America
271 (-9)
$936,000
FedEx

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Maggert, Jeff

Score

271 (-9)

Prize money

$936,000

Title sponsor

FedEx

Played as the Fedex St Jude Classic (May 25-28). Second-placed Tom Pernice Jr (USA) finished 3 shots behind Maggert (USA), who recorded the last of his three PGA Tour victories. [TPC Southwind, Memphis, TN].

1999
WGC
38th hole
$1,000,000
Andersen Consulting

Category

WGC

Winner (holder)

Maggert, Jeff

Score

38th hole

Prize money

$1,000,000

Title sponsor

Andersen Consulting

Played as the inaugural WGC-Andersen Consulting Match Play Championship (Feb 24-28; previously the Andersen Consulting World Championship of Golf, which was not a WGC event). Maggert (USA) beat Andrew Magee (USA) at the 38th hole in the final. [Champions course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif.]

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Maggert, Jeff

Score

2 & 1

Prize money

$100,000

Title sponsor

Diners Club

Played as the Diners Club Matches (Dec 13/14; unofficial post-season event involving four two-player teams from each of the LPGA, PGA and Snr PGA Tours; teams compete against other teams from their own tour). Steve Elkington (Aus) & Jeff Maggert (USA) beat Tom Lehman (USA) & Duffy Waldorf (USA) 2 and 1 in the final of the PGA Tour matches. [Nicklaus Tournament (resort) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Maggert, Jeff

Score

19th hole

Prize money

$125,000

Title sponsor

Diners Club

Played as the inaugural Diners Club Matches (Dec 8-11; unofficial post-season event involving four two-player teams from each of the LPGA, PGA and Snr PGA Tours; teams compete against other teams from their own tour). Jeff Maggert (USA) & Jim McGovern (USA) beat Lee Janzen (USA) & Rocco Mediate (USA) at the 19th hole in the final of the PGA Tour matches. [Nicklaus Tournament (resort) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA].

1993
America
265 (-23)
$198,000
Oldsmobile

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Maggert, Jeff

Score

265 (-23)

Prize money

$198,000

Title sponsor

Oldsmobile

Played as the Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic (Oct 7-10). Second-placed Greg Kraft (USA) finished 3 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Maggert (USA). [Magnolia course, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL. Earlier rounds also played on the Palm course].

1989
Asia
283 (-5)
US$29,155
Benson & Hedges

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Maggert, Jeff

Score

283 (-5)

Prize money

US$29,155

Title sponsor

Benson & Hedges

Played as the Benson & Hedges Malaysian Open. Second-placed Casey Nakama (USA), Bob Lendzion (USA) and Craig McClellan (USA) finished 5 shots behind Maggert (USA). [Ayer Keroh CC, Malacca, Malaysia].

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