Who's who: Jim Ahern

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Who's who: Jim Ahern

  • Name:

    James Russell "Jim" Ahern
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Feb 26, 1949 in Duluth, Minnesota.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Duluth, MN
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1972

Roll of Honour

Multiple wins on the Champions Tour.

Did you know?

Ahern joined the Senior PGA Tour in 1999, recording two wins on this circuit. He had previously played on the PGA Tour, but without recording a win.

Top tournaments won by Jim Ahern

2003
America
196 (-20)
$210,000
Music City

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ahern, Jim

Score

196 (-20)

Prize money

$210,000

Title sponsor

Music City

Played as the Music City Championship at Gaylord Opryland (May 30-Jun 1). Second-placed José Maria Cañizares (Esp) finished 1 shot behind Ahern (USA). [Gaylord Springs Links, Nashville, Tennessee; at the time known as Springhouse GC].

1999
America
Richelieu Valley
272 (-16)
$202,500
AT&T

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ahern, Jim

Venue

Richelieu Valley

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$202,500

Title sponsor

AT&T

Played as the AT&T Canada Senior Open (Aug 26-29). First-time Snr PGA Tour winner Ahern (USA) beat Hale Irwin (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole. [Vallée du Richelieu GC, Sainte-Julie, nr Montreal, Québec].

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