Who's who: John Jacobs

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Who's who: John Jacobs

  • Name:

    John Alexander Jacobs
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    March 18, 1945 in Los Angeles, California.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1967

Roll of Honour

Senior MAJORS (1): Senior PGA Ch'ship (2003). Multiple winner on the Champions and international tours.

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Former PGA Tour and PGA Champions Tour player.

Top tournaments won by John Jacobs

2003
Majors
276 (-4)
$360,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Jacobs, John (US)

Score

276 (-4)

Prize money

$360,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the Senior PGA Championship (June 5-8). Second-placed Bobby Wadkins (USA) finished 2 shots behind Jacobs (USA), who claimed his first major championship title, and the last of his five Champions Tour wins. [Aronimink GC, Newton Square, PA].

2002
America
133 (-11)
$217,500
Royal Caribbn

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Jacobs, John (US)

Score

133 (-11)

Prize money

$217,500

Title sponsor

Royal Caribbn

Played as the Royal Caribbean Classic (Feb 1-3). Second-placed Isao Aoki (Jpn), Bruce Fleisher (USA) and Tom Watson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Jacobs (USA). [Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne, nr Miami, FL; at the time known as Crandon Pk GC].

2000
America
Greystone G&CC
203 (-13)
$195,000
Bruno's

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Jacobs, John (US)

Venue

Greystone G&CC

Score

203 (-13)

Prize money

$195,000

Title sponsor

Bruno's

Played as Bruno's Memorial Classic (April 28-30). Jacobs (USA) beat Gil Morgan (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Greystone G&CC, Birmingham, Alabama].

1999
America
203 (-13)
$185,000
MasterCard

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Jacobs, John (US)

Score

203 (-13)

Prize money

$185,000

Title sponsor

MasterCard

Played as the MasterCard Championship (Jan 21-24; Senior PGA Tour season-opener). Second-placed Jim Colbert (USA) and Raymond Floyd (USA) finished 3 shots behind wire-to-wire winner John Jacobs (USA), who recorded his second Champions Tour win. [Hualālai course, Hualālai Resort, Big Island, Hawaii].

1998
America
GC of Georgia
206 (-10)
$202,500
Nationwide

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Jacobs, John (US)

Venue

GC of Georgia

Score

206 (-10)

Prize money

$202,500

Title sponsor

Nationwide

Played as the Nationwide Championship (June 5-7). Second-placed Hale Irwin (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time Senior PGA Tour winner Jacobs (USA). [Lakeside course, GC of Georgia, Alpharetta, nr Atlanta, Georgia].

1991
Asia
Taiwan G&CC
285 (-3)
US$50,000
Sanyang

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Jacobs, John (US)

Venue

Taiwan G&CC

Score

285 (-3)

Prize money

US$50,000

Title sponsor

Sanyang

Played as the Sanyang ROC Open. Jacobs (USA) beat Antolin Fernando (Phil) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Tamsui course, Taiwan G&CC, Taipei, Taiwan].

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Jacobs, John (US)

Score

280 (-4)

Prize money

Title sponsor

Rolex

Played as the Rolex Masters (Asian circuit event). Second-placed Roger Antonio (Phil), Mario Siodina (Phil) and Nazamuddin Yusof (Malay) finished 3 shots behind Jacobs (USA). [Bukit course, Singapore Island CC, Singapore].

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Jacobs, John (US)

Venue

Score

Prize money

Title sponsor

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Played as the Republic of China Open. Won by Jacobs (USA).

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