Who's who: Mike Hill

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Who's who: Mike Hill

  • Name:

    Michael Joseph "Mike" Hill
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Jan 27, 1939 in Jackson, Michigan.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1967

Roll of Honour

Total professional wins (27), including PGA Tour wins (3) and Senior PGA Tour wins (18).

Did you know?

Mike Hill is the younger brother of 13-time PGA Tour winner and six-time Senior PGA Tour winner Dave Hill (1937-2011).

Top tournaments won by Mike Hill

2004
America
207 (-9)
$85,000
Georgia-Pacific

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Venue

Sonoma

Score

207 (-9)

Prize money

$85,000

Title sponsor

Georgia-Pacific

Played as the Georgia-Pacific Grand Champions Championship (Oct 21-23; unofficial Champions Tr event for 60+ age group; played as part of the Champions Tour season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship). Second-placed Raymond Floyd (USA) finished 5 shots behind Hill (USA). [Sonoma GC, Sonoma, California].

1999
America
210 (-6)
$128,000
Georgia-Pacific

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Score

210 (-6)

Prize money

$128,000

Title sponsor

Georgia-Pacific

Played as the Georgia-Pacific Super Seniors Championship (Nov 5-7; unofficial Snr PGA Tour event for 60+ age group; played as part of the season-ending Senior Tour Championship). Second-placed Jim Dent (USA) finished 5 shots behind Hill (USA). [The Dunes G&BC, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina].

1996
America
207 (-9)
$90,000
Bank One

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Score

207 (-9)

Prize money

$90,000

Title sponsor

Bank One

Played as the Bank One Classic (Sept 13-15). Second-placed Gibby Gilbert (USA) and Isao Aoki (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Hill (USA), who recorded the last of his 18 Snr PGA Tour wins. [Kearney Hill Links, Lexington, Kentucky].

1996
America
198 (-18)
$100,000
Liberty Mutual

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Score

198 (-18)

Prize money

$100,000

Title sponsor

Liberty Mutual

Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (March 22-24; unofficial two-man better-ball team event). Second-placed Orville Moody (USA) & Jimmy Powell (USA), Jack Nicklaus (USA) & Gary Player (RSA) and Harold Henning (RSA) & Chi Chi Rodriguez (PR/USA) finished 2 shots behind defending champions Lee Trevino (USA) & Mike Hill (USA). [Stadium (resort) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA].

1995
America
195 (-21)
$100,000
Liberty Mutual

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Score

195 (-21)

Prize money

$100,000

Title sponsor

Liberty Mutual

Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (April 21-23; unofficial two-man better-ball team event). Second-placed Gibby Gilbert (USA) & J.C. Snead (USA) finished 2 shots behind Lee Trevino (USA) & Mike Hill (USA). [Stadium (resort) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA].

1995
America
Kings Island
196 (-17)
$135,000
Kroger

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Venue

Kings Island

Score

196 (-17)

Prize money

$135,000

Title sponsor

Kroger

Played as the Kroger Senior Classic (July 7-9). Second-placed Isao Aoki (Jpn) finished 3 shots behind Hill (USA). [Golf Ctr at Kings Island, Mason, Ohio].

1994
America
Vineyards CC
201 (-15)
$75,000
IntelliNet

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Venue

Vineyards CC

Score

201 (-15)

Prize money

$75,000

Title sponsor

IntelliNet

Played as the IntelliNet Challenge (Feb 18-20). Second-placed Tom Wargo (USA) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Mike Hill (USA). [South course, Vineyards CC, Naples, FL].

1993
America
TPC Piper Glen
204 (-12)
$82,500
PaineWebber

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Venue

TPC Piper Glen

Score

204 (-12)

Prize money

$82,500

Title sponsor

PaineWebber

Played as the PaineWebber Invitational. Second-placed Tom Weiskopf (USA) finished 2 shots behind Hill (USA). [TPC Piper Glen, Charlotte, North Carolina].

1993
America
Vineyards CC
202 (-14)
$75,000
BH&G Real Estate

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Venue

Vineyards CC

Score

202 (-14)

Prize money

$75,000

Title sponsor

BH&G Real Estate

Played as the Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Challenge (Feb 12-14). Second-placed Dave Stockton (USA) finished 2 shots behind Mike Hill (USA). [South course, Vineyards CC, Naples, FL].

1992
America
Vintage Club, CA
203 (-13)
$75,000
ARCO

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Venue

Vintage Club, CA

Score

203 (-13)

Prize money

$75,000

Title sponsor

ARCO

Played as the Vintage ARCO Invitational. Hill (USA) beat Tommy Aaron (USA) and Jim Colbert (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Vintage Club, Palm Desert, California].

1992
America
136 (-8)
$75,000
Digital

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Score

136 (-8)

Prize money

$75,000

Title sponsor

Digital

Played as the Digital Seniors Classic. Hill (USA) beat Walt Zembriski (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole, in a rain shortened event. [Nashawtuc CC, Concord, Massachusetts].

1992
America
Deerwood Club
134 (-10)
$52,500
Doug Sanders

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Venue

Deerwood Club

Score

134 (-10)

Prize money

$52,500

Title sponsor

Doug Sanders

Played as the Doug Sanders Kingwood Celebrity Classic. Second-placed Gibby Gilbert (USA) and Larry Mowry (USA) finished 2 shots behind Hill (USA). [Deerwood Course, Clubs of Kingswood, Houston, Texas].

1992
America
251 (-37)
$70,000
Liberty Mutual

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Score

251 (-37)

Prize money

$70,000

Title sponsor

Liberty Mutual

Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (unofficial two-man better-ball team event). Second-placed Jim Colbert (USA) & Tommy Aaron (USA) finished 3 shots behind defending champions Lee Trevino (USA) & Mike Hill (USA). [Fazio Foothills course, Barton Creek Resort, Austin, Texas].

1991
America
252 (-36)
$70,000
Liberty Mutual

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Score

252 (-36)

Prize money

$70,000

Title sponsor

Liberty Mutual

Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (unofficial two-man better-ball team event). Second-placed Al Geiberger (USA) & Harold Henning (RSA) finished 2 shots behind Lee Trevino (USA) & Mike Hill (USA). [Fazio Foothills course, Barton Creek Resort, Austin, Texas].

1991
Awards
x
n/a
Snr PGA Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

Snr PGA Tr

George Archer (USA) and Mike Hill (USA) jointly won the Jack Nicklaus Award as the Senior PGA Tour Player of the Year, based on the votes of his peers.

1991
America
CC of the South
212 (-4)
$105,000
Nationwide

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Venue

CC of the South

Score

212 (-4)

Prize money

$105,000

Title sponsor

Nationwide

Played as the inaugural Nationwide Championship (Sept 20-22). Second-placed Tom Shaw (USA) finished 1 shot behind Hill (USA). [CC of the South, Alpharetta, nr Atlanta, Georgia].

1991
Awards
$1,065,657
see Score
Snr PGA Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Venue

Score

$1,065,657

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

Snr PGA Tr

Hill (USA) won the Arnold Palmer Award as the Senior PGA Tour 1991 leading money winner, with earnings of $1,065,657 on the Tour. George Archer (USA) was second with $963,455; Jim Colbert (USA) was third with $880,749.

1991
America
Deerwood Club
203 (-13)
$45,000
Doug Sanders

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Venue

Deerwood Club

Score

203 (-13)

Prize money

$45,000

Title sponsor

Doug Sanders

Played as the Doug Sanders Kingwood Celebrity Classic. Second-placed George Archer (USA) finished 1 shot behind Hill (USA). [Deerwood Course, Clubs of Kingswood, Houston, Texas].

1991
America
Inglewood GC, WA
198 (-18)
$60,000
GTE

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Venue

Inglewood GC, WA

Score

198 (-18)

Prize money

$60,000

Title sponsor

GTE

Played as the GTE Northwest Classic. Second-placed Chi Chi Rodriguez (PR/USA) finished 2 shots behind Hill (USA). [Inglewood GC, Kenmore, nr Seattle, Washington].

1991
America
Stonebridge, IL
200 (-16)
$75,000
Ameritech

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Venue

Stonebridge, IL

Score

200 (-16)

Prize money

$75,000

Title sponsor

Ameritech

Played as the Ameritech Senior Open (July 18-21). Second-placed Bob Charles (NZ) finished 2 shots behind Hill (USA). [Stonebridge CC, Aurora, nr Chicago, Illinois].

1991
America
202 (-14)
$150,000
New York Life

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Score

202 (-14)

Prize money

$150,000

Title sponsor

New York Life

Played as the New York Life Champions (Dec 13-15; Senior PGA Tour season-ending event). Second-placed Jim Colbert (USA) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Mike Hill (USA), who recorded his tenth Senior PGA Tour win. [East course, TPC Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico; at the time known as Dorado Beach Resort].

1990
America
201 (-15)
$150,000
New York Life

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Score

201 (-15)

Prize money

$150,000

Title sponsor

New York Life

Played as the inaugural New York Life Champions (Dec 14-16; Senior PGA Tour season-ending event). Mike Hill (USA) beat Dale Douglass (USA) and Lee Trevino (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record his fifth Senior PGA Tour win. [East course, TPC Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico; at the time known as Dorado Beach Resort].

1990
America
201 (-15)
$75,000
Security Pacific

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Score

201 (-15)

Prize money

$75,000

Title sponsor

Security Pacific

Played as the inaugural Security Pacific Senior Classic (Nov 2-4). Second-placed Gary Player (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Hill (USA). [Rancho Park GC, Los Angeles, CA].

1990
America
Broadmoor CC, IN
201 (-15)
$67,500
GTE

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Venue

Broadmoor CC, IN

Score

201 (-15)

Prize money

$67,500

Title sponsor

GTE

Played as the GTE North Classic (Aug 31-Sep 2). Hill (USA) beat Bruce Crampton (Aus) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Broadmoor CC, Indianapolis, IN].

1990
America
Suntree CC, FL
200 (-16)
$45,000
Fairfield Barnett

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Venue

Suntree CC, FL

Score

200 (-16)

Prize money

$45,000

Title sponsor

Fairfield Barnett

Played as the Fairfield Barnett Space Coast Classic. Hill (USA) beat Dale Douglass (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Suntree CC, Melbourne, Florida].

1990
America
207 (-9)
$67,500
GTE

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Score

207 (-9)

Prize money

$67,500

Title sponsor

GTE

Played as the GTE Suncoast Classic. Second-placed Lee Trevino (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time US Snr Tr winner Hill (USA). [TPC Tampa Bay, Lutz, nr Tampa, FL].

1989
America
191 (-25)
$250,000
Mazda

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Score

191 (-25)

Prize money

$250,000

Title sponsor

Mazda

Played as the Mazda Champions (Dec 15-17; unofficial 54-hole better-ball team event; the 12 teams each comprised an LPGA Tr and Snr PGA Tr player). Second-placed team of Tammie Green (USA) & Don Bies (USA) and Sherri Turner (USA) & Charles Coody (USA) finished 1 shot behind Patti Rizzo (USA) & Mike Hill (USA). [East course, TPC Dorado Beach, Puerto Rico; at the time known as Dorado Beach Resort].].

1977
America
Mason Golf Ctr, OH
269 (-11)
$30,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Venue

Mason Golf Ctr, OH

Score

269 (-11)

Prize money

$30,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Ohio Kings Island Open (Sept 22-25). Second-placed Tom Kite (USA) finished 1 shot behind Mike Hill (USA), who recorded the last of his three PGA Tour wins. ["The Grizzly" course, City of Mason Golf Ctr, Mason, OH; at the time called Nicklaus Golf Ctr].

1972
America
Woodlake, TX
273 (-15)
$25,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Venue

Woodlake, TX

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$25,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the San Antonio Texas Open (Nov 2-5). Second-placed Lee Trevino (USA) finished 2 shots behind Mike Hill (USA), who shot four rounds in the 60s to clinch the second of his three PGA Tour wins. [Woodlake GC, San Antonio, Texas].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Hill, Mike

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

$30,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Doral-Eastern Open (Feb 26-Mar 1). Second-placed Jim Colbert (USA) finished 4 shots behind 31-year-old Mike Hill (USA), who recorded the first of his three PGA Tour wins. [Blue Monster course, Doral Resort, Miami, FL].

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