Who's who in golf - Art Wall Jr

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Name: - Art Wall Jr.
Country: - USA
Lived : - 1923 - 2001
Original Home/Club: -
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: -

Roll of Honour

MAJORS [1] : The Masters (1959). PGA Tour wins (14). Ryder Cups (1957, 1959, 1961)

Top tournaments won by Art Wall Jr

1980Snr AmericaLegends of Golf (US)Onion Creek187 (-23)$35,000
Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (unofficial two-man better-ball team event). Second-placed Sam Snead (USA) & Don January (USA) finished 2 shots behind Tommy Bolt (USA) and Art Wall (USA). [Onion Creek Club, Austin, Texas].
1975Men AmericaGtr Milwaukee OpenTuckaway CC271 (-17)$26,000
Played as the Gtr Milwaukee Open. Second-placed Gary McCord (USA) finished 1 shot behind Wall Jr (USA). [Tuckaway CC, Franklin, nr Milwaukee, Wisc.].
1966Men AmericaTravelers Ch'shipWethersfield CC266 (-18)$20,000
Played as the Insurance City Open. Second-placed Wes Ellis (USA) finished 2 shots behind Wall (USA). [Wethersfield CC, nr Hartford, CT].
1966Men AmericaVenezuela OpenValle Arriba GC276 (-4)
Played as the Caracas Open (Caribbean tour event). Second-placed Wes Ellis (USA) and Dean Refram (USA) finished 1 shot behind Wall (USA). [Valle Arriba GC, Caracas, Venezuela].
1965Men AmericaMaracaibo OpenMaracaibo CC271 (-17)$2,500
Played as the Maracaibo Open (Caribbean tour event). Second-placed Wes Ellis (USA), John Barnum (USA) and Jay Dolan (USA) finished 6 shots behind defending champion Wall Jr (USA). [Maracaibo CC, Maracaibo, Venezuela].
1965Men AmericaPanama OpenPanama GC277 (-11)$1,600
Played as the Panama Open (Caribbean tour event). Second-placed Wes Ellis (USA) finished 4 shots behind Wall Jr (USA). [GC de Panama, Panama City, Panama].
1964Men AmericaFarmers Insurance OpenRancho Bernardo274 (-14)$4,300
Played as the San Diego Open Invitational (Jan 9-12). Second-placed Tony Lema (USA) and Bob Rosburg (USA) finished 2 shots behind Wall (USA). [Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, CA].
1964Men AmericaMaracaibo OpenMaracaibo CC280 (-8)
Played as the Maracaibo Open (Caribbean tour event). Second-placed and defending champion Jim Ferree (USA) finished 3 shots behind Wall (USA). [Maracaibo CC, Maracaibo, Venezuela].
1964Men AmericaMexican OpenMexico GC276
Played as the Mexican Open (Abierto Mexicano de Golf). Roberto De Vicenzo (Arg) finished in second place behind Wall Jr (USA). [Club de Golf Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico].
1964Men AmericaPuerto Rico OpenDorado Beach
Played as the Puerto Rico Open (Caribbean tour event). Won by Wall Jr (USA). [East course, Dorado Beach Resort, Puerto Rico].
1963Men AmericaVenezuela OpenValle Arriba GC275 (-5)$1,300
Played as the Caracas Open. Second-placed George Knudson (Can) finished 2 shots behind Wall (USA). [Valle Arriba GC, Caracas, Venezuela].
1960Men AmericaCanadian OpenSt George's G&CC269 (-15)$3,500
Played as the Canadian Open. Second-placed Bob Goalby (USA) and Jay Hebert (USA) finished 6 shots behind Art Wall Jr (USA). [St George's G&CC, Etobicoke, Ontario].
1959Men AmericaBuick OpenWarwick Hills282 (-6)$9,000
Played as the Buick Open Invitational. Wall (USA) beat Dow Finsterwald (USA) in an 18-hole playoff (Wall 71, Finstwerwald 73). [Warwick Hills G&CC, Grand Blanc, Michigan].
1959Men AwardsLow Stroke Ave - PGA of Am70.35n/a
Wall (USA) won the PGA of America Vardon Trophy, recording the season's lowest scoring average on the PGA Tour.
1959Men AwardsMoney Winner - PGA Tr$53,167see Score
Wall (USA) was the PGA Tour 1959 leading money winner, with earnings of $53,167 on the Tour. Gene Littler (USA) was second on the money list.
1959Men AmericaPebble Beach Pro-AmPebble Beach279 (-9)$4,000
Played as the Bing Crosby National Pro-Am (Jan 15-18). Second-placed Jimmy Demaret (USA) and Gene Littler (USA) finished 2 shots behind Wall Jr (USA). [Pebble Beach Links, Monterey Peninsula, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Cypress Point Club and Monterey Peninsula CC].
1959Men AwardsPlyr of Yr - PGA of Amxn/a
Wall Jr. (USA) won the PGA of America Player of the Year Award (based on points allocated for PGA Tour wins, money-list position and scoring average).
1959Men MajorsThe MastersAugusta National284 (-4)$15,000
The Masters Tournament (23rd) (April 2-5). Dr Cary Middlecoff (USA) finished 1 shot behind Wall (USA), who stormed through the field on the final day with a round of 66 that included five birdies in the last six holes. [Augusta National GC, Augusta, GA].
1958Men AmericaRubber City OpenFirestone CC269 (-15)$2,800
Played as the Rubber City Open Invitational (July 3-6). Wall (USA) beat Dow Finsterwald (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole, to win his fifth PGA Tour title. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].
1957Men AmericaPensacola OpenPensacola CC273 (-15)$2,000
Played as the Pensacola Open (March 7-10). Second-placed Peter Thomson (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Wall (USA). [Pensacola CC, Pensacola, FL].
1954Men AmericaTourmnt of Chmpns (PGA Tr)Desert Inn CC278 (-10)$10,000
Played as the Tournament of Champions (April 22-25). Second-placed Lloyd Mangrum (USA) and defending champion Al Besselink (USA) finished 6 shots behind Wall (USA). [Desert Inn CC, Las Vegas, NV; now known as Wynn Las Vegas].


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