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Name: - Jay Haas
Country: - USA
Born : - On December 2nd, 1953 in St Louis, Missouri.
Original Home/Club: - St. Louis, MO
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1976

Roll of Honour

Senior Majors (3). Walker Cup player (1975). Ryder Cup player (1983, '95, 2004). Presidents Cup player (1994, 2003). Presidents Cup captain (2015). Multiple US PGA Tour (9) and Champions Tour winner. Champions Tour Rookie of the Year (2005). Charles Schwab Cup winner (2006, 2008).


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Jay Haas is a former PGA Tour player and current Champions Tour player. He is the father of current PGA Tour star Bill Haas. Jay's brother Jerry also played on the PGA Tour.


Top tournaments won by Jay Haas

2016Snr AmericaHoag ClassicNewport Beach197 (-16)$270,000
Played as the Toshiba Classic (Oct 7-9). Wire-to-wire winner Haas (USA) beat Bart Bryant (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole (par-5 18th), to record the last of his 18 PGA Tour Champions wins. Haas (62 years 312 days) became the second oldest player to win a PGA Tour Champions event, behind 63-year-old Mike Fetchick (1985 Hilton Head Snrs Intl). [Newport Beach CC, Newport Beach, CA].
2014Snr AmericaGtr Hickory ClassicRock Barn G&S196 (-17)$240,000
Played as the Greater Hickory Kia Classic at Rock Barn (Oct 17-19). Second-placed Joe Durant (USA) and Kirk Triplett (USA) finished 2 shots behind Haas (USA), who recorded his 17th Champions Tour win. [Trent Jones Jr course, Rock Barn G&S, Conover, NC].
2012Snr AmericaPrincipal Charity ClassicGlen Oaks CC, IA197 (-16)$262,500
Played as the Principal Charity Classic (June 1-3). Second-placed Kirk Triplett (USA) and Larry Mize (USA) finished 5 shots behind Haas (USA). [Glen Oaks CC, West Des Moines, Iowa].
2011Snr America3M ChampionshipTPC Twin Cities201 (-15)$262,500
Played as the 3M Championship (Aug 5-7). Second-placed Kenny Perry (USA), Tom Lehman (USA) and Peter Senior (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Haas (USA). [TPC Twin Cities, Blaine, nr Minneapolis, Minn.].
2009Snr AmericaGtr Hickory ClassicRock Barn G&S198 (-18)$262,500
Played as the Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn (Sept 18-20). Second-placed Russ Cochran (USA) and Andy Bean (USA) finished 2 shots behind Haas (USA). [Trent Jones Jr course, Rock Barn G&S, Conover, NC].
2009Snr MajorsSenior Players Ch'shipBaltimore CC267 (-13)$405,000
Played as the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship (Oct 1-4). Second-placed Tom Watson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Haas (USA), who claimed his third senior major title. [East course, Baltimore CC - Five Farms, Lutherville, Maryland].
2008Snr AwardsCharles Schwab Cup2556 pts$1,000,000
Haas (USA) won the Champions Tour season-long points chase, to capture his second Charles Schwab Cup and $1 million annuity cheque. Fred Funk (USA) was second with 2544 pts; Bernhard Langer (Ger) was third with 2460 pts. The Cup is awarded based on points earned for top 10 finishes during the Champions Tour season.
2008Snr AmericaPrincipal Charity ClassicGlen Oaks CC, IA203 (-10)$258,750
Played as the Principal Charity Classic (May 30-Jun 1). Second-placed Andy Bean (USA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Haas (USA). [Glen Oaks CC, West Des Moines, Iowa].
2008Snr MajorsUS Snr PGA Ch'shipOak Hill CC, NY287 (+7)$360,000
The Senior PGA Championship (May 22-25). Second-placed Bernhard Langer (Ger) finished 1 shot behind Haas (USA). [Oak Hill CC, Pittsford, Rochester, NY].
2007Snr AmericaBank of America Ch'shipNashawtuc CC203 (-13)$240,000
Played as the Bank of America Championship (June 22-24). Second-placed Leonard Thompson (USA) and Brad Bryant (USA) finished 3 shots behind Haas (USA), who recorded back-to-back Champions Tour wins, and his fourth win on the Tour in 2007. [Nashawtuc CC, Concord, Massachusetts].
2007Snr AmericaHoag ClassicNewport Beach194 (-19)$247,500
Played as the Toshiba Classic (March 9-11). Second-placed R.W. Eaks (USA) finished 2 shots behind Haas (USA). [Newport Beach CC, Newport Beach, California].
2007Snr AmericaLegends of Golf (US)Savannah Harbor207 (-9)$395,000
Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (April 20-22). Defending champion Haas (USA) beat Tom Kite (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Savannah Harbor Resort, Savannah, GA].
2007Snr AwardsMoney Winner - US Snr Tr$2,581,001see Score
Haas (USA) won his second straight Arnold Palmer Award as the Champions Tour 2007 leading money winner, with earnings of $2,581,001 on the Tour. Loren Roberts (USA) was second with $2,170,627; Brad Bryant (USA) was third with $1,812,099.
2007Snr AwardsPlyr of Yr - US Snr Trxn/a
Haas (USA) won his second straight Jack Nicklaus Award as the Champions Tour Player of the Year, based on the votes of his peers.
2007Snr AmericaPrincipal Charity ClassicGlen Oaks CC, IA201 (-12)$240,000
Played as the Principal Charity Classic (June 8-10; formerly the Allianz Championship ... a name that transferred to a different tournament launched in 2007). Second-placed R.W. Eaks (USA) finished 3 shots behind Haas (USA), who recorded his third Champions Tour win in 2007. [Glen Oaks CC, West Des Moines, Iowa].
2006Snr AwardsCharles Schwab Cup3053 pts$1,000,000
Haas (USA) won the Champions Tour season-long points chase, to capture the Charles Schwab Cup and $1 million annuity cheque. Loren Roberts (USA) was second with 3033 pts. Tom Kite (USA) was third with 1910 pts. The Cup is awarded based on points earned for top 10 finishes during the Champions Tour season.
2006Snr AmericaFedEx Kinko's ClassicHills CC, TX205 (-11)$240,000
Played as the FedEx Kinko's Classic (April 28-30). Second-placed Tom Kite (USA) and Mark James (Eng) finished 2 shots behind Haas (USA), who recorded back-to-back Champions Tour wins. [The Hills CC, Hills of Lakeway, Austin, TX].
2006Snr AmericaInsperity InvtlAugusta Pines128 (-16)$240,000
Played as the Administaff Small Business Classic (Oct 13-15). Second-placed Bruce Lietzke (USA) and Tom Purtzer (USA) finished 5 shots behind Haas (USA). Reduced to 36 holes due to bad weather. [Augusta Pines GC, Spring, Texas].
2006Snr AmericaLegends of Golf (US)Savannah Harbor201 (-15)$395,000
Played as the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf (April 21-23). Second-placed Craig Stadler (USA) and Peter Jacobsen (USA) finished 5 shots behind Haas (USA). [Savannah Harbor Resort, Savannah, GA].
2006Snr AwardsMoney Winner - US Snr Tr$2,420,227see Score
Haas (USA) won the Arnold Palmer Award as the Champions Tour 2006 leading money winner, with earnings of $2,240,227 on the Tour. Loren Roberts (USA) was second with $2,365,395; Brad Bryant (USA) was third with $1,692,417.
2006Snr AwardsPlyr of Yr - US Snr Trxn/a
Haas (USA) won the Jack Nicklaus Award as the Champions Tour Player of the Year, based on the votes of his peers.
2006Snr MajorsUS Snr PGA Ch'shipOak Tree Natl.279 (-5)$360,000
The Senior PGA Championship (May 25-28). Haas (USA) clinched his first major championship title, beating Brad Bryant (USA) with a par at the third playoff hole. [Oak Tree National, Edmond, Okla. Known as Oak Tree GC at the time].
2005Snr AmericaGtr Hickory ClassicRock Barn G&S200 (-16)$240,000
Played as the Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn (Oct 7-9). Second-placed Dana Quigley (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time Champions Tour winner Haas (USA), who was playing in his tenth start on the Tour. [Trent Jones Jr course, Rock Barn G&S, Conover, NC].
2005Snr AwardsRookie of Yr - US Snr Tr$998,653see Score
Jay Haas (USA) won the Champions Tour 2005 Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player, based on the votes of his peers. He finished 15th on the Tour's money list, with earnings of $998,653.
2005Snr AmericaSan Antonio Ch'shipOak Hills CC, TX199 (-14)$225,000
Played as the SBC Championship (Oct 21-23). Second-placed Tom Purtzer (USA) finished 2 shots behind Haas (USA), who recorded his second win in the space of three weeks on the Champions Tour. [Oak Hills CC, San Antonio, TX].
1996Men AmericaShootout, TheSherwood CC187 (-29)$150,000
Played as the Franklin Templeton Shark Shootout (Nov 15-17; played over three rounds: 1-alternate shot; 2-better ball; 3-scramble). Second-placed team of Craig Stadler (USA) & Lanny Wadkins (USA) finished 2 shots behind the winning team of Jay Haas (USA) & Tom Kite (USA). [Sherwood CC, Thousand Oaks, nr LA, Calif.].
1993Men AmericaTexas OpenOak Hills CC, TX263 (-21)$180,000
Played as the H.E.B. Texas Open (Oct 14-17). Haas (USA) beat Bob Lohr (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole, to record the last of his nine PGA Tour wins. [Oak Hills CC, San Antonio, TX].
1992Men AmericaSt Jude ClassicTPC Southwind263 (-21)$198,000
Played as the Federal Express St Jude Classic (June 11-14). Second-placed Dan Forsman (USA) and Robert Gamez (USA) finished 3 shots behind Haas (USA). [TPC Southwind, Memphis, TN].
1991Men AmericaMexican OpenChapultepec277
Played as the Mexican Open (Abierto Mexicano de Golf). Ed Fiori (USA) finished in second place behind Haas (USA). [GC Chapultepec, Naucalpan, Mexico City].
1988Men AmericaDesert ClassicIndian Wells CC338 (-22)$180,000
Played as the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic (Jan 20-24). Second-placed David Edwards (USA) finished 2 shots behind Haas (USA). [Indian Wells CC, Coachella Valley, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Bermuda Dunes CC; La Quinta CC; PGA West (Palmer Private)].
1987Men AmericaHouston OpenWoodlands CC, TX276 (-12)$108,000
Played as the Big "I" Houston Open (April 23-26). Haas (USA) beat Buddy Gardner (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. Haas made a 65-foot putt on the final hole to force a playoff. [Tournament course (known as TPC at The Woodlands), Woodlands CC, nr Houston, TX].
1982Men AmericaHall of Fame ClassicPinehurst No.2276 (-8)$45,000
Played as the Hall of Fame Classic (Sept 16-19). Haas (USA) beat John Adams (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole. [No.2 course, Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina].
1982Men AmericaTexas OpenOak Hills CC, TX262 (-18)$45,000
Played as the Texas Open (Sept 30-Oct 3). Second-placed Curtis Strange (USA) finished 3 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Haas (USA), who recorded his fifth PGA Tour win. [Oak Hills CC, San Antonio, TX].
1981Men AmericaB.C. OpenEn-Joie GC270 (-14)$49,500
Played as the B.C. Open (Sept 3-6). Second-placed Tom Kite (USA) finished 3 shots behind Haas (USA). [En-Joie GC, Endicott, NY].
1981Men AmericaGtr Milwaukee OpenTuckaway CC274 (-14)$45,000
Played as the Greater Milwaukee Open. Second-placed Chi Chi Rodríguez (PR/USA) finished 3 shots behind Haas (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Tuckaway CC, Franklin, nr Milwaukee, Wisc.].
1978Men AmericaFarmers Insurance OpenTorrey Pines278 (-10)$40,000
Played as the Andy Williams San Diego Open Invitational (Jan 26-29). Second-placed Andy Bean (USA), Gene Littler (USA) and John Schroeder (USA) finished 3 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Haas (USA). [South course, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA].

 

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