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Name: - Jay Hebert
Country: - USA
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Roll of Honour

MAJORS [1] : US PGA Championship (1960). Ryder Cup Captain (1971).


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Brother of Lionel Hebert. They are the only brothers to win the same Major title.


Top tournaments won by Jay Hebert

1961Men AmericaAmerican ClassicFirestone CC278 (-2)$9,000
Played as the inaugural American Golf Classic. Hebert (USA) beat Gary Player (RSA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole to record the last of his seven PGA Tour wins. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].
1961Men AmericaHouston OpenMemorial Park276 (-4)$7,000
Played as the Houston Classic. Hebert (USA) beat Ken Venturi (USA) at the first sudden-death playoff hole, after both men had shot 69 in an 18-hole playoff. [Memorial Park GC, Houston, TX].
1960Men MajorsUS PGA Ch'shipFirestone CC281 (+1)$11,000
The US PGA Championship (42nd) (July 21-24). Second-placed Jim Ferrier (USA) finished 1 shot behind Hebert (USA), who recorded his first and only major championship win. Jay's younger brother Lionel won this championship in 1957. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].
1959Men AmericaOrange County OpenMesa Verde CC273 (-11)$2,000
Played as the inaugural Orange County Invitational (Oct 15-18). Second-placed Jack Fleck (USA) and Jerry Magee (Can) finished 2 shots behind Hebert (USA). [Mesa Verde CC, Costa Mesa, nr Newport Beach, CA].
1958Men AmericaCajun ClassicOakbourne CC273 (-11)$2,000
Played as the inaugural Lafayette Invitational (April 24-27). Second-placed Bob Rosburg (USA) and Leo Biagetti (USA) finished 5 shots behind Hebert (USA). [Oakbourne CC, Lafayette, Louisiana].
1957Men AmericaPebble Beach Pro-AmPebble Beach213 (-3)$2,500
Played as the Bing Crosby National Pro-Am Championship (Jan 11-13; 54-hole event). Second-placed and defending champion Cary Middlecoff (USA) finished 2 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Hebert (USA). [Pebble Beach Links, Monterey Peninsula, CA. Earlier rounds also at: Cypress Point Club and Monterey Peninsula CC].
1957Men AmericaTexas OpenBrackenridge Park271 (-13)$2,800
Played as the Texas Open Invitational. Second-placed Ed Furgol (USA) finished 1 shot behind Hebert (USA). [Brackenridge Park GC, San Antonio, TX].

 

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