Who's who in golf - J.C. Snead


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Name: - J.C. Snead
Country: - USA
Born : - Oct 14, 1940
Original Home/Club: - Hot Springs, VA
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1964

Roll of Honour

Senior Major : Snr Players Ch'ship (1995). Multiple US Tour and Champions Tour winner. (See Tournament listings). PGA Tour wins (8). Champions Tour wins (4).


Did you know?

Current Champions Tour player. JC is abbreviated from Jesse Carlyle.


Top tournaments won by J.C. Snead

2002Snr AmericaConstellation Energy ClassicHayfields CC203 (-13)$217,500
Played as the Greater Baltimore Classic (June 21-23; formerly State Farm Senior Classic). Second-placed Bobby Wadkins (USA), John Mahaffey (USA) and Doug Tewell (USA) finished 1 shot behind Jesse Carlyle "JC" Snead (USA). [Hayfields CC, Cockeysville, nr Baltimore, MD].
1995Snr AmericaRoyal Caribbean ClassicCrandon, Key Biscayne209 (-4)$127,500
Played as the Royal Caribbean Classic (Feb 4-6). Snead (USA) beat Raymond Floyd (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne, nr Miami, FL; at the time known as the Links at Key Biscayne].
1995Snr MajorsSenior Players Ch'shipTPC Michigan272 (-16)$225,000
Played as the Ford Senior Players Championship (July 13-16). Snead (USA) beat Jack Nicklaus (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record his first major championship win. [TPC Michigan, Dearborn, Detroit, Mich.].
1993Snr AmericaSan Antonio Ch'shipDominion CC214 (-2)$97,500
Played as the Vantage at the Dominion. Second-placed Bobby Nichols (USA) and Gary Player (RSA) finished 1 shot behind first-time US Snr Tr winner Jesse Carlyle "J.C." Snead (USA). [Dominion CC, San Antonio, Texas].
1987Men AmericaNorthern Trust, TheWestchester CC276 (-8)$108,000
Played as the Manufactures Hanover Westchester Classic (June 11-14). Snead (USA) beat Seve Ballesteros (Esp) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record the last of his eight PGA Tour wins. [West course, Westchester CC, Rye, NY].
1981Men AmericaBuick ChallengeGreen Island CC271 (-9)$36,000
Played as the Southern Open (Oct 8-11). Snead (USA) beat Mike Sullivan (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole. [Green Island CC, Columbus, Georgia].
1976Men AmericaFarmers Insurance OpenTorrey Pines272 (-16)$36,000
Played as the Andy Williams San Diego Open Invitational (Feb 12-15). Second-placed Don Bies (USA) finished 1 shot behind defending champion J.C. Snead (USA), who posted his fifth PGA Tour win. [South course, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA].
1976Men AmericaMichelob Ch'shipSilverado274x
Played as the Kaiser International Open Invitational.
1975Men AmericaFarmers Insurance OpenTorrey Pines279 (-9)$34,000
Played as the Andy Williams San Diego Open Invitational (Feb 13-16). J.C. Snead (USA) beat Raymond Floyd (USA) with a birdie at the fourth playoff hole. Bobby Nichols (USA) was eliminated at the first playoff hole. [South course, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA].
1973Men Aus/NZAustralian OpenRoyal Queensland280 (-8)A$6,000
Played as the Australian Open (Oct 25-28). Second-placed Jerry Breaux (USA) finished 2 shots behind Jesse Carlyle "J.C." Snead (USA). [Royal Queensland GC, Eagle Farm, Brisbane, Qld.].
1971Men AmericaDoral OpenDoral Golf Resort275x
Played as the Doral-Eastern Open Invitational
1971Men AmericaTucson OpenTucson Natl.273 (-15)$22,000
Played as the Tucson Open Invitational. Second-placed Dale Douglass (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time PGA Tour winner Snead (USA). [Catalina course, Tucson National Resort, Tucson, AZ].

 

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