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Name: - Jeffrey Allan "Jeff" Maggert
Country: - USA
Born : - Feb 20, 1964 in Columbia, Missouri.
Original Home/Club: - The Woodlands, Texas.
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1986
Sponsor / Attachment: - PING, Seapines Resort.

Roll of Honour

Senior Majors (2) - Regions Tradition (2015); US Senior Open (2015). Ryder Cup player (1995, '97, '99). Presidents Cup player (1994). Three-time winner on the US PGA Tour, including the WGC Match Play in 1999.


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Born in Columbia, Missouri, Maggert spent his formative golf years growing-up in The Woodlands, Texas. He attended Texas A&M University ("Aggies") and became an All-American golf team member. In 1990 he was named Player of the Year on the Ben Hogan Tour (No.2 U.S. Tour), becoming a full PGA Tour member in 1991.

During his PGA Tour career Maggert won three times, played in three Ryder Cups and one Presidents Cup. Major championship success came in 2015 on the Champions Tour, when he won both the Regions Tradition and the U.S. Senior Open.


Top tournaments won by Jeff Maggert

2015Snr AmericaDick's Sporting Goods OpenEn-Joie GC202 (-14)$285,000
Played as Dick's Sporting Goods Open (Aug 28-30). Second-placed Paul Goydos (USA) finished 2 shots behind Maggert (USA), who claimed his fourth Champions Tour title of 2015. [En-Joie GC, Endicott, NY].
2015Snr AmericaShaw Charity ClassicCanyon Meadows194 (-16)$352,000
Played as the Shaw Charity Classic (Aug 7-9). Second-placed Colin Montgomerie (Scot) finished 4 shots behind Maggert (USA), who recorded his fourth Champions Tour win. [Canyon Meadows G&CC, Calgary, Alberta].
2015Snr MajorsThe TraditionShoal Creek274 (-14)$345,000
Played as the Regions Tradition (May 14-17). First-time senior major winner Maggert (USA) beat Kevin Sutherland (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Shoal Creek Club, Birmingham, AL].
2015Snr MajorsUS Snr OpenDel Paso CC270 (-10)$630,000
The US Senior Open (June 25-28). Second-placed and defending champion Colin Montgomerie (Scot) finished 2 shots behind Maggert (USA), who claimed his second senior major championship title. [Del Paso CC, Sacramento, CA].
2014Snr AmericaRapiscan ClassicFallen Oak205 (-11)$240,000
Played as the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic (March 21-23). Second-placed Billy Andrade (USA) finished 2 shots behind Maggert (USA), who was making his Champions Tour debut. [Fallen Oak GC, Saucier, nr Biloxi, MS].
2006Men AmericaSt Jude ClassicTPC Southwind271 (-9)$936,000
Played as the Fedex St Jude Classic (May 25-28). Second-placed Tom Pernice Jr (USA) finished 3 shots behind Maggert (USA), who recorded the last of his three PGA Tour victories. [TPC Southwind, Memphis, TN].
1999Men WGCWGC - Match PlayLa Costa Resort38th hole$1,000,000
Played as the inaugural WGC-Andersen Consulting Match Play Championship (Feb 24-28; previously the Andersen Consulting World Championship of Golf, which was not a WGC event). Maggert (USA) beat Andrew Magee (USA) at the 38th hole in the final. [Champions course, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, Calif.]
1997Men AmericaHyundai Matches (PGA Tr)PGA West2 & 1$100,000
Played as the Diners Club Matches (Dec 13/14; unofficial post-season event involving four two-player teams from each of the LPGA, PGA and Snr PGA Tours; teams compete against other teams from their own tour). Steve Elkington (Aus) & Jeff Maggert (USA) beat Tom Lehman (USA) & Duffy Waldorf (USA) 2 and 1 in the final of the PGA Tour matches. [PGA West (Nicklaus Resort course), La Quinta, CA].
1994Men AmericaHyundai Matches (PGA Tr)PGA West19th hole$125,000
Played as the inaugural Diners Club Matches (Dec 8-11; unofficial post-season event involving four two-player teams from each of the LPGA, PGA and Snr PGA Tours; teams compete against other teams from their own tour). Jeff Maggert (USA) & Jim McGovern (USA) beat Lee Janzen (USA) & Rocco Mediate (USA) at the 19th hole in the final of the PGA Tour matches. [PGA West (Nicklaus Resort course), La Quinta, CA].
1993Men AmericaWalt Disney ClassicDisney's Magnolia265 (-23)$198,000
Played as the Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Classic (Oct 7-10). Second-placed Greg Kraft (USA) finished 3 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Maggert (USA). [Magnolia course, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL. Earlier rounds also played on the Palm course].
1989Men AsiaMalaysian OpenAyer Keroh CC283 (-5)US$29,155
Played as the Benson & Hedges Malaysian Open. Second-placed Casey Nakama (USA), Bob Lendzion (USA) and Craig McClellan (USA) finished 5 shots behind Maggert (USA). [Ayer Keroh CC, Malacca, Malaysia].

 

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