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Name: - Jerry Pate
Country: - USA
Born : - Sep 16, 1953
Original Home/Club: -
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: -

Roll of Honour

MAJORS [1] : US Open (1976). Multiple US Tour and international tours winner. (See Tournament listings). Ryder Cup (1981).

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Current Champions Tour player.

Top tournaments won by Jerry Pate

2008Snr AmericaTurtle Bay Ch'shipTurtle Bay211 (-5)$240,000
Played as the Turtle Bay Championship (Jan 25-27). Second-placed Jim Thorpe (USA) and Fulton Allem (RSA) finished 2 shots behind Pate (USA). [Palmer course, Turtle Bay Resort, Kahuku, Oahu, Hawaii].
2006Snr AmericaTampa Bay Pro-AmTPC Tampa Bay202 (-11)$240,000
Played as the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am (Feb 24-26). Second-placed Hale Irwin (USA), Morris Hatalsky (USA) and Mark James (Eng) finished 1 shot behind Pate (USA). This was Pate's first win as a pro in 24 years and maiden victory on the Champions Tour. [TPC Tampa Bay, Lutz, nr Tampa, FL].
1982Men AmericaPlayers Ch'ship (PGA Tr)TPC Sawgrass280 (-8)$90,000
Played as the Tournament Players Championship (March 18-21). Second-placed Brad Bryant (USA) and Scott Simpson (USA) finished 2 shots behind Pate (USA), who recorded the last of his eight PGA Tour wins. [Stadium Course, TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL].
1981Men AmericaColombian OpenLos Lagartos262 (-26)
Played as the Colombian Open (Abierto de Colombia). Second-placed Luis Arevalo (Colombia) finished a distant 21 shots behind Pate (USA). [Club Los Lagartos, Bogotá, Colombia].
1981Men AmericaPensacola OpenPerdido Bay271 (-17)$36,000
Played as the Pensacola Open (Oct 15-18). Second-placed Steve Melnyk (USA) finished 3 shots behind Pate (USA). [Perdido Bay GC, Pensacola, FL].
1981Men AmericaSt Jude ClassicColonial CC, Tenn274 (-14)$54,000
Played as the Danny Thomas Memphis Classic (June 25-28). Second-placed Tom Kite (USA) and Bruce Lietzke (USA) finished 2 shots behind Pate (USA). [South course, Colonial CC, Cordova, nr Memphis, TN].
1980Men JapanABC ChampionshipSports Shinko CC276 (-12)US$28,570
Played as the United States-Japan Professional Golf Match (Nov 6-9; Japan Tr event; individual low score winner). Second-placed Norio Suzuki (Jpn) and defending champion Tom Purtzer (USA) finished 1 shot behind Pate (USA), who recorded the second of his two Japan Tour wins. [Sports Shinko CC, Kawanishi, Hyogo, Japan].
1980Men AmericaBrazil OpenSao Fernando GC274
Played as the Brazil Open (Aberto do Brasil). Manuel Pinero (Esp) finished in second place behind Pate (USA). [Sao Fernando GC, Cotia, nr Sao Paulo].
1978Men AmericaBuick ChallengeGreen Island CC269$35,000
Played as the Southern Open
1977Men AmericaBuick ChallengeGreen Island CC266$25,000
Played as the Southern Open
1977Men AmericaJCPenney ClassicBardmoor CC270 (-18)$20,000
Played as the Pepsi-Cola Mixed Team Ch'ship (two-person team event; one PGA Tr, one LPGA Tr). Winning team: Jerry Pate (USA) & Hollis Stacy (USA). Second-place: Curtis Strange (USA) & Nancy Lopez (USA). [Bardmoor CC, Largo, FL].
1977Men AmericaPhoenix OpenPhoenix CC, AZ277 (-7)$40,000
Played as the Phoenix Open (Jan 6-9). Pate (USA) beat Dave Stockton (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Phoenix CC, Phoenix, AZ].
1976Men AmericaCanadian OpenEssex G&CC, Can267 (-13)$40,000
Played as the Canadian Open. Second-placed Jack Nicklaus (USA) finished 4 shots behind Pate (USA). [Essex G&CC, LaSalle, Windsor, Ontario].
1976Men JapanTaiheiyo MastersSobu CC279 (-5)US$65,000
Played as the Taiheiyo Club Pacific Masters (Oct 7-10; Japan Tr event). Second-placed Isao Aoki (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind 23-year-old Pate (USA), who won for the first time in Japan. [Sobu course, Sobu CC, Inzai, Chiba, Japan].
1976Men MajorsUS OpenAtlanta Athletic Club277 (-3)$42,000
The US Open (76th) (Jun 17-20). Second-placed Tom Weiskopf (USA) and Al Geiberger (USA) finished 2 shots behind Pate (USA). Pate went through a qualifying event to get into this US Open. [Highlands course, Atlanta Athletic Club, Johns Creek, Atlanta, GA].
1974Men AmateurUS AmateurRidgewood CC, NJ2 & 1n/a
The US Amateur Championship (74th). Pate (USA) beat John Grace (USA) 2 and 1 in the final. [Ridgewood CC, Paramus, NJ].


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