Who's who in golf - John (US) Jacobs


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Name: - John Jacobs (US)
Country: - USA
Born : - Mar 18, 1945
Original Home/Club: - Los Angeles, CA
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 1967

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Senior Majors (1) : Senior PGA Ch'ship (2003). Multiple winner on the Champions and international tours (see Tournament listing below).


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Top tournaments won by John (US) Jacobs

2003Snr MajorsUS Snr PGA Ch'shipAronimink276 (-4)$360,000
Played as the Senior PGA Championship (June 5-8). Second-placed Bobby Wadkins (USA) finished 2 shots behind Jacobs (USA), who claimed his first major championship title, and the last of his five Champions Tour wins. [Aronimink GC, Newton Square, PA].
2002Snr AmericaRoyal Caribbean ClassicCrandon, Key Biscayne133 (-11)$217,500
Played as the Royal Caribbean Classic (Feb 1-3). Second-placed Isao Aoki (Jpn), Bruce Fleisher (USA) and Tom Watson (USA) finished 1 shot behind Jacobs (USA). [Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne, nr Miami, FL; at the time known as Crandon Pk GC].
2000Snr AmericaRegions Charity ClassicGreystone G&CC203 (-13)$195,000
Played as Bruno's Memorial Classic (April 28-30). Jacobs (USA) beat Gil Morgan (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Greystone G&CC, Birmingham, Alabama].
1999Snr AmericaMitsubishi ChampionshipHualalai Resort203 (-13)$185,000
Played as the MasterCard Championship (Jan 21-24; Snr PGA Tour season-opener). Second-placed Jim Colbert (USA) and Raymond Floyd (USA) finished 3 shots behind wire-to-wire winner Jacobs (USA). [Hualālai course, Hualālai Resort, Big Island, Hawaii].
1998Snr AmericaNationwide Ch'shipGC of Georgia206 (-10)$202,500
Played as the Nationwide Championship (June 5-7). Second-placed Hale Irwin (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time Senior PGA Tour winner Jacobs (USA). [Lakeside course, GC of Georgia, Alpharetta, nr Atlanta, Georgia].
1991Men AsiaTaiwan OpenTaiwan G&CC285 (-3)US$50,000
Played as the Sanyang ROC Open. Jacobs (USA) beat Antolin Fernando (Phil) with a birdie at the first playoff hole. [Tamsui course, Taiwan G&CC, Taipei, Taiwan].
1986Men AsiaRolex MastersSingapore Is. CC280 (-4)
Played as the Rolex Masters (Asian circuit event). Second-placed Roger Antonio (Phil), Mario Siodina (Phil) and Nazamuddin Yusof (Malay) finished 3 shots behind Jacobs (USA). [Bukit course, Singapore Island CC, Singapore].
1984Men AsiaTaiwan Open
Played as the Republic of China Open. Won by Jacobs (USA).

 

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