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Jerry Pate (born September 16, 1953) is an American golfer. September 16 is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years). ... 1953 (MCMLIII) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Golf (gowf in Scots) is a sport where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ...


Jerry Pate was born in Macon, Georgia. He later attended the University of Alabama and had a distinguished amateur career. He won the U.S. Amateur Championship in 1974 and the following year he was a member of victorious U.S. teams at the Walker Cup and the Eisenhower Trophy. He was also the low amateur at the 1974 U.S. Open. Macon is a city located in Bibb County, Georgia, USA. It lies near the geographic center of Georgia, approximately 80 miles (129 km) south of Atlanta, hence the citys nickname as the Heart of Georgia. ... University of Alabama The University of Alabama (also known as Alabama, UA, or colloquially as Bama) is a public coeducational university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. ... The U.S. Amateur Championship is the leading annual golf tournament in the United States for male amateur golfers. ... The Walker Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in odd numbered years between teams comprising the leading amateur golfers of the United States and Great Britain and Ireland (in political terms the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland). ... The Eisenhower Trophy is a biennial world amateur team golf championship for men organised by the International Golf Federation. ... The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ...


Pate turned professional in 1975 and was the medallist at the 1975 PGA Tour Qualifying School. He had a flying start to his professional career, winning the U.S. Open, which was to be his only major championship victory, and the Canadian Open. He was selected as the Rookie of the Year and Co-Player of the Year. Six more PGA Tour victories followed between 1977 and 1982, as well as several other titles around the world. In 1981 he was a member of a victorious United States Ryder Cup team. However shoulder injuries curtailed his career and he didn't win a regular (under 50) professional title after his thirtieth birthday. The PGA Tour is an organization that is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA, just south of Jacksonville. ... The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual golf tournaments in mens professional golf. ... The Canadian Open is a golf tournament which was founded in 1904. ... The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ...


Pate later served as a broadcast analyst for ABC, CBS and the BBC and set up a golf course design practice and a turf and irrigation company. In 2006 he returned to winning ways at the Champions Tour's Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am. The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is a television and radio network in the United States. ... For other uses, see CBS (disambiguation). ... Corporate logo of the British Broadcasting Corporation. ... The Champions Tour, a golf tour run by the PGA TOUR, hosts 30 events annually in the United States and Canada for golfers 50 and older. ...


Professional wins

PGA Tour

Others The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... The Canadian Open is a golf tournament which was founded in 1904. ... The Phoenix Open is a nationally televised golf tournament, a part of the PGA Tour, held at the Tournament Players Club (TPC) in Scottsdale, Arizona around the last weekend in January. ... THE PLAYERS Championship is a prestigious annual golf tournament for professional male golfers which takes place every March on the PGA TOUR. The event was founded in 1974 as the Tournament Players Championship, played at Sawgrass Country Clubs Oceanside Course (a combination of the East and West 9-hole...

  • 1976 Pacific Masters
  • 1980 Brazilian Open
  • 1981 Colombian Open, ABC Sports Shinko Japan
  • 2006 Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am (Champions Tour)

External links

  • Home page
  • Profile on the PGA Tour's official site

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Jerry Pate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (252 words)
Jerry Pate (born September 16, 1953) is an American golfer.
Pate turned professional in 1975 and was the medalist at the 1975 PGA Tour Qualifying School.
Pate later served as a broadcast analyst for ABC, CBS and the BBC and set up a golf course design practice and a turf and irrigation company.
Jerry Pate wins again after 24 years - Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am 2006 (474 words)
Pate's birdie putt on the final hole gave him a one-shot win in the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am on Sunday, his first pro victory in 24 years.
Pate shot a 5-under 66 for the day to finish at 11-under 202 for the tournament.
Pate, who in 1982 pushed then PGA Tour commissioner Deane Beman and course architect Pete Dye into the water before joining them, was on his own this time.
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