Jim Albus is an Americangolfer. He attended Bucknell University, where he was a successful baseball player. It was while he was at college that he took up golf, which was unusually late for a future pro. He spent many years working as a club professional, and won only minor tournaments before turning fifty. His success has come at senior level on the Champions Tour, where he has won six tournaments, including one senior major, the 1991 Senior Players Championship. Golfer after swing. ... Bucknell University is a highly competitive private university located along the Susquehanna River in the rolling countryside of Central Pennsylvania in the town of Lewisburg, 60 miles (97 km) north of Harrisburg. ... 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. ... Mens professional senior golf is for players aged fifty and above. ... The Senior Players Championship is one of the major championships in mens senior golf. ...
In 1969, JimAlbus secured the head professionals position at the LaTourette Golf Club on Staten Island, and in 1970, he quickly established himself as one of the better players in the Metropolitan Section of the PGA of America winning the first of two Met Open Championships (85).
Albus began to focus his attention on the Senior PGA Tour, and in only his sixth start in the Senior Tour event, he came from three shots off the lead to capture The Senior Players Championship.
Albus was the first Club Professional to eclipse the $1 million dollar mark in earnings for a single season.
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