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Encyclopedia > Jim McGovern (golfer)

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Jim McGovern (born February 5, 1965) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour in the 1990s. February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... In golf the distinction between amateurs and professionals in rigorously maintained. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


McGovern was born in Teaneck, New Jersey. He developed an interest in golf in his youth after his parents moved next door to a Oradell, New Jersey golf course. He attended Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia and was a member of the golf team. He turned pro in 1988 and joined the PGA Tour in 1991. Teaneck (pronounced ) is a township in Bergen County, New Jersey, and is a suburb of New York City. ... Greg Norman on the 18th tee at St Andrews. ... Map highlighting Oradells location within Bergen County. ... This article is about the sport of golf. ... Old Dominion University (ODU) is a university located in Norfolk, Virginia. ... Motto: Crescas (Latin for, Thou shalt grow. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


McGovern was a member of the PGA Tour from 1991–1998. His career year was 1993 when he won once, had two other top-10 finishes, earned $587,495 and finished 27th on the money list. His best finish in a major was a T-5 at The Masters in 1994. He had 14 career top-10 finishes in PGA Tour events. 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ...


McGovern lives in Oradell, New Jersey. Map highlighting Oradells location within Bergen County. ...


PGA Tour wins

The Shell Houston Open is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ...

Nationwide Tour wins

  • 1990 (3) Ben Hogan Lake City Classic, Ben Hogan New Haven Open, Ben Hogan Texarkana Open

Other regular career wins

  • 1988 Metropolitan Open
  • 1994 Diners Club Matches (with Jeff Maggert)

Jeff Maggert (born February 20, 1964 in Columbia, Missouri) is an American golfer. ...

Amateur wins

  • 1987 (2) Metropolitan Amateur, Virginia State Intercollegiate Championship

External links

  • Profile on PGA Tour's official site

 
 

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