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Encyclopedia > Joe Jimenez

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For other persons named Joe Jimenez, see Joe Jimenez (disambiguation).

Joe Jimenez (born June 10, 1926) is an American professional golfer best known for winning the 1978 PGA Seniors' Championship, one of the major championships in senior men's professional golf. June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... In golf the distinction between amateurs and professionals in rigorously maintained. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... The Senior PGA Championship is one of the major championships in mens senior golf. ... Greg Norman on the 18th tee at St Andrews. ...


Jimenez played on the PGA Tour in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. He spent many years (19641991) as the club pro at the Jefferson City Country Club in Jefferson City, Missouri. His best showing in a major championship was a T-45 at the 1958 U.S. Open. The highlight of his career came when he won the 1978 Senior PGA Championship in a playoff over Manuel de la Torre and Joe Cheves with a birdie on the first extra hole of a sudden-death playoff. The 1950s was the decade spanning from the 1st of January, 1950 to the 31st December, 1959. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Location Government Country  State   County United States  Missouri   Cole   Callaway Mayor John Landwehr Geographical characteristics Area  - City    - Land    - Water 73. ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June, scheduled such that the final round is always played on the 3rd Sunday of that month. ... The Senior PGA Championship is one of the major championships in mens senior golf. ...


Jimenez holds or formerly held two of golfs "shoot below your age" records. At the 1991 GTE Northwest Classic, a Senior PGA Tour event, 65-year-old Jimenez became the youngest player to shoot his age or lower in a tournament on one of golf's major professional circuits by shooting a 63. This record was later broken when 61-year-old Walter Morgan shot a 60 in the AT&T Canada Senior Open Championship. Jimenez still holds the most-strokes-below-age (7) record. He shot a 62 during the 1995 Ameritech Senior Open at the age of 69.[1] 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. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Jimenez lives at Tapatio Springs, a golf resort community in the Texas Hill Country 30 miles northwest of San Antonio. Since 1974, the Jefferson City Country Club has hosted a tournament in his honor, the Joe Jimenez Invitational. [2] He holds several Georgia-Pacific Grand Champions records. The Texas Hill Country, as seen from near Interstate 10. ... Nickname: Alamo City; River City Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Counties Bexar County Mayor Phil Hardberger Area    - City 1067. ...


Champions Tour wins

Senior major championship shown in bold The Senior PGA Championship is one of the major championships in mens senior golf. ...


Other Senior career wins

The Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf is a golf tournament on the Champions Tour. ... Charlie Sifford (born June 2, 1922 in North Carolina) was the first African American golfer to play on the PGA TOUR beginning in 1961. ... The Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf is a golf tournament on the Champions Tour. ... Charlie Sifford (born June 2, 1922 in North Carolina) was the first African American golfer to play on the PGA TOUR beginning in 1961. ... The Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf is a golf tournament on the Champions Tour. ... Charlie Sifford (born June 2, 1922 in North Carolina) was the first African American golfer to play on the PGA TOUR beginning in 1961. ...

References

  1. ^ Article from golf.about.com: Golf Age Shooters - What are the Records for Age Shooters in Golf? (URL last accessed October 28, 2006)
  2. ^ Jefferson City, Missouri News Tribune: At age 80, Jimenez still has game (URL last accessed October 28, 2006)

 
 

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