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Encyclopedia > Lee Janzen

Lee Janzen (1964- ) is an American golfer. This list of golf players, known as golfers includes the most notable players of the sport, who are almost exclusively professionals in the sport. ...


Janzen has won eight times on the PGA Tour, most notably the 1993 and 1998 US Opens. In 1993, Janzen defeated Payne Stewart at Bultusrol en route to tying the 72-hole US Open scoring record of 8-under par. Five years later, Janzen again bested Stewart to win his second US Open, this time at Olympic Club. Janzen came from 5 shots behind on Sunday, marking the best final-round comeback since 1973. The PGA Tour is an organization which is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA. It operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... Payne Stewart (January 30, 1957 - October 25, 1999) was an American golfer. ... ... Olympic Club is an American country club in Daly City, CA that has played host to four US Open Golf Championships. ...


Janzen also played on two American Ryder Cup teams, in 1993 and 1997. 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. ...


PGA Tour wins

Major championships are shown in bold. Phoenix Open (FBR Open) The Phoenix Open is a nationally televised golf tournament held at the Tournament Players Club (TPC) in Scottsdale, Arizona around the last weekend in January. ... The United States Open Championship is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... The Westchester Classic has been a golf tournament on the PGA Tour, located at the Westchester Country Club in Rye, New York. ... 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... 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. ...


External links

  • Profile on the PGA Tour's official site
  • Golf Stars Online - links to features and profiles

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Lee Janzen News - The New York Times (954 words)
That was because the winner, Lee Janzen, showed the kind of poise, ability and mettle that seems built to last.
When Lee Janzen birdied four of the first eight holes last week in the final round of the Kemper Open, he felt like a man who had finally broken the surface after being trapped under water until his lungs were about to burst.
Lee Janzen is not so much a student of history as he is a maker of it.
Augusta Georgia: sports@ugusta: Janzen, Ozaki share TPC lead 03/28/98 (846 words)
Lee Janzen, of Orlando, Fla., scratches his head as he lines up a putt on the eighth hole during the second round of The Players Championship Friday, March 27, 1998, at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Janzen is the early round leader at seven-under-par 137.
Janzen, the 1995 winner, shot 67 to grab a share of the second-round lead at 7-under-par 137 with Joe Ozaki of Japan (68); and Kite, who won the Players in 1989, had the day's low round with a 66, and is third at 6-under 138.
Lee Janzen, of Orlando, Fla., follows the flight of his tee shot on the nineth hole during the second round of The Players Championship Friday, March 27, 1998, at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Janzen is the leader in the clubhouse at 7-under-par 137.
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