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Tommy Jacobs (born February 13, 1935) is an American professional golfer and golf course owner/operator who has played on the PGA Tour and the Champions Tour. He is the older brother of John Jacobs who has also played on the PGA Tour and is a current player on the Champions Tour. February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... In golf the distinction between amateurs and professionals in rigorously maintained. ... This article is about the sport of golf. ... The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... 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. ... // John Jacobs (born March 18, 1945) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour and currently plays on the Champions Tour. ...


Jacobs won 4 PGA Tour events. His first win came in 1959 at the newly revamped Denver Open, and his last was in the 1964 Palm Springs Golf Classic. During his career, Jacobs had sole 2nd place finishes in two major championships. He lost the 1964 U.S. Open to Ken Venturi by four strokes, and was runner-up in a playoff at The Masters in 1966 that he (72) and Gay Brewer (78) lost to Jack Nicklaus (70). Jacobs was a member of the 1965 Ryder Cup team. 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 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. ... Ken Venturi (born 1931 in San Francisco, California) was a prominent PGA Tour professional during the late 1950s and early 1960s. ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Gay Brewer, Jr. ... Nicklaus celebrates his victory in the 1980 U.S. Open Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), also known as The Golden Bear, was a major force in professional golf, first on the PGA Tour from the 1960s to the mid-to-late 1980s, then on the Champions Tour from... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... 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. ...


Like most pro golfers of his generation, Jacobs earned his living primarily as a club pro during his thirties and forties. He worked as the head club pro at La Costa Hotel Spa and The Farms Golf Club in Rancho Santa Fe, California for more than 20 years. He joined the Senior PGA Tour (now known as the Champions Tour) in 1985 and continued to play in selected events into the 2000s; his last appearance was at the 2003 Senior PGA Championship. Today he is the owner-operator of Tommy Jacobs' Bel Air Greens – a nine-hole, par-32 golf course in Palm Springs, California. Rancho Santa Fe is an unincorporated census-designated place in San Diego County, California, United States. ... 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. ... 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. ... This article is about the year. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Senior PGA Championship is one of the major championships in mens senior golf. ... Palm Springs is a famed Riverside County, California, desert resort city, approximately 110 miles east of Los Angeles. ...


PGA Tour wins

External links

  • Profile on PGA Tour's official site
  • Bio on Tommy Jacobs' Bel Air Greens page

 
 

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