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Chris Starkjohann

  • Birthplace: Fort Worth, TX
  • Residence: Cardiff-By-The-Sea, CA
  • Birth Date: 06/30/1956
  • Age: 54
  • Height: 5-11
  • PGA Membership: 1983
  • PGA Section: S. California
  • Eligibility Code: 2
  • Turned Pro: 1976

Player Notes

: Starkjohann (pronounced “Stark-john”) is a PGA teaching professional for Torrey Pines Gold Club and Outings of Oceanside, Calif., a business that he operates with his wife, Traci, who has been his longtime caddie . . . Also serves as a PGA teaching professional at Hodges Golf Center in Escondido, Calif. . . . Winner of the 2006, ‘’07, ‘’09 PGA Professional Player of the Year, the most awards by any senior PGA Professional . . .Finished tied for 36th in 2010 Senior PGA Championship and finished tied for fifth in 2009, the best performance by a PGA club professional in the senior major since Roy Vucinich was fourth in 2002… Tied for eighth in the 2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship, and was runner-up in 2006 ... Tied for 16th in the 2009 PGA Professional National Championship . . . Scored the decisive point in a singles match at The Oconee Course in Greensboro, Ga., to lift the United States to victory over Great Britain and Ireland in the 2007 PGA Cup . . 2006, '07, '09 Southern California PGA Senior Champion ...Winner, 2004 Southern California PGA Championship, 2002 San Diego County Open, and 1998 Nationwide St. Louis Classic ...Competed on the Nationwide Tour between 1991 and 2007 and has played in 123 events, finishing in the top-10 three times including a win in 1998 St. Louis Golf Classic ... Named Southern California PGA Section Player of the Year (1991, 1992, 1997, 2004, 2005, 2007) ... Calls his most memorable golf experience qualifying for the Champions Tour in Nov. 2005, featuring six rounds, most of which were played in 30-mile per hour gusts ... Lowest competitive 18-hole score is 62 (4 times) and has recorded one career hole-in-one, which came in competition … Posted his first double eagle in the 2009 Southern California PGA Senior Section Championship

Nationwide Tour Victories

(1) 1998,NIKE St. Louis Golf Classic.

PGA TOUR Best Round

77 at Round 1, PGA Championship.

Career Best Champions Tour Finishes

T5-- Senior PGA Championship.

Personal

Wife, Tracy; Children: Victorya

Hobbies/Special Interests

Classic cars, computers, cards

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