The PGA Championship
test

J.l. Lewis

Residence:
   Horseshoe Bay, Texas
Birthplace:
   Emporia, Kan.
Turned Pro:
   1984
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 215
Birthdate:
   July 17, 1960
Age: 43
College:
   Emporia, Kan.

Player Notes

Played on the PGA Tour in 1989... Lewis then took a club job at Forest Creek Golf Club in Round Rock, Texas, for three years before going back out on tour. Winner 1992 Eastern, Western & southern Texas sectional championships...Played in two PGA Club Professional Championships, with best finish T-10th in 1993.

Career Victories

PGA Tour
1 - 1999 John Deere Classic

Career Summary

1995 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 13; top ten finishes - 0; stroke average 71.55; money $59,750 (ranked 190th); best finish T-17th Buick Open.

1996 PGA Tour Summary
Only played in three PGA Tour events in 1996, best finish T-18th in LaCantera Texas Open

1997 Nike Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 21; top ten finishes - 6; stroke average 70.29 (ranked 7th); money $119,829 (ranked 7th); best finish runner-up twice at the Nike Colorado Open and the Nike San Jose Open.

1998 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; in money - 15; top ten finishes - 2; stroke average 71.55 (ranked T-126th); money $287,753 (ranked 104th); best finish 4th, Buick Challenge.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; in money - 17; top ten finishes - 2; stroke average 71.57 (ranked T125th); money $622,883 (ranked 66th); winner John Deere Classic.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered: 30 / Rounds Played: 102 / Cuts made: 21 / Top-10 finishes: 2 / Earnings: $610,432 Rank (78th) / Best finish: T3rd at the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic.

2000 Stats
Scoring - 71.23 / (94th); Driving Distance - 278.9 / (34th); Driving Accuracy - 63.6% / (161st); GIR - 68.3% / (40th); Putting - 1.776 / (90th); Birdie Average - 3.73 per rd / (39th) / Total Birdies - 380; Sand Saves - 47.3% / (169th); Scrambling - 57.2% / (153rd); All-Around Rank - 801 / (105th).

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered: 31 / Rounds Played: 106 / Cuts made: 23 / Top-10 finishes: 1 / Earnings: $508,618 Rank (98th) / Best finish: T-8th at the Texas Open at LaCantera.

2001 Stats
Scoring - 71.15 / (93rd); Driving Distance - 283.3 / (57th); Driving Accuracy - 65.7% / (141st); GIR - 65.0% / (137); Putting - 1.786 / (129th); Birdie Average - 3.47 per rd / (127th) / Total Birdies - 368; Sand Saves - 55.2% / (59th); Scrambling - 61.8% / (58th); All-Around Rank - 800 / (103rd).

2002 Notes
His best financial year yet, also had a T4th at the Honda Classic. 53 of his 98 rounds were under par

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered: 31 / Rounds Played: 98 / Cuts made: 17 / Top-10 finishes: 4 / Earnings: $957,182 Rank (65th) / Best finish: T-2nd at the Buick Invitational.

2002 Stats
Scoring - 71.14 / (92nd); Driving Distance - 285.8 / (42nd); Driving Accuracy - 67.2% / (114th); GIR - 67.5% / (52nd); Putting - 1.774 / (110th); Birdie Average - 3.99 per rd / (19th) / Total Birdies - 391; Sand Saves - 48.4% / (120th); All-Around Rank - 633 / (56th).

Western New York PGA SectionGreater Rochester Visitors Association, Inc.

©2003 PGA/Turner Sports Interactive. All Rights Reserved.
Send all feedback / comments to webmaster.pga@turner.com. Sales inquiries contact sales.pga@turner.com.
PGA.com Privacy Policy / Terms of Use.