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J.L. LEWIS

Player Data
  • Eligibility Code: 12
  • Birthplace: Emporia, Kan.
  • Residence: Horseshoe Bay, Texas
  • Birthdate: July 18, 1960
  • Age: 45
  • Turned Pro: 1984
  • College: Southwest Texas State
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 and southern Texas sectional championships. . . Played in two PGA Club Professional Championships, with best finish T-10th in 1993.

Career Victories

PGA Tour
2 - 1999 John Deere Classic; 2003 84 Lumber Classic Of Pennsylvania

Career Summary

1995 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 13; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring 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 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 21; Top-10 finishes - 6; scoring 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-10 finishes - 2; scoring 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-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 71.57 (ranked T125th); money $622,883 (ranked 66th); winner John Deere Classic.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; rounds played - 102 ; in money -21; top-10 finishes - 2; money $610,432 (ranked 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 ; in money -23; top-10 finishes - 1; money $508,618 (ranked 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 ; in money -17; top-10 finishes - 4; money $957,182 (ranked 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).

2003 Notes
Nine top-25 finishes.

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; Rounds Played - 97; in money - 18; top -10 Finishes - 6; money $2,039,259 Rank (28th); Best finish: Won at the 84 Lumber Classic of Pennsylvania

2003 Stats
Scoring - 70.91 / (76th); Driving Distance - 289.7 / (65th); Driving Accuracy - 66.1% / (106th); GIR - 65.9% / (81st); Putting - 1.791 / (138th); Birdie Average - 3.59 per rd / (101st) / Total Birdies - 348; Sand Saves - 49.3% / (111th); All-Around Rank - 714 / (79th).

2004 Notes
Finished inside the top 125 on the PGA TOUR money list for the seventh straight season.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; Rounds Played - 106; in money - 21; top -10 Finishes - 2; money $807,345 Rank (102nd); Best finish: T-9th at the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic

2004 Stats
Scoring - 71.21 / (105th); Driving Distance - 288.3 / (83rd); Driving Accuracy - 65.5% / (73rd); GIR - 66.5% / (57th); Putting - 1.769 / (70th); Birdie Average - 3.59 per rd / (82nd) / Total Birdies - 381; Sand Saves - 49.1% / (97th); All-Around Rank - 623 / (52nd)

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