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JONATHAN KAYE

Player Data
  • Eligibility Code: 8
  • Birthplace: Denver, Colo.
  • Residence: Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Birthdate: August 2, 1970
  • Age: 35
  • Turned Pro: 1993
  • College: Colorado
Player Notes

Kaye is a self-taught player who has never had a teacher.

Career Victories

PGA Tour
2 - 2003 Buick Classic, 2004 FBR Open.

Career Summary

1995 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 8; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 71.55 (ranked 118th); money $191,883 (ranked 94th); best finish, 2nd, Quad Cities Classic. After season had rotator cuff surgery in Feb. of 1996. Missed most of '96 and '97 due to this injury

1998 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 12; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 71.17 (ranked 90th); money $86,496 (ranked 190th); best finish, T18th, Southern Farm Bureau Classic.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; in money - 24; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average 70.55 (ranked 35th); money $845,051 (ranked 49th); best finish, 2nd, Las Vegas Invitational.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 34; rounds played - 112 ; in money -24; top-10 finishes - 4; money $1,096,131 (ranked 40th), best finish T2nd at the Marconi Pennsylvania Classic

2000 Stats
Scoring - 70.65 / (42nd); driving distance - 275.1 / (71st); driving accuracy -71.5% / (49th); GIR - 65.8% / (98th); putting - 1.743 / (12th); birdie average - 3.91 per rd / (20th) / total birdies - 438; sand saves - 47.1% / (171st); scrambling - 61.1% / (57th); all-around rank - 564 / (50th).

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 33; rounds played - 112 ; in money -26; top-10 finishes - 1; money $683,210 (ranked 79th); best finish 3rd at the B.C. Open.

2001 Stats
Scoring - 71.05 / (84th); driving distance - 283.4 / (54th); driving accuracy -70.0% / (67th); GIR - 67.1% / (73); putting - 1.766 / (77th); birdie average - 3.78 per rd / (50th) / total birdies - 423; sand saves - 47.5% / (141st); scrambling - 62.3% / (47th); all-around rank - 612 / (62nd).

2002 Notes
Led going into the final rounds at Hartford and Reno-Tahoe, lost to Chris Riley in a playoff at Reno-Tahoe.

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; rounds played - 81 ; in money -15; top-10 finishes - 4 money $1,082,803 (ranked 60th); best finish 2nd at the Canon Greater Hartford Open and Reno-Tahoe Open;

2002 Stats
Scoring - 71.07 / (83rd); driving distance - 286.1 / (39th); driving accuracy -67.9% / (94th); GIR - 65.3% / (110th); putting - 1.772 / (99th); birdie average - 3.46 per rd / (130th) / total birdies - 280; sand saves - 44.1% / (166th); all-around rank - 817 / (106th).

2003 Notes
Added a runner-up finish at the WGC-NEC Invitational to his year in which he finished in the top-10, eight times.

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; Rounds Played - 88; in money - 18; top -10 Finishes - 8; money $2,474,837 Rank (16th); Best finish: Won at the Buick Classic

2003 Stats
Scoring - 70.36 / (36th); Driving Distance - 295.9 / (22nd); Driving Accuracy - 63.7% / (129th); GIR - 67.5% / (51st); Putting - 1.796 / (153rd); Birdie Average - 3.66 per rd / (81st) / Total Birdies - 322; Sand Saves - 39.7% / (176th); All-Around Rank - 734 / (90th).

2004 Notes
Finished inside the top 80 on the PGA TOUR money list for the sixth straight year.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; Rounds Played - 76; in money - 15; top -10 Finishes - 2; money $1,695,332 Rank (34th); Best finish: Win at the FBR Open

2004 Stats
Scoring - 71.47 / (135th); Driving Distance - 290.9 / (62nd); Driving Accuracy - 64.7% / (90th); GIR - 66.5% / (57th); Putting - 1.803 / (167th); Birdie Average - 3.41 per rd / (127th) / Total Birdies - 259; Sand Saves - 42.2% / (176th); All-Around Rank - 865 / (123rd)

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