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Jason Gore

Player Data

  • Birthdate: May 16, 1974
  • Birthplace: Van Nuys, Calif.
  • Residence: Valencia, Calif.
  • Age: 32 Ht: 6' 1" Wt: 235
  • Turned Pro: 1997
  • College: Pepperdine

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Player Notes

Winner of the 1997 California State Amateur and the California State Open. Member of Pepperdine University's 1997 NCAA Championship team. Coach at Pepperdine was John Geiberger, son of Champions Tour veteran Al Geiberger and brother of PGA TOUR member Brent Geiberger. Member of victorious 1997 U.S. Walker Cup team.

Career Victories

Nationwide Tour
3 - 2000 Buy.Com New Mexico Classic, 2002 Oregon Classic, Albertsons Boise Open.

PGA Tour
1 - 2005 84 Lumber Classic

Career Summary

1998 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 9; top-10 finishes - 2; stroke average 70.98 (ranked 46th); money $27,378 (ranked 74th); best finish, T5th, Carolina Classic. Only PGA Tour start, missed cut U.S. Open.

1999 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 8; in money - 3; top-10 finishes - 1; stroke average 72.14 (ranked N/A); money $7,085 (ranked 143rd); best finish, T10th, Cleveland Open. Played in two PGA Tour events, T26th Buick Invitational & Cut at Touchstone Energy Tucson Open.

2000 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 11; top-10 finishes - 3; stroke average 71.19 (ranked 49th); money $137,284 (ranked 34th); Winner, New Mexico Classic. In only PGA Tour start, missed cut at Buick Invitational.

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered: 30 / Rounds Played: 80 / Cuts made: 12 / Top-Ten Finishes: 0 / Earnings: $180,451 Rank (178th) / Best finish: T-18th at the Invensys Classic at Las Vegas

2001 Stats
Scoring - 72.08 / (169th); Driving Distance - 290.5 / (12th); Driving Accuracy - 65.1% / (150th); GIR - 63.8% / (163); Putting - 1.778 / (108th); Birdie Average - 3.68 per rd / (75th) / Total Birdies - 294; Sand Saves - 46.6% / (148th); Scrambling - 57.2% / (150th); All-Around Rank - 863 / (116th).

2002 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 16; top-10 finishes - 4; stroke average 70.79 (ranked 29th); money $241,940 (ranked 6th); Winner, Oregon Classic, Albertsons Boise Open. On the PGA Tour, missed cut at B.C. Open.

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; Rounds Played - 83; in money - 12; top -10 Finishes - 0; money $208,801 Rank (177th); Best finish: T-20th at the Sony Open in Hawaii & Greater Milwaukee Open

2003 Stats
Scoring - 71.92 / (160th); Driving Distance - 296.7 / (21st); Driving Accuracy - 56.6% / (184th); GIR - 60.6% / (181st); Putting - 1.763 / (57th); Birdie Average - 3.57 per rd / (106th) / Total Birdies - 296; Sand Saves - 51.7% / (71st); All-Around Rank - 787 / (111th).

2004 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 13; top-10 finishes - 3; stroke average 71.35 (ranked76th); money $79,064 (ranked 73rd); best finish, T3rd, BMW Charity Pro-Am at the Cliffs. On the PGA Tour missed cut at AT&T Pebble Beach.

2005 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 12; Rounds Played - 43; in money - 9; top -10 Finishes - 4; Scoring Average - 69.14 (ranked 1st), money $356,579 Rank (2nd); Best finish: Win National Mining Associate Pete Dye Classic, Scholarship America Showdown & Cox Classic.

2005 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 8; Rounds Played - 28; in money - 6; top -10 Finishes - 1; money $871,135.01 Rank (98 - unofficial); Best finish: Win at the 84 Lumber Classic.

2005 notes
Went from journeyman to U.S. Open contender, to three-time winner on the Nationwide Tour, to PGA Tour champion in the span of three months. Became second player in PGA Tour history to win on Nationwide Tour and on PGA Tour in same season (Paul Stankowski/1996), first sponsor exemption to win since Adam Scott at the 2003 Deutsche Bank Championship and first Nationwide Tour player who was promoted to the PGA Tour via three wins to win on the PGA Tour in that same season. Finished the season No. 88 in the Official World Golf Ranking after beginning the season No. 668.

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