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Chris Starkjohann

  • Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas
  • Residence: Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Calif.
  • Birth Date: 06/30/1956
  • Age: 53
  • Turned Pro: 1977
  • PGA Membership: 1983
  • PGA Section: Southern California
  • Eligibility Code: 5

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Player Notes

Starkjohann (“STARK-john”) is an owner, teaching professional and event coordinator for Torrey Pines Gold Club & Golf Outings in Encinitas, Calif. . .Finished fifth and was Low Club Professional in 2009 Senior PGA Championship at Canterbury Golf Club, the best performance since 2002 for a PGA club professional in the Championship . . .Tied for 16th in the 2009 PGA Professional National Championship, advancing to the PGA Championship after a two-hole playoff. . .Winner, 2006, ’07 Senior PGA Professional Player of the Year. . .Winner, 1998 Nationwide Tour St Louis Classic - Champion … Winner, 2004 Southern California PGA Championship, 2005 SCPGA Section Match Play Championship. . .Finished third, 2003 Nationwide Tour Inland Empire Open. . .Tied for sixth in the 2007 Callaway Golf Senior PGA Professional National Championship and tied for second in 2006... 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 Southern California PGA Senior Champion...Winner, 2002 San Diego Open, and the 1998 Nationwide St. Louis Classic...Competed on the Nationwide Tour, between 1991 and 2007 has played in 123 events, finishing in the top-10 three times including win in 1998 St. Louis Golf Classic...Named Southern California PGA Section Player of the Year (1991,1992, 1997,2004, 2005, 2007)...Most memorable golf experience is qualifying for the Champions Tour in November 2005...Lowest competitive 18-hole score is 62 and has recorded one hole-in-one. . .Wife, Tracy, has been his longtime caddie.


Wife, Tracy; Children: Victorya

Hobbies/Special Interests

Classic Cars, Computers, Cards

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