The 2005 Senior PGA Championship
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Players

Jim Albus

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Staten Island, N.Y.
  • Residence: Sarasota, Fla.
  • Birthdate: June 17, 1940
  • Age: 64
  • Turned Pro: 1968
Player Notes

Played on the PGA Tour during the winter months of the 1970's . . Has played in seven PGA Championships and five U.S. Opens... Won the 1991 Senior Players Championship, which earned him a spot on the former Champions Tour. Served as the PGA Head Professional at Piping Rock Club in New York for 14 years before pursuing Tour career... Played basketball and baseball at Bucknell University and took up golf while in college... Ranked first in the Champions Tour "All-Around" category in 1994. Broke his ankle in a freak accident when his leg was hanging out of the golf cart in May of 1997. Underwent neck surgery early in 1996 and was out of action for two months.

Career Victories

Champions Tour
6 - 1991 Senior Players Championship, 1993 GTE Suncoast Classic, 1994 Vantage At The Dominion, Bank Of Boston Senior Classic, 1995 Dominion Seniors, 1998 GTE Classic.

Career Summary

1991 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 16; top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average 70.79; money $301,406 (ranked 20th).

1992 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 37; top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average 71.19 (ranked 22nd); money $404,693 (ranked 16th), best finish, second, Northville Long Island Classic.

1993 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 35; top 17 finishes - 3; scoring average 70.82 (ranked 14th); money $627,883 (ranked 12th); best finish, Winner GTE Suncoast Classic.

1994 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 35; top-10 finishes - 18; scoring average 69.85 (ranked 4th); money $1,237,128 (ranked 3rd); winner Vantage at the Dominion and Bank of Boston Senior Classic.

1995 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 34; top-10 finishes - 12; scoring average 70.84 (ranked 15th); money $744,936 (ranked 12th); win, SBC Dominion Seniors.

1996 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 72.16 (ranked 48th); money $244,833 (ranked 56th); best finish T-7th, First of America Classic and Bank One Classic.

1997 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 72.04 (ranked 48th); money $268,487 (ranked 53rd); best finish T-3rd at American Express Invitational.

1998 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 34; top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average 72.03 (ranked T45th); money $643,380 (ranked 27th); Winner GTE Classic.

1999 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 33; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 71.49 (ranked 40th); money $434,926 (ranked 44th); best finish, T6th, BellSouth Senior Classic.

2000 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 33; top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 71.79 (ranked 52nd); money $418,398 (ranked 43rd); best finish T5th, State Farm Senior Classic. Eligible for the Georgia-Pacific Super Seniors and won at the State Farm Senior Classic. Finished eighth on that money list with $208,917.

2001 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 72.82 (ranked 67TH); money $325,836 (ranked 52ND); best finish T6th, Mexico Senior Classic. Finished ninth on the Georgia-Pacific Super Seniors money list with $153,125.

2002 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 72.99 (ranked 75th); money $202,553 (ranked 72nd); best finish, T-11th 3M Championship. Missed a month after suffering injuries in a mountain bike accident at Park City, Utah in Aug..

2003 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered -26; top 10 finishes -0; stroke average 73.28 (ranked 80th); money $124,652 (ranked 82nd); Best finish, T-19th Long Island Classic.

2004 Champions Tour Summary
tournaments entered - 25; top 10 finishes - 0; stroke average 73.92 (ranked 73rd); money $104,312 (ranked 85th); Best finish, T-24th Constellation Energy Classic.

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