The 2005 Senior PGA Championship
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Players

Jack Fleck

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Bettendorf, Iowa
  • Residence: Magazine, Ark.
  • Birthdate: November 7, 1921
  • Age: 83
  • Turned Pro: 1939
Player Notes

The winner in one of golf's greatest upset victories, capturing the 1955 U.S. Open by defeating Ben Hogan in an 18-hole playoff at Olympic Club in San Francisco, Calif. . . Winner of the February 1979 Senior PGA Championship - also in a playoff - and won the 1979 World Seniors title.

Career Victories

PGA Tour
3 - 1955 U.S. Open, 1960 Phoenix Open & 1961 Bakersfield Open.

Career Summary

1993 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 6; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 75.44; money $4,780 (ranked 127th); best finish, T-44th Kaanapali Classic.

1994 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 8; top-10 finishes - 10; scoring average 76.50; money $4,809 (ranked 135th); best finish T-41st, PGA Seniors'Championship.

1995 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 5; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 76.64; money $1,464 (ranked 179th); best finish T-71st, Franklin Quest Championship.

1996 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 3; money $1,955; best finish T-53rd, First of America Classic. Has only played three times on the Champions Tour since 1996, in 2002 withdrew after shooting first round 77 at the Senior PGA Championship, missed cut in the 2003 Senior PGA Championship and the Senior British Open, withdrew from 2004 Senior PGA Championship.

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