The 2005 Senior PGA Championship
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Players

Jerry Mcgee

Player Data
  • Birthplace: New Lexington, Ohio
  • Residence: East Palestine, Ohio
  • Birthdate: July 20, 1943
  • Age: 61
  • Turned Pro: 1966
Player Notes

Got started in golf through his mother's second marriage to a club professional at a nine-hole course. Played on the 1977 Ryder Cup Team... Among the top-60 money winners on the PGA Tour eight times, including six consecutive years from 1974 to 1979. Played on the PGA Tour from 1967 to 1981 before being forced off because of hypoglycemia. On the PGA Tour played in 448 events winning four times, finishing runner-up five times and finishing in the top-10, 50 times. . . Worked for 12 years as director of golf at Oak Tree Country Club in West Middlesex, Pa. Has battled thumb, neck, back pain and arthritis throughout his Champions Tour career.

Career Victories

Champions Tour
0

PGA Tour
4 - 1975 Pensacola Open, 1977 IVB-Philadelphia Classic, 1979 Kemper Open & Sammy Davis Jr.- Hartford Open.

Career Summary

1993 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 15; top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 71.86; money $113,191 (ranked 63rd); best finish, T-3rd Bank One Classic.

1994 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average 70.96 (ranked 23rd); money $398,219 (ranked 25th); best finish T4th, PaineWebber Invitational and Northville Long Island Classic. Despite a good year, he battled most of the time with thumb, elbow and neck injuries.

1995 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 34; top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average 71.65 (ranked 29th); money $371,097 (ranked 32nd, missed finishing among top 31 by $318); best finish T3rd, Senior Players Championship.

1996 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 35; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 71.95 (ranked 41st); money $350,362 (ranked 39th); best finish T4th, Ford Seniors Players Championship.

1997 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 34; top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average 71.23 (ranked 21st); money $562,794 (ranked 25th); best finish T2nd at BankBoston Classic.

1998 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 34; top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 72.413 (ranked 55th); money $351,605 (ranked 51st); best finish T3rd, Vantage Championship.

1999 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 14; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 73.86 (ranked 86th); money $38,627 (ranked 97th); best finish T19th, Gold Rush Classic. Came back to playing on the tour following 1999 cancer surgery after tumors were found on the left side of his neck and at the base of his tongue.

2000 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 33; top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 72.60 (ranked 73rd); money $247,382 (ranked 63rd); best finish T10th, Instinet Classic.

2001 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 72.73 (ranked 63rd); money $222,377 (ranked 68th); best finish T8th, Las Vegas Senior Classic.

2002 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 72.43 (ranked 65th); money $255,603 (ranked 64th); best finish, T3rd Uniting Fore Care Classic.

2003 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered -26; top 10 finishes -2; stroke average 72.19 (ranked 62nd); money $295,232 (ranked 51st); Best finish, T5th Long Island Classic.

2004 Champions Tour Summary
Tournaments entered -13; top 10 finishes -0; stroke average 73.67; money $62,915 (ranked 94th); Best finish, T29th, Kroger Classic.

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