The 2005 Senior PGA Championship
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Players

John Ross

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Burlington, Vt.
  • Residence: Freeman, W. Va.
  • Birthdate: April 17, 1952
  • Age: 53
  • Turned Pro: 1972
Player Notes

Earned conditional status for the 2005 Champions Tour by finishing 14th at the National Qualifying Tournament. Finished six rounds tied with Mike Ferguson at 15-under-par 417, but lost out for the 13th position when he made a bogey on the first playoff hole...Played two Champions Tour events in 2004. Finished T46 at the U.S. Senior Open and open-qualified for the SAS Championship, where he T71...Qualified for the 2003 U.S. Senior Open, but missed the cut...Was T57 at the 2003 National Q-School...Debuted on the Champions Tour after open-qualifying for the 2002 NFL Golf Classic and T70...Also open-qualified for the SAS Championship later in the year and T64 at Prestonwood...At 2002 National Qualifying Tournament, T33...Played in 48 events on the PGA TOUR from 1989-1993 and made 24 cuts. Fully-exempt in 1992 after finishing T13 at the 1991 Q-School, the oldest rookie to qualify that year. Career-best finish was a T16 at the 1992 Buick Open in Michigan...Also played 88 events on the Nationwide Tour from 1990-98 and made 40 cuts. Finished T2 at the 1991 Hawkeye Open, two strokes back of Olin Browne...In 2003, won two tournaments on the Sunbelt Senior Tour--the Gainesville Open and Myrtle Beach Classic. Also won the Albany Senior Invitational that year...Winner of the West Virginia Open in 1997 and 1999...In 1999 on the Teardrop Tour, won the Tour Championship in Alabama...Won seven mini-tour events in Florida on the Space Coast Tour...Served several stints as a club professional from 1977-1987...Has had three career holes-in-one

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