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Jay Don Blake

  • Birthplace: St. George, UT
  • Residence: St. George, UT
  • Birth Date: October 28, 1958
  • height: 6-2
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PGA TOUR Victories

(1) 1991,Shearson Lehman Brothers Open.

Other Victories

(2): 1988 Utah Open. 1991 Argentine Open.

2009 Champions Tour Money and Position

$71,530 (59)

2009 Champions Tour Best Finishes

T4-- Regions Charity Classic.

Champions Tour Best Round

67 at Round 2, Regions Charity Classic.

Champions Tour Highlights

Was T4 at the Regions Charity Classic after getting into the event via a sponsor's exemption. It was his best showing in a Tour event since he was third at the 2002 Sony Open in Hawaii.

Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes

1-- Shearson Lehman Brothers Open.

Other Information

A regular on the PGA TOUR from 1987-2004 with 497 career starts to his credit and nearly $5.6 million in career earnings...Made 309 cuts with a win and 36 top-10 finishes on his resume...Finished among the top 125 from 1987-2001 and was 21st on the list in 1991 when he claimed his lone victory at the Shearson Lehman Brothers Open at Torrey Pines. Closed with rounds of 67-67 to defeat Bill Sander by two strokes. Had five other top-10s that season and earned $563,854. Made his only appearance in THE TOUR Championship that year, where he was T13. Best financial season was 2000 when he earned $590,109...Also made 14 starts on the Nationwide Tour in his career, including 11 in 2005...Named Collegiate Player of the Year in 1981. In 1980, won NCAA Championship as a junior at Utah State and was runner-up the following year. A drag-racing aficionado, attended National Hot Rod Association driving school in December 1995. A regular competitor, won hot-rod sprint in fall of 1996. Professional drag racer Bob Vandergriff, Jr. has caddied for him. Knew by age 12 he wanted to be a professional golfer.

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