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Jerry Tucker

  • Birthplace: Carbondale, Ill.
  • Residence: Stuart, Fl.
  • Birth Date: 06/15/1949
  • Age: 60
  • Height: 5-11
  • Eligibility Code: 11
  • Turned Pro: 1976

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Player Notes

PGA Master Professional and PGA Teaching Professional at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla. … Finished tied for 11th in the 2009 Senior PGA Professional National Championship; tied for 13th in 2006…Was Co-Founder with PGA Professional Roger Kennedy of the Treasure Coast Senior Tour of South Florida, a mini tour serving players age 48 and older. . .Winner of the 1999 Reebok Golf PGA Match Play Championship. . .The all-time leader with Senior Division victories (9) on the Srixon PGA Tournament Series, which are conducted in South Florida in the winter. . .Former Head Professional at Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, site of the 1992 PGA Championship, where his brother, Mike, is PGA Head Professional. . . .Competed in the 1989 and 1992 PGA Championships and the 1981 and 1994 U.S. Open. . .Winner of the 1991 Gateway Shootout with John Daly. . .Competed in 16 PGA Professional National Championships, with career-best finish tied for 34th in 1988. . .Winner, 1993 Gateway PGA Player of the Year, 1994 Gateway PGA Professional of the Year, 1988 Gateway PGA Teacher of the Year, 1990 Gateway PGA Horton Smith Award, 1981 Gateway PGA Assistant Professional of the Year and was 18th in the 1981 FootJoy PGA Assistant Professional Championship. . .Captained the 1975-76 Southern Illinois University golf team . . . Credited with developing a points system to rank the playing performances of PGA Professionals. . .Winner, 2000 South Florida PGA Senior Player of the Year, 2000 South Florida PGA Senior Championship. . .Has continued as a teacher of the short game, and to accentuate his love of teaching. . .Built a replica of the famed No. 12, par-3 hole at Augusta National Golf Club, which he shares with neighbor, two-time Senior PGA Professional National Champion Roger Kennedy, on adjoining property.

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