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Jim Roy

  • Birthplace: Syracuse, N.Y.
  • Residence: Syracuse, N.Y.
  • Birth Date: 08/04/1959
  • Age: 50
  • Height: 6-2
  • Eligibility Code: 23
  • Turned Pro: 2010

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Player Notes

Has worked in mortgage financing, commercial leasing and property management...Biggest thrills outside of golf were the births of his children...Sons Kyle plays golf for the University of Tampa, and son Kevin plays for Long Beach State...Is a cancer survivor....As an amateur, earned fully-exempt status for the 2010 Champions Tour at the National Qualifying tournament in the fall after playing his way into a three-man playoff for the final exempt spot. Secured the fifth position at TPC Scottsdale in Arizona, holing a 7-foot birdie putt on the first extra hole to defeat Kirk Hanefeld and Bruce Vaughan...Advanced to the final stage of the Champions Tour’s Q-School after finishing T11 in the regional qualifying tournament in Orlando. Is one of central New York’s all-time winningest golfers and the area’s top amateur for the last 12 years...Was a professional from 1982-1993 and played on the PGA Tour in 1983. In 1983, played in 27 events on tour, making nine cuts. Best finish was a T40 at the Bing Crosby National Pro-Am...Also played in the 1983 U.S. Open at Oakmont and the 1989 U.S. open at Oak Hill, missing the cut in both events...made one start on the Nationwide tour, missing the cut in the 1990 central New York classic...After failing to retain his card after the ’83 season, attempted tour’s Q-School several more times before reapplying for his amateur status and being reinstated in 1996...In his amateur career, has dominated local tournaments and also won five New York State golf association titles (one amateur, four mid-amateurs) as well as qualifying for several U.S. Amateurs.

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