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Jim  Gallagher

Jim Gallagher

Greenwood, MS

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Updated: Wednesday, 23 May 2012 02:32 PM
  • Birthplace: Johnstown, PA
  • Residence: Greenwood, MS
  • Age: 51
  • Turned Pro: 1983

PGA TOUR Victories

(5) 1990,Greater Milwaukee Open. 1993,Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic, THE TOUR Championship. 1995,KMart Greater Greensboro Open, FedEx St. Jude Classic.

Other Victories

(2): 1983 Indiana Open. 1985 Magnolia State Classic.

2012 Champions Tour Money and Position

$66,129 (52)

Champions Tour Best Round

68 at Round 2, ACE Group Classic. 68 at Round 1, Toshiba Classic.

Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes

1-- Greater Milwaukee Open, Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic, THE TOUR Championship, KMart Greater Greensboro Open, FedEx St. Jude Classic.

Career Highlights

2011: Among the top 10 twice in 17 starts during his rookie season...Rallied from an opening-round 74 (tied for 57th) with scores of 66-65 on the weekend to finish T4 at the Dick's Sporting Goods Open...Posted his initial top-10 finish two weeks earlier when he fired three successive rounds in the 60s to finish T8 at the Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn...Made his Champions Tour debut at the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic and finished T45 at Fallen Oak. 2010: Made three starts on the PGA TOUR and finished 79th at the Viking Classic...Also made four appearances on the Nationwide Tour. Lone made cut was a T57 at the Chattanooga Classic.

Personal

Gallagher family was selected as the National Golf Month Family for 1995 by PGA of America...Father Jim is a PGA Professional in Marion, Ind...Wife Cissye is a former LPGA member and sister Jackie Gallagher-Smith and brother Jeff are both touring professionals...His daughter Mary Langdon is a former winner of the Mississippi State Amateur and is a member of the Mississippi State women's golf team...Is part-owner of Gallagher-Meeks Cotton Co. in Greenwood, MS...Previously served a stint as a golf commentator for USA Network and CNBC...Some of his favorite TV shows are "CSI: Miami," "Dirty Jobs," "Swamp People," "Deadliest Catch" and "Storm Chasers."...Enjoys following college basketball and SEC football...First job was a caddie position at Meshingomesia CC in Marion, IN...Favorite movies are "The Rookie," "Remember the Titans" and the first two in the "Pirates of the Caribbean" series...Favorite meal is a ribeye steak, a sweet potato, Caesar salad and cherry pie ala mode...His favorite team as a kid was the Chicago Bears...Most memorable vacation was going to his parents' 50th wedding anniversary...Says his most memorable shot was his eagle-2 at No. 17 at Castle Pines at The International...If he's not playing golf, he enjoys hunting, raising his four kids and being involved in their activities...Cell phone ring is "Rocky Top."...Would love to trade places for a day with Bill Gates.

PGA TOUR Playoff Record

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