Lee  Rinker

Lee Rinker

Jupiter, FL

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Updated: Wednesday, 23 May 2012 02:32 PM
  • Birthplace: Stuart, Fla.
  • Residence: Jupiter, FL
  • Age: 51
  • Turned Pro: 1983
  • Eligibility Code: 22

PGA Director of Golf at Emerald Dunes Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla. . .Tied for fourth, 2009 PGA Professional National Championship. . .Earned berth on 2009 U.S. PGA Cup Team . .Making his seventh PGA Championship appearance, with previous best performance a T-29 in 1998.. . .Since 1984, has competed in 185 PGA Tour events, with full-time schedule from 1984 through 1999. Owns best Tour finishes of a runner-up in the 1997 Byron Nelson Classic, a tie for second in the 1997 B.C. Open and third in the 1996 Honda Classic.. . .Overall, has competed in 184 PGA Tour events. . .Competed in 88 events since 1990s on the former Ben Hogan, Nike, and Nationwide Tour, and owns a best finishes of a tie for second in the 1994 Nike Tour Championship and a runner-up in the 2000 Fort Smith Classic. . ..Member of the 1992 and 2007 U.S. PGA Cup Team.. . .Runner-up, 1994 Nike Tour Championship. . Was the 2005 South Florida PGA Player of the Year. . .Has recorded eight holes-in-one, with one in competition. Winner, 1982 Florida Amateur, 2003, '05 Florida PGA Championship. . .1983 NCAA All-America selection. . ..Has recorded eight holes-in-one, with one in competition. He is playing in his first Senior PGA Championship.