Jim  Rutledge

Jim Rutledge

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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Updated: Wednesday, 23 May 2012 02:32 PM
  • Birthplace: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • Residence: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • Age: 52
  • Turned Pro: 1978
  • Eligibility Code: 9

Got started in golf at age 11 by a friend of the family. Was one of six players to T12 at the 2009 Champions Tour National Qualifying tournament. Missed out on a conditional exemption when he made a par on the eighth playoff hole and Lu-chien Soon made a birdie for the final spot. Played 19 events on the Nationwide Tour in 2009 and had four finishes in the top 25. Played on the Nationwide Tour from 2001-2006 before earning a spot on the PGA Tour in 2007, where he made 23 starts and had five cuts made. Was the second-oldest rookie in PGA Tour history, at 47 years, 4 months, 6 days, one month younger than Allen Doyle in 1996. returned to the Nationwide Tour in 2008. Won the 2006 ING New Zealand PGA Championship on the Nationwide Tour, which helped him finish 14th on the money list and earn a berth on the PGA Tour in 2007. Long-time performer on the Canadian Tour, with six wins on that circuit and finished third on the order of merit three times. two-time member of Canada’s World Cup team. Has also toiled on the Asian Tour and the European Tour and claimed the 1995 Indian Open. Won the 1977 Canadian Junior championship as well as the 1975 Canadian Juvenile championship.

Nationwide Tour Victories

(1) 2006,ING New Zealand PGA Championship.

2010 Champions Tour Money and Position

$37,250 (69)

Champions Tour Best Round

67 at Round 3, The Cap Cana Championship.

Career Best Nationwide Tour Finishes

1-- ING New Zealand PGA Championship.