Jerry  Tucker

Jerry Tucker

Stuart, Fla.

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Updated: Wednesday, 23 May 2012 02:32 PM
  • Birthplace: Carbondale, Ill.
  • Residence: Stuart, Fla.
  • Age: 62
  • Turned Pro: 1976
  • Eligibility Code: 23

Player Notes

PGA Master Professional and PGA teaching professional at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla. …Tied for 35th in the 2010 Senior PGA Professional National Championship . . In May 2011, became the first player in South Florida PGA history to capture a regular Section Player of the Year and Senior Player of the Year, and Chapter Player of the Year honors all in the same season. Gained that distinction in May of this year in Vero Beach, Fla., due to the weather-delayed SFPGA Section Championship originally scheduled for October 2010. . .Earned the necessary Player of the Year points by finishing tied for fifth. . . In 1989, became the first PGA Master Professional to earn a berth in a major championship, competing in the PGA Championship . . .Has competed in eight Senior PGA Championships and 10 PGA Professional National Championships and 11 Senior PGA Professional National Championships. . .Has been a six-time South Florida PGA Senior Player of the Year . . .Has won more than 100 tournament titles in South Florida, and in 2011 was inducted into the South Florida PGA Hall of Fame. . .Winner, 2006 South Florida PGA Professional Championship, 1999 PGA Match Play Championship, 1993 Gateway PGA Match Play Championship, 2000, ’04, ’06 and ’07 South Florida PGA Senior Section Championship, 2006 Southeast Classic … 1994 Gateway PGA Professional of the Year … 1993 Gateway PGA Player of the Year… Three-time South Florida PGA Senior Player of the Year . .Former PGA head professional (1987-97) at legendary Bellerive Country Club in St. Louis, where he also competed in the 1992 PGA Championship, and where his brother, Mike, serves as PGA head professional. . .Has recorded 12 holes-in-one, with four in competition.