J. L. Lewis

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Start Position
Current Position
To Par: +5
Total Strokes: 70 - 73 - 71 - 75 : 289
T29   T51
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Updated: Friday, 25 May 2012 09:51 PM
  • Birthplace: Emporia, KS
  • Residence: Austin, TX
  • Age: 51
  • Turned Pro: 1984

PGA TOUR Victories

(2) 1999,John Deere Classic. 2003,84 Lumber Classic of Pennsylvania.

Other Victories

(1): 1997 Honda Invitational.

2012 Champions Tour Money and Position

$73,406 (46)

Champions Tour Best Round

67 at Round 2, Allianz Championship. 67 at Round 2, ACE Group Classic.

Champions Tour Highlights

Equaled his career-best finish on the Champions Tour when he was T6 at the SAS Championship. Was two-strokes off the first-round lead and final-round 70 at Prestonwood moved him up...Was also T18 at the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic...Made a start at the PGA TOUR's Viking Classic and finished 73rd overall.

Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes

1-- John Deere Classic, 84 Lumber Classic of Pennsylvania.

Career Highlights

2010: Made 12 starts on the Champions Tour after turning 50 in mid-July, with two top-10 finishes in those dozen appearances. His most-successful outing came in August at the JELD-WEN Tradition in Oregon. Making just his fourth start since turning 50, he was among three players two strokes behind Tom Lehman after 54 holes, but a final-round 72 eventually led to a T6 finish...Added a second top-10 finish to his resume when he was T10 at the inaugural Posco E&C Songdo Championship in South Korea in September...Missed the cut in his debut at the Senior British Open, but bounced back the following week with a T12 effort at the U.S. Senior Open at Sahalee...Attended the 2010 Champions Tour National Qualifying Tournament at TPC Eagle Trace and finished 11th after a seven-hole playoff with Steve Haskins, who made birdie on the seventh hole to claim the 10th spot.


Wife, Dawn, was a gymnast at the University of Texas...Has an interest in writing, specifically about golf instruction, for which he has penned more than 1,000 tips. Published a book, the Pocket Pro edition of Golf Tips from the Tour...Has his own Web site,

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