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Born: 1923-01-29, Ft. Worth, Texas
Nationality: USA
Height: 5'9, Weight: 160lbs
Home: Houston, Texas
Turned Pro: 1940
Joined PGA Tour: 1950
Joined Champions Tour: 1981
Notes: PGA Tour Playoff Record: 4-4 Joined Champions Tour: 1981 Champions Tour Playoff Record: 0 PGA Tour Victories: 16 - 1950 Bing Crosby Pro-Am, Rio Grande Valley Open, St. Petersburg Open, Sioux City Open; 1952 Texas Open, Houston Open, Baton Rouge Open, St. Petersburg Open, Miami Open; 1953 Inverness Invitational; 1956 Masters, PGA Championship; 1958 Insurance City Open; 1959 Houston Classic; 1961 Buick Open; 1963 Lucky International Open Player Notes: Burke won 16 times in ...

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Jack Burke Jr.

PGA Tour Playoff Record: 4-4
Joined Champions Tour: 1981
Champions Tour Playoff Record: 0
PGA Tour Victories: 16 - 1950 Bing Crosby Pro-Am, Rio Grande Valley Open, St. Petersburg Open, Sioux City Open; 1952 Texas Open, Houston Open, Baton Rouge Open, St. Petersburg Open, Miami Open; 1953 Inverness Invitational; 1956 Masters, PGA Championship; 1958 Insurance City Open; 1959 Houston Classic; 1961 Buick Open; 1963 Lucky International Open
Player Notes: Burke won 16 times in his Tour career, including the 1956 Masters and PGA Championship. He was also Player of the Year in 1956. He played on 1951, '53, '55 and '59 Ryder Cup teams and was captain of the 1957 team. He also won the 1952 Vardon Trophy. Burke is one of the men behind the creation of the Champions Golf Club in Houston, Texas, which has hosted the U.S. Open, Ryder Cup, Tour Championship, Houston Open and U.S. Amateur. Burke still plays a key role in the running of the club. Burke is the second Masters champion to reach 96 years old. The first was Gene Sarazen who was 97 years, 2 months, 17 days old when he passed away in 1999.

Player Career Chart (for all results recorded on all Tours in GOLFstats)
Career at a Glance: Starts: 72, Cuts Made: 44 (61%), Top Tens: 12 (17%) , Rounds: 211, Scoring Avg: 74.44, Career Earnings: $42,961 - Best Finish: 1st (2 times)
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Career Totals for Jack Burke Jr. per Year
Performance Scoring Averages Stats
Year Starts Cuts Made % Wins % Top 5s % Top 10s % Top 25s % Rnds 1st Rd2nd Rd3rd Rd4th RdPre CutPost CutAll RndsP/RBi/RE/RBo/REarnings
  
267%
  
  
  
  
  
67%
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.073.873.073.5----$11,000
  
3
  
  
  
133%
  
67%
  
  
869.0
  
71.578.572.875.0
  
----$1,484
  
  
  
  
  
  
33%
  
33%
  
  
8
  
  
78.0
  
72.876.3
  
----$2,800
  
  
100%
  
0%
  
  
1
  
  
100%
  
  
  
  
  
72.573.5
  
----
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
50%1
  
150%
  
  
74.5
  
  
73.369.5
  
----
  
  
3
  
  
0%
  
  
1
  
  
67%8
  
  
72.5
  
73.572.8
  
----
  
  
  
  
00%
  
  
  
  
2100%
  
  
  
  
  
74.072.373.1----
  
3
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
33%133%
  
  
  
72.0
  
75.070.5
  
----
  
  
2
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
1
  
  
  
  
74.0
  
72.374.0
  
----$1,238
2
  
100%00%
  
  
150%
  
  
  
76.070.5
  
75.573.372.8
  
----
  
  
267%
  
0%
  
  
0
  
1
  
1076.0
  
  
  
75.374.374.9----
  
  
2
  
0
  
0
  
  
  
  
  
1076.071.7
  
76.573.874.3
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
0%
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
  
  
72.075.073.573.5
  
----$2,041
  
2
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
1
  
  
  
  
76.073.072.374.5
  
----
  
2
  
100%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
870.5
  
  
  
72.873.0
  
----
  
42
  
  
0%
  
  
  
  
  
  
13
  
75.878.073.075.476.0
  
----
  
3
  
67%0
  
  
0%0
  
  
  
1075.3
  
  
  
74.372.5
  
----
  
2150%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
0%
  
  
  
  
  
76.077.076.4----
  
  
1
  
  
  
00%
  
0%0
  
  
  
  
73.0
  
74.872.5
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
0%
  
  
00%
  
  
  
  
77.075.374.8
  
----
  
2
  
100%0
  
  
0%
  
  
0
  
8
  
74.5
  
74.574.876.8
  
----$1,450
  
  
100%
  
  
  
  
0
  
0
  
4
  
  
  
  
74.075.074.5----$171
3
  
0%0
  
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
76.7
  
076.578.0
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
  
  
73.575.50074.50
  
----$0
  
0
  
0
  
  
0%
  
0%
  
0%
  
  
77.00076.50
  
----
  
Year Starts Cuts Made % Wins % Top 5 % Top 10 % Top 25 % Rnds 1st Rd 2nd Rd 3rd Rd 4th Rd Pre Cut Post Cut All Rds P/R Bi/R E/R Bo/R Earnings
Avg/Year
Totals6643261222193$42,601
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Stats: P/R=Pars per Round, Bi/R = Birdies per Round, E/R = Eagles per Round, Bo/R = Bogeys per Round. Only provided on last 3, 5 or 10 year reports.