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Born: 1949-07-17, Flint, Mich.
Nationality: USA
Height: 6'2", Weight: 220lbs
Home: Big Fork, Mt.
College: San Diego State
Turned Pro: 1972
Joined PGA Tour: 1972
Joined Champions Tour: 1999
Notes: Played in 501 PGA Tour events, winning three times, runner-up seven times and 56 top-ten finishes with $1,607,691 in earnings.
Also has played in 44 Buy.Com tour events, winning once, runner-up once and four top-ten finishes.
Only fitting that he would return to Inverness Golf Club which was the site of the 1979 U.S. Open. Hinkle and the USGA made news when Hinkle decided to cut the dogleg on the 8th hole by playing it in the 17th hole. After Hinkle found success in tha...

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Lon Hinkle

Played in 501 PGA Tour events, winning three times, runner-up seven times and 56 top-ten finishes with $1,607,691 in earnings.
Also has played in 44 Buy.Com tour events, winning once, runner-up once and four top-ten finishes.
Only fitting that he would return to Inverness Golf Club which was the site of the 1979 U.S. Open. Hinkle and the USGA made news when Hinkle decided to cut the dogleg on the 8th hole by playing it in the 17th hole. After Hinkle found success in that strategy in the first round many others followed suit so the next morning before the start of the second round the USGA put in a 24-foot Black Hills spruce tree that was named the "Hinkle Tree".
1999 Champions Tour Summary: tournaments entered - 8; top 10 finishes - 0; stroke average 73.04; money $20,841 (ranked 108th); best finish T42nd, EMC Kaanapali Classic.
2000 Champions Tour Summary: tournaments entered - 10; top 10 finishes - 0; stroke average 73.10; money $67,869 (ranked 91st); best finish T12th, Audi Senior Classic.
2001 Champions Tour Summary: tournaments entered - 13; top 10 finishes - 0; stroke average 73.56 (ranked 78th); money $74,396 (ranked 95th); best finish T14th, Mexico Senior Classic. Went to Senior PGA Tour qualifying tournament and didn't get his card finishing T27th.
2002 Champions Tour Summary: tournaments entered - 5; top 10 finishes - 0; stroke average 74.08 (ranked N/A); money $57,252 (ranked 97th); Best finish, T-13th NFL Golf Classic.
2003 Champions Tour Summary: tournaments entered -6; top 10 finishes - 0; stroke average 74.53 (ranked N/A); money $25,724 (ranked 115th); Best finish, T32nd Columbus Southern Open.
2004 Champions Tour Summary: played in two events, T67th MasterCard Classic and missed cut at U.S. Senior Open.
Only played once in 2005, T71st Boeing Greater Seattle Classic and T60th in 2006 Boeing Greater Seattle Classic.

Player Career Chart (for all results recorded on all Tours in GOLFstats)
Career at a Glance: Starts: 603, Cuts Made: 352 (58%), Top Tens: 61 (10%) , Rounds: 1812, Scoring Avg: 72.30, Career Earnings: $2,034,045 - Best Finish: 1st (4 times)
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Career Totals for Lon Hinkle 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
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
932%
  
43%
  
  
72.771.6
  
72.271.972.1----
  
29
  
  
1
  
  
  
6
  
  
  
  
72.571.0
  
  
71.870.7
  
----
  
  
  
73%
  
  
3
  
  
13%
  
  
  
71.8
  
  
  
71.971.0
  
----$144,307
  
  
83%
  
0%2
  
517%12
  
  
  
  
70.3
  
71.171.271.1----
  
2818
  
0
  
1
  
  
  
  
  
90
  
71.970.771.471.470.9
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
0%
  
  
  
14%
  
  
  
73.1
  
71.4
  
73.571.5
  
----$89,850
22
  
  
1
  
  
  
  
  
627%64
  
70.5
  
70.670.571.4
  
----
  
25
  
  
0
  
  
  
9
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.570.7
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
4%
  
22%1037%
  
  
  
71.7
  
72.272.1
  
----
  
2210
  
0
  
1
  
  
14%
  
32%
  
  
  
71.1
  
72.971.872.6----$55,406
207
  
  
  
  
5%
  
  
2
  
  
73.971.9
  
73.072.973.9
  
----$34,005
281554%
  
0%
  
  
1
  
  
  
7872.3
  
  
  
72.472.2
  
----$97,610
196
  
  
  
  
5%
  
5%
  
5%
  
  
  
72.570.572.271.772.1----
  
  
1
  
  
0%1
  
  
33%1
  
8
  
  
72.071.073.071.5
  
----
  
27
  
70%0
  
  
  
  
  
  
30%87
  
72.372.1
  
71.772.271.9----$102,839
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
1
  
  
25%
  
71.470.9
  
71.571.271.571.3----$91,375
  
7
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
3773.772.6
  
71.073.271.1
  
----$10,112
  
  
48%
  
0%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
72.6
  
  
  
72.272.7
  
----
  
  
10
  
  
0%
  
  
  
0%
  
  
  
  
  
73.0
  
72.573.572.9----$5,779
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
  
2
  
  
71.2
  
73.0
  
72.273.672.8----
  
  
10
  
  
  
0
  
  
0%2
  
  
73.2
  
  
  
73.772.5
  
----$67,869
25
  
36%0
  
  
  
  
0%
  
  
  
73.972.3
  
73.673.173.4
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
0%
  
  
00%
  
6%
  
  
  
  
74.572.474.072.6----
  
  
10
  
00%0
  
  
  
17%
  
  
  
  
74.973.373.673.4----$6,735
  
1393%
  
  
00%
  
  
  
  
  
75.0
  
  
73.774.272.8
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
0%
  
0%25
  
74.377.0
  
74.676.0
  
----$0
  
  
  
  
0%0
  
00%
  
  
  
  
  
72.077.572.474.8
  
----$4,411
  
114%
  
  
  
0%
  
0%
  
0%
  
75.6
  
  
69.075.172.5
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
0%
  
  
28
  
72.072.2
  
73.472.673.1----
  
  
5
  
0
  
0
  
  
0%
  
  
  
  
  
74.0074.474.074.3----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
74.073.572.0073.872.0
  
----
  
  
  
71%
  
0%
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
79.0
  
  
075.673.2
  
----
  
  
  
  
00%
  
  
  
  
0
  
1276.0
  
  
074.977.0
  
----
  
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
Totals596348427611401794$2,028,041
Green cells highlight the best in each column/category, yellow the worst.
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.