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Born: Wed,Oct 28,1953 - Manchester, England
Age: 70y 8m 21d, Nationality: GBR
Height: 5'11", Weight: 185lbs
Home: Ilkley, England
Turned Pro: 1975, Joined Champions Tour: 2004, Joined European Tour: 1976
Notes: ELIGIBILITY CODE: 15 James had splendid amateur career when he won the English Amateur at the age of 20 in 1974 and reached the final of the British Amateur, but was beaten 8 & 7 by Vinny Giles. He played in the 1975 Walker Cup matches when he won 3 of Great Britain's 8 and a half points. He then turned professional and in his rookie year finished 15th on the Order of Merit, to win Rookie-of-the-Year honors in 1976. James, who is a keen gardener has had a very succesful ca...

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Mark James

ELIGIBILITY CODE: 15

James had splendid amateur career when he won the English Amateur at the age of 20 in 1974 and reached the final of the British Amateur, but was beaten 8 & 7 by Vinny Giles. He played in the 1975 Walker Cup matches when he won 3 of Great Britain's 8 and a half points. He then turned professional and in his rookie year finished 15th on the Order of Merit, to win Rookie-of-the-Year honors in 1976. James, who is a keen gardener has had a very succesful career, never finishing higher than 32nd on the Order of Merit, despite being regarded as a poor putter. James is a long-serving Tournament Committee member and was chairman in 1994. He was also one time a member of the PGA European Tour's board of directors. Member 1977, '79, '81, '89, '91, '93 & '95 European Ryder Cup Team and was Captain in 1999.
Resumed his golf career at the Volvo PGA Championship in May 2001 following a successful battle with cancer. After being diagnosed with testicular cancer, he underwent chemotherapy and surgery before he was able to make his comeback.
A mainstay on the European PGA Tour from 1976-2003, with 564 career appearances on that tour with 18 European Tour victories between 1977-97.
Also won the Raphael Division with Des Smyth at the Liberty Mutual Insurance Legends of Golf in 2012.
On the Champions Tour has only played in two events in 2011 and 2012, while is playing a more complete schedule on the European Senior Tour. In 2012 played in 11 events on that tour with four top-five finishes, 2nd at Bad Ragaz PGA Senior, T2nd Benahavis Senior Masters and 3rd at Travis Perkins pic Senior Masters. Finished 11th on the money list with earnings of euros122,298.

Player Career Chart (for all results recorded on all Tours in GOLFstats)
Career at a Glance: Starts: 461, Cuts Made: 342 (74%), Top Tens: 84 (18%) , Rounds: 1488, Scoring Avg: 71.61, Career Earnings: $5,303,287 - Best Finish: 1st (9 times)
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Career Totals for Mark James 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
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.8
  
  
  
70.970.7
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
  
523%
  
41%
  
50%
  
  
  
  
71.871.771.1
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
5%
  
  
  
25%
  
70%
  
71.270.2
  
  
70.771.270.8----
  
28
  
82%
  
  
  
11%7
  
1761%
  
71.2
  
  
  
71.170.5
  
----$53,167
  
  
100%
  
6%
  
  
6
  
1478%
  
70.6
  
  
  
70.171.3
  
----
  
1818100%
  
  
3
  
  
  
10
  
  
  
  
  
  
70.173.171.2----
  
27
  
70%
  
  
27%
  
19%
  
  
  
71.2
  
70.271.570.970.8
  
----
  
  
15
  
00%417%
  
17%
  
26%76
  
  
  
  
72.171.571.8----
  
  
  
88%0
  
  
  
7
  
  
  
86
  
  
  
  
71.871.571.7----
  
  
  
74%0
  
  
  
  
  
9
  
  
  
  
72.1
  
71.871.471.6----
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
320%
  
  
  
71.5
  
70.6
  
71.070.870.9----
  
17
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
29%
  
  
  
  
  
69.9
  
70.170.370.1----$500,625
18
  
  
  
  
  
11%
  
17%
  
39%
  
  
  
  
  
70.770.970.8----
  
2112
  
  
0%15%
  
  
6
  
  
  
72.270.8
  
71.770.7
  
----
  
  
18
  
  
  
  
6%
  
  
950%
  
  
  
  
  
71.071.0
  
----$335,286
  
  
  
  
0%1
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.773.670.872.8----
  
18
  
  
  
0%1
  
  
  
7
  
  
  
71.470.9
  
71.771.671.6----$321,498
  
  
100%0
  
  
  
  
  
  
25%
  
  
  
  
  
71.374.5
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
0%00%
  
  
  
73.1
  
  
  
72.972.2
  
----
  
  
  
39%0
  
  
  
0
  
211%
  
72.672.8
  
73.772.771.6
  
----
  
20
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
0%15%
  
  
72.3
  
  
73.272.1
  
----
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
  
00%37
  
  
73.674.272.973.8
  
----
  
  
  
40%
  
  
  
  
  
0%0
  
  
73.2
  
75.5
  
73.975.5
  
----
  
30
  
0
  
  
0%
  
0%
  
  
  
  
76.7
  
076.076.076.0----
  
  
  
  
  
0%00%
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.876.0
  
----$2,685
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
Totals438330949821841417$5,207,158
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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.