Donnie Hammond

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Donnie Hammond
— Golfer —
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Personal information
Full name Donald William Hammond
Born (1957-04-01) April 1, 1957 (age 57)
Frederick, Maryland
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Heathrow, Florida
Spouse Trenny
Children Matt, Brittany, Brooke, Halle
Career
College Jacksonville University
Turned professional 1979
Current tour(s) Champions Tour
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Professional wins 4
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 2
Web.com Tour 1
Other 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament T11: 1986
U.S. Open T23: 1992
The Open Championship T5: 1992
PGA Championship T11: 1986

Donald William Hammond (born April 1, 1957) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour, Nationwide Tour, and Champions Tour.

Hammond was born in Frederick, Maryland. He attended Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida and was a member of the golf team. He turned pro in 1979 and joined the PGA Tour in 1983. Hammond earned his tour card by being medalist at the 1982 PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament at TPC-Sawgrass by a record 14 strokes.

Hammond has won two PGA Tour events in his career: The 1986 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic and the 1989 Texas Open. In winning his second PGA Tour title by 7 strokes (258) over Paul Azinger, he came within one stroke of the then-Tour scoring record.[1] His best finish in a major is a T-5 at the 1992 British Open.[2] During his PGA Tour career, he amassed 40 top-10 finishes.

Hammond played on the Tour from 1983 until 1998.[3] After his PGA Tour career declined, he competed on what was then the Buy.com Tour, where he won once in 2000. On turning fifty years of age in 2007, Hammond began playing on the Champions Tour.

Hammond is a charter member of the Jacksonville University Sports Hall of Fame.[3]

Hammond has four children, one son Matthew, three daughters Brittany, Brooke, and Halle. He lives in Heathrow, Florida, north of Orlando.

Professional wins[edit]

PGA Tour wins[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning Score Margin of
Victory
Runner-up
1 Jan 19, 1986 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic -25 (69-64-68-68-66=335) Playoff United States John Cook
2 Oct 8, 1989 Texas Open -22 (65-64-65-64=258) 7 strokes United States Paul Azinger

PGA Tour playoff record (1-0)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 1986 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic United States John Cook Won with birdie on first extra hole

Nationwide Tour wins[edit]

Other wins[edit]

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T11 T27 DNP DNP
U.S. Open CUT CUT T60 DNP DNP CUT T71 DNP DNP
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP T65 DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP T16 T32 T11 T47 T31 CUT
Tournament 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Masters Tournament T24 T42 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open CUT DNP T23 DNP DNP DNP DNP T77 DNP DNP
The Open Championship T8 T44 T5 CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship T63 DNP DNP T61 T74 DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Tournament 2000 2001 2002
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP CUT T37
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

Summary[edit]

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
Masters Tournament 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 4
U.S. Open 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 5
The Open Championship 0 0 0 1 2 2 5 4
PGA Championship 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 8
Totals 0 0 0 1 2 7 28 21
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 6 (1990 Open Championship – 1992 Open Championship)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 1 (twice)

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