|— Golfer —|
|Full name||Donald William Hammond|
April 1, 1957 |
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)|
|Children||Matt, Brittany, Brooke, Halle|
|Current tour(s)||Champions Tour|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in Major Championships
|Masters Tournament||T11: 1986|
|U.S. Open||T23: 1992|
|The Open Championship||T5: 1992|
|PGA Championship||T11: 1986|
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. His best finish in a major is a T-5 at the 1992 British Open. During his PGA Tour career, he amassed 40 top-10 finishes.
Hammond played on the Tour from 1983 until 1998. 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.
PGA Tour wins
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning Score||Margin of
|1||Jan 19, 1986||Bob Hope Chrysler Classic||-25 (69-64-68-68-66=335)||Playoff||John Cook|
|2||Oct 8, 1989||Texas Open||-22 (65-64-65-64=258)||7 strokes||Paul Azinger|
PGA Tour playoff record (1-0)
|1||1986||Bob Hope Chrysler Classic||John Cook||Won with birdie on first extra hole|
Nationwide Tour wins
- 1982 Florida Open
Results in major championships
|The Open Championship||DNP||DNP||DNP||DNP||DNP||T65||DNP||DNP||DNP|
|The Open Championship||T8||T44||T5||CUT||DNP||DNP||DNP||DNP||DNP||DNP|
|The Open Championship||DNP||DNP||DNP|
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.
|The Open Championship||0||0||0||1||2||2||5||4|
- Most consecutive cuts made – 6 (1990 Open Championship – 1992 Open Championship)
- Longest streak of top-10s – 1 (twice)
- Donnie Hammond at the PGA Tour official site
- Bio on Jacksonville University Dolphins Hall of Fame site