Jamie Spence

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Jamie Spence
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Jamie Spence
Born (1963-05-26) 26 May 1963 (age 51)
Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb; 12.0 st)
Nationality  England
Residence Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
Career
Turned professional 1985
Current tour(s) European Seniors Tour
Former tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins 2
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T22: 1990
PGA Championship DNP

Jamie Spence (born 26 May 1963) is an English professional golfer.

Spence was born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. He turned professional in 1985 and has finished in the top 100 on the European Tour Order of Merit more than a dozen times, with a best placing of tenth in 1992. His two European Tour wins came at the 1992 Canon European Masters and the 2000 Moroccan Open.

In 2003 he succeeded Mark James as the Chairman of The European Tour's Tournament Committee.[1]

Spence also appeared on the Sky TV scientific programme Brainiac: Science Abuse where he took part in "Brainiac Golf", in which a Brainiac went head to head against Spence. Every time a ball was putted it set off a fuse which ignited a caravan filled with a unique chemical compound, e.g. lead nitrate, which coloured the explosive flame.

Spence also has a radio show named in his honour, 'The Jamie Spence Show' on Bolton FM.

Professional wins[edit]

European Tour wins (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 6 Sep 1992 Canon European Masters −17 (67-71-73-60=271) Playoff Sweden Anders Forsbrand
2 23 Apr 2000 Moroccan Open Méditel −22 (66-68-68-64=266) 4 strokes France Sébastien Delagrange, France Thomas Levet,
England Ian Poulter

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship T22 T44 DNP DNP DNP CUT DNP T62 DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
Tournament 2000 2001 2002
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open DNP DNP DNP
The Open Championship CUT DNP CUT
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

Team appearances[edit]

Professional

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Spence wants Europeans to get rub of green". The Scotsman. 10 March 2004. Retrieved 2009-08-10. 

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