|Full name||Brian J. Claar|
July 29, 1959 |
Santa Monica, California
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||150 lb (68 kg; 11 st)|
|College||University of Tampa|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Best results in major championships
|Masters Tournament||CUT: 1990|
|U.S. Open||5th: 1989|
|The Open Championship||T49: 1995|
|PGA Championship||T9: 1992|
Brian J. Claar (born July 29, 1959) is an American professional golfer.
Claar turned professional in 1981. He played on the PGA Tour from 1986 to 1998. He was selected as the PGA Rookie of the Year in 1986. His best finish was a T-2 at the 1991 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. He then played primarily on the Nationwide Tour from 1999 to 2002. His best finishes on this tour were a pair of T-2s in 2002, a playoff loss at the Hershey Open and T-2 at the Utah Classic.
Claar twice finished in the top-10 at a major. At the 1989 U.S. Open, he finished fifth, two shots behind Curtis Strange. At the 1992 PGA Championship, he finished tied for ninth, six shots behind Nick Price.
Professional wins (3)
Results in major championships
|The Open Championship||DNP||DNP||DNP||DNP||DNP||DNP||T49|
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.
- Official 1991 PGA TOUR Media Guide. PGA Tour. 1990. p. 58.
- University of Tampa Athletic Hall of Fame Archived 2010-05-27 at the Wayback Machine.
- The Power of Love
- "Golf Major Championships".
- Preparing for Champions: Crosswater gets a 'major' new look from Tour officials Archived July 7, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
- Champions Tour event suspended due to high winds