Chuck Courtney (golfer)
|— Golfer —|
|Full name||Charles Courtney|
October 11, 1940 |
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||160 lb (73 kg; 11 st)|
|College||San Diego State University|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships
|U.S. Open||T46: 1971|
|The Open Championship||DNP|
|PGA Championship||T22: 1971|
Courtney was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and raised in San Diego, California. He attended San Diego State University, where he was a three-time All-American as a member of the golf team: second team in 1960 and 1961, first team in 1962.
Courtney turned professional in 1963. For more than a decade, he played on the PGA Tour, where he had two wins and more than two dozen top-10 finishes. He was the head professional at Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club in Rancho Santa Fe, California for two decades starting in 1983. He is now golf professional emeritus. He was inducted into the San Diego State University Athletics Hall of Fame in 1991.
Amateur wins (3)
- 1958 San Diego City Amateur
- 1960 San Diego City Amateur
- 1960 San Diego County Open
Professional wins (4)
PGA Tour wins (2)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of
|1||Aug 16, 1964||St. Paul Open Invitational||–12 (68-72-66-66=272)||3 strokes|| Rod Funseth, Jack McGowan
|2||Apr 20, 1969||Tallahassee Open Invitational||–6 (72-69-71-70=282)||1 stroke|| Jacky Cupit, Bert Greene
PGA Tour playoff record (0-1)
|1||1972||Southern Open||DeWitt Weaver||Lost to par on first extra hole|
Other wins (2)
- 1965 Montebello Open
- 1967 Puerto Rico Open
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- "Aztec Hall of Fame inductees". San Diego State University Athletics official site. Retrieved November 26, 2007.