Jimmy Clark (golfer)
|— Golfer —|
|Full name||James C. Clark, Jr.|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships
|Masters Tournament||T33: 1954|
|U.S. Open||T44: 1963|
|The Open Championship||DNP|
|PGA Championship||T5: 1953|
A native of Abingdon, Virginia, Clark turned professional in 1946. He won two PGA Tour events, both in 1952. In his first win at the Azalea Open, Clark defeated George Fazio and Jim Turnesa by three strokes with a four-day total of 272 (16-under-par). He was runner-up to Doug Sanders by four strokes at the Greater Greensboro Open in 1963. His best finish in a major was T-33 at The Masters in 1954.
Clark last played on the Senior Tour in 1983.
Professional wins (2)
PGA Tour wins (2)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of victory||Runner(s)-up|
|1||Mar 30, 1952||Azalea Open||–16 (66-71-67-68=272)||3 strokes||George Fazio, Jim Turnesa|
|2||Aug 24, 1952||Fort Wayne Open||–16 (70-66-67-66=272)||Playoff||Jim Turnesa|
PGA Tour playoff record (1–1)
|1||1952||Fort Wayne Open||Jim Turnesa||Won 18-hole playoff (Clark:69, Turnesa:70)|
|2||1955||Baton Rouge Open||Billy Maxwell, Bo Wininger||Wininger won 18-hole playoff (Wininger:66, Clark:70, Maxwell:71)|
- Jimmy Clark Wins Azalea Open With 272 Total
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- "Sport: Who Won". Time. April 7, 1952.
- "Today in Golf History: April 14". Archived from the original on 2007-10-11. Retrieved 2008-01-14.
- "Golf Major Championships". Retrieved 2008-01-14.
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