Nick Job

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Nick Job
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Personal information
Full name Nicholas James Job
Born (1949-07-27) 27 July 1949 (age 67)
Haslemere, Surrey
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Nationality  England
Residence Thames Ditton, Surrey
Turned professional 1965
Current tour(s) European Senior Tour
Former tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins 8
Number of wins by tour
European Senior Tour 5
Other 3
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T14: 1981
PGA Championship DNP

Nicholas James Job (born 27 July 1949) is an English professional golfer.

Job turned professional in 1965 and qualified for the 1966 Open Championship as a 16-year-old. He played on the British circuit, winning two age-restricted tournaments, the Gor-Ray Under-24 Championship in 1969 and the under-23 BUA Rising Star Tournament in 1970. Job joined the European Tour when it started in 1972 and finished in the top-100 on the European Tour Order of Merit twelve times, with a best ranking of 26th in 1981. His best tournament result on the European Tour came at the 1978 Greater Manchester Open, where he lost to Brian Barnes in a playoff. After turning fifty he won five times on the European Seniors Tour.

Professional wins (8)[edit]

Regular wins (3)[edit]

European Seniors Tour wins (5)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 9 Jul 2000 TotalFina Elf Seniors Open −7 (69-73-67=209) 2 strokes Japan Seiji Ebihara
2 30 Jun 2001 Lawrence Batley Seniors −9 (69-72-63=204) 5 strokes England Denis Durnian
3 28 Aug 2005 Charles Church Scottish Seniors Open −10 (69-66-71=206) 1 stroke France Jean Pierre Sallat
4 13 May 2007 Gloria Classic −10 (71-67-68=206) Playoff England Martin Poxon
5 14 Sep 2008 Weston Homes PGA International Seniors −14 (68-65-69=202) 2 strokes England Carl Mason

Playoff record[edit]

European Tour playoff record (0–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponents Result
1 1978 Greater Manchester Open Scotland Brian Barnes, New Zealand Bob Charles,
England Denis Durnian
Barnes won with birdie on first extra hole

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1966 1967 1968 1969
The Open Championship CUT DNP DNP CUT
Tournament 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
The Open Championship DNP WD CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT T22 CUT
Tournament 1980 1981 1982 1983
The Open Championship DNP T14 CUT CUT

Note: The only major Job played in was The Open Championship.
DNP = Did not play
WD = Withdrew
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

Team appearances[edit]

  • Hennessy Cognac Cup (representing Great Britain and Ireland): 1980 (winners)
  • PGA Cup (representing Great Britain & Ireland/Europe): 1988, 1992, 1994, 1996 (tie)

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