|Full name||Jules Ira Kendall|
|Born||September 9, 1964|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight||150 lb (68 kg; 11 st)|
|Children||Noah Jules, Remi, Brady|
|College||University of Nevada, Las Vegas|
|Current tour(s)||Champions Tour|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Korn Ferry Tour||4|
|Best results in major championships|
|Masters Tournament||56th: 2000|
|PGA Championship||T10: 1998|
|U.S. Open||T17: 2004|
|The Open Championship||T11: 2004|
Early and personal life
Kendall was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and is Jewish. He attended Nicolet High School in Milwaukee. In high school he played three sports. In soccer, he made the All-State team as a senior. In basketball, he was team MVP and team captain in 1982. In golf, he finished second in the state as both a sophomore and a senior.
In 1987 Kendall became a professional golfer and won the PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament in 1992. Kendall has never won a PGA Tour event or a Champions Tour event. However, he did have a handful of top-10 finishes. His best finishes were finishing in 2nd place at the 2004 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic the 1998 Buick Invitational, the 2000 Southern Farm Bureau Classic, and the 1999 Canon Greater Hartford Open.
Kendall had some success on both the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour throughout the 1990s and early 2000s including finishing T10 at the 1999 Players Championship. Kendall finished 70th in the 1999 World Golf Ranking with 13 top-25 finishes out of 24 cuts earning $962,642, and earned $1,206,438 in 2004 with seven top-25 finishes. He has four Nationwide Tour victories. Since 2014, Kendall has played on the Champions Tour and has had three top-10 finishes.
In 2015, Kendall missed the cut for the Puerto Rico Open and the Barbasol Championship, scoring 78 in both events on the first round and ended up getting 9-over-par in both tournaments. He did however finish 2015 ranked 69th on the 2015 Champions Tour money list, and finished T10 at the 2015 Shaw Charity Classic.
Professional wins (7)
Nationwide Tour wins (4)
- 1994 Nike Inland Empire Open, Nike Carolina Classic
- 2007 Chitimacha Louisiana Open
- 2012 Pacific Rubiales Colombia Championship
Other wins (3)
- 1988 Wisconsin State Open
- 1989 Wisconsin State Open
- 1992 PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament (tie with Masahiro Kuramoto, Perry Moss, Brett Ogle, and Neale Smith)
Results in major championships
|The Open Championship||CUT||T59||T11|
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
- 1992 PGA Tour Qualifying School graduates
- 1994 Nike Tour graduates
- 1996 Nike Tour graduates
- List of golfers with most Web.com Tour wins
- List of Jewish golfers
- Elling, Steve (October 20, 2002). "Kendall Gets Close Once Again". Orlando Sentinel.
- "1987: Wisconsin Year in Review". The Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. December 25, 1987. p. 7.
- Wechsler, Bob (2008). Day by Day in Jewish Sports History. KTAV Publishing House.
- "On Center; Volumes 48–50". Jewish Community Center of Milwaukee. 1980.
- "Sports Shorts," Jewish Sports Review, Vol. 9, No. 10, Issue 106, p. 18 (November/December 2014), accessed November 12, 2014
- Skip Kendall - Official Web.com Tour Profile
- Nicolet High School - 2011 Nicolet Athletic Hall of Fame
- Mair, Lewine (February 21, 2002). "DiMarco gets to grips with putting game". Daily Telegraph.
- "The grillroom: Chris DiMarco".
- Official website
- Skip Kendall at the PGA Tour official site
- Skip Kendall at the Official World Golf Ranking official site
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