Jack Renner (golfer)
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|Born||July 6, 1956|
Palm Springs, California
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||150 lb (68 kg; 11 st)|
|Residence||San Diego, California|
|College||College of the Desert|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships|
|Masters Tournament||T11: 1984|
|PGA Championship||T12: 1979|
|U.S. Open||T9: 1985|
|The Open Championship||DNP|
Renner was born in Palm Springs, California. While in high school at the age of 17, he won the U.S. Junior Amateur. He attended the College of the Desert in Palm Desert, California. He turned pro in 1976 and joined the PGA Tour in 1977.
Renner had three PGA Tour event wins during that phase of his career. His first win was at the 1979 Manufacturers Hanover Westchester Classic. In 1981, he earned his second Tour victory at the Pleasant Valley Jimmy Fund Classic. His last win came at the 1984 Hawaiian Open. He had 53 top-10 finishes including over a dozen 2nd or 3rd-place finishes in his PGA Tour career. His best finish in a major was T9 at the 1985 U.S. Open.
After his PGA Tour days were over, Renner played some on the Nationwide Tour. His best finish in that venue is a T-22 at the 1993 NIKE Utah Classic. He turned 50 in July 2006 and made his debut on the Champions Tour at the U.S. Senior Open.
Renner was known for his outstanding short game. He has a sister (Jane) who played on the LPGA Tour and a brother (Jim). All three siblings won Junior World Golf Championships in their youth. He lives in San Diego, California.
PGA Tour winsEdit
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning Score||Margin of
|1||Aug 19, 1979||Manufacturers Hanover Westchester Classic||-7 (69-71-70-67=277)||1 stroke|| David Graham,|
|2||Sep 13, 1981||Pleasant Valley Jimmy Fund Classic||-11 (68-68-68-69=273)||2 strokes||Scott Simpson|
|3||Feb 12, 1984||Hawaiian Open||-17 (70-66-68-67=271)||Playoff||Wayne Levi|
PGA Tour playoff record (1-0)
|1||1984||Hawaiian Open||Wayne Levi||Won with par on second extra hole|
Results in major championshipsEdit
Note: Renner never played in The Open Championship.
WD = withdrew
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied