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Jerry Steelsmith (born November 26, 1935) is an American professional golfer.

Jerry Steelsmith
Personal information
Born (1935-11-26) November 26, 1935 (age 83)
Peoria, Illinois
Nationality United States
ResidenceSyracuse, New York
CollegeGlendale College
Turned professional1957
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Professional wins5
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
PGA ChampionshipT48: 1970
U.S. OpenT29: 1961
The Open ChampionshipDNP

Steelsmith was born in Peoria, Illinois.[1] A native of Glendale, California, Steelsmith played on the PGA Tour from 1961 to 1968.[2] He finished second five times on the PGA Tour: 1961 Hot Springs Open Invitational, 1962 Azalea Open, 1962 500 Festival Open Invitation, 1963 Frank Sinatra Open Invitational, and 1964 Almaden Open Invitational.

He is a former All-Army Champion.[3] He was also captain of the golf team at Glendale College.[4]

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  1. ^ Elliott, Len; Kelly, Barbara (1976). Who's Who in Golf. New Rochelle, New York: Arlington House. ISBN 0-87000-225-2.
  2. ^ "Steelsmith Leads Almaden Golf On Opening 67". The St. Petersburg Times. October 31, 1964. p. 4C. Retrieved February 19, 2015.
  3. ^ "Steelsmith Nabs Portland Lead". The Deseret News. September 22, 1961. p. 8B. Retrieved February 19, 2015.
  4. ^ "Syracuse Pro Sets Pace In U.S. Open Qualifying". Schnectady Gazette. May 22, 1971. p. 23.

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