John Wilson (golfer)

John Wilson (born February 23, 1959) is an American professional golfer.

John Wilson
Personal information
Born (1959-02-23) February 23, 1959 (age 61)
Ceres, California
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight165 lb (75 kg; 11.8 st)
Nationality United States
ResidenceIndian Wells, California
CollegeCollege of the Desert
Turned professional1987
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Nationwide Tour
Professional wins3
Number of wins by tour
Korn Ferry Tour2
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
PGA ChampionshipCUT: 1996
U.S. OpenCUT: 1991
The Open ChampionshipDNP

Wilson was born in Ceres, California. He turned professional in 1987.

Wilson played on the Nationwide Tour in 1992 and from 1998 to 2001, winning twice: the 1998 Nike Louisiana Open and the 1999 Nike Dayton Open.[1] He played on the PGA Tour in 1991 and from 1994 to 1997. His best finish on this tour was T-4 at the 1994 Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic and the 1996 Phoenix Open.

Professional wins (3)Edit

Nike Tour wins (2)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
1 Mar 29, 1998 Nike Louisiana Open –14 (73-65-67-69=274) 5 strokes   Steve Flesch
2 Jun 20, 1999 Nike Dayton Open –20 (68-66-66-68=268) 1 stroke   Brian Tennyson

Nike Tour playoff record (0–2)

No. Year Tournament Opponent(s) Result
1 1991 Ben Hogan Gulf Coast Classic   Tim Straub,   Tom Lehman Lehman won with par on eighth extra hole
Straub eliminated with par on first hole
2 1998 Nike Shreveport Open   Vance Veazey Lost to birdie on first extra hole

Other wins (1)Edit

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