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John C. Palmer (July 3, 1918 – September 14, 2006) was an American professional golfer.

Johnny Palmer
Personal information
Full nameJohn C. Palmer
Born(1918-07-03)July 3, 1918
Eldorado, North Carolina
DiedSeptember 14, 2006(2006-09-14) (aged 88)
Albemarle, North Carolina
Nationality United States
Career
Turned professional1938
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Professional wins18
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour7
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentT4: 1949
PGA Championship2nd: 1949
U.S. OpenT6: 1947
The Open ChampionshipDNP

Born in Eldorado, North Carolina, Palmer won seven times on the PGA Tour in the 1940s and 1950s, and was a member of the Ryder Cup team 1949.

Palmer died in Albemarle, North Carolina, at age 88 from undisclosed causes.[1]

Professional winsEdit

Results in major championshipsEdit

Tournament 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
Masters Tournament T26 NT NT NT T32 T17 T28 T4
U.S. Open T21 NT NT NT NT T35 T6 T35 T8
PGA Championship NT R32 2
Tournament 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960
Masters Tournament T24 T30 12 13 T33 T18 11 T24
U.S. Open T10 T24 T34 CUT CUT
PGA Championship QF R64 R64 R64 R32 QF R64 R64 CUT

Note: Palmer never played in The Open Championship.

  Top 10
  Did not play

NT = no tournament
CUT = missed the half-way cut (3rd round cut in 1958 PGA Championship)
R64, R32, R16, QF, SF = round in which player lost in PGA Championship match play
"T" indicates a tie for a place

SummaryEdit

Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
Masters Tournament 0 0 0 1 1 8 13 13
U.S. Open 0 0 0 0 3 5 10 8
The Open Championship 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PGA Championship 0 1 0 3 3 5 11 10
Totals 0 1 0 4 7 18 34 31
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 31 (1941 U.S. Open – 1957 Masters)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 3 (1949 Masters – 1949 PGA)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Former PGA Tour player Johnny Palmer dies". PGA Tour. Archived from the original on June 3, 2011.