|Full name||Nicholas James Job|
|Born||27 July 1949|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Residence||Thames Ditton, Surrey|
|Current tour(s)||European Senior Tour|
|Former tour(s)||European Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|European Senior Tour||5|
|Best results in major championships|
|The Open Championship||T14: 1981|
Job turned professional in 1965 and qualified for the 1966 Open Championship as a 16-year-old. He played on the British circuit, winning two age-restricted tournaments, the Gor-Ray Under-24 Championship in 1969 and the under-23 BUA Rising Star Tournament in 1970.
Job joined the European Tour when it started in 1972 and finished in the top-100 on the European Tour Order of Merit 12 times, with a best ranking of 26th in 1981. His best tournament result on the European Tour came at the 1978 Greater Manchester Open, where he lost to Brian Barnes in a playoff.
Job played on the South African Tour in the winter and had a decent amount of success. He finished in third place at the 1973 Corlett Drive Classic behind Dale Hayes of South Africa. Three years later, he won the Victoria Falls Classic in Salisbury, Rhodesia, defeating Andries Oosthuizen in a playoff.
After turning 50, Job had considerable success playing on the European Seniors Tour, winning five times between 2000 and 2008. At the age of 64, he finished third in the 2013 Berenberg Masters and he continued playing on the tour into his 70s. In 2019, he set a new record for the number of appearances in European Seniors Tour events.
Professional wins (8)Edit
Sunshine Tour wins (1)Edit
Other wins (2)Edit
- 1969 Gor-Ray Under-24 Championship
- 1970 BUA Rising Star Tournament
European Senior Tour wins (5)Edit
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of
|1||9 Jul 2000||TotalFina Elf Seniors Open||−7 (69-73-67=209)||2 strokes||Seiji Ebihara|
|2||30 Jun 2001||Lawrence Batley Seniors||−9 (69-72-63=204)||5 strokes||Denis Durnian|
|3||28 Aug 2005||Charles Church Scottish Seniors Open||−10 (69-66-71=206)||1 stroke||Jean Pierre Sallat|
|4||13 May 2007||Gloria Classic||−10 (71-67-68=206)||Playoff||Martin Poxon|
|5||14 Sep 2008||Weston Homes PGA International Seniors||−14 (68-65-69=202)||2 strokes||Carl Mason|
European Senior Tour playoff record (1–0)
|1||2007||Gloria Classic||Martin Poxon||Won after concession on first extra hole|
European Tour playoff record (0–1)
|1||1978||Greater Manchester Open|| Brian Barnes, Bob Charles,
|Barnes won with birdie on first extra hole|
Results in major championshipsEdit
|The Open Championship||CUT||CUT|
|The Open Championship||WD||CUT||CUT||T22||CUT|
|The Open Championship||T14||CUT||CUT|
Note: Job only played in The Open Championship.
WD = Withdrew
CUT = missed the half-way cut (3rd round cut in 1969 Open Championship)
"T" = tied
- "Tupling Rising Star Favourite". The Glasgow Herald. 1 October 1970. p. 7.
- "Job's victory earn him Brazil trip". The Glasgow Herald. 2 October 1970. p. 6.
- "Job third to Hayes in Classic". The Glasgow Herald. 19 February 1973. p. 4.
- "Meikles Classic (at Victoria Falls)". The Guardian. 15 November 1976. p. 17.
- "Tough guy Tinning crowned the king of Cologne". PGA European Tour. 4 August 2013.
- "Q&A Nick Job". PGA European Tour. 18 July 2019.