Irwin, Hale

Hometown:

USA

Joplin,
Missouri

Year Inducted:

1992

Induction Category:

Pinehurst

Birth Date:

Jun 03, 1945

Hale Irwin

Professional Majors: 10

  • U.S. Open: 1974, 1979, 1990
  • Senior PGA Championship: 1996, 1997, 1998, 2004
  • Ford Senior Players Championship: 1999
  • U.S. Senior Open: 1998, 2000

PGA TOUR Wins: 17

  • 1971: Heritage Classic
  • 1973: Heritage Classic
  • 1975: Western Open, Atlanta Classic
  • 1976: Los Angeles Open, Florida Citrus Open
  • 1977: Atlanta Classic, Hall Of Fame Classic, San Antonio-Texas Open
  • 1981: Hawaiian Open, Buick Open
  • 1982: Honda-Inverrary Classic
  • 1983: Memorial Tournament
  • 1984: Bing Crosby Pro-Am
  • 1985: Memorial Tournament
  • 1990: Buick Classic
  • 1994: Heritage Classic

Champions Tour Wins: 38

  • 1995: Ameritech Senior Open, Vantage Championship
  • 1996: American Express Invitational
  • 1997: MasterCard Championship, LG Championship, Las Vegas Senior Classic, Burnet Senior Classic, BankBoston Classic, Boone Valley Classic, Vantage Championship, Hyatt Regency Maui Kaanapali Classic
  • 1998: Toshiba Senior Classic, Las Vegas Senior Classic, Ameritech Senior Open, BankBoston Classic, Energizer Senior Tour Championship
  • 1999: Nationwide Championship, Boone Valley Classic, Ameritech Senior Open, Coldwell Banker Burnet Classic
  • 2000: Nationwide Championship, BellSouth Senior Classic at Opryland, EMC Kaanapali Classic
  • 2001: Siebel Classic in Silicon Valley, Bruno’s Memorial Classic, Turtle Bay Championship
  • 2002: ACE Group Classic, Toshiba Senior Classic, 3M Championship, Turtle Bay Championship
  • 2003: Kinko’s Classic of Austin, Turtle Bay Championship
  • 2004: Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf
  • 2005: Turtle Bay Championship, Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am, Wal-Mart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, SAS Championship
  • 2007: MasterCard Championship

Additional Wins: 14

  • 1974: World Match Play Championship
  • 1975: World Match Play Championship
  • 1978: Australian PGA
  • 1979: South African PGA, World Cup
  • 1981: Bridgestone Classic
  • 1982: Brazilian Open
  • 1986: Bahamas Classic
  • 1987: Fila Classic
  • 1995: Wendy’s 3-Tour Challenge
  • 1996: Lexus Challenge
  • 1997: Senior Slam
  • 1998: Senior Match Play Championship, Wendy’s 3-Tour Challenge
  • 1999: Senior Skins Game, Wendy’s Three-Tour Challenge
  • 2000: Lucaya Senior Slam
  • 2001: Senior Skins Game
  • 2002: Senior Skins Game
  • 2003: Office Depot Father/Son Challenge
  • 2005: Wendy’s 3-Tour Challenge

Ryder Cup Appearances: 5

  • (Wins in bold)
  • Player: 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1991

Presidents Cup Appearances: 1

  • (Wins in bold)
  • Player: 1994

Awards & Honors

Golf

  • Champions Tour leading money winner: 1997, 1998, 2002
  • Champions Tour Player of the Year: 1997, 1998, 2002
  • Charles Schwab Cup: 2002, 2004
  • Will F. Nicholson Jr. Award: 2012