Burke Jr., Jack

Hometown:

USA

Fort Worth,
Texas

Year Inducted:

2000

Induction Category:

Veterans

Birth Date:

Jan 29, 1923

Jack Burke Jr.

Professional Majors: 2

  • Masters Tournament: 1956
  • PGA Championship: 1956

PGA TOUR Wins: 15

  • 1950: Bing Crosby Pro-am, Rio Grande Valley Open, St. Petersburg Open, Sioux City Open, Smiley Quick
  • 1952: Texas Open, Houston Open, Baton Rouge Open, St. Petersburg Open, Miami Open
  • 1953: Inverness Invitational
  • 1958: Insurance City Open
  • 1959: Houston Classic
  • 1961: Buick Open
  • 1963: Lucky International Open

Additional Wins: 2

  • 1949: Metropolitan Open
  • 1967: Texas State Open

Ryder Cup Appearances: 6

  • (Wins in bold)
  • Player: 1951, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1959
  • Captain: 1957, 1973

Awards & Honors

  • Golf
  • Player of the Year: 1956
  • Vardon Trophy: 1952
  • PGA Tour Lifetime Achievement Award: 2003
  • PGA Distinguished Service Award: 2007