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Donnie Hammond Biography
Donald William Hammond (born April 1, 1957) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour, Nationwide Tour, and Champions Tour.
Hammond was born in Frederick, Maryland. He attended Jacksonville University in Jacksonville, Florida and was a member of the golf team. He turned pro in 1979 and joined the PGA Tour in 1983. Hammond earned his qualifying medal by a record 14 strokes in the 1982 Qualifying Tournament at TPC-Sawgrass.
Donnie Hammond in 2007
Hammond has won two PGA Tour events in his career: The 1986 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic and the 1989 Texas Open. In winning his second PGA Tour title by 7 strokes (258) over Paul Azinger, he came within one stroke of the then-Tour scoring record. His best finish in a major is a T-5 at the 1992 British Open. During his PGA Tour career, he amassed 40 top-10 finishes.
Hammond maintained his Tour privileges from 1983-1998, but has struggled to qualify for the Tour in his forties; he lost his Tour card a few times when his earnings fell below the required level. During these times, he has played on the Nationwide Tour where he has won once.
Hammond began playing on the Champions Tour in 2007. His best finish is a 9th place at the 2007 Senior British Open.
Hammond is a charter member of the Jacksonville University Sports Hall of Fame.
Hammond has four children, one son Matthew, three daughters Brittany, Brooke, and Halle. He lives in Heathrow, Florida, north of Orlando.
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