Brendan Jones (golfer)

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Brendan Jones
Personal information
Full nameBrendan Mark Jones
Born (1975-03-03) 3 March 1975 (age 45)
West Wyalong, New South Wales, Australia
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight82 kg (181 lb; 12.9 st)
NationalityFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Career
Turned professional1999
Current tour(s) Japan Golf Tour
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Professional wins18
Highest ranking 52 (14 December 2008) [1]
Number of wins by tour
Japan Golf Tour15
Asian Tour1
Korn Ferry Tour1
Other2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
PGA Championship T24: 2009
U.S. Open CUT: 2004, 2012
The Open Championship T70: 2008

Brendan Mark Jones (born 3 March 1975) is an Australian professional golfer who plays on the Japan Golf Tour, where he has won 15 times between 2002 and 2019.

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Amateur career

Jones has a successful amateur career. He was part of the Australian team that took silver medal in the 1998 Eisenhower Trophy and he won the Australian Amateur in 1999, beating Mahal Pearce 2&1 in the final.

Professional career

Jones turned professional in 1999. He played two tournaments on the 2000 Japan Golf Tour and has played regularly on the tour since 2001.

In 2005, Jones was a member of the PGA Tour. Despite finishing in a tie for second at the B.C. Open, he narrowly failed to win enough money to retain his tour card. He has featured in the top 100 of the Official World Golf Ranking reaching as high as 52 during 2011.

Amateur wins

this list may be incomplete

Professional wins (18)

Japan Golf Tour wins (15)

Legend
Japan majors (1)
Other Japan Golf Tour (14)
No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
13 Nov 2002 Philip Morris K.K. Championship −19 (65-67-67-70=269)2 strokes Flag of Japan.svg Toshimitsu Izawa
210 Aug 2003 Sun Chlorella Classic −8 (71-73-68-68=280)Playoff Flag of Japan.svg Daisuke Maruyama, Flag of Japan.svg Taichi Teshima
325 Apr 2004 Tsuruya Open −9 (64-73-69-69=275)2 strokes Flag of Japan.svg Keiichiro Fukabori, Flag of Australia (converted).svg Scott Laycock,
Flag of Japan.svg Tatsuya Mitsuhashi, Flag of Japan.svg Taichi Teshima,
Flag of Japan.svg Shinichi Yokota
427 Jun 2004 Gateway to the Open Mizuno Open −14 (67-68-70-69=274)Playoff Flag of Japan.svg Hiroaki Iijima
523 Apr 2006 Tsuruya Open (2)−11 (70-68-66-69=273)2 strokes Flag of Japan.svg Mamo Osanai
622 Apr 2007 Tsuruya Open (3)−16 (67-65-68-68=268)2 strokes Flag of Japan.svg Masahiro Kuramoto, Flag of Japan.svg Hirofumi Miyase,
Flag of Japan.svg Takuya Taniguchi
711 Nov 2007 Mitsui Sumitomo Visa Taiheiyo Masters −13 (67-68-69-70=274)5 strokes Flag of Japan.svg Toru Taniguchi
82 Dec 2007 Golf Nippon Series JT Cup −11 (70-70-68-61=269)1 stroke Flag of Japan.svg Toru Taniguchi
926 Sep 2010 Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open 1−6 (71-70-66=207)*1 stroke Flag of Japan.svg Ryuichi Oda
101 May 2011 The Crowns −9 (67-66-68-70=271)Playoff Flag of South Korea.svg Jang Ik-jae
1115 Apr 2012 Token Homemate Cup −15 (68-69-70-62=269)2 strokes Flag of Japan.svg Ryuichi Oda
1229 Jul 2012 Sun Chlorella Classic (2)−15 (69-66-68-70=273)2 strokes Flag of South Korea.svg Lee Seong-ho, Flag of Japan.svg Hideki Matsuyama,
Flag of Japan.svg Yoshinobu Tsukada
1330 Jun 2013 Gateway to the Open Mizuno Open (2)−19 (67-66-68-68=269)3 strokes Flag of South Korea.svg Kim Kyung-tae
1418 Sep 2016 ANA Open −18 (66-67-67-70=270)1 stroke Flag of Japan.svg Yuta Ikeda
1521 Apr 2019 Token Homemate Cup −15 (65-69-71-64=269)1 stroke Flag of Australia (converted).svg Matthew Griffin

*Note: The 2010 Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open was shortened to 54 holes due to inclement weather.
1Co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour

Japan Golf Tour playoff record (3–2)

No.YearTournamentOpponent(s)Result
1 2002 Sun Chlorella Classic Flag of Japan.svg Naomichi Ozaki, Flag of the United States.svg Christian Pena Pena won with birdie on first extra hole
2 2003 Sun Chlorella Classic Flag of Japan.svg Daisuke Maruyama, Flag of Japan.svg Taichi Teshima
3 2004 Gateway to the Open Mizuno Open Flag of Japan.svg Hiroaki Iijima Won with par on second extra hole
4 2009 Mitsubishi Diamond Cup Golf Flag of Japan.svg Takashi Kanemoto Lost to birdie on third extra hole
5 2011 The Crowns Flag of South Korea.svg Jang Ik-jae Won with birdie on first extra hole

Nationwide Tour wins (1)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of
victory
Runner-up
113 Jun 2004 LaSalle Bank Open −16 (67-70-64-67=268)1 stroke Flag of the United States.svg D. A. Points

Nationwide Tour playoff record (0–1)

No.YearTournamentOpponentsResult
1 2004 SAS Carolina Classic Flag of the United States.svg Chris Anderson, Flag of the United States.svg Jason Buha,
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Paul Gow
Anderson won with par on eighth extra hole
Buha and Gow eliminated with birdie on first hole

Other wins (2)

Results in major championships

Tournament200420052006200720082009
Masters Tournament
U.S. Open CUT
The Open Championship CUTT70
PGA Championship CUTCUTT24
Tournament201020112012201320142015201620172018
Masters Tournament
U.S. Open CUT
The Open Championship T72CUT
PGA Championship CUTCUT
Tournament2019
Masters Tournament
PGA Championship CUT
U.S. Open
The Open Championship
  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

Results in World Golf Championships

Tournament20082009201020112012
Match Play R64R64R64
Championship T40
Invitational T36
Champions T25T46
  Did not play

QF, R16, R32, R64 = Round in which player lost in match play
"T" = Tied
Note that the HSBC Champions did not become a WGC event until 2009.

Team appearances

Amateur

Professional

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References

  1. "Week 50 2008 Ending 14 Dec 2008" (pdf). OWGR . Retrieved 22 October 2019.