|Full name||Jules Ira Kendall|
|Born||September 9, 1964|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight||150 lb (68 kg; 11 st)|
|Children||Noah Jules, Remi, Brady|
|College||University of Nevada, Las Vegas|
|Current tour(s)||PGA Tour Champions|
|Former tour(s)|| PGA Tour |
|Highest ranking||69 (August 8, 1999)|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Korn Ferry Tour||4|
|Best results in major championships|
|Masters Tournament||56th: 2000|
|PGA Championship||T10: 1998|
|U.S. Open||T17: 2004|
|The Open Championship||T11: 2004|
Jules Ira "Skip" Kendall (born September 9, 1964) is an American professional golfer.He plays on the Champions Tour and formerly played on the Web.com Tour and the PGA Tour.
Kendall was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and is Jewish.He attended Nicolet High School in Milwaukee. In high school he played three sports. In soccer, he made the All-State team as a senior. In basketball, he was team MVP and team captain in 1982. In golf, he finished second in the state as both a sophomore and a senior.
He then attended the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, graduating in 1987 with a degree in Business Education.Kendall and his wife Traci have three children, and live in Windermere, Florida.
In 1987 Kendall became a professional golfer and was medalist at the PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament in 1992. Kendall has never won a PGA Tour event or a PGA Tour Champions event. However, he did have over two dozen top-10 finishes on the PGA Tour.These include runner-up finishes at the 1998 Buick Invitational, 1999 Canon Greater Hartford Open, 2000 Southern Farm Bureau Classic, and 2004 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic.
The 1999 season was among his best on the PGA Tour. In addition to his second place finish at Hartford he finished T10 at the Players Championship. That season he recorded his highest ranking on the Official World Golf Ranking of #68.Overall he recorded 13 top-25 finishes, made 24 cuts, and earned $962,642. He also earned $1,206,438 in 2004 with seven top-25 finishes.
He also has four Nationwide Tour victories.
Since 2014, Kendall has played on the PGA Tour Champions and has had three top-10 finishes.
In 2015, Kendall missed the cut for the Puerto Rico Open and the Barbasol Championship, scoring 78 in both events on the first round and ended up getting 9-over-par in both tournaments. He did however finish 2015 ranked 69th on the 2015 Champions Tour money list, and finished T10 at the 2015 Shaw Charity Classic.
Kendall is credited with introducing Chris DiMarco to the "claw" putting grip.
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of|
|1||Feb 6, 1994||Nike Inland Empire Open||−19 (65-67-65=197)||6 strokes||Emlyn Aubrey|
|2||May 26, 1994||Nike Carolina Classic||−12 (65-72-70-69=276)||2 strokes||Pat Bates|
|3||Mar 25, 2007||Chitimacha Louisiana Open||−16 (66-66-66-70=268)||Playoff||Paul Claxton|
|4||Feb 19, 2012||Pacific Rubiales Colombia Championship||−10 (70-67-66-71=274)||1 stroke||Andres Gonzales, Andrew Svoboda|
Web.com Tour playoff record (1–0)
|1||2007||Chitimacha Louisiana Open||Paul Claxton||Won with birdie on third extra hole|
PGA Tour playoff record (0–3)
|1||1998||Buick Invitational||Scott Simpson||Lost to birdie on first extra hole|
|2||2000||Southern Farm Bureau Classic||Steve Lowery||Lost to birdie on first extra hole|
|3||2004||Bob Hope Chrysler Classic||Phil Mickelson||Lost to birdie on first extra hole|
|The Open Championship||CUT||T59||T11|
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
|The Players Championship||68||T10||CUT||T26||CUT||T32||CUT||CUT|
CUT = missed the halfway cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
1Cancelled due to 9/11
QF, R16, R32, R64 = Round in which player lost in match play
NT = No tournament
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