|— Golfer —|
|Full name||Barry Louis Jaeckel|
February 14, 1949|
Los Angeles, California
|Height||5 ft 10.5 in (1.79 m)|
|Weight||160 lb (73 kg; 11 st)|
|Residence||Palm Desert, California|
|College||Santa Monica Junior College|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships|
|Masters Tournament||CUT: 1979|
|U.S. Open||T28: 1976|
|The Open Championship||CUT: 1973|
|PGA Championship||T42: 1982, 1983|
Jaeckel was born in Los Angeles, California, and is the son of actor Richard Jaeckel. He attended Palisades High School, Santa Monica Junior College, turned professional in 1971, and joined the PGA Tour in 1975.
Jaeckel played in 515 PGA Tour events from 1975–1995; he had over two dozen top-10 finishes including a win at the 1978 Tallahassee Open and 2nd-place finishes at the 1981 Tournament Players Championship, which he lost in a playoff to Raymond Floyd and the 1983 Kemper Open which he lost in a playoff to Fred Couples. His best finish in a major was T-28 at the 1976 U.S. Open.
Jaeckel played in Europe before joining the PGA Tour. In 1972 he won the Open de France defeating Clive Clark in a sudden death playoff. Along with Walter Hagen and Byron Nelson, Jaeckel is one of only three Americans ever to win the event. He holds the lowest-under-par winning score at the Open de France; 23-under-par 265.
Jaeckel lives in Palm Desert, California.
- 1968 Southern California Amateur
PGA Tour wins (1)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of victory||Runner-up|
|1||Apr 16, 1978||Tallahassee Open||–15 (70-67-71-65=273)||Playoff||Bruce Lietzke|
PGA Tour playoff record (1–2)
|1||1978||Tallahassee Open||Bruce Lietzke||Won with par on first extra hole|
|2||1981||Tournament Players Championship||Raymond Floyd, Curtis Strange||Floyd won with par on first extra hole|
|3||1983||Kemper Open|| Chen Tze-chung, Fred Couples,
Gil Morgan, Scott Simpson
|Couples won with birdie on second extra hole|
Jaeckel eliminated with par on first hole
European Tour wins (1)
- "Golf Major Championships". Retrieved 2007-12-26.
- Arnold And Jack, Wish You Were Here
- "Biographical information from U.S. Senior Open's official site". Retrieved 2007-12-10.