David Jagger (golfer)

David Jagger
Personal information
Full name David Jagger
Born (1949-06-09) 9 June 1949
Sheffield, England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 182 lb (83 kg; 13.0 st)
Nationality  England
Residence Walkington, England
Turned professional 1966
Former tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins 12
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T28: 1974
PGA Championship DNP

David Jagger (born 9 June 1949) is an English professional golfer.

Jagger was born in Sheffield. He played on the European Tour for many years, where he was renowned as a joker,[1] but had most of his success playing on the Safari Tour in Africa during the European winters in the 1970s and 1980s. He won several tournaments on that circuit, including the Nigerian Open three times, and topped the money list in 1982. He also recorded a round of 59 during the pro-am prior to the 1973 Nigerian Open. His best placing on the European Order of Merit was 26th in 1976.[2]

Jagger played in several Open Championships, making the final round on four occasions with a best finish of tied for 28th place behind Gary Player at Royal Lytham in 1974. In addition to playing tournament golf, he also worked as a club professional at Selby Golf Club between 1978 and 1988. Since 1988 he has been at Hull Golf Club.[3]

Professional wins (12)

Results in major championships

Note: Jagger only played in The Open Championship.

Tournament 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982
The Open Championship CUT DNP CUT T51 T28 CUT T38 DNP CUT CUT T60 CUT CUT

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Yellow background for top-10

Team appearances



  1. "Rich pickings". Sky Sports. 4 December 2007. Retrieved 2010-07-23.
  2. Alliss, Peter (1983). The Who's Who of Golf. Orbis Publishing. p. 258. ISBN 0-85613-520-8.
  3. "David Jagger CV". Hull Golf Club. Retrieved 2010-07-23.
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