Jeff Hawkes

Jeff Hawkes
Personal information
Full name Jeffrey Owen Hawkes
Born (1953-09-03) 3 September 1953
Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Nationality  South Africa
Residence Bruma, Gauteng, South Africa;
Bracknell, Berkshire, England
Children Charlotte, Rebecca
Turned professional 1974
Current tour(s) European Seniors Tour
Former tour(s) European Tour
Sunshine Tour
Professional wins 5
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 1
Sunshine Tour 3
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T30: 1989
PGA Championship DNP

Jeffrey Owen Hawkes (born 3 September 1953) is a South African professional golfer.

Hawkes was born in Mthatha (then Umtata), Eastern Cape. In addition to his home in Bruma near Johannesburg, he also resides in Bracknell, Berkshire, England.

Hawkes turned professional in 1974. He played on the European Tour for over twenty years, making the top one hundred on the European Tour Order of Merit every year from 1977 to 1991, with a best ranking of 34th in 1987. His sole European Tour win came at the 1991 Canon European Masters Swiss Open. He has also won three tournaments on the Southern Africa Tour, now the Sunshine Tour.

Hawkes joined the European Seniors Tour in 2004, but has yet to win at that level, although his playing schedule is rather limited as he also works as a golf commentator and analyst for Sky Sports in the United Kingdom.

Professional wins

European Tour wins (1)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreMargin of victoryRunner-up
1 8 Sep 1991 Canon European Masters Swiss Open −20 (68-69-65-66=268) 1 stroke Spain Seve Ballesteros

Southern Africa Tour wins (3)

Other wins (1)

Results in major championships

Tournament 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990
The Open Championship CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP CUT DNP CUT DNP T46 74 DNP T30 CUT

Note: The Open Championship was the only major Hawkes played.
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut (3rd round cut in 1977 & 1982)
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

Team appearances



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