Jimmy Walker

Jimmy Walker

Height: 6'2" (1.88 m)
Weight: 180 (82 kg)
Age: 41 (January 16, 1979)
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Residence: Boerne, Texas
Family: Wife, Erin; Mclain James, Beckett Meier

Education: Baylor University
Special Interests: Fishing, car racing, astrophotography
Turned Professional: 2001
City plays from: Boerne, TX, United States


Exempt Status


PGA TOURWinner, PGA Championship (thru 2021-22)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (6):
2014 (3) Frys.com Open, Sony Open in Hawaii, AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. 2015 (2) Sony Open in Hawaii, Valero Texas Open. 2016 (1) PGA Championship.
Korn Ferry Tour Victories (3):
2004 (2) BellSouth Panama Championship, Chitimacha Louisiana Open. 2007 (1) National Mining Association Pete Dye Classic.
International Victories (1):
2002 Scottsdale Swing at Eagle Mountain [Can].

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

62 - 2015 Sony Open in Hawaii (Round 3)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#1 : 2015 Valero Texas Open

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#10 : 2015 Shell Houston Open

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,800,000 : 2016 PGA Championship (Finished 1)

National Team Selections


Ryder Cup : 2014, 2016 Presidents Cup : 2015 World Cup : 2016

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 1)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 346 1116 6 4 3 45 102 225 120 2 $25,717,623
2021 1 2 1
2020 16 46 2 6 10 179 $243,370
2019 22 74 3 15 7 158 $590,437
2018 23 77 1 4 7 17 6 75 $2,027,312
2017 21 65 1 7 14 7 111 $1,101,162
2016 25 82 1 1 5 12 18 7 14 $4,148,546
2015 24 86 2 2 6 9 21 3 16 $4,521,350
2014 27 96 3 10 19 23 4 7 $5,787,016
2013 24 84 1 1 5 10 18 6 36 $2,117,570
2012 28 101 6 9 23 5 62 $1,638,419
2011 24 79 4 7 16 8 50 $1,336,556
2010 27 82 1 2 6 13 14 84 $937,987
2009 24 74 2 5 15 8 2 148 $662,683
2008 24 73 3 13 11 192 $282,249
2006 21 58 1 9 12 $153,950
2005 9 23 2 3 6 $155,850
2004 1 2 1
2003 1 2 1
2002 1 2 1
2001 3 8 1 2 $13,164
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Mexico WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv
2021 CUT
2020 CNL CUT
2019 T67 T36 T23 CUT CUT
2018 T2 T20 T42 T56 CUT
2017 T56 T18 CUT CUT T54 T77 T25 T39 T28
2016 CUT T29 1 CUT CUT 6 T38 T16
2015 CUT T38 CUT T58 T30 T35 T31 T52 T53
2014 T6 T8 T7 T9 T26 T46 T25 T17 T26
2013 T15 CUT CUT
2012 T35 T21
2011 CUT
2010 T26 CUT
2002 CUT
2001 T52
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2018 T71 T71
2017 CUT
2016 CUT 3 T13 28
2015 T69 CUT T32 T18
2014 CUT T9 T20 T17
2013 T54 CUT T11
2012 T38 T51 64
2011 T18 T37 T22
2010 T52 CUT

Personal


  • Learned the game from his father, who was a scratch golfer.
  • Met his wife, Erin, at a Korn Ferry Tour event in 2004, where she was a tournament volunteer. Erin is competitive in equestrian competitions. Father-in-law, Mark Stiegemeier, was the 1975 world champion in freestyle skiing.
  • Avid astrophotographer and his photos have been selected as NASA's astronomy photos of the day.