Jerry Pate

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Birthday
16, 1953
Birthplace
Macon, GA
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Macon, GA

About

Winner of eight PGA Tours who also won the U.S. Open in 1976 during his rookie season, the only major championship he would ever win.

Before Fame

He played for the University of Alabama golf team.

Trivia

After retiring from playing, he went into broadcasting and teaching golf-course design.

Family Life

He and his daughter, Jenni, both received their Bachelor's degrees in the same ceremony at the University of Alabama.

Associated With

He and Nick Faldo became two outstanding golfers who were native sons of Georgia.