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Joe Jimenez

  • Birth 10 Jun 1926 San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
  • Death 11 Aug 2007 Leon Springs, Bexar County, Texas, USA
  • Burial San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 20907915

Professional Golfer. For more than five decades he played on the pro golf circuit and was one of the early Hispanic pioneers in the sport. He is best known for winning the Seniors' PGA Championship in 1978. At the 1991 PGA GTE Northwest Classic, he became the youngest player to shoot his age or lower in a Senior event. In 1995, at the Ameritech Senior Open, he shot 10-under 62, setting a pro record for lowest score in relation to age. He is the holder of several Georgia-Pacific Grand Champion records. Cause of death, cancer.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 12 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20907915
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joe Jimenez (10 Jun 1926–11 Aug 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20907915, citing Mission Burial Park South, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .