Lee Janzen

Lee Janzen ( born August 28, 1964 in Austin, Minnesota) is an American professional golfer on the PGA TOUR and two-time U.S. Open winner.


The majority of his childhood was spent Lee Baltimore, where he played baseball leagues in children. At the age of 12 years, the company his father was transferred and the family moved to Florida. There Janzen began with golf and tennis, but continued to play baseball. Finally, he decided on the game of golf and with 15 years he won his first tournament as a member of the Greater Tampa Junior Golf Association. Janzen attended Florida Southern College in 1985 and 1986 and was on the winning team in the NCAA Division II Men 's Golf Championships, in 1986, he could win the individual competition. In the same year Janzen professional golfer was.

On the PGA Tour, he was so far successful eight times, with Janzen addition to its two U.S. Open victories in 1993 and 1998 ( both before Payne Stewart) also won the highly doped Players Championship in 1995 for themselves.

He played in the 1993 and 1997 Ryder Cup and 1998 Presidents Cup team in the United States.

Janzen has been married to his wife Beverly. The two have a son and live in Orlando, Florida.

PGA Tour victories

Majors are shown in bold.

Other tournament victories

  • 2000 Franklin Templeton Shootout ( with Rocco Mediate )

Participation in team competitions

  • Ryder Cup: 1993 ( winners ), 1997
  • Presidents Cup: 1998
  • Dunhill Cup: 1995