Steve Jones (Golfer)

Steve Jones (* December 27, 1958 in Artesia, New Mexico) is an American professional golfer on the PGA TOUR and winner of the U.S. Open 1996.


After attending the University of Colorado 1981, he was professional golfers in the year and started the following year on the PGA Tour.

After several unsuccessful seasons Jones succeeded in 1988, the first victory in the prestigious AT & T Pebble Beach National Pro- Am and three more followed in 1989, his best ever year with 8th place in the money list on the PGA Tour. In the first half of the 1990s he was sidelined due to injury for almost three years before he could play again regularly since 1995. The most important title of his career, Jones won by winning the U.S. Open in 1996 and then get him another three tournament victories in 1997 and 1998.

He represented his country at the World Cup in 1996 and was vice-captain of the Ryder Cup 2004.

Jones is married to his wife, Bonnie. They have two children and live in Phoenix, Arizona.

PGA Tour victories

Major championship is shown in bold.