Follow the meteoric rise of PGA star Jimmy Walker

Jul 9, 2014 | News/Events

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After three wins already this season, the future is bright for the 35-year-old.

Jet Linx Aviation, a private jet card and aircraft management company, is proud to sponsor Jimmy Walker on the PGA tour this year. Jimmy has had a meteoric rise to becoming one of the top golfers currently on tour across the country.

With a 9th-(Tied) place finish at the US Open at Pinehurst in North Carolina, Jimmy Walker has solidified himself as one of the world’s elite golfers. He continues to impress avid spectators and golf’s newcomers alike.

Jimmy finished 2nd at the CVS Charity Tournament, which supported organizations like the American Heart Association, Arthritis Foundation, the Learning Center for the Deaf, and the Boys and Girls Club.

At the FedEx Cup, Jimmy finished first and is ranked 17th in the world. His tour has swung Jimmy across the country, and this year Jimmy is on track to play nearly 30 events and tournaments, and he’s come in 1st at the 2014 Frys.com Open, the 2014 Sony Open in Hawaii, the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. His love of golf is a long affair with deep seeded roots. His father taught Jimmy golf, he himself was a scratch golfer. He met his wife Erin, who is active in equestrian competitions, during a 2004 tournament.

Jimmy is a Baylor graduate and a star in more than one way in the golfing galaxy. Jimmy Walker is an avid and accomplished astro-photographer, his photos are of such high quality that they’ve been published by NASA, and his social media channels celebrate his passion off the putting green.

Follow Jimmy this summer as he reads the green across the county and across the world.

   Date                                      Tournament Name                        Location                                  Purse
7/10 – 7/13John Deere ClassicTPC Deere Run,
Silvis, IL
$4,7000,000
7/17 – 7/20The OpenRoyal Liverpool GC,
Hoylake, Eng.
$8,000,000
7/24 – 7/27RBC Canadian OpenRoyal Montreal GC (Blue Course) Ile Bizard Quebec, CAN$5,700,000
7/28 – 8/3Reno-Tahoe OpenMontreux G&CC$3,000,000
7/31 – 8/3World Golf Championships- Bridgestone InvitationalFirestone CC
(South), Akron, OH
$9,000,000
8/7 – 8/10PGA ChampionshipValhalla, GC
Louisville, KY
$10,000,000
8/14 – 8/17Wyndham ChampionshipSedgefield CC,
Greensboro, NC
$5,300,000
8/21 – 8/24The BarclaysRidgewood CC,
Paramus, NJ
$8,000,000
8/29 – 9/1Deutsche Bank ChampionshipTPC Boston,
Norton, MA
$8,000,000
9/4 – 9/7BMW ChampionshipCherry Hills CC,
Cherry Hills Village, CO
$8,000,000
9/4 – 9/11TOUR Championship by Coca-ColaEast Lake GC, Atlanta GA$8,000,000
9/25 – 9/28Ryder CupGleneagles GC,
Perthshire, SCO
No professional money given