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Christy O'Connor Jnr
O'Connor in 2010
Personal information
Nickname Junior
Born (1948-08-19)19 August 1948
County Galway, Ireland
Died 6 January 2016(2016-01-06) (aged 67)
Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 86 kg (190 lb; 13.5 st)
Nationality  Ireland
Spouse Ann
Career
Turned professional 1967
Former tour(s) European Tour
European Seniors Tour
Champions Tour
Professional wins 17
Number of wins by tour
European Tour 4
Champions Tour 2
European Seniors Tour 2
Other 9
Best results in Major Championships
The Masters Tournament CUT: 1977
U.S. Open DNP
The Open Championship T3: 1985
PGA Championship DNP

Christy O'Connor Jnr (19 August 1948 – 6 January 2016) was an Irish golfer. He turned professional in 1967. He played in the Ryder Cup twice.

O'Connor was born in Galway, County Galway. He was married to Ann and had three children. His uncle was golfer Christy O'Connor Snr, who died in May 2016.

O'Connor died on 6 January 2016 in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, aged 67.

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