Who was Jack Newton? Is he dead or alive? Aged 72, Family, Wife, Net Worth, and Bio

Jack Newton OAM is a former professional golfer from Australia.

There are several obituaries on him and about his death on the internet that are making people curious about if he is alive or dead.

Continue reading the article to find out if he is dead or alive.

Is Jack Newton alive or dead?

There are many rumors about Jack Newton getting involved in an accident and dying. However, no official statement on his death had been made yet.

There is information on the accident of Jack in 1983, however, no present accident has been announced yet. So, we can’t yet say he is dead.

People might be confused about the accident he had in 1983.

Previous Accident

Newton had a near-fatal accident on July 24, 1983, at the height of his professional career, when he walked into the spinning propeller of a Cessna plane he was about to board at Sydney Airport; he had flown to Sydney that morning to see a VFL game between the Sydney Swans and Melbourne Football Club. He was left with a severed right arm and eye, as well as severe stomach injuries. There was a strong rainstorm going on at the time, and safety measures near the plane were lacking.

However, Jack survived this accident and made it alive.

Newton was hospitalized in 2003 after being diagnosed with meningococcal meningitis. He did not sustain any further long-term ailments.

Jack Newton Age, Family, Early Life

Jack Newton was born on January 30, 1950. He is 72 years old now. He was born in Cessnock, New South Wales. Jack is an Australian by nationality.

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His Zodiac as per his date of birth is Aquarius.  No details of the parents of Jack are known.

Which school and college did he go to?

As for the educational background of Jack, we don’t have any info on the high school or the university he attended.

Any further information on the education of Jack will be updated soon.

Jack Newton Net worth, How much does he earn?

Jack Newton’s Net worth is estimated to be around $5 million in a year.

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However, no precise details on his net worth have been released.

Jack Newton Career, What is his profession?

Newton was born in the NSW town of Cessnock. In the 1970s and early 1980s, he was one of Australia’s most accomplished golfers. In 1971, he turned professional, and in 1972, he won his first professional tournament, the Dutch Open. Over the next decade, Newton won several tournaments, including the British Matchplay in 1974, the Buick-Goodwrench Open in 1978, and the Australian Open Championship in 1979.

Newton lost in a playoff to Tom Watson in the 1975 Open Championship at Carnoustie in Scotland. Newton shot a course record of 65 in the third round, despite injuring his ankle so badly on the practice tee before the championship that he had it professionally bandaged every day and was given painkilling injections.

Newton led during the back nine of the final round, but he bogeyed three of the final four holes. On the 72nd hole, Watson tied Newton with a 20-foot birdie putt. Watson beat Newton by one stroke in the 18-hole playoff the next day (71-72).

In 1979, Newton won the Order of Merit on the PGA Tour of Australia. In the 1980 Masters Tournament, he tied for second place with winner Seve Ballesteros.

He was in an automobile accident that resulted in him losing his right arm and eye, as well as suffering life-threatening injuries to his stomach.

Newton returned to golf a few months later, first as a one-armed player who improved to a 12-handicap, then as a course designer and TV analyst.

Jack Newton Wife, What about his relationship?

Newton and his wife Jackie have two children, Kristie and Clint, who were born in 1974.

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Clint Newton is a rugby league player, and Kristie Newton is a professional golfer.

Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

The social media reach of Jack Newton is not reachable.

Body Appearance of Jack Newton’s Height, Weight

HeightFeet: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Meter: 1.88 m
Centimeter: 188cm
Hair colorGrey 
Eye colorGrey
WeightN / A
Body typeFit
 Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Jack Newton’s which you should be knows

Zodiac signAquarius