|Full name||Clayton Vance Heafner|
|Born||August 11, 1954|
Charlotte, North Carolina
|Died||September 26, 2012 (aged 58)|
Raleigh, North Carolina
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)|
|College||North Carolina State University|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships|
|Masters Tournament||T45: 1978|
|PGA Championship||T11: 1981|
|U.S. Open||T52: 1993|
|The Open Championship||DNP|
Clayton Vance Heafner Jr. (August 11, 1954 – September 26, 2012) was an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour, the Nationwide Tour and the Champions Tour. He was the son of professional golfer Clayton Heafner.
Heafner was born in Charlotte, North Carolina. He attended North Carolina State University and was a three-time All-American member of the golf team. Heafner played on the 1977 Walker Cup team, winning all three of his matches to help lead the U.S. to victory, and turned professional in 1978.
Heafner played in 266 events on the PGA Tour from 1978–1988, making the cut 157 times. He had 20 top-10 finishes including a win at the 1981 Walt Disney World National Team Championship with playing partner Mike Holland.
Heafner played some on the Nationwide Tour toward the end of his regular career years. His best finish in that venue is a T-14 at the 1994 NIKE Carolina Classic. After reaching the age of 50 in August 2004, he began to play on the Champions Tour in selected events. His best finish was a T-34 at the 2006 SAS Championship.
- 1976 Eastern Amateur
- 1977 Azalea Invitational, Porter Cup, North Carolina Amater
- 1978 Eastern Amateur
Professional wins (2)
PGA Tour wins (1)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of
|1||Oct 25, 1981||Walt Disney World National Team Championship
(with Mike Holland)
|−42 (60-62-61-63=246)||5 strokes||Chip Beck and Rex Caldwell|
Other wins (1)
this list may be incomplete
- 1974 Carolinas Open (as an amateur)
Results in major championships
Note: Heafner never played in The Open Championship.
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
U.S. national team appearances
- Alexander, Chip (September 26, 2012). "Heafner, three-time NCSU golf All-America, dies at 58". The News & Observer. Archived from the original on September 28, 2012. Retrieved September 27, 2012.