Height: 5'7" (1.7 m)
Weight: 150 (68 kg)
Age: 36 (January 19, 1987)
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia
Residence: St. Simons Island, Georgia
Family: Wife, Kelly; Cooper Marie, Walter Hobbs, Jack Red
University of Georgia (2009, Finance)
Special Interests: Hunting, fishing, outdoors
Turned Professional: 2009
City plays from: Sea Island, GA, United States
PGA TOURWinner, The Open Championship (thru 2027-28)
PGA TOUR Victories (3):2014 (1) John Deere Classic. 2017 (1) Wells Fargo Championship. 2023 (1) The Open Championship.
Career Low Round:61 - 2012 The Honda Classic (Round 2)
Career High FedExCup Rank:#3 : 2020 A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier
Career High Official World Golf Rank:#8 : 2023 FedEx St. Jude Championship
Career Largest Paycheck:$3,000,000 : 2023 The Open Championship (Finished 1)
2022-23 Season Highlights
PGA TOURWorld Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba - Finished solo-second at the World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba, earning his second career runner-up on TOUR and first since the 2017 U.S. Open (T2). Made a hole-in-one during the second round (No. 4) and birdied the next three holes, becoming the first player to accomplish the feat since Robert Allenby at the 2005 Buick Open. Along with champion Russell Henley, was part of the first pair from the same college to win and finish runner-up in the same PGA TOUR event since Patrick Reed and Henrik Norlander (Augusta University) at the 2021 Farmers Insurance Open. The RSM Classic - Recorded his second runner-up of the season with a T2 at The RSM Classic, becoming the first player since Matthew Wolff in 2020-21 to collect multiple runner-up finishes in the fall portion of a single season. Became the first player since Sungjae Im in 2021-22 (3M Open, Wyndham Championship) to finish runner-up in back-to-back starts. Travelers Championship - Finished T2 at the Travelers Championship, earning his third runner-up finish of the season. The Open Championship - Won The Open Championship by six strokes, earning his third career PGA TOUR victory and first major championship title. Victory came in his 168th start since his second title, the 2017 Wells Fargo Championship, snapping a winless drought of 6 years, 2 months, 16 days. Was his 30th career start in a major and eighth at The Open. Became the first player to win by six strokes or more on TOUR since Ryan Brehm at the 2022 Puerto Rico Open (6) and the first to do so in a major since Bryson DeChambeau at the 2022 U.S. Open (6). Became the first left-handed player to win on TOUR since Garrick Higgo at the 2021 Palmetto Championship at Congaree and first to win a major since Phil Mickelson at the 2021 PGA Championship. Held a five-stroke lead after the second and third rounds, improving to 1-for-6 with the 36-hole lead/co-lead on TOUR and 2-for-4 with the 54-hole lead/co-lead. BMW Championship - Held a share of the lead after the first round of the BMW Championship and went on to finish T5. Marked his third career top-five in a FedExCup Playoffs event and first at the BMW Championship.
National Team Selections
|PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)|
|Season||Events||Rounds||1st||2nd||3rd||Top 10||Top 25||Cuts Made||Cuts Missed||WD||FedExCup Rank||Earnings|
|(A) - Amateur|
|THE PLAYERS Championship||Masters Tournament||PGA Championship||U.S. Open||The Open Championship||WGC-HSBC Champions||WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play||WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv||WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession|
|FedEx St. Jude Championship||Dell Technologies Championship||BMW Championship||TOUR Championship|
- Golf is the only thing he does left-handed.
- Biggest thrill outside golf is bow hunting.
- Always uses a quarter to mark his ball.
- Follows all Atlanta pro teams and the Georgia Bulldogs.
- All family members are world-class scuba divers and spear fishers.