Who's who in golf - Webb Simpson


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Name: - James Frederick Webb Simpson
Country: - USA
Born : - August 8th, 1985 in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina.
Original Home/Club: - Raleigh, North Carolina
Occupation: - Professional golfer
Turned Pro: - 2008
Sponsor / Attachment: - Titleist, Footjoy, IZOD, GE.

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): US Open (2012). Ryder Cup player (2012, '14, '18). Presidents Cup player (2011, '13). Walker Cup player (2007). Multiple wins on the US PGA Tour.


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Webb Simpson is a US PGA Tour player who attended college at Wake Forest University in North Carolina. After turning professional in 2008 he won his playing rights on the full PGA Tour for 2009 at Q-School. Two years later he recorded his first two wins on the Tour, and then in 2012 captured the US Open, one of the biggest prizes in golf.

Simpson is a practising Christian, who frequently posts Bible texts and other statements on his Twitter account.


Top tournaments won by Webb Simpson

2018Men AmericaPlayers Ch'ship (PGA Tr)TPC Sawgrass270 (-18)$1,980,000
Played as The Players Championship (May 10-13). Second-placed Charl Schwartzel (RSA), Jimmy Walker (USA) and Xander Schauffele (USA) finished 4 shots behind Simpson (USA), who recorded his fifth PGA Tour win. [Stadium Course, TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL].
2013Men AmericaShriners Hosp. OpenTPC Summerlin260 (-24)$1,008,000
Played as the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open (Oct 17-20; in 2013 as part of PGA Tr 2014 season). Second-placed Ryo Ishikawa (Jpn) and Jason Bohn (USA) finished 6 shots behind Simpson (USA). [TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas, NV].
2012Men MajorsUS OpenOlympic Club281 (+1)$1,440,000
The US Open (112th) (June 14-17). Second-placed Graeme McDowell (N.Ire) and Michael Thompson (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time major championship winner Simpson (USA). [Lake course, Olympic Club, nr San Francisco, CA].
2011Men AmericaDell Tech ChampionshipTPC Boston269 (-15)$1,440,000
Played as the Deutsche Bank Championship (Sept 2-5; second of four FedExCup playoff events). Simpson (USA) beat Chez Reavie (USA) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. This was Simpson's second win in the space of three weeks. [TPC Boston, Norton, Mass.].
2011Men AmericaWyndham Ch'shipSedgefield CC262 (-18)$936,000
Played as the Wyndham Championship (Aug 18-21). Second-placed George McNeill (USA) finished 3 shots behind first-time PGA Tour winner Simpson (USA). [Sedgefield CC, Greensboro, NC].

 

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