Who's who: Gary Woodland

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Who's who: Gary Woodland

  • Name:

    Gary Woodland
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    May 21, 1984 in Topeka, Kansas.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Shawnee Heights H.S., Topeka.
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    2007

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1): US Open (2019). Presidents Cup player (2019). Multiple PGA Tour winner.

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Long-hitting Woodland turned pro in 2007, becoming a regular on the PGA Tour from 2009. In 2011 he partnered Matt Kuchar to win the World Cup of Golf for the United States, the same year as his breakthrough victory on the PGA Tour. Woodland's crowning achievement to date came in 2019 at Pebble Beach, where he triumphed in the US Open Championship.

Top tournaments won by Gary Woodland

2019
Majors
271 (-13)
$2,250,000
USGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Woodland, Gary

Score

271 (-13)

Prize money

$2,250,000

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Open (119th) (June 13-16). Second-placed Brooks Koepka (USA) finished 3 shots behind 35-year-old Woodland (USA), who recorded his first major championship win. [Pebble Beach Golf Links, Monterey Peninsula, CA].

2018
America
266 (-18)
$1,242,000
Waste Mgt

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Woodland, Gary

Score

266 (-18)

Prize money

$1,242,000

Title sponsor

Waste Mgt

Played as the Waste Management Phoenix Open (Feb 1-4). Woodland (USA) beat Chez Reavie (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole (par-4 18th). Woodland birdied three of the last four holes in regulation play to force the playoff. [Stadium course, TPC Scottsdale, Phoenix, AZ].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Woodland, Gary

Score

44 pts

Prize money

$540,000

Title sponsor

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Played as the Reno-Tahoe Open (Aug 1-4; modified stableford format). Second-placed Jonathan Byrd (USA) and Andres Romero (Arg) finished 9 points behind Woodland (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Montreux G&CC, Reno, NV].

2011
America
269 (-15)
$990,000
Transitions

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Woodland, Gary

Score

269 (-15)

Prize money

$990,000

Title sponsor

Transitions

Played as the Transitions Championship (March 17-20). Second-placed Webb Simpson (USA) finished 1 shot behind 26-year-old Gary Woodland (USA), who recorded his first PGA Tour win. [Copperhead course, Innisbrook Resort, Palm Harbor, nr Tampa, FL].

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Ryder Cup: Rome plays host to the first ever Ryder Cup to be staged in Italy, with the USA defending golf’s greatest team trophy at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club (Sept 29-Oct 1).

Solheim Cup: also in September, also in southern Europe, the 18th Solheim Cup will be contested at Finca Cortesin on the Costa del Sol, with Europe defending after their surprise win in Toledo, Inverness Club (Ohio) in 2021 (Sept 22-24). 

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