Who's who: Hunter Mahan

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Who's who: Hunter Mahan

  • Name:

    Hunter Myles Mahan
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    May 17, 1982 in Orange, Orange County, California.
  • Original/Home Club:

    McKinney H.S., McKinney, Texas.
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    2003
  • Website:

    https://www.mahangolf.com

Roll of Honour

US Junior Amateur Champion (1999). Ryder Cup player (2008, '10, '14). Presidents Cup player (2007, '09, '11, '13). Multiple wins on the PGA Tour.

Did you know?

Mahan enjoyed a highly successful amateur career, winning the US Junior Amateur title in 1999, and becoming a two-time first-team All American golfer while attending Oklahoma State University. In 2002 he was runner-up to Ricky Barnes in the US Amateur Championship. He was presented with the Haskins Award in 2003 as the best collegiate golfer in America, joining a very distinguished group of golfers, which includes the likes of Ben Crenshaw, Curtis Strange, Phil Mickelson, David Duval, Tiger Woods, Luke Donald, Bill Haas and Graeme McDowell.

Top tournaments won by Hunter Mahan

2014
America
270 (-14)
$1,440,000
Barclays

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mahan, Hunter

Score

270 (-14)

Prize money

$1,440,000

Title sponsor

Barclays

Played as The Barclays (Aug 21-24; first of four FedExCup playoff events). Second-placed Stuart Appleby (Aus), Cameron Tringale (USA) and Jason Day (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Mahan (USA), who won his sixth US PGA Tour event, and first since 2012. [Plainfield CC, Edison, NJ].

2012
WGC
2 & 1
$1,400,000
Accenture

Category

WGC

Winner (holder)

Mahan, Hunter

Score

2 & 1

Prize money

$1,400,000

Title sponsor

Accenture

Played as the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship (Feb 22-26). Mahan (USA) beat Rory McIlroy (N.Ire) 2 and 1 in the 18-hole final to win the Walter Hagen Cup. [GC at Dove Mtn, Marana, AZ].

2012
America
272 (-16)
$1,080,000
Shell

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mahan, Hunter

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$1,080,000

Title sponsor

Shell

Played as the Shell Houston Open (Mar 29-Apr 1). Second-placed Carl Pettersson (Swe) finished 1 shot behind Hunter Mahan (USA), who claimed his second PGA Tour win in 2012. [Tournament course, GC of Houston, Humble, TX. At the time known as Redstone GC].

2010
America
268 (-16)
$1,080,000
Waste Mgt

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mahan, Hunter

Score

268 (-16)

Prize money

$1,080,000

Title sponsor

Waste Mgt

Played as the Waste Management Phoenix Open (Feb 25-28). Second-placed Rickie Fowler (USA) finished 1 shot behind Mahan (USA), who recorded his second PGA Tour win. [Stadium course, TPC Scottsdale, Phoenix, AZ].

2010
WGC
268 (-12)
$1,400,000
Bridgestone

Category

WGC

Winner (holder)

Mahan, Hunter

Score

268 (-12)

Prize money

$1,400,000

Title sponsor

Bridgestone

Played as the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational (Aug 5-8). Second-placed Ryan Palmer (USA) finished 2 shots behind Mahan (USA). Out of form Tiger Woods finished second to last, 30 shots behind Mahan. [South course, Firestone CC, Akron, Ohio].

2008
Aus/NZ
136 (-8)
US$1,500,000
x

Category

Aus/NZ

Winner (holder)

Mahan, Hunter

Score

136 (-8)

Prize money

US$1,500,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the inaugural Kiwi Challenge (Oct 26/27; PGA Tour 36-hole exhibition event, for four players aged under 30). Hunter Mahan (USA) beat Anthony Kim (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole (par-4 18th). Brandt Snedeker (USA) was 1 shot further back in third (-7); Adam Scott (Aus) finished fourth (+4). [First round: Kauri Cliffs, Matauri Bay, NZ. Second round: Cape Kidnappers, Hawke's Bay, NZ].

2007
America
265 (-15)
$1,080,000
Travelers

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Mahan, Hunter

Score

265 (-15)

Prize money

$1,080,000

Title sponsor

Travelers

Played as the Travelers Championship (June 21-24). 25-year-old Hunter Mahan (USA) beat Jay Williamson (USA) with a birdie at the first playoff hole, to record his first PGA Tour win. [TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, CT].

1999
Amateur
York CC, PA
4 & 2
amateur
USGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Mahan, Hunter

Venue

York CC, PA

Score

4 & 2

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

USGA

Played as the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. Mahan (USA) beat Camilo Villegas (Col) 4 and 2 in the final. [CC of York, York, Pennsylvania].

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