Who's who: Jonathan Byrd

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Who's who: Jonathan Byrd

  • Name:

    Jonathan Currie Byrd
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Jan 27, 1978 in Anderson, South Carolina.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    2000

Roll of Honour

Multiple winner on the PGA Tour. Walker Cup player (1999). PGA Tour Rookie of the Year (2002).

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PGA Tour player.

Top tournaments won by Jonathan Byrd

2011
America
268 (-24)
$1,120,000
Hyundai

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Byrd, Jonathan

Score

268 (-24)

Prize money

$1,120,000

Title sponsor

Hyundai

Played as the Hyundai Tournament of Champions (Jan 6-9; PGA Tour season opener; played as SBS Championship in 2010). Byrd (USA) beat Robert Garrigus (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole, to record his fifth PGA Tour win. [Plantation Course, Kapalua Resort, Maui, Hawaii].

2010
America
263 (-21)
$774,000
Justin Timberlake

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Byrd, Jonathan

Score

263 (-21)

Prize money

$774,000

Title sponsor

Justin Timberlake

Played as the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open (Oct 21-24). Byrd (USA) beat Cameron Percy (Aus) and defending champion Martin Laird (Scot) with a hole-in-one at the fourth playoff hole (204 yd par-3 17th). [TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas, NV].

2007
America
266 (-18)
$738,000
John Deere

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Byrd, Jonathan

Score

266 (-18)

Prize money

$738,000

Title sponsor

John Deere

Played as the John Deere Classic (July 12-15). Second-placed Tim Clark (RSA) finished 1 shot behind Byrd (USA), who birdied three of his last five holes, versus Clark who bogeyed two of his last four. [TPC Deere Run, Silvis, IL].

2004
America
268 (-20)
$540,000
x

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Byrd, Jonathan

Venue

En-Joie

Score

268 (-20)

Prize money

$540,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the B.C. Open (July 15-18). Second-placed Ted Purdy (USA) finished 1 shot behind Byrd (USA). [En-Joie GC, Endicott, NY].

2002
Awards
$1,462,713
see Score
PGA Tour

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Byrd, Jonathan

Venue

Score

$1,462,713

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

PGA Tour

Byrd (USA) won the PGA Tour 2002 Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player. He finished 39th on the Tour's money list, with earnings of $1,462,713.

2002
America
261 (-27)
$666,000
Buick

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Byrd, Jonathan

Score

261 (-27)

Prize money

$666,000

Title sponsor

Buick

Played as the Buick Challenge (Oct 24-27). Second-placed David Toms (USA) finished 1 shot behind 24-year-old Jonathan Byrd (USA), who shot a final round 63 to record his first PGA Tour win. [Mountain View course, Callaway Gdns Resort, Pine Mtn, GA].

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