Who's who: Lucas Glover

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Who's who: Lucas Glover

  • Name:

    Lucas Hendley Glover
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Nov 12, 1979 in Greenville, South Carolina.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Greenville, South Carolina
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    2001

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1). Walker Cup player (2001). Presidents Cup player (2007, '09). Multiple wins on the PGA Tour.

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Lucas Glover is a PGA Tour player who attended college at Clemson University in South Carolina.

Top tournaments won by Lucas Glover

2021
America
265 (-19)
$1,116,000
John Deere

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Glover, Lucas

Score

265 (-19)

Prize money

$1,116,000

Title sponsor

John Deere

Played as the John Deere Classic (July 8-11). Second-placed Ryan Moore (USA) and Kevin Na (USA) finished 2 shots behind Lucas Glover (USA), who birdied five of his last seven holes to finish with a 7-under 64, and win his first PGA Tour event for 10 years. [TPC Deere Run, Silvis, IL].

2011
America
273 (-15)
$1,152,000
Wells Fargo

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Glover, Lucas

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$1,152,000

Title sponsor

Wells Fargo

Played as the Wells Fargo Championship (May 5-8; formerly Quail Hollow Championship). Lucas Glover (USA) beat Jonathan Byrd (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, NC].

2009
Majors
276 (-4)
$1,350,000
USGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Glover, Lucas

Score

276 (-4)

Prize money

$1,350,000

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Open (109th) (June 18-21). Second-placed Phil Mickelson (USA), David Duval (USA) and Ricky Barnes (USA) finished 2 shots behind Glover (USA). This was Glover's first major championship title and only his second win on the US PGA Tour. [Black course, Bethpage State Park, Farmingdale, NY].

2009
America
131 (-11)
$600,000
PGA of America

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Glover, Lucas

Score

131 (-11)

Prize money

$600,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Grand Slam of Golf (Oct 20/21; 36-hole unofficial PGA Tour event for the season's four Major winners). Second-placed Angel Cabrera (The Masters) finished 5 shots behind Glover (US Open). Third on 137 was Stewart Cink (The Open). Fourth on 141 was Yong-eun "Y.E." Yang (US PGA). [Port Royal GC, Southampton, Bermuda].

2005
America
265 (-23)
$792,000
Funai

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Glover, Lucas

Score

265 (-23)

Prize money

$792,000

Title sponsor

Funai

Played as the Funai Classic at Walt Disney World Resort (Oct 20-23). Second-placed Tom Pernice Jr (USA) finished 1 shot behind 25-year-old tour rookie Lucas Glover (USA), who recorded his first PGA Tour win. World No.1 Tiger Woods and No.2 Vijay Singh both missed the cut. [Magnolia course, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL. Earlier rounds also played on the Palm course].

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British Women’s Open: the year’s final women’s major championship heads for mighty Muirfield in East Lothian, Scotland, with Anna Nordqvist defending (Aug 4-7).

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