Who's who: Max Homa

  • Torrey Pines - South course, host of the Farmers Insurance Open
  • Prince's GC, England
  • Torrey Pines - South course, host of the Farmers Insurance Open
  • Terras da Comporta, Dunas
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  • Marco Simone GC (Italy); host of the Ryder Cup 2023
  • Pebble Beach host of the US Open; US Women's Open; Pebble Beach Pro-Am
  • Marco Simone GC

Who's who: Max Homa

  • Name:

    John Maxwell Homa
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Nov 19, 1990 in Burbank, Los Angeles, California.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer.
  • Turned Pro:

    2013

Roll of Honour

Walker Cup player (2013). Ryder Cup player (2023). Multiple wins on the PGA Tour and European Tour.

Top tournaments won by Max Homa

2023
America
275 (-13)
$1,566,000
Farmers Ins.

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Homa, Max

Score

275 (-13)

Prize money

$1,566,000

Title sponsor

Farmers Ins.

Played as the Farmers Insurance Open (Jan 25-28). Second-placed Keegan Bradley (USA) finished 2 shots behind Max Homa (USA), who recorded his sixth PGA Tour win, and fourth in his home state of California. [South course, Torrey Pines, La Jolla, CA; earlier rounds on North & South courses].

2023
Africa
269 (-19)
$1,025,000
Nedbank

Category

Africa

Winner (holder)

Homa, Max

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

$1,025,000

Title sponsor

Nedbank

Nedbank Golf Challenge hosted by Gary Player (Nov 9-12; Sunshine Tr/European-DP World Tr event). Second-placed Nicolai Højgaard (Den) finished 4 shots behind Max Homa (USA). Homa, a six-time PGA Tour winner, recorded his first tour win outside the United States. [Gary Player CC, Sun City Resort, North West Prov, South Africa].

2022
America
272 (-8)
$1,620,000
Wells Fargo

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Homa, Max

Score

272 (-8)

Prize money

$1,620,000

Title sponsor

Wells Fargo

Played as the Wells Fargo Championship (May 5-8). Second-placed Matt Fitzpatrick (Eng), Cameron Young (USA) and Keegan Bradley (USA) finished 2 shots behind Max Homa (USA), who recorded his second win in the last three editions of this Championship. [TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm, Potomac, nr Washington DC; formerly called TPC Avenel].

2022
America
272 (-16)
$1,440,000
Fortinet

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Homa, Max

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$1,440,000

Title sponsor

Fortinet

Played as the Fortinet Championship (Sept 15-18; PGA Tour 2022/23 season opener). Second-placed Danny Willett (Eng) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Max Homa (USA), who recorded his fifth PGA Tour win. A dramatic two-shot swing at the final hole saw Homa chip-in from off the green for birdie, while Willett three-putted from three feet for bogey. [North course, Silverado Resort, Napa, CA].

2021
America
269 (-19)
$1,260,000
Fortinet

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Homa, Max

Score

269 (-19)

Prize money

$1,260,000

Title sponsor

Fortinet

Played as the Fortinet Championship (Sept 16-19; formerly the Safeway Open; PGA Tour 2021/22 season opener). Second-placed Maverick McNealy (USA) finished 1 shot behind Max Homa (USA). [North course, Silverado Resort, Napa, CA].

2021
America
272 (-12)
$1,674,000
Genesis

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Homa, Max

Score

272 (-12)

Prize money

$1,674,000

Title sponsor

Genesis

Played as The Genesis Invitational (Feb 18-21). Local Los Angeles native Max Homa (USA) beat Tony Finau (USA) with a par at the second playoff hole (par-3 14th), to record his second PGA Tour win. [Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA].

2019
America
269 (-15)
$1,422,000
Wells Fargo

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Homa, Max

Score

269 (-15)

Prize money

$1,422,000

Title sponsor

Wells Fargo

Played as the Wells Fargo Championship (May 2-5). Second-placed Joel Dahmen (USA) finished 3 shots behind 28-year-old Max Homa (USA), who recorded his first PGA Tour win at his 68th attempt. [Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, North Carolina].

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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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