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Player Data
  • Eligibility Code: 8
  • Birthplace: Iowa City, Iowa
  • Residence: Lake Mary, Fla.
  • Birthdate: February 24, 1976
  • Age: 29
  • Turned Pro: 1998
  • College: Drake University
Player Notes

Began playing golf at age 10...Biggest thrill in golf was winning the 2003 Rheem Classic...Lists his father and mother among his heroes...Father is a chiropractor...Married Kim Barclay on Feb. 8, 2003...Huge Iowa Hawkeye football and basketball fan..

Career Victories

Nationwide Tour
2 - 2003 Rheem Classic, Envirocare Utah Classic.

PGA Tour
1 - 2004 BellSouth Classic

Career Summary

2000 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 11; in money - 4; top-10 finishes - 0; stroke average 72.53; money $10,280 (ranked 174th); best finish T25th, Tri-Cities Open.

2001 season
Won final three regular-season events on Hooters Tour, earning the nickname "Back-to-Back-to-Back-Zach." Finished the season as the tour's leading money winner and Player of the Year.

2002 season
Won once (Tulsa, OK) on the Hooters Tour. Recorded five top-five finishes, nine top-10s and finished second on the money list.

2003 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 19; top-10 finishes - 11; stroke average 68.97 (ranked 1st); money $494,882 (ranked 1st); Winner Rheem Classic, Envirocare Utah Classic.

2004 Notes
Became the second player in PGA Tour history to surpass $2 million in earnings in his first season.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; Rounds Played - 107; in money - 24; top -10 Finishes - 5; money $2,417,685 Rank (19th); Best finish: Win at the BellSouth Classic

2004 Stats
Scoring - 70.18 / (17th); Driving Distance - 285.6 / (113th); Driving Accuracy - 71.9% / (15th); GIR - 67.9% / (29th); Putting - 1.751 / (26th); Birdie Average - 3.77 per rd / (34th) / Total Birdies - 403; Sand Saves - 45.3% / (150th); All-Around Rank - 524 / (28th)

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