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Hunter Mahan

  • Birthplace: Orange, Calif.
  • Residence: Plano, Texas
  • Age: 26
  • Turned Pro: 2003
  • College: Oklahoma State
  • Eligibility Code: 8

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Player Notes

Co-recipient with Ricky Barnes of 2003 Ben Hogan Award and also won the Jack Nicklaus Award and Fred Haskins Award as top collegiate golfer in the 2003 season. . .Ranked No. 1 Amateur in the Golfweek/Sagarin Ratings in 2003. Made the cut and finished 28th at the Masters. Turned professional in 2003 after missing the cut at the U.S. Open, and made four cuts in seven starts. Runner-up to Ricky Barnes at the 2002 U.S. Amateur and placed third at the 2002 NCAA Championships. Two-time member of the U.S. Palmer Cup team. Two-time first-team All-American at OSU. Two-time Big 12 Player of the Year (2002-03). Began collegiate career at Southern California before transferring to OSU after earning second-team All-American honors, as well as Pac-10 Freshman of the Year in 2001. American Junior Golf Association Player of the Year in 1999 and a three-time AJGA All-American. Winner of 1999 U.S. Junior Amateur. . .Played on the 2007 Presidents Cup Team.

Career Victories

PGA Tour
1 - 2007 Travelers Championship

Career Summary

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 9; rounds played - 94; in money - 5; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 70.79 (N/A); money - $106,300; (ranked N/A); best finish - T20th at the Greater Milwaukee Open.

2004 Notes
At age 21 when the season kicked off, was second-youngest player on TOUR, behind fellow rookie Kevin Na. Lost to Vaughn Taylor in playoff at Reno-Tahoe Open.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; rounds played - 94; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 3; money - $813,089; (ranked 100th); best finish - T2nd at the Reno-Tahoe Open

2004 Stats
scoring average - 71.31 / (117th); driving distance - 293.0 / (45th); driving accuracy - 62.2% / (131st); GIR - 63.7% / (129th); putting - 1.775 / (86th); birdie average - 3.52 per rd / (99th) / total birdies - 331; sand saves - 45.8% / (142nd); all-around rank - 813 / (112th).

2005 Notes
Was able to retain his Tour card for 2006 when he finished T9th at Q-School.

2005 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 34; rounds played - 101; in money - 64; Top-10 finishes - 2; money - $589,567; (ranked 131st); best finish - T7th at the John Deere Classic

2005 Stats
scoring average - 71.20 / (108th); driving distance - 293.8 / (55th); driving accuracy - 61.4% / (127th); GIR - 66.7% / (52nd); putting - 1.772 / (74th); birdie average - 3.74 per rd / (29th) / total birdies - 378; sand saves - 42.9% / (163rd); all-around rank - 757 / (88th).

2006 Notes
Six Top-25 finishes

2006 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; rounds played - 98; in money - 21; Top-10 finishes - 2; money - $1,107,457; (ranked 83rd); best finish - 2T- at the Buick Championship

2006 Stats
scoring average - 70.68 / (52nd); driving distance - 295.0 / (57th); driving accuracy - 68.3% / (34th); GIR - 67.4% / (39th); putting - 1.777 / (89th); birdie average - 3.88 per rd / (15th) / total birdies - 380; sand saves - 46.3% / (134th); all-around rank - 556 / (30th).

2007 Notes
Won for the first time on the PGA TOUR at the Travelers Championship, was a Captain's Selection for The Presidents Cup and recorded three 62s, all within a three-month span during the summer. At the start of February was 232nd on world rankings, finished year 36th.

2007 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; rounds played - 91; in money - 18; Top-10 Finishes - 6; money - $2,858,995; (ranked 16th); best finish - Winner at the Travelers Championship

2007 Stats
scoring average - 69.99 / (18th); driving distance - 296.7 / (36th); driving accuracy - 68.0% / (37th); GIR - 66.9% / (29th); putting - 1.786 / (90th); birdie average - 3.54 per rd / (58th) / total birdies - 322; sand saves - 48.3% / (112th); all-around rank - 426 / (8th).

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