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Jonathan Byrd

  • Birthplace: Anderson, S.C.
  • Residence: St. Simons Island, Ga.
  • Age: 30
  • Turned Pro: 2000
  • College: Clemson
  • Eligibility Code: 11

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Player Notes

Member of the 1999 Walker Cup Team. . .Was rookie of the Year in 2002, and is the 10th rookie in PGA Tour history to earn over $1million in a season.

Career Victories

Nationwide Tour
1 - 2001 Charity Pro-Am at the Cliffs

PGA Tour
3 - 2002 Buick Challenge, 2004 B.C. Open, 2007 John Deere Classic

Career Summary

2001 Nationwide Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes -5; scoring average - 70.44 (ranked 21st); money - $222,244 (ranked 8th); best finish - Winner, Charity Pro-am at the Cliffs.

2002 Notes
Missed more cuts than he made, earned $891,107 in his last four events of 2002.

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 32; rounds played - 94; in money -15; Top-10 finishes - 4; money - $1,462,713 (ranked 39th); best finish - Winner at the Buick Challenge.

2002 Stats
scoring average - 70.93 / (69th); driving distance - 290.5 / (14th); driving accuracy -67.7% / (104th); GIR - 64.3% / (136th); putting - 1.733 / (14th); birdie average - 4.01 per rd / (13th) / total birdies - 377; sand saves - 53.1% / (69th); all-around rank - 421 / (12th).

2003 Notes
Had nine Top-25 finishes.

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; rounds played - 101; in money - 21; Top-10 finishes - 5; money - $1,430,538; (ranked 47th); best finish - T2nd at the John Deere Classic.

2003 Stats
scoring average - 70.76 / (63rd); driving distance - 295.3 / (24th); driving accuracy - 64.5% / (122nd); GIR - 63.8% / (132nd); putting - 1.772 / (80th); birdie average - 3.87 per rd / (37th) / total birdies - 391; sand saves - 49.7% / (103rd); all-around rank - 684 / (76th).

2004 Notes
Struggled early in the year due to a hip injury, but bounced back with a strong finish after undergoing surgery on Feb. 15 in Pittsburgh because of two tears in the labrum front and back. The surgery tightened up the looseness and instability. Returned for The Players Championship at the end of March.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; rounds played - 83; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 3; money - $1,133,165; (ranked 70th); best finish - Win at the B.C. Open.

2004 Stats
scoring average - 70.88 / (67th); driving distance - 295.8 / (28th); driving accuracy - 62.1% / (133rd); GIR - 61.4% / (180th); putting - 1.760 / (48th); birdie average - 3.81 per rd / (28th) / total birdies - 316; sand saves - 56.0% / (20th); all-around rank - 582 / (43rd).

2005 Notes
Four Top-25s.

2005 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; rounds played - 99; in money - 78; Top-10 finishes - 1; money - $726,023; (ranked 111th); best finish - T5th at the 84 Lumber Classic.

2005 Stats
scoring average - 71.16 / (103rd); driving distance - 297.0 / (37th); driving accuracy - 59.8% / (151st); GIR - 64.6% / (115th); putting - 1.789 / (127th); birdie average - 3.59 per rd / (71st) / total birdies - 355; sand saves - 49.1% / (94th); all-around rank - 741 / (83rd).

2006 Notes
nine Top-25 finishes.

2006 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; rounds played - 66; in money - 12; Top-10 finishes - 5; money - $1,408,418; (ranked 63rd); best finish - T3, AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

2006 Stats
scoring average - 70.19 / (16th); driving distance - 298.1 / (33rd); driving accuracy - 64.1% / (82nd); GIR - 69.6% / (8th); putting - 1.750 / (19th); birdie average - 4.24 per rd / (3rd) / total birdies - 280; sand saves - 48.6% / (100th); all-around rank - 339 / (5th).

2007 Notes
Jumped back from a rib injury in 2006 with his best year in earnings as he won for a third time on the PGA Tour.

2007 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 23; rounds played - 73; in money - 13; Top-10 Finishes - 4; money - $1,854,906; (ranked 42nd); best finish - Winner at the John Deere Classic.

2007 Stats
scoring average - 70.38 / (43rd); driving distance - 292.0 / (67th); driving accuracy - 59.8% / (149th); GIR - 63.5% / (136th); putting - 1.728 / (2nd); birdie average - 3.89 per rd / (3rd) / total birdies - 284; sand saves - 59.5% / (6th); all-around rank - 486 / (16th).

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