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Brett Quigley

  • Birthplace: Fort Devens, MA
  • Residence: Jupiter, FL; plays out of Turtle Creek, Jupiter, FL
  • Birth Date: August 18, 1969
  • height: 5-11
  • Turned Pro: 1991

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Nationwide Tour Victories

(2) 1996,NIKE Philadelphia Classic. 2001,BUY.COM Arkansas Classic.

2009 PGA TOUR Money and Position

$1,326,036 (46)

2009 PGA TOUR Best Finishes

T2-- Puerto Rico Open presented by Banco Popular, Transitions Championship, John Deere Classic.

PGA TOUR Best Round

62 at Round 3, John Deere Classic.

PGA TOUR Highlights

T2 at the Puerto Rico Open presented by Banco Popular and finished T2 again a week later at Transitions Championship where he was the only player finishing in the top-10 to avoid a bogey in the final nine holes. Followed opening 73 with three 68s...Next close call came in July at the John Deere Classic where he matched his career-best score of 62 in the third round en route to another runner-up finish. Had to play third and final rounds on Sunday because of inclement weather earlier in the week. The finish earned an invitation to the following week's British Open as he was the highest finisher in the top-five not already exempt. Turned down the invitation as his passport was in Florida and he had already committed to the U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee.

Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes

T2-- Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic, U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee, Puerto Rico Open presented by Banco Popular, Transitions Championship, John Deere Classic.

2008 Season Highlights

Entered the season needing to earn $67,769 in seven starts to receive Major Medical Extension status for 2008. Finished T12 at The Honda Classic and collected $115,500, thus earning Major Medical Extension status for the remainder of the year. Went on to finish No. 72 in FedExCup standings and No. 120 in earnings, with 15 made cuts in 25 starts...Finished T6 at THE PLAYERS thanks in part to a final-round 71, where he was one of only eight player to break par on Sunday...Only other top-10 finish came at the Memorial Tournament, finishing T10 despite a second-round 78.

Career Highlights

2007: Coming off career year in 2006, was limited to 25 events, undergoing season-ending arthroscopic right knee surgery on Sept. 7 to repair a medial meniscal tear after missing the cut at the Deutsche Bank Championship. Granted Major Medical Extension for the 2008 season...Played in first Masters Tournament, finishing 51st...Lone top-10 was a T10 at the Wachovia Championship. 2006: Career year in 10th full season on TOUR, setting personal bests for earnings ($2,617,419) and top-10s (10). Also played in first TOUR Championship. The 10 top-10s were tied for fourth-most on TOUR. Best finish was a solo third at the 84 LUMBER Classic, playing with a left-shoulder injury suffered when he tripped on some stairs at home the Tuesday of tournament week. Finished three shots behind champion Ben Curtis...Finished T9 at the World Golf Championships-American Express Championship in London, his first start in a World Golf Championships event. 2005: Finished in the top 100 for the fourth time in five years. Made cuts in 10 of first 11 starts but finished with missed cuts in seven of final eight events...Best finishes were T5s at the Sony Open in Hawaii (one back after 54 holes) and the Cialis Western Open in July. 2004: Cracked the top 100 on the money list for the third time in four years...Posted only top-10 of season, a T2 at the U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee, his first top-10 on TOUR since a fourth at the same event in 2003. 2003: Finished in the top 125 for only the second time in TOUR career...Opened the season making six consecutive cuts. Resident of nearby Jupiter earned first top-10 in fifth start with T8 at The Honda Classic that included four rounds in the 60s. Finish was second straight top-10 at Honda event...Shared the first-round lead at the U.S. Open with Tom Watson at 5-under 65, finished T28...Two weeks after getting married, added second top-10 with a fourth-place finish at the Greater Milwaukee Open, his best TOUR finish since a T4 at the 2002 Honda Classic. $168,000 payday in Milwaukee secured his card for the 2004 season. 2002: Only top-10 of the season, T4 at The Honda Classic. Was one stroke out of the lead with two holes to play but bogeyed the last two holes...Shared the first-round lead at Canon Greater Hartford Open. After opening with season-best 64, finished T20. 2001: Posted six top-10s, including a runner-up finish at the Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic. Won the Arkansas Classic on Nationwide Tour event early in the season and finished 56th on the PGA TOUR money list...The next week committed to the Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic, shot 15-under-par and finished second to Scott Hoch...Month later earned second TOUR top-10 at MasterCard Colonial with a T5. 2000: Split time on the Nationwide Tour and PGA TOUR...In 21 PGA TOUR events, made 10 cuts, including a T5 at the B.C. Open. 1999: Kept status on the PGA TOUR for the next year by finishing 150th on the money list. 1998: Recorded a T4 at the United Airlines Hawaiian Open. 1997: Played in 34 events making 21 cuts...Best finish T12 at the Greater Vancouver Open. 1996: Earned his first career title at the Philadelphia Classic on the Nationwide Tour, setting the Philmont CC course record with a 6-under-par 64 in the opening round...Had eight top-10s, including T2 at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Classic and the Boise Open. Amateur: Winner of the 1987 U. S. Junior Amateur...Named Academic All-American in 1990 and 1991 at University of South Carolina.

Personal

Caddied for his uncle, Dana Quigley, now a member of the Champions Tour, when Dana fired a 61 at the 1982 Greater Hartford Open...His dad, Paul, is one of New England's top amateur golfers.

Other Information

Member of the Nationwide Tour in 1992, 1996, 1998-01 and PGA TOUR member in 1997 and 2002-03. Finished T26 at 2002 TOUR Qualifying School to retain TOUR card for 2003. Earned only top-10 of 2002 with a T4 at The Honda Classic. Was one stroke out of the lead with two holes to play but bogeyed the last two holes. Aced the second hole at the TPC at Sugarloaf during the second round of the 2002 BellSouth Classic. Used an 8-iron from 146 yards. Shared the first round lead at 2002 Canon Greater Hartford Open after opening with season-best 64, finished T20. In second start of the season posted a T15 at the 2002 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro Am. Made $860,933 in 2001 on the PGA TOUR on the strength of five top-10s, including a runner-up finish at the Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic. On cold and rainy opening day at the 2001 Nationwide Arkansas Classic, shot 31 on the front nine, finished with a 65, led wire-to-wire and won by three. The next week committed to the Greater Greensboro Chrysler Classic, shot 15-under-par and finished second to Scott Hoch. Month later opened with three rounds in the 60s at 2001 MasterCard Colonial. Stood one stroke back after 36 holes and shared top of leaderboard with Phil Mickelson at 11-under-par 199 through 54 holes. Shot 73 on Sunday for T5. Following an opening 67 at the 2001 B.C. Open, a second-round 62 gave him a three-stroke lead. Closed with a pair of 72s for T8. In 2000, split time on the Nationwide Tour and PGA TOUR. Made the cut in four of eight Nationwide Tour events early in the year with a T2 at the Nationwide South Carolina Classic and a T3 at the Nationwide Richmond Open. Trailed 54-hole leader Lee Porter by two strokes in South Carolina. Final-round 70 left him one stroke back of champion Jeff Gallagher. Shared the second- and third-round lead at Richmond. Posted final-day 71 and missed joining playoff by two shots. Did not play Nationwide Tour after mid-May. In 21 PGA TOUR events, made 10 cuts, including a T5 at the B.C. Open. Continued solid play with T12 at the 2000 John Deere Classic. Kept status on the PGA TOUR for 2000 by finishing 152nd on the money list in 1999. Recorded a T4 at the 1998 United Airlines Hawaiian Open. Rookie on the PGA TOUR in 1997. Best finish T12 at the 1997 Greater Vancouver Open. Finished fifth on the 1996 Nationwide Tour money list to earn his PGA TOUR card for the next season. Earned his first career title on the Nationwide Tour at the 1996 Philadelphia Classic, setting the Philmont CC course record with a 6-under-par 64 in the opening round. Also posted two runner-up finishes in 1996: Mississippi Gulf Coast Classic and the Boise Open. Winner of the 1987 U. S. Junior Amateur. Named Academic All-American in 1990 and 1991 at University of South Carolina. Caddied for his uncle, Dana Quigley, now a member of the Champions Tour, when Dana fired a 61 at the 1982 Greater Hartford Open. His dad, Paul, was one of New England's top Amateur golfers. At 5-11, 160 pounds, is one of the longest drivers on the PGA TOUR, averaging 298.5 in 2001, second to John Daly in the Driving Distance category.

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