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Brandt Snedeker

  • Birthplace: Nashville, TN
  • Residence: Nashville, TN
  • Birth Date: December 8, 1980
  • height: 6-1
  • Turned Pro: 2004

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PGA TOUR Victories

(1) 2007,Wyndham Championship.

2009 PGA TOUR Money and Position

$861,773 (76)

2009 PGA TOUR Best Finishes

T2-- John Deere Classic. T5-- AT&T National, RBC Canadian Open.

PGA TOUR Best Round

65 at Round 4, John Deere Classic.

PGA TOUR Highlights

After missing the cut at the Verizon Heritage in mid-April, missed the next eight weeks with a rib injury. Came back at the St. Jude Classic in early June, where he missed the cut...Shot a final-round 67 at the AT&T National to finish T5, his first top-10 since a T9 at the 2008 U.S. Open. The AT&T finish earned a spot in the British Open two weeks later...Kept solid play rolling the following week at the John Deere Classic where he fired four rounds in the 60s, capped off by a 6-under 65. Had to play 36 holes on Sunday due to inclement weather earlier in the week.

Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes

1-- Wyndham Championship.

2008 Season Highlights

Played in the first three events of the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup, eventually finishing No. 34 in the final standings. Sophomore season on TOUR included 19 made cuts in 26 starts, including five top-10 finishes...Finished T10 at the Mercedes-Benz Championship to start the season. Led briefly during the first round, but cracked the head on his driver while teeing off on the par-4 17th and finished double bogey, bogey...At the FBR Open in Scottsdale, AZ, recorded a pair of 4-under-par 67s in the first and third rounds to finish T9...Rounds of 69-68 led to a one-stroke lead after 36 holes at the PODS Championship, but closing rounds of 73-73 led to a T8 finish, three strokes behind winner Sean O'Hair...In second Masters appearance, first as a professional, finished T3 after playing in the final pairing with eventual champion Trevor Immelman for the final two rounds. Posted rounds of 69-68-70-77-284 to finish four behind Immelman. Tied for the lead on Sunday after an eagle-3 on No. 2 but fell back with eight bogeys over the final 16 holes...Recorded his second consecutive top-10 in a major championship with a T9 at the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines, his fifth made cut in six major championship starts at the time...Represented the United States at the OMEGA Mission Hills World Cup, with teammate Ben Curtis. The duo finished ninth. Also played in the inaugural Kiwi Challenge in New Zealand. Led after the first round of the 36-hole, four-player tournament before settling for a third-place finish, two strokes behind winner Hunter Mahan.

Career Highlights

2007: Stellar first season on TOUR, which included his first victory and a trip to the TOUR Championship at the end of the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup. Voted PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year...In third start as a member, rookie tied the Torrey Pines North Course record with an 11-under-par 61 in the first round of the Buick Invitational. The 9-under-par 27 on his first nine holes (Nos. 10-18) tied the PGA TOUR record for most strokes under par for nine holes (Billy Mayfair, 2001 Buick Open; and Robert Gamez, 2004 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic). Also held the second-round lead and shared the 54-hole lead with Andrew Buckle. Finished solo third, three strokes behind Tiger Woods...Sank a 32-foot birdie putt on the 71st hole in regulation for a final-round 63 and collected his first PGA TOUR title at the Wyndham Championship, the last FedExCup Regular Season event. Finished 22-under par, two strokes ahead of Tim Petrovic, Billy Mayfair and third-round leader Jeff Overton. Moved to ninth on the FedExCup points list entering the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup...Became just the 15th rookie to qualify for THE TOUR Championship. He finished T29 at East Lake Golf Club and 20th overall in final FedExCup standings. 2006: Finished ninth on the Nationwide Tour money list. Member of the Nationwide Tour from 2004-06. Three top-10s included two firsts and a second...Runner-up came first at the Chattanooga Classic in June, where he lost playoff to Kyle Reifers. Opened with a career-best 10-under 62...Followed that three weeks later with his first career victory at the Scholarship America Showdown, where he birdied the second extra hole to defeat Jeff Quinney. Both playoff appearances were set up by eagles on the final hole of regulation...After missing the cut in early August at the Cox Classic, had to sit out five tournaments due to a broken collarbone suffered after tripping over a tree root. Comeback was complete with his second win of the season at the Permian Basin Charity Golf Classic, finishing at 16-under-par 272 and defeating Aron Price on the first playoff hole with a 15-foot birdie putt. Made the identical putt on the final hole of regulation to set up the extra session. 2005: 45th on the Nationwide Tour money list. 2004: 45th on the Nationwide Tour money list. Finished second at the Price Cutter Charity Championship in his second career start on that Tour...Finished T41 at the Masters Tournament as an amateur. Turned pro soon after...The best finish among his season starts on TOUR was a T27 at the EDS Byron Nelson Championship. Amateur: Winner of the 2003 U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship, which earned a spot in the 2004 Masters...First-team All-American during his junior season at Vanderbilt University, becoming the first Commodore to earn that honor. Spent time during his senior season as the nation's top-ranked golfer according to Golfstat and Golfweek...Recipient of the 2003 Southeastern Conference Male Golfer of the Year award and a three-time, first-team All-SEC selection. Became the first Vanderbilt men's golfer to qualify for NCAA Regional play during his sophomore season...Represented the United States in the 2002 USA vs. Japan Collegiate Golf Championship, going 3-0 to lead U.S. to a 31-29 victory...Two-time Tennessee high school state champion...Two-time Tennessee State Junior Player of the Year.

Personal

Older brother Haymes, who was an All-SEC golfer at Mississippi, caddied for Brandt in the 2004 Masters and participated in "Big Break X" on GOLF CHANNEL in 2008. Both were introduced to golf by their maternal grandmother, who managed a golf course in West Plains, MO...Big fan of Vanderbilt sports teams.

Nationwide Tour Playoff Record

2-1

Other Information

Rookie on the PGA TOUR in 2007 after finishing ninth on the 2006 Nationwide Tour money list. Member of the Nationwide Tour from 2004-06. Three top-10s in 2006 included two firsts and a second. Runner-up came first at the Chattanooga Classic in June, where he lost playoff to Kyle Reifers. Opened with a career-best 10-under 62. Followed that three weeks later with his first career victory at the Scholarship America Showdown, where he birdied the second extra hole to defeat Jeff Quinney. Both playoff appearances were set up by eagles on the final hole of regulation. After missing the cut in early August at the Cox Classic, had to sit out five tournaments due to a broken collarbone suffered after tripping over a tree root. Comeback was complete with his second win of the season at the Permian Basin Charity Golf Classic, finishing at 16-under-par 272 and defeating Aron Price on the first playoff hole with a 15-foot birdie putt. Made the identical putt on the final hole of regulation to set up the extra session. Finished No. 45 on the 2004 and 2005 Nationwide Tour money lists. Finished second at the 2004 Price Cutter Charity Championship in his second career start on that Tour. Finished T41 at the 2004 Masters Tournament as an amateur. Turned pro soon after. The best finish among his 2004 starts on TOUR was a T27 at the 2004 EDS Byron Nelson Championship. Winner of the 2003 U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship. First-team All-American during his junior season at Vanderbilt University, becoming the first Commodore to ever earn that honor. Spent time during his senior season as the nation's top-ranked golfer according to Golfstat and Golfweek. Recipient of the 2003 Southeastern Conference Male Golfer of the Year award and a three-time, first-team All-SEC selection. Became the first Vanderbilt men's golfer to qualify for NCAA Regional play during his sophomore season. Represented the United States in the 2002 USA vs. Japan Collegiate Golf Championship, going 3-0 to lead U.S. to a 31-29 victory. Two-time Tennessee high school state champion. Two-time Tennessee State Junior Player of the Year.

National Teams

USA vs. Japan Collegiate Golf Championship (1), 2002. World Cup (1), 2008.

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