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Bill Haas

United StatesUnited States

Start Position
26
Current Position
To Par: +3
Total Strokes: 73 - 74 : 147
T62   T88
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Updated: Thursday, 12 Aug 2010 06:58 PM
  • Birthplace: Charlotte, NC
  • Residence: Greenville, SC
  • Age: 28
  • Turned Pro: 2004

PGA TOUR Victories

(1) 2010,Bob Hope Classic.

Other Victories

(1): 2004 CVS Charity Classic [with father Jay].

2010 PGA TOUR Money and Position

$1,387,120 (14)

2010 PGA TOUR Best Finishes

1-- Bob Hope Classic. T6-- World Golf Championships-CA Championship.

PGA TOUR Best Round

64 at Round 5, Bob Hope Classic.

PGA TOUR Highlights

Birdied the par-5 18th hole to win his first PGA TOUR title at the Bob Hope Classic. He two-putted for birdie in Monday finish to shoot a final-round, 8-under-par 64 and beat Matt Kuchar, Tim Clark and Bubba Watson by one stroke. Joined 1988 Hope Classic champion and father Jay Haas as the eighth father-son combination to win on the PGA TOUR. Bill was the last of three co-leaders to play the par-5 18th. Kuchar and Clark had both missed birdie putts at the Arnold Palmer Private course, with Kuchar three-putting from the back fringe of the green and Clark missing a birdie putt after laying up. Haas dropped a 3-iron behind the pin, allowing him to two-putt his way to a 30-under 330 finish. He watched as playing partner Watson nearly chipped in for eagle before his two-putt finish...Second top-10 of season came at World Golf Championships-CA Championship with a T6 in his first start at a World Golf Championships event.

Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes

1-- Bob Hope Classic.

2009 Season Highlights

Making his first start of the season, posted a third-round, 5-under 65 (just one shy of his then-career-low round) on his way to a T9 finish at the Sony Open in Hawaii...Equaled his previous career-best finish on TOUR (T3, 2007 Viking Classic) with a T3 at the Valero Texas Open. Final-round 65 left him one shy of joining Zach Johnson and James Driscoll in a playoff won by Johnson...Finished T10 at the Wyndham Championship. Shot an 8-under 62 to take the first-round lead by two strokes over Brandt Snedeker, Chez Reavie and Ryan Moore. Only other first-round lead was at the 2006 Wachovia Championship (finished T4). The 62 was his lowest career round on the PGA TOUR. His previous low round was a 64 at the 2004 Deutsche Bank Championship (T9)...Posted third consecutive Playoff top-25, a T10 at the BMW Championship. Finished the FedExCup season 41st in the standings.

Career Highlights

2009: Making his first start of the season, posted a third-round, 5-under 65 (just one shy of his then-career-low round) on his way to a T9 finish at the Sony Open in Hawaii...Equaled his previous career-best finish on TOUR (T3, 2007 Viking Classic) with a T3 at the Valero Texas Open. Final-round 65 left him one shy of joining Zach Johnson and James Driscoll in a playoff won by Johnson...Finished T10 at the Wyndham Championship. Shot an 8-under 62 to take the first-round lead by two strokes over Brandt Snedeker, Chez Reavie and Ryan Moore. Only other first-round lead was at the 2006 Wachovia Championship (finished T4). The 62 was his lowest career round on the PGA TOUR. His previous low round was a 64 at the 2004 Deutsche Bank Championship (T9)...Posted third consecutive Playoff top-25, a T10 at the BMW Championship. Finished the FedExCup season 41st in the standings. 2008: Made the cut in 18 of 31 starts, including a career-best 10 top-25 finishes. Had two top-10 finishes on his way to a No. 73 finish in the FedExCup standings. Finished No. 104 on the money list for the second straight year, topping $1 million in earnings for the first time...Four consecutive rounds in the 60s at the FBR Open in Scottsdale resulted in a T9...Posted four rounds in the 60s at Annandale Golf Club to finish T4 at the Viking Classic. In the second round, called a two-stroke penalty on himself for breaching the one-ball rule on No. 16. Two of Haas' seven career top-10 finishes on TOUR have come in Madison, MS, as he finished T3 in 2007. 2007: In his second season on TOUR, managed to post three top-10s, including a career-best T3 finish at the Viking Classic. Was one stroke back after 36 holes and two strokes back after 54 holes in Mississippi...Finished third on TOUR in eagles with 14. 2006: Posted six top-25s, including one top-10, in his rookie season and finished in the top 100 (No. 99)...Finished T4 at Wachovia Championship and picked up the second top-10 of his TOUR career. His only other top-10 came at the 2004 Deutsche Bank Championship, where he tied for ninth. 2005: Finished T26 at the Qualifying Tournament to earn his rookie TOUR card for 2006. Made birdie on final hole to earn his card on the number (11-under)...Exempt into finals thanks to ending the Nationwide Tour as No. 23 on the money list, his first year on that Tour. Made cut in 19 of 22 events with a career-best, second-place finish at the Scholarship America Showdown. Entered Nationwide Tour Championship in 21st and last spot available to earn a TOUR card but dropped to 23rd after finishing T24...Tried to earn his TOUR card via Sponsor Exemptions in both 2004 and 2005 but did not earn enough money while making the cut in 12 of 15 starts over the two seasons. 2004: Recorded his first top-10 on TOUR with a T9 at the Deutsche Bank Championship. Teamed with his dad, Jay, to win the CVS Charity Classic. Amateur: Member of the 2003 U.S. Walker Cup team...Recipient of the Jack Nicklaus Award...Three-time first-team All-America selection...After breaking the NCAA record for career stroke average and finishing second at the 2004 NCAA Championship, earned the Ben Hogan Award, college golf's equivalent to the national player of the year...A two-time ACC Player of the Year, Haas won a school-record 10 tournaments...Four-time All-ACC pick and 2001 ACC Rookie of the Year...In 2004, he was ranked No. 1 the entire season.

Personal

Father, Jay, was the 1975 NCAA medalist and two-time All-America in the 1970s who went on to a highly successful PGA TOUR and Champions Tour career. Uncle, Jerry, was also an All-America at Wake Forest, a TOUR player in the early 1990s and is the head coach of the Deacons. Great uncle, Bob Goalby, won the 1968 Masters. Older brother, Jay, Jr., played golf at Augusta State and Monday qualified for the 2006 Wachovia Championship to join father Jay and brother Bill in the field.

Other Information

Rookie on the PGA TOUR after finishing T26 at the 2005 Qualifying Tournament. Joins dad Jay, a nine-time winner on TOUR, after making birdie on final hole to earn his card on the number (11-under). Exempt into finals thanks to ending the 2005 Nationwide TOUR as No. 23 on the money list, his first year on that tour. Made cut in 19 of 22 events with a career-best, second-place finish at the Scholarship America Showdown. Entered Nationwide Tour Championship in 21st and last spot available to earn your TOUR card but dropped to 23rd after finishing T24. Tried to earn his TOUR card via Sponsor Exemptions in both 2004 and 2005 but did not earn enough money while making the cut in 12 of 15 starts over the two seasons. Best finish was a T9 at the 2004 Deutsche Bank Championship. Teamed with his dad, Jay, to win the 2004 CVS Charity Classic. Member of the 2003 U.S. Walker Cup team. Recipient of the Jack Nicklaus Award. Three-time first-team All-America selection. After breaking the NCAA record for career stroke average and finishing second at the 2004 NCAA Championship, earned the Ben Hogan Award, college golf's equivalent to the national player of the year. A two-time ACC Player of the Year, Haas won a school-record 10 career tournaments. Four-time All-ACC pick and 2001 ACC Rookie of the Year. In 2004, he was ranked No. 1 the entire season. Another in a long line of golf greats from the Haas family to play for Wake Forest. Father, Jay, was an NCAA champion and two-time All-America in the 1970s, who went on to a highly successful PGA TOUR career. Uncle Jerry was also an All-America at Wake Forest, a PGA TOUR player and currently the head coach of the Deacons. Great uncle, Bob Goalby, was the 1968 Masters champion. Older brother, Jay, Jr. played golf at Augusta State.

National Teams

Walker Cup (1), 2003.