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Derek Lamely

United StatesUnited States

Start Position
23
Current Position
To Par: +5
Total Strokes: 77 - 72 : 149
T132   T109
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Updated: Thursday, 12 Aug 2010 06:58 PM
  • Birthplace: Belleville, IL
  • Residence: Fort Myers, FL
  • Age: 30
  • Turned Pro: 2004

PGA TOUR Victories

(1) 2010,Puerto Rico Open presented by Banco Popular.

2010 PGA TOUR Money and Position

$880,230 (29)

2010 PGA TOUR Best Finishes

1-- Puerto Rico Open presented by Banco Popular.

PGA TOUR Best Round

63 at Round 3, Puerto Rico Open presented by Banco Popular.

PGA TOUR Highlights

Finished at 19-under to win his first PGA TOUR event by two strokes over Kris Blanks at the Puerto Rico Open presented by Banco Popular. Shot 63-66 in the final two rounds to win the weather-delayed event and became the first rookie to win on the PGA TOUR since Marc Turnesa won the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in late 2008. Teed off the final round on No. 10, becoming the first winner to start on the back nine and win since Keith Clearwater at the 1987 Colonial Invitational. Set the Trump International Golf Club course record with his 10-birdie 63 in the third round, which was completed on Monday morning. He then rallied from a four-stroke deficit to finish at a tournament-record 19-under-par 269. When Lamely won on the Nationwide Tour in 2009, he was eight strokes back at the Nationwide Children's Hospital Open entering the final round, shot a 65 and beat Rickie Fowler in a playoff.

Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes

1-- Puerto Rico Open presented by Banco Popular.

Nationwide Tour Playoff Record

1-0

Other Information

A rookie on the PGA TOUR in 2010 who finished No. 4 on the 2009 Nationwide Tour money list thanks to a win and a pair of runner-up finishes. Made 12 cuts in 17 starts. Earned his first career win with a playoff victory at the Nationwide Children's Hospital Invitational in Columbus, OH, coming from eight strokes off the pace in the final round. Fired a 6-under 65 on the last day at the Ohio State Scarlet Course to get to 11-under par. Defeated Oklahoma State All-America Rickie Fowler with a par-3 on the second extra hole. First-place check of $139,500 vaulted him from No. 135 to No. 12 on the season money list at the time. Two weeks later, finished T2 at the Price Cutter Charity Championship. His fourth top-10 was a T7 at the Mexico Open. Finished runner-up at the Soboba Classic, where he shared the 54-hole lead. Blistered The CC at Soboba Springs for a course-record, 9-under 62 in the third round to share the 54-hole lead with Brian Stuard. Failed to get anything going on the windy final day and was 3-over through 16 holes but closed with back-to-back birdies for a solo second, two back of winner Jerod Turner. Check for $108,000 moved him from No. 12 to No. 3 on the money list and cemented his status on the PGA TOUR in 2010. His sixth top-10 of the year came at the Miccosukee Championship, where he T7. Made two starts prior to 2009 on both the Nationwide Tour and PGA TOUR. Missed the cut at the 2008 Melwood Prince George's County Open on the Nationwide Tour and was 71st the 2008 PODS Championship on the PGA TOUR. Winner of the 2008 Waterloo (IA) Open. Has played mini-tour events since turning professional. Made the cut in four of seven starts on the 2008 Tarheel Tour, with his best finish a runner-up at the Michelob Ultra Classic. Member of Texas state championship team at Montgomery High School.