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Scott Piercy

United StatesUnited States

Start Position
6
Current Position
To Par: +1
Total Strokes: 71 - 68 - 71 - 71 : 281
T20   T26
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Updated: Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 04:13 PM
  • Birthplace: Las Vegas, NV
  • Residence: Las Vegas, NV
  • Age: 32
  • Turned Pro: 2001
  • Eligibility Code: 10

Nationwide Tour Victories

(2) 2008,Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open, Northeast Pennsylvania Classic.

2010 PGA TOUR Money and Position

$259,346 (121)

2010 PGA TOUR Best Finishes

T8-- Waste Management Phoenix Open.

PGA TOUR Best Round

64 at Round 1, Farmers Insurance Open.

PGA TOUR Highlights

Used 22 putts to shoot an 8-under 64 for his career-first, opening-round lead on the PGA TOUR at the Farmers Insurance Open. Finished T20...Next top-10 finish came a month later at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, where he finished T8. Made a pair of eagles through the first 10 holes in the third round on the way to a 65. Drove the green on the par-4, 390-yard 10th hole with a 361-yard drive that cut the corner and landed 10 inches from the hole.

Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes

T5-- The Honda Classic.

2009 Season Highlights

Rookie year was marked by eight top-25 finishes in 28 starts, highlighted by a pair of top-10s...After T12 and T19 finishes in his first two starts, first top-10 of his career came at the FBR Open where he finished T6...Bettered on that finish a few weeks later at The Honda Classic where he closed with a 5-under 65 to claim T5. Birdied the daunting par-4 18th at PGA National to post the top-five finish...Was 54-hole co-leader at both Turning Stone Resort Championship and Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open before posting 73s on Sunday at both events to finish T12 and T14, respectively. Back-to-back double bogeys on the final two holes in his native Las Vegas came after finding water hazards with his approach shots while tied for the lead through 70 holes.

Career Highlights

2009: Rookie year was marked by eight top-25 finishes in 28 starts, highlighted by a pair of top-10s...After T12 and T19 finishes in his first two starts, first top-10 of his career came at the FBR Open where he finished T6...Bettered on that finish a few weeks later at The Honda Classic where he closed with a 5-under 65 to claim T5. Birdied the daunting par-4 18th at PGA National to post the top-five finish...Was 54-hole co-leader at both Turning Stone Resort Championship and Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open before posting 73s on Sunday at both events to finish T12 and T14, respectively. Back-to-back double bogeys on the final two holes in his native Las Vegas came after finding water hazards with his approach shots while tied for the lead through 70 holes. 2008: Placed 9th on the Nationwide Tour money list with $320,187...Earned first Nationwide Tour victory at the Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open with tournament record, 22-under 262. Also set 36-hole (126, 16-under) and 54-hole (191, 22-under) tournament records. The $94,500 winner's check helped him jump 88 spots on the money list...The following week he birdied his final hole at the Xerox Classic to T6, shooting four sub-70 rounds...Won for the second time in three weeks, at the Northeast Pennsylvania Classic, coming from four strokes back to win by two on the strength of a final-round 64. Went from 123rd to 12th on the money list in the space of three weeks...Runner-up at the Albertsons Boise Open, where he tied the course record with a 10-under-par 61 in the final round, and moved up to No. 3 on the money list...Finished T31 at Nationwide Tour Championship and closed the season ranked 3rd in Driving Distance (307.7) and 2nd in Birdies. 2007: Missed the cut in all six PGA TOUR starts and lone Nationwide Tour start...Recorded a 5-under 31 on the back nine to overcome a three-stroke deficit with five holes to play to win the 2007 Ultimate Game at the Wynn Las Vegas G&CC. Posted rounds of 68-65 to win, which resulted in a first-place check of $2 million. The win came on his fifth wedding anniversary. Cites winning the Ultimate Game as his biggest thrill in golf. 2006: Claimed T16 honors at the FBR Open on the PGA TOUR in six starts...Notched his first win on the Hooters Tour at the Michelob Ultra Classic. 2005: Made the cut in three of four starts on the PGA TOUR with a best finish being a T26 at the B.C. Open. 2004: Missed cut in only Nationwide Tour and PGA TOUR start. 2003: Posted a then career-best T22 at the Envirocare Utah Classic on the Nationwide Tour. Long-time mini-tour player, has played predominantly on the Hooters Tour since the 2001 season.

Personal

Helped lead his high school to two state championships in soccer. Says his dad is his hero. Got his start in golf from a childhood friend.

Other Information

A rookie on the PGA TOUR after placing 9th on the 2008 Nationwide Tour money list with $320,187. Earned first Nationwide Tour victory at the Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open with tournament record, 22-under 262. Also set 36-hole (126, 16-under) and 54-hole (191, 22-under) tournament records. The $94,500 winner's check helped him jump 88 spots on the money list. The following week he birdied his final hole at the Xerox Classic to T6, shooting four sub-70 rounds. Won for the second time in three weeks, at the Northeast Pennsylvania Classic, coming from four strokes back to win by two on the strength of a final-round 64. Went from 123rd to 12th on the money list in the space of three weeks. Runner-up at the Albertsons Boise Open, where he tied the course record with a 10-under-par 61 in the final round and moved up to No. 3 on the money list. Finished T31 at Nationwide Tour Championship and closed the season ranked 3rd in Driving Distance (307.7) and 2nd in Birdies. Had made a total of seven starts on the Nationwide Tour before 2008, with all three career cuts coming in 2003. Posted a career-best T22 at the Envirocare Utah Classic. Throughout his career, has made the cut in eight of 20 TOUR starts, including three in 2005 and four in 2006. Posted a career-best T15 finish at the 2006 FBR Open. Long-time mini-tour player, has played predominantly on the Hooters Tour since the 2001 season. Notched his first win on that Tour at the 2006 Michelob Ultra Classic. Recorded a 5-under 31 on the back nine to overcome a three-stroke deficit with five holes to play to win the 2007 Ultimate Game at the Wynn Las Vegas G&CC. Posted rounds of 68-65 to win, which resulted in a first-place check of $2 million. The win came on his fifth wedding anniversary. Cites winning the Ultimate Game as his biggest thrill in golf. Helped lead his high school to two state championships in soccer. Says his dad is his hero. Got his start in golf from a childhood friend.