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Kevin Streelman

United StatesUnited States

Start Position
6
Current Position
To Par: +10
Total Strokes: 73 - 71 - 71 - 75 : 290
T56   T62
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Updated: Thursday, 11 Aug 2011 04:13 PM
  • Birthplace: Winfield, IL
  • Residence: Scottsdale, AZ
  • Age: 32
  • Turned Pro: 2001

2010 PGA TOUR Money and Position

$558,241 (59)

2010 PGA TOUR Best Finishes

T3-- Puerto Rico Open presented by Banco Popular. T7-- Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard. T10-- Bob Hope Classic.

PGA TOUR Best Round

63 at Round 3, Bob Hope Classic.

PGA TOUR Highlights

Finished T10 in his first start of the season at the Bob Hope Classic...Finished T3 at the Puerto Rico Open presented by Banco Popular. Tied his top-10 total from 2009. Had four in 2008...Finished T7 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. One of only five players in the field to post two or more rounds in the 60s.

Career Best PGA TOUR Finishes

T3-- Mayakoba Golf Classic at Riviera Maya-Cancun, Puerto Rico Open presented by Banco Popular.

2009 Season Highlights

Racked up two top-10 finishes in 29 starts and captured the inaugural Kodak Challenge...Shot 64 on Sunday at the Mayakoba Golf Classic to record his career-best finish, a T3. His previous career-best finish was a T4 at The Barclays in 2008. His best final-round score previously was a 66 at the 2008 Buick Open...Next top-10 finish of the year came with an eighth place at the John Deere Classic on the strength of a final-round, 7-under 64...Won the inaugural Kodak Challenge and its $1 million winner-take-all first prize. The event had a designated hole at 30 events on TOUR over the course of the season. Streelman made birdie on the Kodak Challenge hole, No. 17, at the Children's Miracle Network Classic to finish at a cumulative 17-under par and win the competition by three strokes over Nathan Green, J.J. Henry and Bo Van Pelt. The player with the lowest cumulative score at year's end (with a minimum of 18 holes having had to have been played) won the title.

Career Highlights

2009: Racked up two top-10 finishes in 29 starts and captured the inaugural Kodak Challenge...Shot 64 on Sunday at the Mayakoba Golf Classic to record his career-best finish, a T3. His previous career-best finish was a T4 at The Barclays in 2008. His best final-round score previously was a 66 at the 2008 Buick Open...Next top-10 finish of the year came with an eighth place at the John Deere Classic on the strength of a final-round, 7-under 64...Won the inaugural Kodak Challenge and its $1 million winner-take-all first prize. The event had a designated hole at 30 events on TOUR over the course of the season. Streelman made birdie on the Kodak Challenge hole, No. 17, at the Children's Miracle Network Classic to finish at a cumulative 17-under par and win the competition by three strokes over Nathan Green, J.J. Henry and Bo Van Pelt. The player with the lowest cumulative score at year's end (with a minimum of 18 holes having had to have been played) won the title. 2008: Rookie recorded four top-10 finishes and finished 35th in the FedExCup Standings. Made 17 of 18 cuts to finish the season...Held a share of the first-round lead with Justin Hicks at the U.S. Open with a 68. Finished T53...A week later at the Travelers Championship, claimed the first top-10 finish of his career with a T10. His second and third rounds of 63-62--125 set a new tournament record for consecutive rounds (36 holes) and were one stroke off the PGA TOUR record for consecutive rounds set by Mark Calcavecchia (64-60) in the 2001 Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale...His next top-10 came in August at the Wyndham Championship where a second-round, 6-under 64 helped propel him to a T6 with John Senden and Tim Clark...The next week birdied two of his last three holes to finish T4 at The Barclays, his best finish of his PGA TOUR career in the first event of the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup. After holding a one-stroke 54-hole lead, birdied the 16th and 17th holes in the final round to move to 7-under par, one off the lead. Barely missed a 16-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to join a playoff. Tournament was played at Ridgewood CC in Paramus, NJ, where his grandparents are buried in a cemetery adjacent to the seventh fairway...Finished T6 at the Children's Miracle Network Classic. 2007: Earned his rookie PGA TOUR card via the Qualifying Tournament in his first trip to the finals with a T14 finish, joining another former Duke player, Joe Ogilvie, on TOUR. Birdied four of last five holes to advance through first stage, making the cut on the number. Co-medalist at the second stage at Maricopa, AZ. 2005: First made PGA TOUR cut came with a T29 at the U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee after an opening 65. First made cut in four career TOUR starts. Missed the cut in his only two starts on the Nationwide Tour...Won the Opelika Classic on the Hooters Tour and had three runner-up finishes in three years. Collected three wins on the Gateway Tour...Reached the 12-man finals of The Ultimate Game in Las Vegas in the summer. Amateur: Claimed medalist honors at the 2001 Intercollegiate. Helped the Blue Devils to five tournament championships while lettering in 1998, 2000 and 2001. Owns the course record, a 60, at Carmel (CA) Valley Ranch, breaking the course mark of 63 set by Bobby Clampett and Mark Brooks.

Personal

Upon graduating from Duke University in 2001, most of his friends headed for Wall Street or law school. Streelman used his mom's Nissan Altima to travel to South Dakota for the 2001 Dakotas Tour. Burned out three cars logging in more than 300,000 miles crisscrossing the country while playing various Tours.

Other Information

Was a rookie on the PGA TOUR in 2008. Earned his card on his first trip to the finals with a T14 finish at the 2007 Qualifying Tournament. One of nine players to negotiate all three stages of Q-School. Birdied four of last five holes to advance through first stage, making the cut on the number. Co-medalist at the second stage at Maricopa, AZ. Has made the cut in just one of four career TOUR starts, a T29 at the 2005 U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee after an opening 65. Missed the cut in his only two starts on the Nationwide Tour. Won the 2007 Opelika Classic on the Hooters Tour and had three runner-up finishes in three years. Collected three wins on the 2007 Gateway Tour. Reached the 12-man finals of The Ultimate Game in Las Vegas in the summer of 2007. Joins former Duke University player Joe Ogilvie on TOUR. Claimed medalist honors at the 2001 Intercollegiate. Helped the Blue Devils to five tournament championships while lettering in 1998, 2000 and 2001. Owns the course record, a 60, at Carmel (CA) Valley Ranch, breaking the course mark of 63 set by Bobby Clampett and Mark Brooks.