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Jonathan Byrd (golfer)

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Full name  Jonathan Currie Byrd
College  Clemson University
Height  1.75 m
Weight  160 lb (73 kg; 11 st)
Turned professional  2000
Former tours  PGA TOUR

Nationality  United States
Name  Jonathan Byrd
Spouse  Amanda Byrd (m. 2002)
Residence  Sea Island, Georgia
Role  Golfer
Parents  James Byrd
Jonathan Byrd (golfer) GOLFWEEK Byrd tops Garrigus in playoff at PGA Tour
Born  January 27, 1978 (age 37) Anderson, South Carolina (1978-01-27)
Children  Caroline Byrd, Jackson Byrd
Similar People  Lucas Glover, Robert Garrigus, Kyle Stanley, Bo Van Pelt, Carl Pettersson

Jonathan Currie Byrd (born January 27, 1978) is an American professional golfer. He was the 2002 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year, and has won five times on the PGA Tour.


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Byrd was born in Anderson, South Carolina. He attended Clemson University from 1997 to 2000. During his Clemson career, Byrd was the first four-time First Team All-ACC player in Clemson history and was named a First Team All-America in 1999. He represented the United States on the Walker Cup team in 1999.

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Byrd turned professional in 2000 and played on the Buy.Com Tour (now Tour), winning the Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs and finishing eighth on the money list.

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In his first season on the PGA Tour in 2002, Byrd won the Buick Challenge and was named PGA Tour Rookie of the Year. Byrd won the B.C. Open in 2004 and the John Deere Classic in 2007.

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Byrd had an average season in 2008 with two top-10s and a little over $1,000,000 in earnings. His best finish in 2009 was at the Memorial Tournament, where he was joint second round leader with Jim Furyk. Byrd would go on to finish T3.

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On July 7, 2009, Byrd 's father, James, died aged 65 after a long struggle with brain cancer. The death of his father caused Byrd to withdraw from the John Deere Classic, an event he won in 2007.

On October 24, 2010, Byrd defeated Martin Laird and Cameron Percy in a sudden-death playoff at the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open for his fourth PGA Tour title. Byrd made a hole-in-one on the fourth hole of the playoff, the par-3 17th, to win the championship. On January 9, 2011, Byrd defeated Robert Garrigus on the second hole of a playoff to win the PGA Tour season opener the Hyundai Tournament of Champions.

Byrd has not been fully exempt on the PGA Tour since 2014.

Amateur wins

this list may be incomplete

  • 1999 Northeast Amateur
  • PGA Tour wins (5)

    PGA Tour playoff record (2–1)

    Results in major championships

    CUT = missed the half way cut
    "T" indicates a tie for a place.


  • Most consecutive cuts made – 2 (three times)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 1
  • PGA Tour career summary

    * As of the 2015–16 season.
    ** Byrd did not join the PGA Tour until 2002 so he was not ranked on the money list until then.

    U.S. national team appearances


  • Palmer Cup: 1999 (winners), 2000
  • Walker Cup: 1999
  • Professional

  • Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge (representing PGA Tour): 2011
  • Equipment

  • Irons - Calloway
  • Fairway – Mizuno MX-700 Fairway Wood 15°
  • Utility – Mizuno MX-700 Hybrid 17°
  • Wedges – Mizuno MPT Series Wedge 56° and 60°
  • References

    Jonathan Byrd (golfer) Wikipedia

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