Jonathan Byrd

Jonathan Byrd

Height: 5'9" (1.75 m)
Weight: 165 (75 kg)
Age: 42 (January 27, 1978)
Birthplace: Anderson, South Carolina
Residence: St. Simons Island, Georgia
Family: Wife, Amanda; Jackson, Caroline, Kate

Education: Clemson University (2000, Marketing)
Special Interests: Playing outside with my children, movies, coffee, working out, College Golf Fellowship
Turned Professional: 2000
City plays from: Sea Island, GA, United States


Exempt Status


Past champion/veteran member beyond 150 in 2018-19 FedExCup (thru 2019-20)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (5):
2002 (1) Buick Challenge. 2004 (1) B.C. Open. 2007 (1) John Deere Classic. 2010 (1) Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. 2011 (1) Hyundai Tournament of Champions.
Korn Ferry Tour Victories (2):
2001 (1) BUY.COM Charity Pro-Am at The Cliffs. 2017 (1) Web.com Tour Championship.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

62 - 2017 The RSM Classic (Round 1)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#1 : 2011 Sony Open in Hawaii

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#39 : 2011 FedEx St. Jude Classic

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,120,000 : 2011 Hyundai Tournament of Champions (Finished 1)

National Team Selections


Walker Cup : 1999 Palmer Cup : 1999, 2000

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 2 - 1)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 414 1284 5 3 6 45 112 254 157 4 $19,216,990
2020 7 19 2 5 221 $34,347
2019 17 49 1 6 11 6 $550,547
2018 24 62 4 11 13 $267,055
2017 9 29 1 2 7 2 $328,337
2016 6 20 4 2 $58,655
2015 22 65 6 13 9 $446,732
2014 24 72 1 1 4 14 10 136 $617,014
2013 16 35 1 2 2 5 10 1 157 $428,966
2012 21 68 1 5 7 15 6 82 $1,616,789
2011 26 82 1 1 5 7 17 9 27 $2,938,920
2010 26 85 1 4 8 17 9 105 $1,534,981
2009 25 89 1 2 11 19 6 66 $1,316,771
2008 27 85 2 6 18 9 59 $1,039,584
2007 23 73 1 4 11 13 10 28 $1,854,906
2006 20 66 1 5 9 13 6 2 $1,408,418
2005 31 99 1 5 22 8 1 $726,023
2004 27 83 1 1 3 5 15 12 $1,133,165
2003 29 101 1 5 9 21 8 $1,430,538
2002 32 94 1 1 4 10 15 17 $1,462,713
2001 1 4 1 $8,400
2000 1 4 1 $14,130
(A) - Amateur
Korn Ferry Tour (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD Priority Rank Earnings
Total: 76 245 2 1 2 11 28 46 30 $670,009
2019 3 8 1 1 2 73 $11,240
2018 4 12 1 2 2 80 $14,047
2017 18 61 1 3 6 12 6 5 $272,658
2016 20 60 1 3 7 10 10 71 $115,680
2015 4 12 1 2 2 70 $21,000
2014 4 12 1 2 2 84 $13,140
2013 2 4 2
2001 20 72 1 1 1 5 11 16 4 $222,244
2000 1 (A) 4 1
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Mexico WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv
2014 CUT
2013 CUT
2012 T12 T27 CUT T56 CUT T35 T33 T55
2011 T41 CUT CUT CUT CUT T23 T10 T33 T59
2010 CUT
2009 T37
2008 T32 CUT CUT CUT T65 T9
2007 T16 CUT T23
2006 CUT T20
2005 T32
2004 CUT CUT CUT CUT
2003 CUT T8 CUT T15 T71
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2012 CUT 77
2011 5 T56 T37 30
2010 T56
2009 T24 T61 T61
2008 T55 T33 T52
2007 CUT T23 T10 23

Personal


  • His father, Jim, who died from brain cancer in 2009, introduced him and brother, Jordan, to golf at age 3. Older brother Jordan is an assistant golf coach at Clemson. He caddied for Jordan in the 2008 U.S. Mid-Amateur. Jordan has occasionally caddied for his brother at PGA TOUR events.
  • College teammates at Clemson with TOUR players Lucas Glover, Charles Warren and D.J. Trahan.
  • Lost his former caddie, Chuck "Brooksie" Hoersch, in July 2012 to pancreatic cancer.