Jhonattan Vegas

Jhonattan Vegas

(Jonathan)

Height: 6'3" (1.91 m)
Weight: 230 ( kg)
Age: 36 (August 19, 1984)
Birthplace: Maturin, Venezuela
Residence: Houston, Texas
Family: Wife, Hildegard; Sharlene Marie, Louis Alexander

Education: University of Texas (2008, General Kinesiology)
Special Interests: Movies, baseball, dancing, music, scuba diving, working out
Turned Professional: 2008
City plays from: Maturin, Venezuela


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTop 125 in 2018-19 FedExCup standings (thru 2020-21)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (3):
2011 (1) Bob Hope Classic. 2016 (1) RBC Canadian Open. 2017 (1) RBC Canadian Open.
Korn Ferry Tour Victories (1):
2010 (1) Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open.
International Victories (1):

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

60 - 2016 Barbasol Championship (Round 2)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#1 : 2011 Farmers Insurance Open

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#35 : 2017 THE NORTHERN TRUST

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,080,000 : 2017 RBC Canadian Open (Finished 1)

2020-21 Season Highlights


PGA TOUR
Puerto Rico Open - Carded four scores in the 60s to finish solo-second at the Puerto Rico Open, earning his first runner-up finish on TOUR and best finish since winning the 2017 RBC Canadian Open. Birdied four of his first five holes in the final round en route to a 7-under 65, tied for the low score of the day. Led the field in Birdies (25). Palmetto Championship at Congaree - Earned his second runner-up finish of the season with a T2 at the Palmetto Championship at Congaree.

National Team Selections


World Cup : 2009, 2016, 2018 Olympic Games : 2016 Presidents Cup : 2017

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 2 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 251 807 3 2 4 24 53 167 83 1 $13,996,741
2021 22 74 2 3 6 16 6 72 $1,441,023
2020 17 50 1 4 9 8 139 $527,009
2019 23 72 1 3 5 15 7 1 76 $1,566,910
2018 27 89 1 5 20 7 95 $1,137,444
2017 29 90 1 1 4 8 19 10 23 $2,944,738
2016 27 93 1 5 12 21 6 29 $2,478,980
2015 27 86 1 18 9 153 $446,345
2014 23 75 1 2 3 16 7 115 $751,763
2013 3 7 3
2012 25 77 2 3 13 12 126 $801,803
2011 25 84 1 1 3 5 18 7 54 $1,854,414
2010 1 4 1 1 $26,483
2008 1 4 1 $19,828
2003 1 (A) 2 1
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments


PGA TOUR
THE PLAYERS Championship Masters Tournament PGA Championship U.S. Open The Open Championship WGC-HSBC Champions WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv WGC-Workday Championship at The Concession
2021 T61
2020 CNL
2019 T3 CUT CUT
2018 T41 T38 T59 T41 CUT T20 T52 T53 T20
2017 CUT CUT CUT CUT CUT T45 T17 T17 T38
2016 T57 T22
2015 T42
2012 T7
2011 CUT CUT T51 10 T66 T31
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2019 T38
2018 T15 CUT
2017 T3 T65 T63 30
2016 T22 T33 T24 T24
2014 T66
2011 70 T42 T49

Personal


  • His coach, Franci Betancourt, was a a three-time World Cup participant for Venezuela in 1966, 1968 and 1975.
  • Knew very little English when he initially arrived in Houston.
  • Picked up the game by playing with a broomstick and a rock. Eventually began playing at a nine-hole course near his home built for oil-camp employees.
  • Was a standout third baseman as a junior baseball player.