Nick Watney

Nick Watney

Height: 6'2" (1.88 m)
Weight: 180 (82 kg)
Age: 39 (April 25, 1981)
Birthplace: Sacramento, California
Residence: Las Vegas, Nevada
Family: Wife, Amber; Harper, Hudson, Holland Faith, Harlow Jay

Education: Fresno State University (2003)
Special Interests: All sports, music, video games
Turned Professional: 2003
City plays from: Dixon, CA, United States


Exempt Status


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

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (5):
2007 (1) Zurich Classic of New Orleans. 2009 (1) Buick Invitational. 2011 (2) World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship, AT&T National. 2012 (1) The Barclays.
Korn Ferry Tour Victories (1):
2004 (1) Nationwide Tour Championship.
International Victories (2):
2003 Lewis Chitengwa Memorial Championship [Can]. 2012 CIMB Classic [Asia].
Other Victories (1):
2005 Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

62 - 2011 AT&T National (Round 3)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#1 : 2012 The Barclays

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#9 : 2011 The Greenbrier Classic

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,440,000 : 2012 The Barclays (Finished 1)

National Team Selections


Presidents Cup : 2011 World Cup : 2009 Palmer Cup : 2002

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 0 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 395 1292 5 5 55 124 273 121 2 $27,836,101
2021 1 4 1 85 $18,282
2020 17 44 1 3 6 10 1 132 $534,797
2019 26 83 3 6 17 9 97 $1,008,964
2018 26 90 1 1 3 21 5 74 $1,402,833
2017 23 69 1 5 14 9 120 $824,162
2016 5 17 1 3 2 202 $189,880
2015 28 91 1 3 8 18 10 58 $1,733,873
2014 25 75 2 5 17 8 1 105 $913,398
2013 26 86 1 4 10 19 7 15 $2,477,639
2012 26 94 1 5 12 23 3 4 $3,044,224
2011 22 77 2 1 10 16 19 3 9 $5,290,673
2010 24 88 8 15 22 2 12 $2,536,714
2009 24 86 1 1 4 12 19 5 12 $3,221,421
2008 27 96 1 5 21 6 109 $878,173
2007 26 87 1 3 7 17 9 41 $1,838,629
2006 29 95 6 11 19 10 $1,243,816
2005 31 89 2 4 15 16 $605,369
2004 1 3 1
2003 8 18 1 1 2 6 $73,255
(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
2020 CNL
2019 CUT
2018 T37 T71
2015 CUT T30
2014 CUT T44 T33 CUT CUT T31 W/D T33
2013 CUT T13 CUT CUT CUT T49 T17 T44
2012 T56 T32 CUT T21 T23 T16 T17 T9 T19
2011 T4 46 T12 CUT CUT T33 1 T9 T23
2010 T17 7 T18 76 T7 T21 T26 T9 T16
2009 CUT 19 CUT CUT T27 5 2 T36
2008 T63 T11 T60
2007 CUT CUT CUT T35 T61
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2019 T59
2018 T11 T62
2017 CUT
2015 CUT T44 T19
2014 CUT
2013 T9 T35 2 T14
2012 1 T20 T45 28
2011 T10 T61 T22 T26
2010 T36 T33 T15 T4
2009 T6 T46 T30 T13
2008 T62 CUT
2007 T25 CUT T59

Personal


  • Walked on to the golf team at Fresno State University, coached by his uncle Mike Watney.
  • Is an avid fan of the San Francisco Giants, San Francisco 49ers and Sacramento Kings.
  • His wife, Amber, is the niece of PGA TOUR veteran Omar Uresti.