J.B. Holmes

J.B. Holmes

Height: 5'11" (1.8 m)
Weight: 190 (86 kg)
Age: 38 (April 26, 1982)
Birthplace: Campbellsville, Kentucky
Residence: Orlando, Florida
Family: Wife, Erica; Tucker Bradley

Education: University of Kentucky
Special Interests: Fishing
Turned Professional: 2005
City plays from: Campbellsville, KY, United States


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTournament winner (thru 2021-22)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (5):
2006 (1) FBR Open. 2008 (1) FBR Open. 2014 (1) Wells Fargo Championship. 2015 (1) Shell Houston Open. 2019 (1) Genesis Open.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

60 - 2010 The Greenbrier Classic (Round 3)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#1 : 2008 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#12 : 2015 World Golf Championships-Cadillac Match Play

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,332,000 : 2019 Genesis Open (Finished 1)

National Team Selections


Arnold Palmer Cup : 2005 Presidents Cup : 2015 Ryder Cup : 2008, 2016 Walker Cup : 2005

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 2 - 2)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 327 1058 5 5 3 41 97 229 90 8 $25,654,644
2021 1 4 1 85 $18,282
2020 8 25 3 6 1 2 148 $440,524
2019 25 71 1 2 6 15 9 1 56 $2,147,065
2018 24 75 1 1 3 4 14 10 82 $1,595,942
2017 23 76 2 7 19 4 95 $1,353,584
2016 22 74 1 6 10 17 5 30 $2,969,608
2015 25 85 1 2 7 10 20 5 14 $4,037,430
2014 24 86 1 2 9 19 5 42 $2,365,204
2013 5 12 1 4 236 $15,184
2012 25 86 2 8 20 5 48 $1,179,505
2011 16 53 4 7 13 2 1 86 $1,398,583
2010 26 100 1 1 3 12 24 2 34 $2,386,248
2009 25 74 1 2 3 13 11 1 69 $1,219,534
2008 26 85 1 3 9 19 7 38 $2,166,131
2007 24 71 3 5 12 11 113 $874,216
2006 26 77 1 2 4 16 7 3 $1,487,604
2005 1 2 1
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-Mexico WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play WGC-FedEx St. Jude Inv
2020 CNL
2019 CUT T62 CUT CUT T67 T17 54
2018 CUT CUT
2017 T41 50 T28 12 T54 T35 T12 T51 T60
2016 CUT T4 CUT CUT 3 59 T28 T27
2015 T51 CUT 24 T27 CUT T28 2 T9 T37
2014 CUT T64 T17 CUT T26
2012 CUT
2011 T6 W/D CUT T5
2010 T13 T24 T14 T18 T44
2009 CUT W/D T27 69 T36
2008 T10 T25 T29 CUT CUT T40 T33 T36
2007 T16
2006 T38 T37 T48 CUT T50
2003 CUT
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2019 T52 T65
2018 CUT T49
2017 CUT
2016 T41 T33 T4 27
2015 T58 T44 T4 T8
2014 CUT T35 T12
2012 T19 T39 T34
2010 CUT T11 T60
2009 T31 68 68
2008 T24 CUT T33
2007 T41 CUT

Personal


  • Grew up playing baseball until he played his first junior golf tournament and won his first four golf tournaments.
  • Was on Taylor County (Ky.) High School golf team as a third-grader, was No. 1 or No. 2 man by fifth grade and won Kentucky high school title as a sophomore. Known for his compact swing and long drives.
  • Had his 2011 season cut short when he was diagnosed with structural defects in the cerebellum and underwent brain surgery to repair Chiari malformations September 1. In his second week back, finished T45 at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, site of his first two PGA TOUR wins (2006 and 2008).
  • Was named recipient of the 2016 Ben Hogan Award by the Golf Writers Association of America, in recognition of staying active in golf despite a physical handicap. One of six members inducted into the University of Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame 2012 class.
  • Was named recipient of the Ben Hogan Award by the Golf Writers Association of America, in recognition of staying active in golf despite a physical handicap.