Webb Simpson

Webb Simpson

Height: 6'2" (1.88 m)
Weight: 185 (84 kg)
Age: 34 (August 08, 1985)
Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina
Residence: Charlotte, North Carolina
Family: Wife, Dowd Keith; James, Willow, Wyndham, Mercy, Eden Bee

Education: Wake Forest University (2008, Religion)
Turned Professional: 2008
City plays from: Charlotte, NC, United States


Exempt Status


Winner, THE PLAYERS Championship (thru 2022-23)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (6):
2011 (2) Wyndham Championship, Deutsche Bank Championship. 2012 (1) U.S. Open. 2014 (1) Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. 2018 (1) THE PLAYERS Championship. 2020 (1) Waste Management Phoenix Open.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

61 - 2018 A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier (Round 1)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#1 : 2014 Hyundai Tournament of Champions

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#5 : 2012 Deutsche Bank Championship

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,980,000 : 2018 THE PLAYERS Championship (Finished 1)

2019-20 Season Highlights


PGA TOUR
Shriners Hospitals for Children Open - Recorded four scores in the 60s to finish T7 at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Marked his fourth top-10 in nine starts at the event. The RSM Classic - Fell to Tyler Duncan in a playoff at The RSM Classic, earning his second runner-up and fourth top-10 in his eighth start at the event. Dropped to 1-5 all-time in playoffs. Held the first-round lead after opening with a 7-under 65, the 10th 18-hole lead/co-lead of his career (fell to 1-for-10) and second at the event. Led the field in Birdies (25). Sony Open in Hawaii - Finished third at the Sony Open in Hawaii, his third top-10 at the event and first since 2018 (T4). Co-led the field in Birdies (21). Missed a 14-foot, 8-inch birdie putt at the 72nd hole and missed the playoff by one stroke. Waste Management Phoenix Open - Made birdie on each of the last two holes in the final round and the first extra hole to defeat Tony Finau in a playoff and win the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Marked his sixth PGA TOUR victory and first since THE PLAYERS Championship in 2018. Win came in his 287th start at age 34 years, 178 days. Recorded his third career hole-in-one in the third round (No. 12), becoming the first player since Francesco Molinari at the 2019 Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard to make an ace and go on to win. Improved to 2-5 for his career in playoffs. Notched his fifth top-10 in 10 starts at the event.

National Team Selections


Presidents Cup : 2011, 2013, 2019 Ryder Cup : 2012, 2014, 2018 Walker Cup : 2007 Palmer Cup : 2007

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 2 - 5)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 289 997 6 11 8 71 134 224 65 2 $38,066,939
2020 6 22 1 1 1 4 4 5 1 6 $2,751,300
2019 21 78 3 1 6 15 20 1 16 $4,690,572
2018 26 92 1 1 9 16 23 3 1 11 $5,376,417
2017 28 99 1 1 6 12 23 5 17 $3,209,646
2016 20 70 1 2 7 15 5 84 $1,450,355
2015 22 78 1 5 8 19 3 48 $2,046,260
2014 25 84 1 3 9 11 19 6 25 $3,539,601
2013 25 88 1 5 15 21 4 11 $2,957,582
2012 22 76 1 1 7 10 18 4 16 $3,436,758
2011 26 98 2 3 12 21 23 3 2 $6,347,353
2010 31 98 2 7 18 13 85 $972,962
2009 30 94 4 8 17 13 1 62 $1,249,674
2008 5 14 2 3 $38,460
1 (A) 4 1
2006 1 (A) 2 1
(A) - Amateur
Korn Ferry Tour (Playoff Record: 0 - 1)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD Priority Rank Earnings
Total: 8 26 2 2 4 5 3 $148,991
2008 8 26 2 2 4 5 3 $148,991
(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 T61
2019 T16 T5 T29 T16 T30 T39 T56 2
2018 1 T20 T19 T10 T12 T37 T29 T24
2017 T16 CUT T33 T35 T37 T58
2016 T29 T13 CUT T39
2015 T66 T28 T54 T46 T40 T7 T17 T25
2014 CUT CUT CUT T45 CUT T47 T9 T31
2013 T15 CUT T25 T32 T64 T20 T5 T14
2012 CUT T44 CUT 1 T35 T33
2011 T69 CUT T14 T16
2010 CUT
2009 CUT
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2019 T18 T24 T16
2018 T28 T49 T6 T4
2017 T6 T75 T9 T13
2016 T48 CUT
2015 T30 T44 T64
2014 CUT T9 T53 T23
2013 T15 T53 T24 4
2012 CUT T18 T51 T5
2011 T10 1 (P) 5 22
2010 T36 CUT
2009 8 CUT T61

Personal


  • Attended the same high school (Raleigh Broughton) and college (Wake Forest) as PGA TOUR and PGA TOUR Champions winner Scott Hoch.
  • Grew up playing against Brendon Todd, another PGA TOUR rookie in 2009, during their youth in the Raleigh, N.C., area.
  • One of six children.