Gary Woodland

Gary Woodland

Height: 6'1" (1.85 m)
Weight: 195 (88 kg)
Age: 36 (May 21, 1984)
Birthplace: Topeka, Kansas
Residence: Delray Beach, Florida
Family: Wife, Gabby; Jaxson Lynn, Maddox Jean, Lennox Lee

Education: University of Kansas (2007, Sociology)
Special Interests: Basketball, working out, ping-pong
Turned Professional: 2007
City plays from: Topeka, KS, United States


Exempt Status


Winner, PGA Championship or U.S. Open (thru 2023-24)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (4):
2011 (1) Transitions Championship. 2013 (1) Reno-Tahoe Open. 2018 (1) Waste Management Phoenix Open. 2019 (1) U.S. Open.
Other Victories (1):
2011 OMEGA Mission Hills World Cup [with Matt Kuchar].

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

61 - 2019 CIMB Classic (Round 2)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#2 : 2019 Sentry Tournament of Champions

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#12 : 2019 John Deere Classic

Career Largest Paycheck:

$2,250,000 : 2019 U.S. Open (Finished 1)

2019-20 Season Highlights


PGA TOUR
THE CJ CUP @ NINE BRIDGES - Earned his second consecutive top-three finish at THE CJ CUP @ NINE BRIDGES, tying Hideki Matsuyama and Cameron Smith for third. Was tied for 33rd after two rounds before recording scores of 65-66 in the third and final rounds. ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP - Held a share of the 18-hole lead at the inaugural ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP before finishing fifth, his second consecutive top-five on the PGA TOUR. Opening 64 was the fourth sub-65 first-round score of his career and first since the 2018 PGA Championship. Fell to 0-for-4 in his career in converting the 18-hole lead/co-lead to victory.

National Team Selections


Presidents Cup : 2019 World Cup : 2011

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 1 - 2)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 260 882 4 10 2 43 99 202 57 4 $27,439,624
2020 9 34 1 5 6 8 1 30 $1,754,200
2019 24 84 1 2 8 11 21 3 1 15 $5,690,965
2018 27 91 1 3 11 21 6 26 $3,108,907
2017 26 89 2 5 9 22 4 1 28 $2,980,225
2016 26 91 1 4 14 22 4 20 $2,392,044
2015 24 74 2 1 4 8 15 9 41 $2,605,083
2014 25 92 1 5 13 23 2 22 $2,734,153
2013 26 90 1 1 2 8 22 3 1 23 $1,915,732
2012 22 69 1 3 16 6 1 134 $592,879
2011 25 93 1 1 6 15 21 4 17 $3,448,591
2010 8 22 1 3 5 192 $95,815
2009 18 53 8 10 207 $121,031
(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: 20 62 5 11 9 $62,151
2010 14 46 5 9 5 $56,370
2008 4 10 1 3 $3,705
2007 2 6 1 1 $2,076
(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 T12
2019 T30 T32 T8 1 CUT T17 T17 T55
2018 CUT CUT T6 T36 T67 T50 T29 T17
2017 T75 CUT T22 T50 T70 T47 T38 39 T63
2016 T28 CUT T12 T23
2015 CUT CUT CUT T58 T56 T23 2 T57
2014 T11 T26 CUT T52 T39 T16 T33 T19
2013 74
2012 CUT W/D T42 CUT T34 T29 T33
2011 CUT T24 T12 T23 T30 T45
2010 CUT
2009 T47
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2019 T52 T31 15
2018 T48 T24 T12 T11
2017 CUT T18 T27 19
2016 T4 T15 T24 T10
2015 CUT T12 T60
2014 T13 T29 T23 T9
2013 T2 T41 T18 T22
2011 T13 T25 T16 T13

Personal


  • Named all-state in basketball in high school, where his school won two state titles.
  • Doesn't eat anything that comes out of the sea.
  • Favorite college team is the Kansas Jayhawks and favorite professional team is the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • Marks his ball with a 1984 half-dollar coin given to him by his mother. The year 1984 signifies the year he was born.
  • Owns two ping-pong tables, having started to play regularly when he had left shoulder surgery during his rookie season in 2009. Ping-pong was one activity he could participate in with his left arm in a sling.
  • Supports junior golf through his namesake American Junior Golf Association event, the Gary Woodland Championship in his collegiate hometown, Lawrence, Kansas.