Tyson Alexander

Tyson Alexander

Height: 6'1" (1.85 m)
Weight: 180 (82 kg)
Age: 34 (July 13, 1988)
Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida
Residence: Jacksonville Beach, Florida

Education: University of Florida 2010, Sports Management
Special Interests: Basketball, Florida Gators sports
Turned Professional: 2010
City plays from: Gainesville, FL, United States


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTop 50 from 2022 Korn Ferry Tour (thru 2022-23)

Career Victories


Korn Ferry Tour Victories (2):
2020 (1) Veritex Bank Championship. 2022 (1) Veritex Bank Championship.
PGA TOUR Latinoamerica Victories (1):
2018 (1) Costa Rica Classic.
Other Victories (2):
2014 Ocala/Marion County Classic [NGA]. 2012 Killearn Country Club Classic [NGA].

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

69 - 2023 Fortinet Championship (Round 1)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#280 : 2022 Travelers Championship

Career Largest Paycheck:

$0 : 2023 Fortinet Championship (Finished 999)

2021-22 Season Highlights


Earned his first PGA TOUR card off the strength of a victory at the Veritex Bank Championship, where he became the first player in Korn Ferry Tour history to successfully defend a title. Finished No. 18 on the season-long Korn Ferry Tour Eligibility Points List with four top-10s.

Korn Ferry Tour
Lake Charles Championship - Spurred by weekend rounds of 7-under 64 (his lowest round since a win in April 2021) and 2-under 69, totaled a 12-under 272 for a T9 finish at the Lake Charles Championship. Veritex Bank Championship - Trailed by three strokes entering the final round, but carded a bogey-free 6-under 65 in the final round and closed out a two-stroke victory, becoming the first player in Korn Ferry Tour history to successfully defend his title and win the same tournament two consecutive years. Totaled a 22-under 262 with rounds of 65-66-66-65 and led the field in greens in regulation percentage (63 of 72, 87.5 percent). Also played the back nine at 14-under par for the week. REX Hospital Open - Birdied the 72nd hole and moved to T10 as he carded rounds of 68-67-68-70 for an 11-under 273 at the REX Hospital Open. Wichita Open Benefitting KU Wichita Pediatrics - Opened with an 8-under 62 for a share of the 18-hole lead and finished T4 at 19-under 261 at the Wichita Open Benefitting KU Wichita Pediatrics.

National Team Selections


Palmer Cup : 2010

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: 4 8 4
2023 1 2 1
2018 1 2 1
2017 1 2 1
2009 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
2017 CUT
2009 CUT

Personal


  • His father, Buddy Alexander, won the 1986 U.S. Amateur Championship and coached the Florida Gators golf team for 27 years, winning the NCAA Division I Championship in 1993 and 2001.
  • His grandfather, Skip Alexander, played on the 1949 and 1951 Ryder Cup teams and also won three times on the PGA TOUR. His career was cut short due to a plane crash where he was the only survivor.
  • Follows all Florida Gators sports teams.
  • Two of his favorite courses are Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland, where he helped the United States win the 2010 Arnold Palmer Cup, and Point O’ Woods Golf and Country Club in Benton Harbor, Michigan, where he was a quarterfinalist in the 2007 Western Amateur.
  • Played basketball in high school.
  • Some of his favorite recent television series were Ozark, Succession, and Yellowstone.