Hudson Swafford

Hudson Swafford

Height: 6'3" (1.91 m)
Weight: 200 (91 kg)
Age: 34 (September 09, 1987)
Birthplace: Tallahassee, Florida
Residence: St. Simons Island, Georgia
Family: Wife, Katherine; James, Amelia

Education: University of Georgia (2011, Consumer Economics)
Special Interests: Hunting, fishing, University of Georgia football
Turned Professional: 2011
City plays from: Sea Island, GA, United States


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTournament winner (thru 2023-24)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (3):
2017 (1) CareerBuilder Challenge. 2021 (1) Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship (2020). 2022 (1) The American Express.
Korn Ferry Tour Victories (1):
2012 (1) Stadion Classic at UGA.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

62 - 2017 Sony Open in Hawaii (Round 1)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#2 : 2021 Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship (2020)

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#61 : 2022 The American Express

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,368,000 : 2022 The American Express (Finished 1)

2021-22 Season Highlights


PGA TOUR
The American Express - Carded a final-round 64 to win The American Express by two strokes, earning his third career PGA TOUR victory and second at The American Express (2017, 2022). Entered the final round trailing by three strokes and closed with an 8-under 64. Victory came in his 205th PGA TOUR start at the age of 34 years, 4 months, 14 days.

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: 217 663 3 1 1 13 36 123 94 $9,650,377
2022 21 64 1 1 1 11 10 49 $1,714,926
2021 29 82 1 1 3 6 12 17 36 $1,759,907
2020 10 31 1 2 5 5 167 $314,285
2019 20 57 1 1 1 10 10 162 $545,191
2018 22 67 2 15 7 156 $569,391
2017 28 90 1 4 6 19 9 38 $2,246,090
2016 30 104 1 7 22 8 64 $1,027,314
2015 30 95 1 6 18 12 81 $959,391
2014 26 71 1 5 11 15 146 $513,883
2010 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
2022 CUT T30 CUT
2021 CUT CUT
2018 CUT T50
2017 CUT CUT CUT T10
2016 T57
2014 CUT
2010 CUT
FedExCup Playoffs
FedEx St. Jude Championship Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2021 T11 T17
2017 T43 T13 T40
2016 T41 T15 T56
2015 T50 T33

Personal


  • Huge University of Georgia fan, including football, basketball and baseball teams.
  • Always marks his ball with a half-dollar.
  • Favorite professional sports teams are the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta Braves, or following former UGA quarterback Matthew Stafford in his NFL career.
  • Became a supporter of breast cancer research after his mother had the disease.
  • Supports The First Tee where his wife Katherine is on the board of his local chapter.
  • He and Katherine take a big trip each December.