Mackenzie Hughes

Mackenzie Hughes

Height: 6'1" (1.85 m)
Weight: 180 (82 kg)
Age: 32 (November 23, 1990)
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Residence: Charlotte, North Carolina
Family: Wife, Jenna; Kenton, Cohen, Ellie Mae

Education: Kent State University (2012, Business Management)
Special Interests: Being outdoors, playing other sports
Turned Professional: 2013
City plays from: Dundas, Ontario, Canada


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTournament winner (thru 2024-25)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (2):
2017 (1) The RSM Classic. 2023 (1) Sanderson Farms Championship.
Korn Ferry Tour Victories (1):
2016 (1) Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr Pepper.
Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada Victories (1):
2013 (1) Cape Breton Celtic Classic.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

60 - 2020 Travelers Championship (Round 1)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#1 : 2023 Sanderson Farms Championship

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#39 : 2022 Hero World Challenge

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,422,000 : 2023 Sanderson Farms Championship (Finished 1)

2022-23 Season Highlights


PGA TOUR
Sanderson Farms Championship - Defeated Sepp Straka in a playoff to win the Sanderson Farms Championship, earning his second PGA TOUR title and first since the 2016 RSM Classic. Made an 8-foot, 3-inch birdie putt on the second extra hole to defeat Straka. Victory came in his 167th career start on TOUR at the age of 31 years, 10 months, 9 days. Improved to 2-0 in playoffs in his career. Held a share of the second-round lead and improved to 2-0 converting a 36-hole lead/co-lead to victory on TOUR. Marked the second Canadian to win the Sanderson Farms Championship since the event moved to the Country Club of Jackson in 2014 (Nick Taylor/2014). Moved to No. 1 in the FedExCup standings for the first time in his PGA TOUR career. Led the field in Strokes Gained: Tee to Green (2.306 per round).

National Team Selections


Olympic Games : 2020 Eisenhower Trophy : 2012

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 2 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 172 530 2 3 2 17 44 100 72 $12,026,630
2023 7 24 1 1 5 5 2 7 $1,928,533
2022 27 82 1 3 8 16 11 57 $2,276,212
2021 28 90 1 4 7 19 9 67 $1,845,824
2020 22 70 1 1 4 6 12 10 14 $2,079,951
2019 25 76 1 2 6 15 10 98 $1,022,081
2018 28 76 1 3 11 17 160 $518,476
2017 31 104 1 2 9 22 9 36 $2,355,553
2016 1 2 1
2013 2 4 2
2012 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 T50 CUT T24 CUT T18
2021 CUT CUT CUT T6 T9 T44
2020 CNL T58 T44
2018 T57 CUT
2017 T16 CUT CUT T66 T32
2013 CUT
FedExCup Playoffs
FedEx St. Jude Championship Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2022 T46 T58
2021 T27 T52
2020 T13 T10 14
2019 T67
2017 T62 T13 T44

Personal


  • Is the first player in TOUR history to win on PGA TOUR Canada, the Korn Ferry Tour and the PGA TOUR.
  • Got his start in golf at age 7 when his parents brought him along to the driving range instead of hiring a babysitter.
  • Dream as a child was to play in the NHL.
  • Was a standard bearer in Mike Weir's group at the 2004 RBC Canadian Open, shortly after he won the Masters.
  • Favorite pro teams are the Toronto Maple Leafs, Cleveland Cavaliers, Carolina Panthers, and the Toronto Blue Jays.
  • Favorite college team is the Kent State Golden Flashes.
  • Dream foursome would include "Messrs. Hogan, Nicklaus and Woods".
  • Motto is "Success is never owned. It is rented, and the rent is due everyday."
  • Dislikes anything with chocolate in it.