Keith Mitchell

Keith Mitchell

Height: 6'1" (1.85 m)
Weight: 185 (84 kg)
Age: 29 (January 07, 1992)
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee
Residence: St. Simons Island, Georgia
Family: Single

Education: University of Georgia (2014, Business and Real Estate)
Special Interests: Fly fishing for bonefish at Blackfly Lodge in the Bahamas; finding the best restaurants at every PGA TOUR stop, including Galatoire's in New Orleans.
Turned Professional: 2014
City plays from: Sea Island, GA, United States


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTournament winner (thru 2021-22)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (1):
2019 (1) The Honda Classic.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

62 - 2021 Sony Open in Hawaii (Round 2)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#12 : 2019 Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#55 : 2019 PGA Championship

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,224,000 : 2019 The Honda Classic (Finished 1)

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: 105 332 1 1 2 12 23 66 39 $6,743,748
2021 28 84 1 4 6 16 12 65 $1,665,249
2020 21 64 1 4 11 10 112 $886,979
2019 26 83 1 3 6 17 9 50 $2,405,360
2018 29 97 1 1 4 6 21 8 67 $1,641,260
2017 1 4 1 1 $144,900
(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
2021 CUT CUT
2020 CNL T43
2019 T47 T43 CUT CUT CUT T40 39
2018 T77
FedExCup Playoffs
FedEx St. Jude Championship Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2021 T8 T57
2020 T61
2019 T64 T52
2018 CUT 20 T45

Personal


  • Graduated from the University of Georgia in 2014 with a degree in Business and Real Estate. Earned All-America honors in 2012.
  • Attended The Baylor School in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Fellow graduates of the school include Harris English, Stephan Jaeger and Luke List, as well as Brooke Pancake, who joined the LPGA in 2013.
  • Very proud of his career path to the PGA TOUR and the work required to achieve his goals. Played on PGA TOUR Latinoamerica in 2015, collecting five top-10s, and played on the Korn Ferry Tour before earning his TOUR card for the 2017-18 season.
  • Father, Jerry, is a doctor in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and a member at The Honors Course. Mother, Cynthia, plans girls trips to his tournaments with her best friends, who have all known him his entire life. The members of the group, who call themselves the "Auntorage," travel to tournaments every few months and wear matching hats. Sister, Brindley, attended the University of St. Andrews in Scotland from 2009 to 2013.
  • Met his caddie, Pete Persolja, while Pete was a caddie at The Honors Course. Growing up, hired Persolja for club events and U.S. Amateur qualifiers before reconnecting with him full-time in 2016. Persolja, known as "Crunchy Pete," is well-known around TOUR for his quirkiness and positive attitude.
  • Bought a 1977 Jeep Cherokee Chief and has been gradually restoring it while at home in St. Simons Island, with the help of fellow TOUR professional Michael Thompson.
  • Knows Peyton Manning and first met him at age 4. Partnered with Manning and Andy Roddick, among others, on Sweetens Cove, an award-winning nine-hole public golf course outside of his hometown of Chattanooga.