Max Homa

Max Homa

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Height: 6'1" (1.85 m)
Weight: 180 (82 kg)
Age: 30 (November 19, 1990)
Birthplace: Burbank, California
Residence: Valencia, California
Family: Wife, Lacey

Education: University of California-Berkeley (2013, Consumer Behavior)
Special Interests: Going to the gym, basketball
Turned Professional: 2013
City plays from: Valencia, CA, United States


Exempt Status


PGA TOURWinner, The Genesis Invitational (thru 2023-24)

Career Victories


PGA TOUR Victories (2):
2019 (1) Wells Fargo Championship. 2021 (1) The Genesis Invitational.
Korn Ferry Tour Victories (2):
2014 (1) BMW Charity Pro-Am Presented by SYNNEX Corporation. 2016 (1) Rust-Oleum Championship.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

63 - 2020 The American Express (Round 3)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#9 : 2021 Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#37 : 2021 Valero Texas Open

Career Largest Paycheck:

$1,674,000 : 2021 The Genesis Invitational (Finished 1)

2020-21 Season Highlights


PGA TOUR
The American Express - Held a share of the lead after the third round of The American Express before finishing T21. Marked his second career 54-hole lead/co-lead on TOUR and first since winning the 2019 Wells Fargo Championship. The Genesis Invitational - Defeated Tony Finau in a playoff to win The Genesis Invitational, earning his second PGA TOUR title and first since the 2019 Wells Fargo Championship. Victory came in his 110th career start at the age of 30 years, 3 months, 2 days. Missed a 3-foot, 4-inch birdie putt at the 72nd hole before advancing to the playoff. Was the only player in the field to record four under-par scores. Co-led the field in Par-5 Scoring Average (4.08).

National Team Selections


Walker Cup : 2013

Career Records


PGA TOUR (Playoff Record: 1 - 0)
Season Events Rounds 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Cuts Made Cuts Missed WD FedExCup Rank Earnings
Total: 114 336 2 1 11 20 59 55 $6,775,375
2021 15 48 1 3 8 11 4 14 $2,664,442
2020 21 70 1 4 7 14 7 70 $1,453,056
2019 25 80 1 2 3 16 9 60 $2,063,606
2017 17 37 2 15 244 $18,008
2015 27 74 1 1 12 15 163 $380,339
2014 8 25 1 1 4 4 $195,924
2013 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
2021 CUT CUT CUT T18 T22
2020 CNL CUT T52
2019 T64 T61
2013 CUT
FedExCup Playoffs
THE NORTHERN TRUST Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2020 CUT T59
2019 T38 T61

Personal


  • Is a 2009 graduate of Valencia (Calif.) High School.
  • Earliest golf memory is Tiger Woods winning the 1997 Masters.
  • Favorite course played is The National GL of America, host of the 2013 Walker Cup. Favorite TV shows are "The Office" and "Friends." Favorite movies are the Harry Potter series. Favorite city is San Diego. Favorite quote is "Winners never quit, quitters never win."
  • Carries two coins with him as a good luck charm. One is from 1991, the birth year of his wife, Lacey, and one from 2018, the year he got Scotty, his yellow lab.
  • Watches all sports (mostly professional) and is a big fan of the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Dodgers. Legendary Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda made a promise to him in 2017 that he would call him when he won his first PGA TOUR event, and did so following the 2019 Wells Fargo Championship.
  • Met his caddie, Joe Greiner, when he was six years old playing golf in Valencia, California.
  • Knows more about reality television than he cares to admit due to watching so much with his wife, Lacey.