Rico Hoey

Rico Hoey

(HOH-ee)

Height: 5'10" (1.78 m)
Weight: 205 (92 kg)
Age: 28 (September 19, 1995)
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Residence: Rancho Cucamonga, California
Family: Single

Education: University of Southern California 2017, History
Turned Professional: 2017
City plays from: Rancho Cucamonga, CA, United States


Exempt Status


PGA TOURTop 30 in 2023 Korn Ferry Tour Points List (thru 2024)

Career Victories


Korn Ferry Tour Victories (1):
2023 (1) Visit Knoxville Open.
Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada Victories (1):
2017 (1) Freedom 55 Financial Championship.
Other Victories (1):
2017 Freedom 55 Financial Championship.

Player Statistics


Career Low Round:

63 - 2024 The American Express (Round 1)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#126 : 2023 BMW Championship

Career Largest Paycheck:

$43,206 : 2023 Barracuda Championship (Finished 20)

2022-23 Season Highlights


Finished No. 4 on the 2023 Korn Ferry Tour Points List, earning his first PGA TOUR card (top 30 from Points List) in what was his fourth season on the Korn Ferry Tour and first since the 2020-21 season. Logged seven top-10s in 25 starts, highlighted by a T2 at the AdventHealth Championship and his first career win at the Visit Knoxville Open in back-to-back weeks. Also had back-to-back T3 finishes in April at the astara Chile Classic and Veritex Bank Championship. His four top-three finishes were tied with Ben Silverman for the most on Tour in 2023. In 72 starts on the Korn Ferry Tour prior to the 2023 season, had just four top-10s.

Korn Ferry Tour
Visit Knoxville Open - Followed a T2 finish at the AdventHealth Championship the week prior with his first career Korn Ferry Tour win at the Visit Knoxville Open, where he earned a one-stroke victory over Chase Seiffert and Norman Xiong at Holston Hills Country Club in Knoxville, Tennessee. Made a 15-footer for birdie on the 72nd hole, the 541-yard par-5 18th. The win also marked his fourth top-three finish in a stretch of six starts.

National Team Selections


Palmer Cup : 2014, 2016

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: 6 11 1 1 5 $43,206
2024 4 9 4
2023 1 1 1 $43,206
2020 1 2 1
(A) - Amateur

Personal


  • Aspirations outside of golf including writing a book.
  • Earliest golf memory is watching Tiger Woods at the Farmers Insurance Open.
  • First-tee walk-up song would be "Centuries" by Fall Out Boy.
  • His sisters, Kay and Simone, played college golf at Long Beach State University, where Kay (2004-09) was a two-time All-America Second Team selection, two-time Big West Conference Golfer of the Year, and set a school record with seven individual wins, while Simone (2009-13) won twice and was a two-time All-Big West First Team honoree.