Hayden Buckley

Hayden Buckley

Height: 5'11" (1.8 m)
Weight: 180 (82 kg)
Age: 26 (March 01, 1996)
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee
Residence: Fort Myers, Florida

Education: University of Missouri 2018, Health Science
Special Interests: Music, playing guitar, baseball, Xbox
Turned Professional: 2018
City plays from: Tupelo, MS, United States

Exempt Status

PGA TOURTop 125 in 2021-22 FedExCup Playoffs and Eligibility Points List (thru 2022-23)

Career Victories

Korn Ferry Tour Victories (1):
2020 (1) LECOM Suncoast Classic.
Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada Victories (1):
2019 (1) ATB Financial Classic.

Player Statistics

Career Low Round:

63 - 2022 Shriners Children's Open (Round 4)

Career High FedExCup Rank:

#10 : 2022 Shriners Children's Open

Career High Official World Golf Rank:

#157 : 2022 Sony Open in Hawaii

Career Largest Paycheck:

$280,000 : 2022 Sanderson Farms Championship (Finished 4)

2021-22 Season Highlights

Qualified for the FedExCup Playoffs in his rookie season, finishing No. 104 in the official FedExCup standings. Recorded two top-10s, which came in back-to-back starts in the fall portion of the schedule, and made 17 cuts in 30 starts.

Sanderson Farms Championship - Finished T4 at the Sanderson Farms Championship in his fifth career start on TOUR, recording his first career top-10. Led the field in Par-4 Scoring Average (4.19). U.S. Open - Carded matching 68s in the first two rounds of the U.S. Open and stood T3 after 36 holes before going on to finish T14. Marked his second career start in a major championship.

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: 34 103 2 6 19 15 1 $1,326,766
2023 1 2 1
2022 30 91 2 6 17 13 1 104 $1,303,036
2021 1 2 1
2020 1 4 1 $14,490
2019 1 4 1 $9,240
(A) - Amateur

Top Tournaments

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 T66 T14
FedExCup Playoffs
FedEx St. Jude Championship Dell Technologies Championship BMW Championship TOUR Championship
2022 T61


  • Is interested in the Southeast Asian cultures after visiting the continent during college.
  • His dad played baseball in college, but he says that after sitting on the bench for a year, he ended his baseball career to focus on attending medical school.
  • His college roommate was a country music singer/songwriter who helped him fall in love with playing the guitar. Brings his guitar when he travels and uses it to relax after a long day.
  • Favorite memory off the course was playing a pickup basketball game in front of over 200 kids at a school in China. Very few could speak English, but he says they all wanted autographs and pictures.
  • Loves the Missouri Tigers and was named the Mizzou Male Athlete of the Year in 2018.
  • Was not recruited much out of high school and loves taking advantage of opportunities when available.
  • Earliest golf memory is hitting with plastic clubs in his grandfather's yard. He was swinging left handed and was promptly yelled at to turn around to the right side.
  • Spent two weeks in China teaching kids English and sharing his passion for golf.