Andrew Putnam

Andrew David Putnam (born January 25, 1989) is an American professional golfer on the PGA Tour.

Andrew Putnam
Personal information
Full nameAndrew David Putnam
Born (1989-01-25) January 25, 1989 (age 31)
Tacoma, Washington
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)
Nationality United States
Career
CollegePepperdine University
Turned professional2011
Current tour(s)PGA Tour
Former tour(s)Web.com Tour
Professional wins3
Highest ranking43 (August 18, 2019)[1]
(as of March 15, 2020)
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour1
Korn Ferry Tour2
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
PGA ChampionshipT59: 2018
U.S. OpenT43: 2019
The Open ChampionshipT32: 2019

Early yearsEdit

Born and raised in Tacoma, Washington, Putnam graduated high school in 2007 from Life Christian Academy. His older brother Michael has also played on the PGA Tour.

Putnam played college golf in southern California at Pepperdine University in Malibu from 2007 to 2011. He won two tournaments and was a three time All-American.[2]

CareerEdit

2011–2017Edit

Putnam turned professional in 2011, and he played on the eGolf Professional Tour in 2012.[3] He first played on the Web.com Tour in 2013 and was 49th on the money list, not enough to earning a PGA Tour card. Putnam won for the first time as a professional in April 2014 at the WNB Golf Classic on the Web.com Tour.[4] He made his PGA Tour debut at the Shell Houston Open in 2014, where he played in the same tournament as Michael, but missed the cut. Putnam finished eighth in the Web.com Tour Finals that year to earn his PGA Tour card for the 2014–15 season.[5]

In the 2014-15 PGA Tour Season Putnam missed the cut in 13 out of 23 events. He finished 192nd in the season-long FedEx Cup and lost his tour card, returning to the Web.com Tour for the 2016 season.[6]

In the 2016 Web.com Tour season he finished 41st on the money list and won $125,981, this was not enough to earn a PGA Tour card. In the 2017 Web.com Tour Putnam won $266,296 and finished 8th in the regular season. He also won the Panama Claro Championship in February 2017. He regained his PGA Tour card for the 2017-18 PGA Tour Season.[7]

2017–18 PGA Tour seasonEdit

Putnam gained his first PGA Tour win in August 2018 at the Barracuda Championship, an alternate event near Reno, Nevada. He finished the 2017-18 PGA Tour Season with 5 Top 10s and earned $2,387,382. He finished 35th in the season-long FedEx Cup.

2018–19 PGA Tour seasonEdit

On October 28, 2018, Putnam tied for 4th in the WGC-HSBC Champions tournament in China, earning $393,000.[8]

Amateur winsEdit

Professional wins (3)Edit

PGA Tour wins (1)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 Aug 5, 2018 Barracuda Championship 47 pts (6-17-15-9=47) 4 points   Chad Campbell

Web.com Tour wins (2)Edit

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 Apr 26, 2014 WNB Golf Classic −20 (66-66-64=196) 7 strokes   Richard S. Johnson,   Rod Pampling
2 Feb 19, 2017 Panama Claro Championship −13 (64-68-67-68=267) Playoff   Chris Baker

Web.com Tour playoff record (1–0)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 2017 Panama Claro Championship   Chris Baker Won with birdie on first extra hole

Results in major championshipsEdit

Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Masters Tournament
U.S. Open CUT
The Open Championship
PGA Championship T59
Tournament 2019
Masters Tournament
PGA Championship T78
U.S. Open T43
The Open Championship T32
  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place

Results in The Players ChampionshipEdit

Tournament 2019
The Players Championship CUT

CUT = missed the halfway cut

Results in World Golf ChampionshipsEdit

Tournament 2018 2019
Championship
Match Play T40
Invitational T24
Champions T4 T36
  Top 10
  Did not play

"T" = Tied

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Week 33 2019 Ending 18 Aug 2019" (pdf). OWGR. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  2. ^ "Pepperdine Golf: Records Book: 2013–14 Men's Golf" (PDF). pp. 6, 12, 29. Retrieved April 29, 2014.
  3. ^ "Andrew Putnam profile". PGA Tour. Retrieved April 29, 2014.
  4. ^ "Andrew Putnam wins on Web.com". ESPN. Associated Press. April 27, 2014.
  5. ^ Andrew Putnam at the PGA Tour official site
  6. ^ Andrew Putnam at the PGA Tour official site
  7. ^ Andrew Putnam at the PGA Tour official site
  8. ^ "2018 WGC-HSBC Championship Winner's Purse and Payout". Golfnewsnet.com. 28 October 2018. Retrieved 28 October 2018.

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