Andrew Svoboda (born October 2, 1979) is an American professional golfer.

Andrew Svoboda
Personal information
Born (1979-10-02) October 2, 1979 (age 40)
New Rochelle, New York
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight200 lb (91 kg; 14 st)
Nationality United States
ResidenceLarchmont, New York
Career
CollegeSt. Johns University
Turned professional2004
Current tour(s)Web.com Tour
Former tour(s)PGA Tour
Professional wins8
Number of wins by tour
Korn Ferry Tour3
Other5
Best results in major championships
Masters TournamentDNP
PGA ChampionshipDNP
U.S. OpenT71: 2008
The Open ChampionshipDNP

Svoboda was born in New Rochelle, New York. He played college golf at St. Johns University in New York City. He won 14 college tournaments including the 2001 Big East Conference Championship.[1]

Svoboda played on the Hooters Tour from 2005 to 2009, winning once.[2] In 2009, he finished 49th at Qualifying School[3] to earn a place on the Web.com Tour, where he played from 2010 to 2012.

He earned his 2013 PGA Tour card by finishing 21st on the Web.com Tour money list in 2012.[2] He played on the PGA Tour in 2013, but also played a few events on the Web.com Tour as he struggled on the PGA Tour. He won the 2013 Price Cutter Charity Championship on the Web.com Tour in August.[4] He finished 25th on the 2013 Web.com Tour regular season money list to earn his 2014 PGA Tour card. He then won the second event of the Web.com Tour Finals, the Chiquita Classic.

Svoboda played on the PGA Tour in 2014 (finishing 94th, his best year) and 2015, but returned to the Web.com Tour for 2016.

Svoboda has qualified for the U.S. Open four times with a best finish of T-71 in 2008. His best finish on the PGA Tour is T-2 at the 2014 Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Svoboda barely maintained Web.com Tour privileges for 2016, finishing 75th on the Finals money list.

Amateur winsEdit

Professional wins (8)Edit

Web.com Tour wins (3)Edit

Legend
Web.com Tour Finals event (1)
Other Web.com Tour (2)
No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner-up
1 Aug 11, 2013 Price Cutter Charity Championship −22 (64-72-66-64=266) 3 strokes   Fernando Mechereffe
2 Sep 7, 2013 Chiquita Classic −12 (72-65-69-70=276) Playoff   Will MacKenzie
3 Apr 3, 2016 Brasil Champions −23 (64-65-65-67=261) 1 stroke   Bhavik Patel

Other wins (5)Edit

Results in major championshipsEdit

Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open CUT DNP T71 CUT DNP DNP DNP CUT
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "St. John's Men's Golf - Record Book Since 1993-94" (PDF). Retrieved August 14, 2013.
  2. ^ a b "PGA Tour Media Guide - Andrew Svoboda". PGA Tour. Retrieved August 14, 2013.
  3. ^ http://www.thestate.com/sports/golf/article14362376.html
  4. ^ "Andrew Svoboda takes Price Cutter". ESPN. Associated Press. August 11, 2013. Retrieved August 14, 2013.

External linksEdit