Current Year PGA Tour Highlights
Had a career year with two wins and personal best finishes in the FedExCup (No. 22) and on the money list (No. 19). Made his first appearance in the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola (T26).
Played the final 40 holes without a bogey and capped off a 36-hole marathon final day with rounds of 65-67 to win the Sony Open in Hawaii at 16-under 264, two strokes ahead of Tim Clark and Steve Marino. Following his third-round 5-under 65, had just six minutes to rush to the locker room, grab a quick sandwich and a few sleeves of golf balls before teeing off for the final 18 holes at the Waialae CC. His third-career victory came in his fifth start at the event, with a T20 in 2010 his previous-best showing.
Added his next win just two starts later in playoff fashion at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. After posting rounds of 65-64-68-69—266, posted a birdie-3 on the second playoff hole led to his fourth career victory over Jason Dufner. Collected 500 FedExCup points and moved to the top spot in the standings, 336 points ahead of Jhonattan Vegas. His win became the first of his career in come-from-behind fashion, having entered the final round one stroke behind Tommy Gainey. The win came in his fourth start at the event (1-2011, T14-2010, T48-2009, T9-2008). Donned a “cheesehead” the Sunday of the tournament at the par-3 16th hole in honor of his home state Green Bay Packers playing in the Super Bowl later that day.
Finished T9 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational on the strength of a final-round 69. It was his first top-10 at Bay Hill in seven career starts.
Finished T7 at the Memorial Tournament for his second top 10 (T3 in 2009) in five starts at Muirfield Village GC.
Enjoyed four rounds in the 60s at The Mines Resort and GC in Malaysia to T4 at the CIMB Asia Pacific Classic.
2010: Posted two top-10s in 28 starts. String of three straight years inside the top 50 in the final FedExCup standings was broken when he finished 131st.
Posted T7 at the Quail Hollow Championship on the strength of a final-round 67.
Finished sixth at the Children’s Miracle Network Classic, thanks to four rounds in the 60s. 2009: Won his second PGA TOUR title and finished a career-best 32nd in the FedExCup standings and No. 44 in earnings.
Finished at 13-under 267 to win the Mayakoba Golf Classic at Riviera Maya-Cancun by two strokes over J.J. Henry. Victory on March 1, 2009 came almost two years to the day after his first PGA TOUR victory at The Honda Classic on March 4, 2007. Went ahead for good on the second hole of the final round, then held on through dark clouds and wild winds over the back nine. Shot a final-round 68.
Finished T3 at the Memorial Tournament at 8-under, four strokes behind winner Tiger Woods. Entered the final round tied for the lead with Matt Bettencourt.
36-hole co-leader with Tiger Woods after opening 69-66 at BMW Championship on home course, Cog Hill G&CC. Finished T10 to end his PGA TOUR Playoff run at 32nd in FedExCup standings. 2008: Surpassed $1 million in earnings for the second consecutive season, with a career-high 25 made cuts in 29 starts. Recorded a career-best 12 top-25s, finishing No. 45 in the FedExCup standings.
Four rounds in the 60s (68-66-66-63) led to a season-best runner-up finish to Zach Johnson at the Valero Texas Open. 2007: Earned first career TOUR victory in 111th career start at The Honda Classic at age 32 years, 5 months, 3 days. Defeated Jose Coceres with a birdie-2 on the third playoff hole, the par-3 17th, on Monday morning, as play had been suspended due to darkness after one playoff hole on Sunday evening. Camilo Villegas and Boo Weekley were eliminated on the second playoff hole when they made bogeys. Posted rounds of 72-66-66-71—275 (5-under-par). Second-round 66 included a self-imposed two-stroke penalty as caddie had given advice regarding club selection to a fellow competitor early in the round. Sank a 47-foot par putt on the 16th hole on Sunday and made a 31-footer for par on the first playoff hole to stay alive. Became the 10th first-time winner in tournament history, and the fourth in the last seven years. Recorded the 200th victory on the PGA TOUR by a Nationwide Tour alumnus. Earned 4,500 FedExCup points and $990,000.