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Bryson DeChambeau
Bryson DeChambeau Height: 6 ft, 1 in
Weight: 185 lbs
Birthday: 09/16/1993
College: Southern Methodist University
Turned Pro: 2016
Birthplace: Modesto, California
  • The Physics major has been nicknamed by many, the Mad Scientist. Credits Homer Kelly's book, The Golfing Machine, for many of his swing principles and philosophies. Utilizes an unconventional approach of all of his irons being the same length, 37 1/2 inches, which is the average length of a 7-iron shaft (his favorite club). Has names for all of his clubs, for example his 60-degree wedge is named "The King" after 1960 Masters' champion Arnold Palmer and his 6-iron is named "Juniper" after the sixth hole at Augusta National
  • Wears a Ben Hogan-style cap during tournament rounds on the PGA TOUR and beginning with his professional debut at the RBC Heritage, gives away the hat to a lucky fan following each round
  • Twitter is @b_dechambeau
Web.com Victories
(1) 2016 DAP Championship.
2016 Highlights
  • Season was highlighted by a top-five performance on the PGA TOUR in his professional debut and his maiden professional victory on the Web.com Tour, securing his 2016-17 PGA TOUR card in his first-ever Web.com Tour start
  • Made his professional debut at the 2016 RBC Heritage, finishing T4 and just four strokes behind champion Branden Grace. Carded rounds of 70-69-72-68 at Harbour Town Golf Links en route to his first professional paycheck ($259,600)
  • Prior to his professional debut in Hilton Head, made five amateur starts on the PGA TOUR: 2015 FedEx St. Jude Classic (T45), 2015 U.S. Open (MC), 2015 John Deere Classic (MC), 2016 Arnold Palmer Invitational (T27), 2016 Masters Tournament (T21). Highlighting those events was a final-round 66, while playing alongside Rory McIlroy, to finish T27 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational
  • In addition to those amateur TOUR starts, had four European Tour starts, led by a T18 finish at the 2016 Omega Dubai Desert Classic. Led the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship with a first-round 64, going on to finish T54
  • Closed with a 4-under 67 to finish runner-up by two strokes to 56-year-old Peter Senior at the 2015 Australian Masters in late November. Would have been the first-ever amateur to win that event
  • Finished T15 in his second U.S. Open start
  • Earned a spot in the Web.com Tour Finals via non-member FedExCup Points following 10 starts on the PGA TOUR
  • Won in his Web.com Tour debut at the DAP Championship. In the first event of the Web.com Tour Finals, shot a 6-under 64 in the opening round to get within one shot of Bobby Wyatt's lead. Finished the second round in a five-way tie for the 36-hole lead with four other players at 6-under par, then surged into sole possession of the 54-hole lead with a 2-under 68 in the third round. Led Zack Sucher by one shot entering the final round but struggled early with bogeys on two of his first six holes. Tied the lead with his first birdie of the final round at the par-5 ninth and took a one-shot lead with his second birdie of the day at the par-5 16th. On the par-3 17th, fell into a share of the lead with three others after three-putting for the first time of the week. After hitting his approach into the left rough on the 18th, made a clutch up-and-down to secure a spot in a four-way playoff. Answered Andres Gonzales' 30-foot birdie with a three-foot birdie of his own to force another playoff hole, where he defeated Gonzales with a par for his first professional victory. Locked up his PGA TOUR card for the 2016-17 season with rounds of 64-70-68-71--273 (-7) and the $180,000 first-place check. Became the 15th player in Web.com Tour history to win in their first start on the Web.com Tour.

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