Ryan Palmer is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. He began his career from his college years and turned proficient after his graduation in 2000. He won 4 PGA Tour till dates. Let’s know more about his through this article.
What is Ryan Palmer famous for?
- An American professional golfer.
- The winner of the 4 PGA Tour.
Where is Ryan Palmer From?
Recalling his early life, Ryan was born in Amarillo, Texas in the year of 1976. Currently, he aged 43 years old. He is American by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity. He was born to the parents; Butch and Gloria Palmer. Information regarding his siblings is yet to be disclosed.
Where did Ryan Palmer go for education?
Concerning his education, Ryan graduated from Amarillo High School in 1995. He played college golf at the University of North Texas and then transferred to Texas A&M University for his final three years, graduated in 2000, and turned professional.
When did Ryan Palmer begin his golf career?
- Moving towards his career, Ryan began his career from his college years. After graduation, he turned professional player.
- In his early professional career, He played on the mini-tours from 2000 to 2002. He played the Nationwide Tour in 2003, winning the Clearwater Classic and finishing 6th on the money list to earn his 2004 PGA Tour card.
- Her first career PGA Tour win came at the 2004 FUNAI Classic at the Walt Disney World Resort, with a three-stroke victory over Briny Baird and Vijay Singh.
- Four years later, he earned his second career win during the PGA Tour Fall Series, at the 2008 Ginn Sur Mer Classic where wet, rainy conditions made the course play tough all week. He won by making a ten-foot putt for birdie on the final hole on Sunday to finish seven under par and win by one stroke over five players.
- He was 143rd on the money list entering the week, but this win secured his playing status on Tour for 2009 and 2010.
- In January 2010, He won his third career PGA Tour title at the Sony Open in Hawaii. A final round 66 secured his victory by one stroke over Robert Allenby.
- He came close to winning a fourth career title at his hometown event the HP Byron Nelson Championship in Texas in May 2011. He entered the final round leading by one stroke, but as the final round progressed in windy conditions he had to hole a birdie putt on the last to enter a playoff with Keegan Bradley.
- On the first playoff hole, the 18th, both players hit their tee shots out to the right amongst the trees. Bradley played his approach to just short of the green whereas he hooked his approach shot into the water. He pitched up close to the hole and made bogey but Bradley was able to win with a pitch and putt par.
- In March 2014, He lost another sudden-death playoff at the Honda Classic, after missing a five-footer for what would have been the winner on the 18th green in regulation play.
- He entered the four-man playoff, having been the only one to shoot an under-par final round. However, in the playoff, after missing the green in two, he could not get up and down, leaving Russell Henley to hole from three feet for the victory. This was his second runner-up finish of the year, after finishing two shots behind Patrick Reed at the Humana Challenge in January 2014.
- He started the 2017-18 season on a Major Medical Extension under the family crisis provision as his wife underwent chemotherapy treatment. He met the terms of his medical extension at the CareerBuilder Challenge, then lost in a sudden-death playoff at the Farmers Insurance Open the following week.
- Trying to end an eight-year winless drought on tour, he, playing in the final group, birdied the 72nd hole to join a playoff with Jason Day and Alexander Norén. However, he was eliminated at the first extra hole, as he could only make par to the other’s birdie on the 18th.
- In April 2019, He won the Zurich Classic with teammate Jon Rahm.
Is Ryan Palmer married?
Reflecting on his personal life, Ryan was a married man. He was married to Jennifer Palmer. Together, the duo produces two kids. Apart from that, hos other information is yet to be disclosed. Presently, the duo lives blissfull life with their kids in Colleyville, Texas.
How much is Ryan Palmer worth?
Being a golf player, Ryan earns a decent amount of money and fame through his profession. Based on some online reports, his net worth is estimated at more than a thousand dollars which is increasing year per year all because of his excellent work performance and best output in the professional phase of working.
How tall is Ryan Palmer?
Observing his body statistics, Ryan stands a height of 5 feet 11 inches with a weight of 79 kg. Similarly, he has a pair of brown eyes and black hair color. His other body information is yet to be disclosed.