Michael Putnam

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This article is about the golfer. For the classicist, see Michael C. J. Putnam.
Michael Putnam
— Golfer —
Personal information
Full name Michael John Putnam
Born (1983-06-01) June 1, 1983 (age 31)
Tacoma, Washington
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg; 15.4 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Lakewood, Washington
Career
College Pepperdine University
Turned professional 2005
Current tour(s) PGA Tour
Former tour(s) Web.com Tour
Professional wins 3
Number of wins by tour
Web.com Tour 3
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open T45: 2011
The Open Championship CUT: 2007
PGA Championship DNP
Achievements and awards
Web.com Tour
leading money winner
2013
Web.com Tour
Player of the Year
2013

Michael John Putnam (born June 1, 1983) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and the Web.com Tour.

Putnam was born in Tacoma, Washington. He played on the Nationwide Tour in 2006. He had two 2nd place finishes on the Nationwide Tour in 2006 including losing in a playoff at the Rheem Classic. He finished 17th on the money list to earn his PGA Tour card for 2007. He finished 158th on the money list and dropped back to the Nationwide Tour in 2008. He played the Nationwide Tour through 2010 when he finished the year 24th on the money list and earned his 2011 PGA Tour card. Putnam finished 153rd on the PGA Tour money list and lost his Tour card after the 2011 season. In 2013, he finished the Web.com Tour (renamed from Nationwide Tour in 2012) regular season as the leading money winner and regained his PGA Tour card; Putnam was fully exempt as money leader. He was also voted Web.com Tour Player of the Year.[1]

Putnam played the 2013 Web.com Tour season with his older brother, Joel, serving as his caddie. In 2013, a younger brother, Andrew, was also a Tour member who finished 49th on the money list.

Amateur wins (1)[edit]

this list may be incomplete

Professional wins (3)[edit]

Web.com Tour wins (3)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 Sep 12, 2010 Utah Championship −18 (66-66-67-67=266) 3 strokes Venezuela Jhonattan Vegas, New Zealand Bradley Iles
2 May 26, 2013 Mexico Championship −13 (64-72-73-66=275) 2 strokes South Korea Whee Kim, United States Wes Roach, United States Alex Prugh
3 Jun 2, 2013 Mid-Atlantic Championship −7 (71-64-70-68=273) 2 strokes United States Chesson Hadley

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
The Masters DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
U.S. Open CUT DNP T55 DNP DNP DNP T45
The Open Championship DNP DNP CUT DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP

DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.

U.S. national team appearances[edit]

Amateur

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Michael Putnam named 2013 Web.com Tour Player of the Year". PGA Tour. November 9, 2013. Retrieved November 20, 2013. 

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