Aaron Watkins (golfer)

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Aaron Watkins
— Golfer —
Personal information
Born (1982-07-24) July 24, 1982 (age 31)
Winter Park, Florida
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Mesa, Arizona
Career
College Kansas State University
Turned professional 2004
Current tour(s) PGA Tour
Former tour(s) Web.com Tour
Professional wins 2
Best results in Major Championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open T15: 2012
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship DNP

Aaron Watkins (born July 24, 1982) is an American professional golfer who plays on the Nationwide Tour.

Watkins was born in Winter Park, Florida. He played college golf at Kansas State University,[1] before turning professional in 2004.

Watkins spent two years playing on the Gateway Tour where he recorded one win. He has since played on the Nationwide Tour in 2007 and 2010–12. His best finish was a playoff loss to Steve Pate at the 2010 Pacific Rubiales Bogota Open.

In 2009, Watkins played on the PGA Tour having come through all three rounds of qualifying school. His best finish was tie for 7th at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, but made only six cuts and lost his card at the end of the year.[2]

Watkins qualified for the 2012 U. S. Open and finished in a tie for 15th.[3]

In 2011 Watkins' wife Jessica gave birth to a daughter, Ady.[4]

Professional wins (2)[edit]

  • 2004 Southern Arizona Open
  • 2006 Desert Series (Gateway Tour)

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 2012
The Masters DNP
U.S. Open T15
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship DNP

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former Wildcats On Tour". Retrieved June 20, 2012. 
  2. ^ "PGA Tour Media Guide". Retrieved July 18, 2012. 
  3. ^ Boivin, Paola (June 18, 2012). "Mesa's Aaron Watkins ride U.S. Open high". The Arizona Republic. Retrieved June 20, 2012. 
  4. ^ "SE: A Father's Day Week to Remember". Retrieved July 18, 2012. 

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