|Full name||Bradley Ryan Elder|
March 17, 1975 |
|Height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight||195 lb (88 kg; 13.9 st)|
|College||University of Texas|
|Current tour(s)||Web.com Tour|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships
|U.S. Open||T58: 2015|
|The Open Championship||DNP|
|Achievements and awards|
Elder was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He got his start in golf from his father. Elder attended the University of Texas and was a member of the golf team. He won the Haskins Award for most outstanding collegiate golfer in 1997, his senior year.
Elder turned professional and debuted on the Nike Tour in 1998. He won two events in that venue in 1999, which allowed him to move up to the PGA Tour. He played on the PGA Tour from 2000 to 2003; his best finishes in that period were T2 at the SEI Pennsylvania Classic in 2000 and a solo 3rd at the Southern Farm Bureau Classic in 2002. He rejoined the Nationwide Tour in 2004. In 2007, he finished in the top-25 on the Nationwide Tour's money list, which included a win at the Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open for the second time. This allowed him to regain his PGA Tour card for 2008, but he did not retain the card, and returned to the Nationwide Tour in 2009.
Amateur wins (2)
this list may be incomplete
Professional wins (3)
Nationwide Tour wins (3)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of victory||Runner-up|
|1||Jul 25, 1999||Nike Wichita Open||−20 (66-65-66-71=268)||2 strokes||Mark Wurtz|
|2||Oct 3, 1999||Nike Inland Empire Open||−21 (70-64-67-66=267)||3 strokes||Dick Mast|
|3||Aug 5, 2007||Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open||−19 (65-64-71-65=265)||4 strokes||Fabián Gómez|
Results in major championships
|The Open Championship||DNP||DNP||DNP||DNP||DNP||DNP||DNP||DNP||DNP||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
- "Brad Elder profile". ESPN. Retrieved February 26, 2011.
- "Adams Golf Extends Endorsement Deal With Brad Elder". Golf Business Wire. Retrieved February 26, 2011.
- "Haskins Award Past Recipients". Retrieved February 26, 2011.