Brent Geiberger

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Brent Geiberger
Personal information
Full name Brent Andrew Geiberger
Born (1968-05-22) May 22, 1968 (age 48)
Santa Barbara, California
Height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Palm Desert, California
Career
College College of the Desert
Pepperdine University
Turned professional 1993
Former tour(s) PGA Tour
Professional wins 2
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 2
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament CUT: 2000
U.S. Open CUT: 1998, 2002
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship T71: 1998

Brent Andrew Geiberger (born May 22, 1968) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour. He is a son of the golfer Al Geiberger.

Geiberger was born in Santa Barbara, California. He attended College of the Desert in Palm Desert, California, winning eight junior college tournaments. He also attended Pepperdine University in Malibu, California and was a member of the golf team. He turned pro in 1993, and initially played on the Nike Tour.

Geiberger has won two PGA Tour events. His first win came in 1999 at the Canon Greater Hartford Open, and his second was at the 2004 Chrysler Classic of Greensboro. He has featured in the top 50 of the Official World Golf Rankings.

In 1998, Geiberger and his father made history when they became the first father-son combination to compete in the PGA Championship. Brother John is coach of the Pepperdine University golf team that won the 1997 NCAA Division I Golf Championship.

Geiberger hit the first shot at the first PGA Tour event played in Mexico, the 2008 OHL Classic at Mayakoba.[1]

Geiberger has not played a PGA Tour event since withdrawing from the 2009 Wyndham Championship.

PGA Tour wins[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runner(s)-up
1 Aug 1, 1999 Canon Greater Hartford Open –18 (66-63-66-67=262) 3 strokes United States Skip Kendall
2 Oct 17, 2004 Chrysler Classic of Greensboro –18 (66-67-71-66=270) 2 strokes United States Michael Allen

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
The Masters DNP DNP CUT DNP DNP
U.S. Open CUT DNP CUT DNP CUT
The Open Championship DNP DNP DNP DNP DNP
PGA Championship T71 CUT CUT DNP DNP

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

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