Brian Harman

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Brian Harman
Personal information
Born (1987-01-19) January 19, 1987 (age 30)
Savannah, Georgia
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight 155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Sea Island, Georgia
College University of Georgia
Turned professional 2009
Current tour(s) PGA Tour
Professional wins 2
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament CUT: 2015
U.S. Open CUT: 2012, 2015
The Open Championship T26: 2014
PGA Championship T40: 2014

Brian Harman (born January 19, 1987) is an American professional golfer.

In college, Harman was a three-time 2nd Team All-American on the University of Georgia golf team. He won the 2005 NCAA Preview and the 2006 Isleworth Invitational. He also won the yearly award for highest Grade Point Average three times.

In 2003, Harman won the U.S. Junior Amateur.[1] He won the Players Amateur in 2005,[2] and the Porter Cup in 2007, shooting a tournament record 22-under-par 258.[3]

Harman played on the winning 2005 and 2009 Walker Cup and 2007 Palmer Cup teams.

In 2010, Harman played mostly on the EGolf Professional Tour finishing in the top-10 in 11 of his 14 starts. He gained his first pro victory at the Manor Classic where he won by three shots. He also played in three Nationwide Tour events in 2010. His best showing came at the Stadion Athens Classic at UGA where he placed T-18th on his former college course.

Harman was known for a unique situation at the 2012 Players Championship. He was the first alternate when D. A. Points withdrew just minutes before his tee time. Playing partners Carl Pettersson and Robert Garrigus had already teed off and after consulting with the PGA, tournament officials allowed Harman to tee off alone for the first round. Harman eventually got partnered with Ryan Moore and Bud Cauley for round two after Paul Casey withdrew. Harman made the cut and finished T51.

Harman later qualified for his first major, the 2012 U.S. Open. His first PGA Tour win was the 2014 John Deere Classic. In 2015, Harman held the 54 hole lead at the Travelers Championship, but would miss the playoff, won by Bubba Watson, by one stroke and finished in solo third.

On August 30, 2015, at The Barclays at Plainfield Country Club in Edison, New Jersey, Harman became the third player in PGA Tour history to have two aces in the same round.[4]

Harman resides in Sea Island, Georgia with his wife Kelly Van Slyke.

Amateur wins[edit]

Professional wins (2)[edit]

PGA Tour wins (1)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score To par Margin
of victory
1 Jul 13, 2014 John Deere Classic 63-68-65-66=262 −22 1 stroke United States Zach Johnson

Other wins (1)[edit]

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 2012 2013 2014 2015
Masters Tournament DNP DNP DNP CUT
The Open Championship DNP DNP T26 CUT
PGA Championship DNP DNP T40 CUT

LA = Low amateur
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
Yellow background for top-10

U.S. national team appearances[edit]


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