|Full name||Brian Hatfield Henninger|
October 19, 1962 |
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight||150 lb (68 kg; 11 st)|
|College||University of Southern California|
|Current tour(s)||Champions Tour|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships
|Masters Tournament||T10: 1995|
|U.S. Open||T66: 2003|
|The Open Championship||DNP|
|PGA Championship||T46: 2000|
Brian Hatfield Henninger (born October 19, 1962) is an American professional golfer who played on the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour. He has won two tournaments on the PGA Tour and three on the Nationwide Tour.
Henninger was born in Sacramento, California. He attended the University of Southern California and walked on to the golf team there. He turned pro in 1987, playing on the developmental Golden State Golf Tour. After winning three tournaments on the Nationwide Tour in 1992, he joined the PGA Tour in 1993. Henninger's first PGA tournament win came in a playoff at the 1994 Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic in Madison, Mississippi, which was shortened by rain to only 36 holes (this win predated current PGA Tour rules which require 54 holes to be played for a tournament to be considered "official"). His only other PGA Tour win came in the same tournament (renamed as the Southern Farm Bureau Classic) in 1999 when he won by three strokes in another rain-shortened affair. Henninger's best result in a major championship was in the 1995 Masters Tournament, in which he shared the lead after 54 holes but closed with a disappointing 76, leaving him in a tie for 10th place.
Henninger's results in the early 2000s were disappointing, and he lost his PGA Tour card after the 2002 season. He spent the majority of the remaining decade on the Nationwide Tour, playing in PGA Tour events whenever possible as an alternate, through exemptions, or past champion status. After turning 50, Henninger joined the Champions Tour.
this list may be incomplete
Professional wins (6)
PGA Tour wins (2)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of victory||Runner-up|
|1||Jul 17, 1994||Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic||–9 (67-68=135)||Playoff||Mike Sullivan|
|2||Oct 31, 1999||Southern Farm Bureau Classic||–14 (67-66-69=202)||3 strokes||Chris DiMarco|
PGA Tour playoff record (1–0)
|1||1994||Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic||Mike Sullivan||Won with birdie on first extra hole|
Nationwide Tour wins (3)
Other wins (1)
Results in major championships
Note: Henninger never played in The Open Championship.
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.
- "Brian Henninger – Profile". PGA Tour. Retrieved November 8, 2016.
- Golden State Golf Tour website Archived July 7, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.
- Golf Today recap
- The Masters website Archived April 8, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.
- "Golfer fights to reignite his career" Archived March 14, 2006, at the Wayback Machine., Jason Vondersmith, Portland Tribune, March 18, 2005
- George Fox University press release, March 10, 2006