|— Golfer —|
|Full name||Charley Lindley Hoffman|
December 27, 1976 |
San Diego, California
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st)|
|Residence||Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Spouse||Stacy Vasil(m. 2009)|
|College||University of Nevada, Las Vegas|
|Current tour(s)||PGA Tour|
|Former tour(s)||Nationwide Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships
|Masters Tournament||T9: 2015|
|U.S. Open||T45: 2011, 2013|
|The Open Championship||T35: 2007|
|PGA Championship||T40: 2013|
- 1 Amateur career
- 2 Professional career
- 3 Professional wins (5)
- 4 Results in major championships
- 5 See also
- 6 References
- 7 External links
Hoffman was born in San Diego, California. He won the California State High School Championship in 1994 and 1995, becoming the first two time winner. He qualified three times for the Buick Invitational as an amateur. In college, Hoffman was a member of the 1998 NCAA Championship team at University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He was an honorable mention All-American in the same year. While at UNLV, his team-mates included Chris Riley, Chad Campbell, Bill Lunde and Adam Scott. He graduated in 2000 with a degree in Communications and turned pro that same year.
2000–2005: Nationwide Tour
Hoffman struggled in his first year on the Nationwide Tour in 2000, only making four of 19 cuts. He had a better year in 2001, making 12 of 23 cuts including a top-10 finish. He only played in three events on tour in 2002, making one cut. He also played in three events on the European Tour where he finished tied for 5th at the Madeira Island Open and tied for 12th at the Qatar Masters. Hoffman did not play on tour in 2003 but returned in 2004 and won his first professional event at the Permian Basin Charity Golf Classic. In 2004 Hoffman made 13 of 15 cuts and recorded two top-10 finishes and 10 top-25 finishes. 2005 was Hoffman's breakthrough year on tour, making 18 of 26 cuts while recording a runner up finish, 8 top-10s and 12 top-25s. He earned $212,322 on the year and finished 19th on the money list, earning him his PGA Tour card for 2006. Hoffman also won the 2005 Straight Down Fall Classic with Ed Cuff, Jr.
2006 PGA Tour season
Hoffman made 21 of 29 cuts and recorded five top-10s and 10 top-25s. He finished tied for 46th at the 2006 U.S. Open, his first major. His best finish came at the Frys.com Open where he finished tied for fifth. Hoffmann earned $1,115,193 and finished 82nd on the money list.
2007 PGA Tour season
Hoffman won his first event of the 2007 season at the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic in January. This victory lifted Hoffman into the top 100 of the Official World Golf Rankings. Hoffman won his first PGA tour event by defeating John Rollins after he birdied the first hole in a playoff. The rest of 2007 was mediocre for Hoffman though, on the year he made 18 of 30 cuts and recorded two top-10s and 7 top-25s. He earned $1,689,366 and finished 50th on the money list and the FedEx Cup standings. He finished tied for 35th in his first Open Championship and was cut from his first PGA Championship. He also finished tied for 7th at the Deutsche Bank Players Championship of Europe on the European Tour.
2008 PGA Tour season
Hoffman made 19 of 29 cuts in 2008 and recorded three top-10 finishes and 6 top-25 finishes. His best finish came at the Shell Houston Open where he finished tied for 6th. He had his least successful year on tour, earning $945,702 and finishing 110th on the money list.
2009 PGA Tour season
The following year, Hoffman almost picked up his second win on Tour at the FBR Open in 2009 but he lost in a playoff to Kenny Perry. Hoffman recorded four top-10s and 11 top-25s in the 2009 season and finished a career high 41st on the money list.
2010 PGA Tour season
2011 PGA Tour season
2012 PGA Tour season
2013 PGA Tour season
Hoffman's best 2013 finish was a T3 at the Valero Texas Open.
2014–15 PGA Tour season
Hoffman captured his third career PGA Tour win on November 16, 2014 at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba. He shot rounds of 66-68-67-66 for a 17-under one-shot victory over Shawn Stefani and earned $1.098 million. In January 2015 he was runner-up at the Humana Challenge. In the spring, he finished ninth at the Masters Tournament. In May he finished tenth at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial and was runner-up at the AT&T Byron Nelson, and in July he finished seventh at the RBC Canadian Open.
Professional wins (5)
PGA Tour wins (3)
|FedEx Cup playoff event (1)|
|Other PGA Tour (2)|
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of victory||Runner(s)-up|
|1||Jan 21, 2007||Bob Hope Chrysler Classic||−17 (66-70-68-68-71=343)||Playoff||John Rollins|
|2||Sep 6, 2010||Deutsche Bank Championship||−22 (64-67-69-62=262)||5 strokes|| Jason Day, Luke Donald,
|3||Nov 16, 2014||OHL Classic at Mayakoba||−17 (66-68-67-66=267)||1 stroke||Shawn Stefani|
PGA Tour playoff record (1–1)
|1||2007||Bob Hope Chrysler Classic||John Rollins||Won with birdie on first extra hole|
|2||2009||FBR Open||Kenny Perry||Lost to birdie on third extra hole|
Nationwide Tour wins (1)
|No.||Date||Tournament||Winning score||Margin of victory||Runners-up|
|1||Oct 17, 2004||Permian Basin Charity Golf Classic||−6 (72-67-71-71=282)||Playoff||Jeff Gove, Craig Lile|
Other wins (1)
Results in major championships
|The Open Championship||DNP||T35||DNP||CUT||DNP||CUT||DNP||DNP||T67||CUT|
DNP = Did not play
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
Yellow background for top-10.
|The Open Championship||0||0||0||0||0||0||5||2|
- Most consecutive cuts made – 3 (2013 U.S. Open – 2014 British Open)
- Longest streak of top-10s – 1
- "PGA Tour profile". Retrieved April 27, 2012.
- Week 3 - Paul Casey Wins the Abu Dhabi Championship and Reaches World Number 13, Official World Golf Rankings website, January 22, 2007
- "Charley Hoffman powers through for Deutsche Bank title". BBC Sport. September 6, 2010. Retrieved September 8, 2010.