|Full name||Christopher Lee Tidland|
September 28, 1972 |
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)|
|College||Oklahoma State University|
|Current tour(s)||Web.com Tour|
|Former tour(s)||PGA Tour, Canadian Tour|
|Number of wins by tour|
|Best results in major championships
|U.S. Open||T51: 1999|
|The Open Championship||CUT: 2011|
Tidland was born in Torrance, California. He attended Oklahoma State University, and graduated in 1995 with a management degree. He led his team to the 1995 NCAA Division I Men's Championship and finished second in the individual tournament.
Tidland turned professional after graduating. He played on the Nationwide Tour in 1996, 1999, 2002–06, and 2008-09 where he won two events - the 2008 Albertsons Boise Open and the 2009 Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open.
Tidland played on the PGA Tour in 2001 and 2007 with his best finish a T-6 at the 2007 AT&T Classic. He was unable to finish high enough on the money list to retain his Tour card either year. In 2009, he finished 6th on the Nationwide Tour money list to earn his 2010 PGA Tour card. Tidland finished 148th on the Tour, retaining conditional status for 2011.
In 2011, Tidland qualified for the British Open. In 2011, he made his 13th appearance at Q School, three less than the record of 16 set by Jeff Hart. He failed to earn his card and will return to the Nationwide Tour in 2012.
Professional wins (3)
Nationwide Tour wins (2)
Canadian Tour wins (1)
- 1998 Bayer Championship
- 2000 PGA Tour Qualifying School graduates
- 2006 PGA Tour Qualifying School graduates
- 2009 Nationwide Tour graduates