Kevin Kisner

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Kevin Kisner
— Golfer —
Personal information
Born (1984-02-15) February 15, 1984 (age 31)
Aiken, South Carolina
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 165 lb (75 kg; 11.8 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Aiken, South Carolina
Career
College University of Georgia
Turned professional 2006
Current tour(s) PGA Tour
Former tour(s) Web.com Tour
Professional wins 6
Number of wins by tour
Web.com Tour 2
Other 4
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament DNP
U.S. Open T12: 2015
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship DNP

Kevin Kisner (born February 15, 1984) is an American professional golfer.

Kisner was born in Aiken, South Carolina. He played college golf at the University of Georgia and was a member of their 2005 NCAA Division I Championship team along with Chris Kirk, Richard Scott and Brendon Todd. After graduating in 2006, he turned professional.

Kisner played on the mini-tours (NGA Hooters Tour and Tarheel Tour) and from 2007 to 2009, winning three times. He also played in six Nationwide Tour events in 2009. He played the Nationwide Tour full-time in 2010, winning once at the Mylan Classic. He finished the year 11th on the money list and earned his 2011 PGA Tour card.

Kisner failed to earn enough money on the PGA Tour in 2011 to retain his card (181st on money list), but finished T-11 at qualifying school to earn his card for 2012. He again failed to retain his card, finishing 167th on the money list, and missed earning a card in qualifying school by one stroke. He returned to (the now renamed) Web.com Tour in 2013 and won the Chile Classic in March. He finished 13th on the 2013 Web.com Tour regular season money list to earn his 2014 PGA Tour card. His best finish on the PGA Tour has been as runner up twice in 2015, losing both tournaments in sudden-death playoffs. He was defeated at the 2015 RBC Heritage after losing on the second hole of a playoff to Jim Furyk.[1] Kisner would go on to finish tied with Sergio García and Rickie Fowler at the The Players Championship event in May after 72 holes, losing to Fowler on the first hole of sudden death after the two remained tied following a three-hole aggregate playoff.[2]

Professional wins (6)[edit]

PGA Tour playoff record (0-3)

No. Year Tournament Opponents Result
1 2015 RBC Heritage United States Jim Furyk Furyk won with birdie on second extra hole
2 2015 The Players Championship United States Rickie Fowler, Spain Sergio García Fowler won with birdie on first extra hole after three-hole aggregate playoff (Fowler: 11, Kisner: 11, García: 12)
3 2015 Greenbrier Classic Canada David Hearn, New Zealand Danny Lee, United States Robert Streb Lee won with par on second extra hole
Kisner and Streb eliminated with par on first hole

Web.com Tour wins (2)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Winning score Margin of
victory
Runner(s)-up
1 Sep 5, 2010 Mylan Classic −13 (68-68-68-67=271) 1 stroke United States Geoffrey Sisk
2 Mar 10, 2013 Chile Classic −21 (71-67-61-68=267) 1 stroke United States Brice Garnett, United States Edward Loar

Other wins (4)[edit]

Results in major championships[edit]

Tournament 2014 2015
Masters Tournament DNP DNP
U.S. Open CUT T12
The Open Championship DNP
PGA Championship DNP

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

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