Georgia Tech #ProJackets Golf Report

THE FLATS – Matt Kuchar, who broke a four-year win drought at the Mayakoba Golf Classic in the fall, kicks things off for former Yellow Jackets this weekend at the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawai’i … This and more in the Georgia Tech #ProJackets Golf Report.

The Sentry Tournament of Champions, reserved for PGA Tour winners over the last calendar year, is played at Kapalua Golf Resort on the island of Maui, which seems an appropriate place for the eight-time PGA Tour winner to resume his 2018-19 campaign. Kuchar, No. 7 in FedEx Cup points after missing out on the Tour Championship last season, traveled all over the world in the fall. He served as a vice captain for the United States in the Ryder Cup, and he played in the Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland and the Australian Open and the World Cup of Golf in Australia on top of winning in Mexico.

He did play twice in the U.S., tying for 57th place at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas and partnering with his father, Peter, at the PNC Father-Son Challenge in Orlando. Oddly enough, he was the only former Jacket not in the field for the RSM Classic in his current hometown of Sea Island, Ga.

The Kuchars tied for ninth place at the Father-Son event back in mid-December, while Stewart Cink and his son Connor, former champions of the event, tied for second place, and David Duval and his son Brady finished 14th.

UPCOMING EVENTS

PGA Tour:  Sentry Tournament of Champions • January 3-6, 2019 • Plantation Course at Kapalua • Kapalua, Maui, Hawai’i • Purse: $6,500,000 • FedExCup Points: 500

Web.com Tour:  The Bahamas Great Exuma Classic • January 13-16, 2019 • Sandals Emerald Bay Golf Club • Great Exuma, Bahamas • Purse: $600,000

 

PLAYERLAST WEEKSEASON STATS
 ANDERS ALBERTSON
 Woodstock, Ga.
Turned pro:
2015
Career earnings: 
$332,293
Years at Georgia Tech: 2011-15
High School: Etowah
Status: PGA Tour
  Last Week
did not play
n/a
 2018 Money rank
50
Earnings
$321,013
 ROBERTO CASTRO
 Alpharetta, Ga.
Turned pro:
2007
Career earnings: 
$6,805,978
Years at Georgia Tech: 2003-07
High School: Milton
Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 2018 Money Rank
88
Earnings
$212,593
 STEWART CINK
 Duluth, Ga.
Turned pro:
1995
Career earnings: 
$37,441,778
Years at Georgia Tech: 1991-95
High School: Bradshaw (Florence, Ala.)
Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 2018 FedEx Cup Rank
109
Earnings
$139,265
 DREW CZUCHRY
 Auburn, Ga.
Turned pro:
2015
Career earnings: 
n/a
Years at Georgia Tech: 2010-14
High School: home schooled
Status: G Pro Tour
  Last Week
did not play
n/a
 Money rank
29 (G Pro)
Earnings
$9,832
 DAVID DUVAL
 Denver, Colo.
Turned pro:
1993
Career earnings: 
$19,196,243
Years at Georgia Tech: 1989-93
High School: Jacksonville (Fla.) Episcopal
Status: no status
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 2018 FedEx Cup Rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 J.T. GRIFFIN
 Wilson, N.C.
Turned pro:
2011
Career earnings: 
$31,798
Years at Georgia Tech: 2007-11
High School: Fike
Status: Web.com Tour
  Last Week
T-74
67-69-67-71—274 (-14)
  Money rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 CHESSON HADLEY
 Raleigh, N.C.
Turned pro:
2010
Career earnings: 
$6,950,703
Years at Georgia Tech: 2006-10
High School: North Raleigh Christian Academy
Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 2018 FedEx Cup Rank
17
Earnings
$756,793
 SHUN YAT HAK
 Hong Kong, China
Turned pro:
2013
Career earnings: 
¥251,305
Years at Georgia Tech: 2012-13
High School: Lake Mary (Fla.) Prep
Status: PGA Tour China
  Last Week
did not play
n/a
 2018 Order of Merit
37
Earnings
¥170,385
 PAUL HALEY
 Dallas, Texas
Turned pro:
2011
Career earnings (Web.com): 
$348,201
Years at Georgia Tech: 2007-11
High School: Highland Park
Status: Web.com Tour
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 2018 Money Rank
27 (Adams Pro Tour)
Earnings
$20,101
 MATT KUCHAR
 Sea Island, Ga.
Turned pro:
2000
Career earnings: 
$45,019,237
Years at Georgia Tech: 1997-2000
High School: Seminole (Lake Mary, Fla.)
Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 2018 FedEx Cup Rank
7
Earnings
$1,311,260
 TROY MATTESON
 Austin, Texas
Turned pro:
2003
Career earnings: 
$10,111,266 (PGA+Web)
Years at Georgia Tech: 2000-03
High School: L.C. Anderson
Status: no status
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 2018 FedEx cup Rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 LARRY MIZE
 Columbus, Ga.
Turned pro:
1980
Career earnings: 
$12,683,811 (PGA + Champions)
Years at Georgia Tech: 1975-79
High School: unknown
Status: PGA Tour Champions
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 2018 Schwab Cup Rank
65
Earnings
$209,455
 CHRIS PETEFISH
 Danville, Calif.
Turned pro:
2018
Career earnings: 
$4,180
Years at Georgia Tech: 2014-18
High School: Scottsdale [Ariz.] Christian Academy
Status: Web.com Tour
  Last Week
did not play
n/a
 2018 Money Rank
30 (G Pro)
Earnings
$9,834
 MICHAEL PISCIOTTA
 Alpharetta, Ga.
Turned pro:
2018
Career earnings: 
n/a
Years at Georgia Tech: 2014-18
High School: Alpharetta
Status: G Pro Tour
  Last Week
did not play
n/a
 2018Money Rank
154
Earnings
$700
 SETH REEVES
 Duluth, Ga.
Turned pro:
2014
Career earnings: 
$200,854
Years at Georgia Tech: 2010-14
High School: Peachtree Ridge
Status: PGA Tour
 Last week
did not play
n/a
 2018 Money rank
93
Earnings
$200,854
 OLLIE SCHNIEDERJANS
 Powder Springs, Ga.
Turned pro:
2015
Career earnings: 
$3,507,215
Years at Georgia Tech: 2011-15
High School: Harrison
Status: PGA Tour
  Last Week
did not play
n/a
  2018 FedEx Cup rank
179
Earnings
$39,244
 NICHOLAS THOMPSON
 Coral Springs, Fla.
Turned pro:
2005
Career earnings (PGA + Web.com): 
$6,537,666
Years at Georgia Tech: 2001-05
High School: Stoneman Douglas
Status: Web.com Tour
 Last Week
did not play
n/a
 2018 Money Rank
n/a
Earnings
n/a
 CAMERON TRINGALE
 Laguna Niguel, Calif.
Turned pro:
2009
Career earnings: 
$9,898,427
Years at Georgia Tech: 2005-09
High School: Mission Viejo
Status: PGA Tour
 Last Week
did not play
n/a/td>
 2018 FedEx Cup Rank
172
Earnings
$27,829
 RICHY WERENSKI
 South Hadley, Mass.
Turned pro:
2014
Career earnings: 
$2,593,178
Years at Georgia Tech: 2011-14
High School: Heritage Academy (Hilton Head, S.C.)
Status: PGA Tour
  Last Week
did not play
n/a
  2018 FedEx Cup rank
21
Earnings
$614,848
 VINCENT WHALEY
 Fayetteville, Ga.
Turned pro:
2017
Career earnings: 
$38,025
Years at Georgia Tech: 2013-17
High School: McKinney Boyd
Status: Web.com Tour
  Last Week
did not play
n/a
 Money Rank
4 (Adams)
Earnings
$49,526

 

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