Casey Wittenberg


Casey Wittenberg born November 30, 1984 is an American professional golfer who had a successful amateur career

Wittenberg was born in Memphis, Tennessee He played collegiately at Oklahoma State University He lost to Nick Flanagan in the finals of the 2003 US Amateur

In 2004, he finished 13th at the Masters Tournament, the lowest amateur finish in 41 years He was the only player in the field to improve his score each round Additionally, he registered the lowest Sunday back 9 score 31 of any amateur in Masters history

At the 2004 US Open at Shinnecock Hills, he shot a four round total of 296, which was the second best of any amateur in the tournament that year1

Wittenberg turned professional in 2004 and has played on the PGA Tour, Webcom Tour formerly Nationwide Tour, and mini-tours since In 2012, Wittenberg won his first title on a major golf tour, the Nationwide Tour's Chitimacha Louisiana Open He followed it up three months later with his second win of the season at the Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open, one week after finishing T10 at the US Open

Wittenberg was the leading money winner on the Webcom Tour in 2012, earning him his 2013 PGA Tour card, and was named Webcom Tour Player of the Year In 2013, he made only eight cut in 27 tournaments and finished 150th on the money list and 164th on the FedEx Cup points list, losing his PGA Tour card

Contents

  • 1 Amateur wins 4
  • 2 Professional wins 6
    • 21 Webcom Tour wins 3
    • 22 Other wins 3
  • 3 Results in major championships
  • 4 US national team appearances
  • 5 See also
  • 6 References
  • 7 External links

Amateur wins 4edit

this list may be incomplete

  • 2001 Azalea Invitational
  • 2003 Southern Amateur, Porter Cup, Terra Cotta Invitational

Professional wins 6edit

Webcom Tour wins 3edit

No Date Tournament Winning score Margin of victory Runners-up
1 Mar 25, 2012 Chitimacha Louisiana Open −24 66-66-63-65=260 8 strokes Paul Claxton, Fabián Gómez,
Chris Riley
2 Jun 24, 2012 Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open −18 63-70-67-66=266 2 strokes Jim Herman, Justin Hicks
3 Mar 26, 2017 Chitimacha Louisiana Open 2 −21 65-64-65-69=263 3 strokes Zhang Xinjun

Other wins 3edit

  • 2006 Pearl River Resort Golf Classic NGA Hooters Tour
  • 2007 Kandy Waters Memorial Classic, Flora Bama Lounge Classic both NGA Hooters Tour

Results in major championshipsedit

Tournament 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Masters Tournament T13 LA T33
US Open T36 CUT CUT CUT T10 CUT CUT
The Open Championship
PGA Championship
  Top 10   Did not play

LA = Low amateur
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place

US national team appearancesedit

Amateur

  • Junior Ryder Cup: 2002
  • Walker Cup: 2003

See alsoedit

  • 2008 Nationwide Tour graduates
  • 2012 Webcom Tour graduates

Referencesedit

  1. ^ Callaway Golf Signs Rising Young Star Casey Wittenberg to Endorse Company's Golf Clubs and Golf Balls Archived January 6, 2009, at the Wayback Machine

External linksedit

  • Casey Wittenberg at the PGA Tour official site
  • Casey Wittenberg at the Official World Golf Ranking official site
  • Results and statistics on the NGA Hooters Tour's official site


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