Brandt Snedeker :: Biography
Brandt Snedeker's facts
|Date of Birth||1980-12-08|
|Education at||Vanderbilt University|
|Name on Birth||Brandt Snedeker|
|Height||6 ft 1 inches|
|Place of Birth||Nashville, Tenessee|
Brandt Snedeker whose birth name is Brandt Newell Snedeker was born on December 8, 1980. Brandt is an American sportsman who is renowned professional golfer. He plays on the PGA Tour. He got the victory in 2012 FedEx Cup which was a season ending Tour Championship. This resulted him in putting himself in the top ten of the Official World Golf Ranking. This was the first occurrence for him being in the top ten. He reached number four around the globe after achieving the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. This was in 2013, February. He was born in Nashville, Tennessee and went to Harding Academy, Montogomery Bell Acadeny and later attended to Vanderbilt University. He first got to know about golf when his maternal grandmother handled a golf course in Missouri. Befor going professional in 2004 he first won the U.S Amateur Public Links in 2003.
His professional life started when he was on a Nationwide Tour from 2004 to 2006. He secured 9th position after he achieved victories from the Showdown at Somerby and the Permian Basin Charity Golf Classic. After the victories, it earned him a PGA Tour spot which was about to be held in 2007. During the course of 2007 PGA Tour he shooted 61 which was equivalent to the course record from the first round. He was topping the tournament by three strokes after 36 holes. He at last secured third place. The score of 74 in the third round concluded him in the third position. On june 10 he had a peak start which was Stanford St. Jude Championship. He had a tie for the fifth position in the tournament. During the U.S Open which was organized the following week where he again had a tie for 23rd position. This result put him in the top hundred of the Official World Golf Ranking. It was for the first time he had been ranked in top 100. From 2008 to 2010 he had quite a good game where he finished in the top ten at the Bob Hope Classic which was in 2010. The year 2009, he had an uneven play as he had a rib injury and missed his seven tournaments. He missed his game in the year 2011 as well which was again organised by Bob Hope Classic. But he had two top ten finishes during the Farmers Insurance Open and the Waste Management Phoenix Open. He had many ups and downs in his career life. His latest achievements were in 2013 where he received three top three finishes in the four tournaments he had participated in. he then won the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. These all improvements put him in the 4th rank in the Official World Golf Ranking. He selected to get off from the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship as he got a rib injuy. At the age of 33 he again won the tournament at the RBC Canadian Open, which he had won before.
Brandt Snedeker lives in Nashville along with his wife Mandy. He has also got two children Lily and Austin. They were born in 2011 and 2012 respectively. He is connected with Todd Anderson and is a colleague to each other. Tod Anderson and Brandt Snedeker currently works in Sea Island Golf Club. His game course supports him as he has the height of 6 ft and 1 inches and gaining weight of 84 kgs. His genes also reacted as his brother, Haymes Snedeker won The Big Break X:Michigan. The win allowed his brother to enter the PGA Tour and the Q School as well. Having an American nationality, he has been celebrated in most of the country. His bio and other informations can be found up in wiki and other search sites. The people loving his gameplay can follow him in his twitter acount which he frequently updates.