Smylie Kaufman

Smylie Kaufman was born in the year 1991. He is a professional golfer of American origins. He plays in PGA Tour. From his biography, Smylie Kaufman was born in the city of Birmingham in Alabama. He went to Vestavia Hills High School. The middle name he uses, it is a tribute to the cousin of his grandmother called Smylie Gebhart. He was a defensive end of Georgia Tech and was named All-American. The grandfather named Alan Kaufman was the head coach for golf team at University of Alabama. He was born with a younger brother called Luckie Kaufman. Smylie Kaufman was playing college golf while at Louisiana State University. He decided to be professional after his graduation.

In his career, Smylie Kaufman played at Tour. He had already missed the cut for first three tournaments. He did finish at T-4 in the two years that followed. He won for the third time at United Leasing Championship. It was the first title he got. He ended that year at sixth position at the money list and he earned his card to enter 2016 PGA Tour season.

In the year 2015, Smylie Kaufman was able to get the first victory while playing under PGA tour. He won at Shriners Hospital for Children Open. He won with a single stroke over other six players. With the final round, he made seven strokes back at 61st round. This included eight birdies with an eagle. He made the first victory and it got him a place to enter into 2016 Masters Tournament and in PGA championship of 2016.

While playing at Masters Tournament in 2016, Smylie Kaufman shot 69 during the third round and it was the best shot of that day. This gave him the chance of playing in last group in the final round together with the defending champion called Jordan Spieth. It was a tough final round and he shot nine over 81 to get T29 placement.

Smylie Kaufman got interested in the golf career when he was at the young age. He started to play as amateur while in high school. He got the title of Alabama Amateur in the year 2011. The win boosted his career and afterwards, he decided to turn professional in the year 2014. It was after graduating.

Smylie Kaufman’s net worth is 2.5 million dollars, however the salary he gets is not revealed yet. When it comes to his personal life, he has a girlfriend called Francie Harris. Besides her girlfriend, she is not in any other affairs since he is more committed to his career. They like to be together, but there is no information of how long they have been together and their meeting. Smylie Kaufman is tall and has 6 feet with 2 inches. He weighs 77kg. He does have blue eyes and brown hair. He is active on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Last Modified: Mar 6, 2020

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