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Official World Golf Ranking: 983
Born: Tue,Dec 14,1971 - Fort Worth, Texas
Age: 52y 6m 8d, Nationality: USA
Height: 5' 10, Weight: 165lbs
Home: Windermere, Fla.
College: Florida
Turned Pro: 1994, Joined PGA Tour: 1999, Joined Champions Tour: 2022
Notes: An only child, Gay is the son of a U.S. Army officer and grew up learning the game at Fort Rucker GC in Alabama. He spent much of his early teenage years playing with his father and other military retirees. Member of the 1993 U.S. Walker Cup Team. Medalist at the 1993 U.S. Amateur Championship. Two-time All-American selection and a three-time All-SEC selection while playing at the University of Florida. Won SEC Championship twice. He led Florida to NCAA Championship in 1993 a...

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Brian Gay

An only child, Gay is the son of a U.S. Army officer and grew up learning the game at Fort Rucker GC in Alabama. He spent much of his early teenage years playing with his father and other military retirees. Member of the 1993 U.S. Walker Cup Team. Medalist at the 1993 U.S. Amateur Championship. Two-time All-American selection and a three-time All-SEC selection while playing at the University of Florida. Won SEC Championship twice. He led Florida to NCAA Championship in 1993 along with PGA Tour member Chris Couch. After turning professional in 1994, he played in 40 mini-tour tournaments the next year and won nine times, including victories on the Emerald Coast Golf Tour, Gulf Coast Tour, Gary Player Tour, and Tommy Armour Tour.
Member of the Web.com Tour in 1998, played in 23 events with one top-10 but earned status on PGA Tour for the 1999 season with a T-31st finish at Q-School in Palm Springs.
After winning the 2008 Mayakoba Golf Classic, he was a multiple winner in 2009, capturing titles at the Verizon Heritage and the St. Jude Classic. His victory at the St. Jude Classic came the week before that year's U.S. Open, and he secured his championship spot. He played in all four FedEx Cup playoff events and finished 21st.
In 2010 he started his year with five straight top-25 finishes, capping it off with a T9th at WGC-Accenture Match Play. Was runner-up in HP Byron Nelson, finished the season No. 54 in the FedExCup standings, with two top-ten finishes and 10 top-25s after making 21 cuts. Won Mayakoba Golf Classic Champions Charity Skins Challenge in November, an event featuring all past Mayakoba champions. He donated his winnings to charity.
In 2011, he had another consistent year with three top-10s and nine top-25s, finishing 82nd in FedEx Cup standings and money list. Best finish was a pair of fifth-place finishes at the Humana and Mayakoba Classic.
In 2012, he started the year with T-6th at Sony Open. His best finish was T4th at Valero Texas Open. He finished the year with three top-10s and four top-20s and was 109th on FedEx Cup standings and 103rd on the money list.
2013 Notes: Defeated Charles Howell III on the second extra hole of a playoff with a birdie-3 to win the Humana Challenge (David Lingmerth was eliminated on the first playoff hole). He began the final round six strokes off the lead, but a final round 63 helped force a playoff which he won. Played in 24 events making 16 cuts and finishing 57th in the FedExCup standings.
2014 Notes: He played in 25 events and made 15 cuts. He had one top-10 finish, T-4th at the McGladrey Classic. He finished 140th in the FedExCup standings, missing the FedExCup Playoffs for the first time.
2015 Notes: Sat out the entire season with a back injury and thumb surgery.
2016 Notes: Coming back from injury, it took him a bit to get back into the groove. He played in 13 events, making four cuts. He had his best finish at the FedEx St. Jude Classic, finishing 6th, which earned him a spot in the Open Championship. He was 189th in the FedEx Cup race.
2017 Notes: Had 14 available events to earn 309 FedExCup points or $461,851 to remain exempt for the remainder of the season. He achieved the goal with a T-6th finish at the RBC Heritage. He had another T-6th the following week at the Valero Texas Open. For the year played in 25 PGA Tour events making 16 cuts. His best finish was T-3rd at the Barbasol Championship. Made it to the FedExCup Playoffs for the 8th time and first since 2013. He missed the cut at the Northern Trust to finish 112th in the FedExCup.
2018 Notes: He played in 30 PGA Tour events, making 22 cuts and six top-ten finishes. He was 59th in the FedExCup standings. He was 3rd at the RSM Classic, five shots back of winner Austin Cook. The following week, he was T-9th at the Waste Management Phoenix Open and T-8th at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-am. He was also T-8th at the Quicken Loans National and 6th at the Barbasol Championship. He was T-6th at the Wyndham Championship.
2019 Notes: Played in 28 PGA Tour events finishing twice in the top-ten and was 119th in the FedExCup standings. T-7th at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. He was T-3rd at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans with partner Rory Sabbatini. Missed the cut in his only FedExCup playoff start at the Northern Trust.
2020 Notes: He played in 23 PGA Tour events, finishing twice in the top ten and finishing 115th in the FedExCup standings. He was T-7th at the Shriners Hospitals and T-3rd at the Bermuda Championship, six shots back of winner Brendon Todd. He missed the cut in his only FedExCup playoff start at the Northern Trust.
2021 Notes: Played in 27 PGA Tour events, making nine cuts with one top-ten finish. Was 95th on the FedExCup rankings. He won the Bermuda Championship in a playoff over Wyndham Clark, earning his fifth PGA Tour title and first since the 2013 American Express. He made a birdie at the 72nd hole to get into the playoff and made a 15-foot birdie putt to win on the first extra hole. At age 48 years, 322 days, he became the oldest winner on the PGA Tour since Davis Love III at the 2015 Wyndham Championship. His next best finish was T-29th at the Sentry Tournament of Champions.
2022 Notes: Played in 16 PGA Tour Champions events with six top-ten finishes. Was 30th in the Schwab rankings and 35th on the money list with earnings of $647,953. He turned 50 at the end of 2021, in his PGA Tour Champions debut at the Chubb Classic, was 4th, six shots back of winner Bernhard Langer. He was T-7th at the ClubCorp Classic, four shots back of the Scott Parel/Steven Alker/Gene Sauers playoff. Was T-8th at the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship. He was T-5th at the Pure Insurance Championship, two shots back of winner Steve Flesch. Finished T-6th at the Dominion Energy Charity, three shots back of winner Steven Alker. In the season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship was 10th. On the PGA Tour, he played in 18 events, best finish T-12th in his defense of his Bermuda Championship.
2023 Notes: He played in 16 PGA Tour Champions events, finishing two in the top ten. He was 48th in the Schwab rankings and 50th on the money list, earning $411,359. He was 10th at the Pure Insurance Championship and T-5th at the SAS Championship. He played in 15 PGA Tour events, making five cuts. His best finish was T-11th at the Butterfield Bermuda Championship.
2024 Notes: He posted a pair of 69s to finish T-10th at the weather-shortened 36-hole Chubb Classic. At the Trophy Hassan II, he finished the tournament T-5th, five shots back of the winner, Ricardo Gonzalez. He was T-7th at the Cologuard Classic. He closed with a 67 at The Galleri Classic, birdieing three of his last four holes to finish 8th.

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Career at a Glance: Starts: 742, Cuts Made: 446 (60%), Top Tens: 65 (9%) , Rounds: 2301, Scoring Avg: 70.77, Career Earnings: $26,028,891 - Best Finish: 1st (5 times)
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