In 2007, Chris Kirk turned pro and now plays on the PGA Tour. He was born May 8th, 1985 in Knoxville, Tennessee and now resides in St. Simons Island, Georgia. Kirk attended the University of Georgia where he played collegiate golf. He is 6 ft 3 in, weighs 175 pounds and is ranked 44th. His best finish was second place at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
In 2005, he was a member of the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Golf Championship team alongside Richard Scott and Brendon Todd. In 2007, the same year he turned Pro, he played on the winning team in the Walker Cup. 2010 was a big year for Kirk, he achieved one of his first wins on the Nationwide Tour at the Knoxville News Sentinel Open and the Fort Smith Classic. He took second place on the 2010 Nationwide Tour money list and because of this it earned him his PGA tour card for 2011. While participating in the Shell Houston Open, Kirk tied for second place. Also in 2011, he participated in the PGA Championship where he finished T34.
In 2013, Kirk has so far participated in THE PLAYERS Championship, the Wells Fargo Championship, the RBC Heritage and the Northern Trust Open. He received twenty-second in the SHell Houston Open at the Redstone Golf Course Tournament with a score of -8, sixteenth place at the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard at the Bay Hill Club and Lodge with a score of -3. Chris Kirk came in fifth place at the Sony Open in Hawaii with a score of -16 and second place at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am with a score of -17.
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