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Stewart Cink |

Team: PGA Golfer
Age / DOB:  (42) / 5/21/1973
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 205
College: Georgia Tech

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Stewart Cink sunk seven birdies en route to a 5-under-par 33-34=67 at Sea Island Resort's Plantation Course in today's opening round of The RSM Classic.
Despite co-leading the field in birdies, he checked up one strokes in arrears of the clubhouse tri-leaders. Cink landed only 12 greens in regulation, too, so he squeezed quite a bit of goodness from his singular opportunity on the new co-host course. He draws Seaside for the remainder. In 12 career competitive rounds over there, he's shot as low as 63 and as high as 75. While that's just golf for ya, it's pretty much a microcosm of his last few season on the PGA TOUR. Nov 19 - 2:28 PM

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Stewart Cink settled for a 2-under-par 33-37=70 in today's third round of the CIMB Classic.

He looked so good en route to the bogey-free 64 on Friday, and he was flawless today through 11 holes with an eagle-3 (at No. 5), one birdie and nine pars, but the wheels flew off at the par-4 12th where he squared a 6. He compounded matters with a bogey-4 at the 14th hole, but rallied for two birdies the rest of the way, including a walk-off 4 at the last. At 14-under 202, Cink is just inside the top 10 on the leaderboard and five swings adrift of the 54-hole clubhouse lead, but he'll rue the substandard effort after manufacturing 13 scoring opportunities.
Oct 31 - 2:59 AM

Stewart Cink laced Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club for a bogey-free, 8-under-par 33-31=64 in the second round of the CIMB Classic.

The 42-year-old still has it. He picked off eight birdies, including four in a row beginning at the par-4 14th hole before signing for his lowest aggregate since a third-round 63 at Seaside just over 12 months ago. Cink scrambled all four times today to keep his card clean. He's 12-under 132 at the break, just two swings back of the 36-hole clubhouse lead. He has only one top 10 in his last 54 PGA TOUR starts, so he'll embrace the challenge if the butterflies begin to stir on the weekend.
Oct 30 - 1:13 AM

Stewart Cink opens his 20th PGA TOUR season with his second consecutive appearance at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

Cink has played the Las Vegas stop sporadically since 1996 making 10 prior appearances, including eight consecutive between 1996-2003. He didn't play the tournament between 2004 and 2011, returning to T36 in 2012 and a disappointing T33 in last year's edition where he co-lead after a first-round 64 (75-66-70). The 42-year-old mustered one top 10 last season (T5, RBC Canadian Open) on 23 events and bowed out at No. 102 in the FedExCup standings after a T39 at The Barclays. He's since made two starts on the European Tour and made both cuts, including a T9 three weeks ago at the Alfred Dunhill Links.
Oct 21 - 1:43 PM

Stewart Cink carded a 3-under-par 31-36=67 in today's opening round of The Barclays, coming to rest two shots off the clubhouse lead.

Cink was straight scuffling until wrangling a T5 at the RBC Canadian Open. That essentially solidified a spot at Plainfield today where he opens the Playoffs ranked 116th in points. He hit 12 greens and traded five birdies with two bogeys. His par breakers included rolls from 29'3", 25 feet and 15'10" at Nos. 1, 6 and 12 respectively.
Aug 27 - 3:19 PM

Stewart Cink makes his eighth appearance at The Barclays as part of the FedExCup Playoffs and enters the tournament 116th in the FEC standings.

Cink is 6-for-7 at The Barclays with his only missed cut coming in the 2012 edition at Bethpage State Park. Of his six cashes, three have gone for top 25s, including a T15 at Ridgewood CC in 2014. He has not advanced to the season-ending TOUR Championship since 2009 and hasn't made it past the second round (Deutsche Bank) since 2010. The 42-year-old ranks third on TOUR in greens in regulation but 100th in the all-around and 86th in scoring average. His season best is a T5 at the RBC Canadian Open, his only top-10 finish on 22 starts and his first top 10 on TOUR since 2013 (5th, AT&T National). The RBC finish was timely however, as it bumped him from 125th in FEC points to 103rd and secured his card for 2015-16. He was in the last season of his five-year exemption for winning the 2009 Open Championship.
Aug 26 - 10:16 AM

Stewart Cink fired a bogey-free, 6-under-par 31-35=66 in the final round of the RBC Canadian Open to join Tom Hoge as early 72-hole clubhouse leaders at 13-under 275.

Cink began the finale at 7-under (T26) and eight swings back. On his round, he split nine (of 14) fairways and hit 13 greens in regulation, converting six for birdie. The 42-year-old's set included a pair of two-putt birdies at the par-5 second and 18th respectively, with a long of 18'4" coming at the par-4 ninth. Cink entered the week 125th in the FedExCup standings, so a high finish was just what the doctor ordered to reduce his stress level. After opening in 68-73, he played the weekend in 10-under (68-66) and currently sits T3 on the live leaderboard, up 23 spots on the day. Cink's last top 10 on TOUR came in June, 2013 (5th, AT&T National). His season-best (19 starts) is a pair of T20s, including at last week's Open Championship. Cink has six prior starts at the Canadian Open with a personal-best T4 in 2004, also at Glen Abbey GC.
Jul 26 - 3:45 PM

Stewart Cink prepares for his seventh playing of the John Deere Classic at enters the week slotted 127th in the FedExCup standings.

Cink is 3-for-6 at the JDC with one top 10 coming in the way of a T8 back in 2004. He finished T52 in last year's edition on rounds of 69-66-74-68. Cink missed the cut in 2011 and 2012 and didn't play in 2006-10 (T29 in 2005). The 42-year-old has cashed 12 times in 17 starts on the season recording one top 25, a T20 at the Wells Fargo Championship. His last five events show MC-T20-T31-T37-MC. Cink has six PGA TOUR titles to his credit in 488 career starts as a pro, the last coming at the 2009 Open Championship.
Jul 8 - 11:32 AM

Stewart Cink arrives in Memphis, Tennessee, ready to take on the field at this week's FedEx St. Jude Classic.

Cink is not getting any younger, but his game still holds up on TOUR. He enters the week with just four missed cuts in 15 tries on the season. The Georgia Tech product ranks second when it comes to greens in regulation percentage, a stat that could come in handy on small greens like the ones TPC Southwind possess. Gamers should highly consider Cink when putting together their DFS lineups this week.
Jun 10 - 8:09 PM

Stewart Cink picked off eight birdies en route to a 5-under-par 32-35=67 in today's opening round of the Wells Fargo Championship.

Cink will turn 42 years of age a week from today, so he celebrated his birthday a bit early by turning back the clock. He's cashed nine times this season but has yet land inside a top 30. Today at Quail Hollow, he hit 14 greens and squared three bogeys, including a three-putt from 54 feet at the par-3 17th hole. Two of his birdies traveled at least 10 feet on the putting surface, but his longest disappeared from the fringe six yards away at the par-4 ninth. Cink signed his card positioned just two strokes off the clubhouse lead.
May 14 - 6:10 PM

Stewart Cink is 5-under-par 70-67=137 after two rounds of the RBC Heritage, three strokes adrift of the 36-hole clubhouse lead.

Cink is 8-for-11 this season but 141st in the FedExCup standings. He's finished no better than T31 at The Honda Classic. Given his current position at Harbour Town, he's poised for a season-best finish. Thus far, he's flashed terrific form tee-to-green, but particularly with his putter. Five of Cink's seven birdies today found the target from outside 11 feet. That includes a zero-putt eight-yarder at the par-4 eighth hole. At last check, he ranked third in the field in strokes gained: putting with an aggregate 4.865.
Apr 17 - 2:25 PM

Stewart Cink arrives at this week's Shell Houston Open ranked first in greens-in-regulation percentage.

Cink bombards greens and still hits it out there with the young guns as he hovers at 55th in driving distance as well. It's no surprise that he's 2-for-3 at this event since it moved to Golf Club of Houston in 2006, including a T6 just two years ago. Cink makes for an appealing option in formats that require a cut made but his upside has slowly declined, posting just three top 10s since the beginning of 2012.
Mar 31 - 6:21 PM

Stewart Cink arrives at The Honda Classic this week ranked 131st in the FedExCup standings.

Cink missed the cut in his 1997 Honda debut, but has gone 6-for-6 since. He currently sits at 69th in the strokes gained:tee-to-green department, which helps explain his ability to consistently compete at PGA National. Cink no longer lacks up the upside he used to, but he's perfect this week for DFS gamers where making the weekend is at a premium.
Feb 24 - 8:49 PM

Stewart Cink readies for his 16th start at this week's Waste Management Phoenix Open.

Cink is 8-for-15 at the WMPO but hasn't earned a weekend tee time since 2007. He enters the week ranked 98th in the FedExCup standings. He earned his current position with four cuts made in five attempts, but no finishes inside the top 30. Cink has now gone 36 tournaments without a top 10 and his window for truly contending appears to be slowly fading.
Jan 28 - 11:47 AM

Stewart Cink ranks 93rd in the FedExCup standings after securing paychecks in each of his three starts to begin the 2014-15 PGA TOUR season.

His best result was a T32 at The McGladrey Classic. The Georgia Tech product does not have his full status secured beyond this season and has plenty of motivation to perform well. He is third on the PGA TOUR in GIR, finding the dance floor 79.63 percent of the time.
Thu, Dec 11, 2014 03:17:00 PM