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Russell Henley |

Team: PGA Golfer
Age / DOB:  (25) / 4/12/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 185
College: University of Georgia

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Russell Henley skipped the John Deere Classic in his rookie campaign but has added the stop to his schedule this time around.
The sophomore has been pretty quiet since picking off his second PGA TOUR win at The Honda Classic back in March. He's missed six of his last 11 cuts, with a T7 at the Shell Houston Open the only notable finish. His last action was a missed cut at Congressional in the Quicken Loans National. Perhaps TPC Deere Run will get him back on track. Jul 9 - 9:44 AM
Source: PGATOUR.com

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Russell Henley has missed two straight cuts but will look to rebound at Pinehurst No. 2 in this week's U.S. Open.

Henley is the owner of a 4-for-7 record in major championships for his career. He has cuts made in two of his three appearances in the always difficult U.S. Open. The upside is always there for the two-time PGA TOUR winner, but his inconsistency makes him a riskier option for gamers.
Source: USOpen.com
Jun 10 - 12:06 PM

Russell Henley fired a 6-under-par 35-31=66 in the final round of THE PLAYERS to end his week at 6-under 282.

Henley was in the hunt on Saturday, but a third-round 80 ended his chances at the coveted victory. He opened with a bogey on the first hole Sunday, but bounced back to post seven birdies and 10 pars over his final 17 holes. Highlights included a 23'2" birdie at the par-5 ninth, a 13'11" birdie at the par-4 10th, a 13'2" birdie at the par-3 13th and a 10'6" birdie at the par-3 17th. Needless to say, he picked up just shy of two strokes with the flat stick in the finale and led the tournament in strokes gained-putting at the time of his posting.
May 11 - 1:27 PM

Russell Henley chased his opening 65 at THE PLAYERS with a 1-under-par 36-35=71 to post 8-under 136.

Henley buried six birdies today, including rolls of 15'7" and 25'4" at Nos. 12 and 6, respectively, but he also squared five bogeys. He missed seven greens in regulation and got up and down just twice. He's four strokes off the 36-hole clubhouse lead.
May 9 - 6:21 PM

Russell Henley crafted a 7-under-par 35-30=65 in his opening round of THE PLAYERS and snagged outright possession of the clubhouse lead.

While he picked off a victory at The Honda Classic two months ago, Henley isn't the consistent performer that gamers prefer, but he's proven valuable in the long-term in his short season-and-a-half on the PGA TOUR. Today's effort exemplified what's always possible as he striped 11 (of 14) fairways and went 9-for-13 in par-breaker opportunities. Four of his conversions today measured between 12 and 18 feet, but two were for par at Nos. 8 and 13. Of course, he also double-bogeyed the par-4 seventh after rinsing his tee ball. In his debut here last year, he chased an opening 69 with a 76 and missed the cut. Alas, that's also true to his form.
May 8 - 1:07 PM

Russell Henley enters THE PLAYERS ranked 28th in the FedExCup standings.

Henley started off strong in his TPC Sawgrass debut last year, signing for a 3-under-par 69 before giving it all back on Friday on his way to a missed cut. Those two rounds sum up Henley's game nicely, very hit-or-miss. He hasn't found consistency in his game and is just 9-for-16 on the year. Gamers invested in Henley should hope for the best but not be surprised by the worst.
Source: PGATOUR.com
May 6 - 11:47 AM

Russell Henley turned in a 2-under-par 37-33=70 for his second round of the Masters to post 1-under 143 at the midpoint.

The PGA TOUR sophomore missed the cut in his debut last year following a second-round 81, but he's six strokes off the 36-hole clubhouse lead today and will play on. Henley squared three bogeys, including a 6 at the 15th hole, but he converted five birdies. The set featured 2s on both par 3s on the inward nine.
Apr 11 - 4:33 PM

Russell Henley fired a 6-under-par 33-33=66 in the final round of the Shell Houston Open to join Rory McIlroy in the clubhouse lead at 8-under 280.

The University of Georgia product circled seven birdies, including a 54'4" effort on the 18th hole to end his day, to just one bogey on his lap around Golf Club of Houston. He was especially long off the tee this week, averaging 310.4 yards, and his GIR clip of 75 percent was among the best in the field. this tournament. He now turns his attention to Augusta National for the Masters.
Apr 6 - 1:36 PM

Russell Henley will have a second crack at the Golf Club of Houston at this week's Shell Houston Open.

Last year resulted in a T45 after an up-and-down week for Henley. The youngster turns 25 years of age next Saturday, giving him one more chance to crack three PGA TOUR wins before hitting the quarter-century mark.
Source: PGATOUR.com
Apr 2 - 12:39 PM

Russell Henley has qualified for this week's World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship via the Official World Golf Ranking.

Henley's victory at The Honda Classic boosted him to 46th in the updated OWGR. The top 50 tonight gained entry into the field at Trump National Doral; he was the only golfer to climb inside the bubble this weekend. A total of 69 golfers qualified for the WGC-Cadillac. Henley tied for 28th as a PGA TOUR rookie in last year's edition.
Mar 2 - 10:46 PM

Russell Henley captured victory at The Honda Classic in a four-man playoff.

Henley played alongside Rory McIlroy in the finale, and both players struggled. The University of Georgia product had a quiet front nine at PGA National, trading a birdie for a bogey. Turning his attention towards the back, he erased bogeys at the 10th and 12th holes with birdies on 13 and 14. It seemed as if all was lost when he rinsed his tee shot at the par-3 15th leading to a double bogey. However, Henley parred in for a 2-over 35-37=72 to post 8-under 272. With McIlroy, Russell Knox and Ryan Palmer joining him on the 18th tee for the playoff, Henley was the only man to hit the green in two and holed the only birdie of the bunch. With this victory he is exempt into the Masters, World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational and PGA Championship. He'll also likely move into the top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking tonight and crack the field at this week's WGC-Cadillac Championship.
Mar 2 - 6:31 PM

Russell Henley spun a 2-under-par 26-32=68 in the third round of The Honda Classic and is alone in second at 10-under 200.

Henley was even on his round at PGA National when he stood over his second shot on the par-4 14th, just off the fairway in the intermediate cut. He landed his 150-yard approach just inches behind the cup, and it spun back and hopped in for an eagle on the first bounce. He would then trade a bogey on the par-3 15th for a birdie at the par-3 17th. A sophomore on the PGA TOUR, he trails by two strokes and will try and chase down McIlroy for his second PGA TOUR win. Henley's first came at the 2013 Sony Open.
Mar 1 - 5:31 PM

Russell Henley answered his sparkling, bogey-free 64 in the opening round of The Honda Classic with a 2-under-par 35-33=68 in today's second round to post 8-under 132.

He signed his card alone in second place three strokes off Rory McIlroy's 36-hole clubhouse lead. Henley traded four birdies with two bogeys today, but saved another square with a seven-yard hole-out for par from the rough at the par-4 12th. His longest par breakers measured 12 feet and 10'4" at Nos. 13 and 16, respectively.
Feb 28 - 1:14 PM

Russell Henley spun a bogey-free, 6-under-par 30-34=64 in his opening round of The Honda Classic.

We alluded to it on Tuesday, that the conjunction of Henley's success at PGA National and that it's a par 70 may mean something this week. Sure enough, he came out firing, splitting nine (of 14) fairways and standing over 17 opportunities to break par. He did so six times, including on his first four holes and five of his first six. Henley opened with a birdie conversion from 17'11" at the par-4 10th. His early spurt also included a 13'5" hole-out for birdie at 13. His last birdie of the round occurred at the par-3 fifth from 21'4". He signed his card sitting just one off the clubhouse lead. This is his lowest round since opening last year's Humana Challenge with the same.
Feb 27 - 5:59 PM

Russell Henley returns for a second crack at The Honda Classic with his form in relative shambles.

This time last year, Henley was riding high in his rookie season after winning the Sony Open to kick off the year. He's currently fighting a sophomore slump, making just five of nine cuts in 2013-14 and failing to crack a top 50 with the exception of a 27th at the 30-man Hyundai Tournament of Champions. He tied for 13th here last year, and tended to play par-70 layouts well in general in 2013. If he's going to find something positive in his game, this might be the place.
Source: PGATOUR.com
Feb 25 - 10:03 PM