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Kevin Kisner

Team: PGA Golfer
Age / DOB:  (32) / 2/15/1984
Ht / Wt:  5'10 / 165

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Kevin Kisner concocted an even-par 34-36=70 during round two of the TOUR Championship, entering the weekend in third place on 3-under 137, four off the leader Dustin Johnson.
The Georgia Bulldog opened the round in style, splashing home a 19'6" birdie on the difficult par-4 first. It was one of just six birdies surrendered by the hole this week. The 32-year-old struggled tee-to-green, losing 2.376 strokes to the field, but gained 2.555 strokes putting to make up ground. That included three more putts from outside nine feet (after the opening bomb). Kisner will enter the weekend in a share of third place, four strokes off the pace with a chance to pick up his second win in the state of Georgia (2016 RSM Classic). Sep 23 - 5:53 PM

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Georgia Bulldog Kevin Kisner breezed through East Lake Golf Club en route to a 3-under-par 33-34=67 during the opening round of the TOUR Championship, throwing his name into the mix early in the week.

Kisner entered the week ranked 19th in the FedExCup race but has found just one top 15 over his last 10 starts. The 32-year-old split nine (of 14) fairways and landed 14 greens to keep the birdie chances flowing all day. He converted four of them and arrived on the 17th tee box with a bogey-free round still intact. It was there he swallowed his lone bogey off the day after finding the rough on his first two shots of the hole. Despite the late blemish, Kisner overcome very tough scoring conditions at East Lake and will enter round two inside the top five.
Sep 22 - 4:33 PM

Kevin Kisner enjoyed a bogey-free 5-under-par 33-34=67 in the final round of the BMW Championship to wrap his second appearance on 4-under 284, up 20 places to T39 with play still in progress.

The University of Georgia alum entered the week 17th in the FedExCup standings and while projecting to drop two spots, he's safely on to East Lake GC in Atlanta for a second straight year. Last year, he finished 28th (of 28) so he'll obviously be looking to improve on that. The 32-year-old began the finale on 1-over (T59) after opening in progressively worse laps of 70-73-74. He circled five birdies on 12 (of 14) fairways and 14 greens in regulation, posting 2.152 SG: Putting, currently No. 1 in the latter with a cumulative 7.745. Unfortunately, Kisner is 63rd (of 69) in SG: Tee-to-Green on the week at -8.345, though 1.851 in R4.
Sep 11 - 4:36 PM

Kevin Kisner orchestrated a 3-under-par 34-34=68 in today's third round of The Barclays to reach the three-quarter mark 3-under 210, up 25 spots to T14 with play still in progress.

The 32-year-old began the third frame even-par (T39) after opening his third appearance in 70-72. He erased a lone bogey on the par-4 fifth (failed scramble) with four birdie-3s on Nos. 1, 2, 9 and 18. The University of Georgia alum found eight (of 14) fairways and 13 greens in regulation, posting 1.692 putts per GIR and 3.571 SG: Putting, the current leader in the latter with a cumulative 6.411. All four of his conversions found the bottom from inside of 15 feet and he also made three par-savers from between seven and 10 feet. Kisner entered the week 10th in the FedExCup standings.
Aug 27 - 4:10 PM

Kevin Kisner painted a 7-under-par 32-31=63 in the final round of the Wyndham Championship to finish off his fourth appearance on 13-under 202, up 33 places to T8 and good for the low round in the clubhouse.

This is the 32-year-old's best at Sedgefield CC in 16 laps, eclipsing a second-round 64 on last visit in 2014 (T8). It also ties a career best (406 rounds) shot in the opener at the 2016 Sony Open. The South Carolinian could've went one better, but tree trouble off the tee at the par-4 18th led to a chip-out and eventually missed a par-saver from 9'7", his lone bogey. Earlier, he circled six birdies and an eagle at the par-5 15th (20'5") on 15 greens in regulation for 1.600 putts per GIR. At last check, Kisner gained 2.654 strokes approaching-the-green and 2.515 SG: Putting.
Aug 21 - 2:52 PM

Due to inclement weather, third-round play at the 98th PGA Championship has been abandoned with a scheduled restart of 7:00 am ET on Sunday. UPDATE: Round 3 resumed as scheduled at 7:00 am on Sunday.

Play was initially suspended at 2:15 pm and eventually nixed shortly before 6:00 pm. Forty-nine (49) of 86 players were stranded, including 10 who have yet to tee off. Of the 37 who got their respective rounds into the books, Kevin Kisner is the pace-setter on 5-under 205 following a seven-birdie two bogey 65, tied for low round in the clubhouse with Padraig Harrington. The 32-year-old sandwiched bogeys on Nos. 6 and 7 with back-to-back birdies on 3 and 4, and 8 and 9, later connecting three straight on holes 15-17. He pelted 16 greens in regulation, contributing to 3.540 SG: Approach-the-Green, and is currently up 42 spots on the board to T6. Kisner's split featured a 50-footer at the third and a 22'4" roll on the fourth, adding four other conversions from between eight and 12 feet.
Jul 30 - 5:59 PM

Kevin Kisner, quietly 12th in the FedExCup standings, crafted a 5-under-par 34-33=67 in today's second round of the RBC Canadian Open to reach the halfway point on 4-under 140, up 47 spots currently to T8 and tied for the low round in the clubhouse with Chad Campbell.

The 32-year-old was 1-over thru his first six holes, outpacing birdie-3 (23'10") at the third with back-to-back bogeys at 4 and 5, but played his final 13 holes in blemish-free 6-under. He kicked off his comeback with consecutive circles at 7 and 8 from between 13 and 16 feet, and capped it with four straight birdies to conclude his round, highlighted by a 21'4" roll on the par-3 15th. The University of Georgia alum converted his seven birdies on 10 greens in regulation for a tidy 1.300 putts per GIR. He's currently three shy of 36-hole clubhouse leader Dustin Johnson.
Jul 22 - 3:03 PM

Kevin Kisner tacked on an even-par 34-36=70 in the second round of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational to post 1-under 139, up three spots on the live leaderboard to T6.

The 32-year-old digressed to six (of 14) fairways but improved to 12 greens in regulation. He gained ground against the field in each strokes gained category with the exception of SG: Around-the-Green, where he lost -0.589. Kisner circled birdies on Nos. 5, 8, 10 and 17, but erased his good work with bogeys at 4 and 11 and a double bogey-7 at the 16th after hitting his third into the water. With the wind picking up throughout the day, Kisner was T13 when he signed his card, but has progressively moved up the leaderboard with each passing moment.
Jul 1 - 2:38 PM

Kevin Kisner kept his name near the top of the leaderboard with an opening round 1-under-par 36-33=69 at this week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

Kisner striped nine (of 14) fairways and landed 11 greens in regulation during his Thursday navigation of Firestone Country Club. He gained 2.83 strokes over the field average today, and 2.16 of those came with the flat stick. The Georgia Bulldog dropped in five putts from outside six feet, two of them coming from 21-to-23 feet. Kisner posted a T37 in his 2015 debut at Firestone CC, and is currently four strokes ahead of last year's pace of 3-over through 18 holes.
Jun 30 - 7:05 PM

Kevin Kisner crafted a 4-under-par 33-33=66 in today's final round of the DEAN & DELUCA Invitational to conclude his third appearance on 8-under 272, up 11 to T9 with play still in progress.

The 32-year-old finished T5 here in his second appearance last year so a return to Colonial CC was just what the doctor ordered. He entered the week without a top-20 finish since January, a span of nine events. The South Carolinian posted rounds of 71-66-69-66 and for the week tallied 18 birdies, six in R4, against 10 bogeys, two in the finale. It the top 10 holds, it'll be his fifth of the season in 16 starts and first since T5 at the Sony Open.
May 29 - 5:07 PM

Kevin Kisner enjoyed a 4-under-par 34-32=66 in round two of the DEAN & DELUCA Invitational to post 3-under 137, five adrift of 36-hole co-leaders Webb Simpson and Martin Piller.

The 32-year-old's opening 1-over 71 broke a string of five straight red numbers at Colonial CC but he started a new streak with 66 in R2, matching Jordan Spieth and Piller for the low lap in the two-day second round. The 66 is also his low at the DDI in eight career rounds and is only his third sub-par round since the Sony Open back in January. Kisner was 3-under thru nine holes -- beginning off No. 10 tee -- and 2-under total when play was suspended on Friday. He returned on Saturday to play his final nine in two-birdie one-bogey 34, highlighted by a birdie-birdie finish. The South Carolinian peppered 16 greens in regulation en route to 4.242 strokes gained: total.
May 28 - 1:03 PM

Kevin Kisner looks to break out of a slump as he wanders into familiar territory at this week's Wells Fargo Championship.

Kisner is no stranger to the Charlotte area, as his parents grew up here and his brother-in-law is a member at Quail Hollow Club. Entering the event with six straight stroke-play finishes outside the top 20, this could be a nice landing spot for a rebound. Kisner is not long off the tee (126th in driving distance) but his local knowledge could provide what he needs in order to replicate his T6 from the 2014 edition.
May 4 - 8:14 AM

Aiken, South Carolina, native and resident Kevin Kisner makes the 20-mile drive to Augusta, Georgia, for his debut at the 80th Masters.

The University of Georgia alum has led/co-led events this season a TOUR-leading six times. In November, he led the WGC-HSBC thru 36 and co-led after 54, before finishing runner-up for a fourth career time. Two weeks later, he topped The RSM Classic after 18 and 54 holes, respectively, en route to a breakthrough title and a tourney-record 22-under 260. In his next full-field event, he co-led the Sony after opening with a career-best 63 before 66-66-70 and T5. The 32-year-old has been out-of-sorts since, posting one red number in is his last 12 rounds, missing two cuts, and getting bounced in the Group Stage at Match Play with a 1-2-0 record.
Apr 5 - 10:23 AM

Kevin Kisner cruised to a 2 & 1 victory over Soren Kjeldsen on his professional match play debut at the World Golf Championships-Dell Match Play.

Kisner's career had not previously taken him into the perilous waters of head-to-head golf, but at no stage did he ever look lost at sea in his first match. After a 5'6" birdie conversion on the first he tapped in for another red number on the second to be quickly 2 up. The Dane pegged one back with a birdie on three, only for Kisner to convert a third birdie (and hole win) from 6'2" on No. 4 and a fourth by driving the green on the par-4 5th before two-putting to move 3 up. The game ebbed and flowed for a while until Kisner drained a birdie on No. 14 from 10'7" to go 4 up. Kjeldsen is a gritty type and responded with two unanswered birdies, but he was chasing the game and after halving 16 and 17 he had to accept defeat. Kisner will play fellow day 1 winner Rafa Cabrera-Bello next up. Kjeldsen faces a showdown with Hideki Matsuyama.
Mar 23 - 4:05 PM

After three straight birdies on Nos. 3-5, FedExCup leader Kevin Kisner was 3-under total but played his last 13 holes in birdie-less 5-over and at 2-over 144, missed the cut at the Waste Management Phoenix Open by two strokes.

Course form (CUT/2015, T55/2012) won this week. Kisner's season form showed first- and second-round scoring averages both at 66.67, so those will suffer a bit after 71 and 73 (33-40) in Scottsdale. His 36-hole stats show T90 in greens in regulation and T94 in strokes gained: putting en route to six birdies (three in each round), against eight bogeys. Joining Kisner on the bench are: 143- Kevin Streelman ... 144- Justin Thomas ... 145- 2007 champ Aaron Baddeley; David Lingmerth; 2010 champ Hunter Mahan; Tony Finau; Jason Dufner ... 146- Graham DeLaet; Jamie Lovemark; Fabian Gomez; Smylie Kaufman ... 154- Jack Maguire (pro debut).
Feb 6 - 10:29 AM