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Scott Brown

Team: PGA Golfer
Age / DOB:  (34) / 5/22/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'8' / 170

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Alternate and World No. 156 Scott Brown orchestrated a 1-under-par 34-36=70 in the third round of the 99th PGA Championship to post 2-under 211, up four spots to T7, five adrift of 54-hole leader and fellow Aiken, South Carolina, resident Kevin Kisner.
This is the 34-year-old's third PGA with one prior cash, a T46 in 2014 (Valhalla GC). Overall, it's his fourth major appearance with the above-mentioned T46 his best finish. The University of South Carolina-Aiken product teamed with Kisner earlier this year at the Zurich Classic, losing in a playoff to Jonas Blixt and Cameron Smith. After kicking off in 73-68, he began T11 on 1-under, seven shy of co-leaders Kisner and Hideki Matsuyama. The Augusta, Georgia, native found nine (of 14) fairways and 11 greens in regulation, gaining 1.088 strokes off-the-tee and 1.964 tee-to-green. He squared two bogeys at Nos. 12 and 15 (3-putt from 36'6"), outpaced by three circles at 7, 10 and 14, two of those two-putt varieties. Brown posted a commercial 2.000 putts per GIR and 0.236 SG: Putting, needing 29 total putts. Aug 12 - 9:19 PM

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Beginning off No. 10 tee, overnight quad-leader and World No. 128 Scott Brown backed up with a 2-over-par 36-36=72 in the second round of the FedEx St. Jude Classic, falling 14 places on the live leaderboard to T15 on 4-under 136.

Brown's opening 64 was his low at TPC Southwind in his 12th career lap, previously 65 in 2015/R1, and a season low in 62 rounds, eclipsing 65 at the Byron Nelson/R3. This was his second career 18-hole lead/co-lead in his 153rd career start, joining the 2016 Farmers, where he eventually finished T49 (66-71-70-87). The Augusta, Georgia, native landed the same number of fairways as in R1 with nine (of 14), but digressed to 10 greens in regulation. losing 2.616 strokes tee-to-green. He outbalanced three birdies at Nos. 11, 16 (from 20'2") and 4 (14'8"), with five bogeys at 13-15, 2 and 6 (3-putt from 47'10"), losing 1.749 strokes around-the-green at the time he signed his card.
Jun 9 - 1:29 PM

Scott Brown blitzed TPC Southwind in round one of the FedEx St. Jude Classic, firing a 6-under-par 31-33=64 to grab a share of the early clubhouse lead alongside Matt Every.

Brown was strong off the tee today, splitting nine (of 14) fairways to give him plenty of healthy looks from the short grass. From there, he found 13 greens in regulation and let his putter run wild. Brown gave himself seven birdie looks from inside 16 feet and converted on all of them, also splashing home a 29'10" birdie bomb at the par-4 ninth. Overall, he walked off TPC Southwind gaining 5.304 strokes putting today. Brown has led/co-lead once on the PGA TOUR (2016 Farmers Insurance Open) and he'd go on to finish T49 that week after a 15-over 87 in the weather-stricken closing round derailed his chances. This also beats his previous best here at TPC Southwind, previously a 5-under 65 posted in R1 of the 2015 edition.
Jun 8 - 6:03 PM

Scott Brown had the first-round lead in sight before doubling the final hole, still walking away with a 4-under-par 31-35=66 during round one of the DEAN & DELUCA Invitational.

Most gamers would have been thrilled if they were told Brown would open up the week with a 4-under 66, but the way it happened leaves them wanting more. The Augusta, Georgia, native gave himself six birdie looks from inside 16 feet and converted on four of them to go along with a trio of circles coming from 19-to-23 feet. That includes one from just off the green (20'2") at the par-4 ninth. Walking on the 18th tee box at 6-under, Brown proceeded to land his approach in the greenside bunker, 30 feet from the hole. From there, he took four swipes and carded a double-bogey 6 to lose his early lead. Despite the late stumble, Brown is sitting pretty after day one and this easily beats his previous R1-best of 70 here at Colonial CC.
May 25 - 1:09 PM

World No. 130 Scott Brown styled a 5-under-par 32-33=65 on Day 3 of the AT&T Byron Nelson to reach 7-under 203, up 17 places to T8 with play still in progress.

This is the Augusta, Georgia, native's third appearance with a T49 in 2012 and T34 in 2015 (70-66-70-65). He checked in off two straight missed cuts and at 49th in the FedExCup standings, 11-for-17 on the season with two top 10s, both runner-up finishes, a T2 at the Genesis and P2 at the Zurich while teamed with Kevin Kisner. After opening in 71-67, the 33-year-old began T25 on 2-under, 10 shy of 36-hole leader Jason Kokrak. He found 10 (of 14) fairways and 14 greens in regulation, gaining 2.943 strokes approaching-the-green and 4.791 tee-to-green. Brown camouflaged bogey-4s at 2 (3-putt from 55'1") and 17, with five birdies and a hole-out eagle-3 at seven from 63'7" away. His birdie split included three from between eight and 12 feet, posting -0.612 SG: Putting.
May 20 - 4:36 PM

Aiken, South Carolina, residents Scott Brown and Kevin Kisner lost on the fourth hole of the Monday playoff at the Zurich Classic, losing to Cameron Smith and Jonas Blixt who didn't pencil a bogey all week, settling for runner-up honors after posting a four-day tally of 27-under 261.

After a 12-under 60 on a rain-delayed Sunday, this duo had the momentum, but may have used up all their magic in regulation. They had a few good chances today, Kisner missing a 7'6" birdie attempt on the second playoff hole being the closest call. A win would have been the second on TOUR for both Kisner and Brown. Instead, they will share the 3rd-and-4th place paycheck ($411,800 each) and FedExCup points (162.5 each), although no OWGR points will be credited. Next up for the duo is the Wells Fargo Championship at Eagle Point Golf Club as both are currently committed.
May 1 - 10:47 AM

Past champion Scott Brown kept his name in the mix at the Puerto Rico Open with a 3-under-par 33-36=69 during round three, claiming a spot inside the top 10 on 12-under 204.

The 2013 Puerto Rico Open champion started his week with rounds of 67-68=145 before today's navigation of Coco Beach Golf & Country Club. With preferred lies in effect, Brown would have loved to hit more than eight fairways today, but still managed to land 13 greens. His biggest asset is always the flat stick and this week is no different as he's swallowed just two bogeys despite ranking T35 in GIR percentage. The Augusta, Georgia, native will have the benefit of knowing he can get the job done at this venue, although he co-led after 54 holes back in 2013 before styling a 2-under 70 to beat the field by one stroke. Tomorrow, he'll play the role of hunter instead, as he starts three strokes off the pace.
Mar 25 - 5:52 PM

World No. 231 Scott Brown smoothed a 4-under-par 33-34=67 in the final round of the Genesis Open to post 12-under 272, up three places to joint second, five back of champion Dustin Johnson.

This was the 33-year-old's fourth appearance and first top 10. His previous best was T39 last year (71-69-68-73). It's also his first top 10 of the season in eight starts, seventh straight cash, but first inside the top 40 (T41, Farmers). The Augusta, Georgia, native records his first top 10 on TOUR since T5 at the opposite-field Puerto Rico Open 47 weeks and 21 starts ago. Incidentally, the PRO is also site of his lone TOUR victory (in 140 career events) back in 2013. Brown began the finale in a four-way T5 on 8-under after laps of 68-68-69. He outpaced a lone bogey-4 at four with birdies at holes 1, 3, 6, 16 and 17, posting 1.545 putts per GIR and 3.566 SG: Putting, pacing the field in the latter with a cumulative 9.808.
Feb 19 - 8:42 PM

Beginning on No. 10 tee, World No. 231 Scott Brown crafted a 3-under-par 33-35=68 in the two-day second round of the Genesis Open to reach the midpoint on 6-under 136, up 13 places to T6 with play still in progress.

The 33-year-old improves to 3-for-4 at Riviera CC and is looking to better a T39 last year (71-69-68-73). It's also his seventh straight weekend of action, arriving with six finishes between T41 and T64. The Augusta, Georgia, native kicked off with 68 on Thursday, erasing two bogeys with three birdies and an eagle-3, and took all of Friday off (along with 58 others) due to the suspension in play. He striped 12 (of 14) fairways and hit 13 greens in regulation, gaining 2.994 strokes tee-to-green. Brown squared a lone bogey-5 at 18 (failed scramble) but camouflaged it with birdies at 11, 12 (from 41'4"), 1 and a walk-off 3 at 9 from 18'8".
Feb 18 - 5:03 PM

Scott Brown caught fire with the flat stick en route to a 5-under-par 32-34=66 during the opening round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

Brown used steady ball-striking (11-of-14 fairways and 15 GIR) to set up plenty of birdie looks. From there, he let his putter go to town, splashing home eight putts from 7'9" or longer. That includes a pair from just under 18 feet. Brown walked off the course gaining a massive 3.775 strokes putting. The 33-year-old entered the week with rounds of 72 or worse in three of his four previous rounds at TPC Scottsdale. With his name inside the top 5 early on in day one, he's in great position to earn his first paycheck at this event.
Feb 2 - 2:35 PM

World No. 223 Scott Brown is in Scottsdale, Arizona, for this week's Waste Management Phoenix Open.

After missing the cut at the Shriners in his season debut, the 33-year-old has connected four straight paydays but nothing better than T41 at last week's Farmers (71-72-73-70). His last top 10 on TOUR was T5 18 starts (45 weeks) ago at the opposite-field Puerto Rico Open. The Augusta, Georgia, native ranks 111th on TOUR in scoring average (71.457) and 130th in birdie average (3.78). He's 0-for-2 at TPC Scottsdale with missed cuts in 2012 and last year (by three) on rounds of 69-76.
Feb 1 - 3:17 PM

Prior to the start of the event, Scott Brown has removed himself from the field at this week's RSM Classic, citing a rib injury. Marc Turnesa will replace him and tee off at 9:40 a.m. ET on Thursday. UPDATE: Brown returned to action on Jan. 12, 2017 at the Sony Open and posted a T64 on 4-under 276 (70-67-69-70).

Brown was set to make his fifth appearance at the RSM, with a trio of top 20s on his Sea Island resume. That course history likely made him a popular sleeper this week in formats such as DFS, but gamers should now make sure they remove him from all lineups. The Georgia native battled through a back injury over the summer, but cited a rib injury this time around. On the bright side, Brown will have plenty of time to restore his health, as the holiday break will give him at least two months of rest.
Wed, Nov 16, 2016 01:40:00 PM

Due to expected weather issues, Monday's final-round tee times at the Deutsche Bank Championship will be between 7:00-9:01 a.m. ET in threesomes off two tees with an approximate finish around 2:00 p.m.

The field of 72 will be split down the middle into 24 groups for Monday's scheduled finale. Scott Brown secured a reservation off No. 1 tee with a bogey-free 6-under-par 33-32=65 in R3 to reach 7-under 206, up 46 places on the live leaderboard to T16. After opening his fourth consecutive appearance in 71-70, he was one (of 11) to make the cut on the number. The 33-year-old hit ALL 18 greens in regulation en route to 5.051 SG: Tee-to-Green and is the current leader in GIR at 85.19 percent (46/54). He circled six birdies, highlighted by a 19-footer at the par-4 first. Brown's 65 is his best at TPC Boston in 12 laps and ties a season low, which he's shot three prior times, most recently at the Wyndham/R4.
Sun, Sep 4, 2016 02:45:00 PM

For a second consecutive year, Scott Brown aced the 163-yard par-3 third hole in the final round of the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club.

The 33-year-old made a hole-in-one in last year's finale while paired with Tiger Woods in the penultimate twosome. Incidentally, that was Woods' most recent competitive round on the PGA TOUR. According to TOUR staff, Brown is just the second player in TOUR history to ace the same hole, same course in back-to-back years (Joe Ozaki, 1997-98, par-3 seventh hole at Bermuda Dunes). Brown also kicked off the 2015-16 campaign with the season's first hole-in-one at the CIMB Classic back in October. He's in the clubhouse on 9-under 271 (68-68-70-65) following a 5-under-par 32-33=65, up 28 spots to T29 with play still in progress.
Sun, Aug 21, 2016 01:48:00 PM

Scott Brown kept the scoring machine turned on for round two of the John Deere Classic, carding a 5-under-par 31-35=66, posting at 10-under 132 to sit two off the pacesetters entering the third round.

The Augusta, Georgia, native split 12 (of 14) fairways but found just 13 greens in regulation. Through two rounds he ranks just T72 in GIR and T28 in fairways hit. The biggest weapon has been his flat stick, gaining 4.396 strokes putting through 36 holes (third in the field). The highlight of today's round was an approach shot though, sticking it to 15 inches from 154 yards at the par-4 eighth, leading to a tap-in birdie. Brown has a pair of top 5s on his John Deere resume, and will now enter the third round in a share of fourth place.
Sat, Aug 13, 2016 01:35:00 PM