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James Hahn

Team: PGA Golfer
Age / DOB:  (34) / 11/2/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 180

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First-round co-leader James Hahn concluded his second Deutsche Bank Championship with a 2-under-par 33-36=69 and a four-day total of 10-under 274, up six places to T5 with play still in progress.
The 34-year-old began the final frame in a nine-way logjam on 8-under (T11), one shy of the overnight top 10. He ended with a thud, playing his final eight holes in a birdie-less 2-over, but earlier, outpaced bogey-4 at the third with birdies on Nos. 1, 2, 6, 8 and 10. The Cal-Berkeley alum played rounds 1 and 3 in bogey-free 11-under, and rounds 2 and 4 in 1-over. For the week, he totaled 18 birdies against six bogeys and a double. It's his third top 10 of the season in 25 starts, first since his playoff win at the Wells Fargo. Hahn is projecting to climb 16 places to 39th in the FedExCup standings. Sep 5 - 1:45 PM

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First-round co-leader James Hahn authored a bogey-free 5-under-par 34-32=66 in today's third round of the Deutsche Bank Championship to post 8-under 205, up 37 places to T9 with play still in progress.

This is Hahn's second bogey-free lap of the week, joining a first-round 65 that netted him a share of the top spot with Ryan Moore. Following a second-round 74, he began the third frame on 3-under (T47) and landed 10 (of 14) fairways and 14 greens in regulation, posting 3.411 SG: Tee-to-Green and 2.715 SG: Approach-the-Green. The Cal-Berkeley alum circled five birdies, four from inside of 10 feet with a long of 24'6" at the par-3 11th. He posted 1.643 putts per GIR after a dismal 2.000 in R2.
Sep 4 - 3:22 PM

Overnight co-leader James Hahn backed up with a 3-over-par 38-36=74 in today's second round of the Deutsche Bank Championship to post 3-under 139, down 30 places to T31 with play still in progress.

The 34-year-old co-led after an opening bogey-free 65. It was just the second time this season in 25 events that he's led/co-led after ANY round. The other occasion, he led after the final round at the Wells Fargo in May, which after all, is the only time it really counts. Hahn couldn't reproduce the magic in Round 2, recording just two birdies against three bogeys and a double bogey-5 at the 16th. He hit 14 greens in regulation, but suffered through a -3.009 in SG: Putting, 3-putting three times, and a dismal 2.000 putts per GIR.
Sep 3 - 1:46 PM

James Hahn torched TPC Boston en route to a bogey-free, 6-under-par 32-33=65 during the opening round of the Deutsche Bank Championship, staking claim of the clubhouse lead on day one.

Hahn kicked off his week at the par-4 10th by saving par from 11'10" and backed it up with a 7'7" par-saver at the 11th. He settled in after that, holing 10 more pars throughout the round, all from inside four feet. He didn't slow down with the flat stick, though, splashing in five birdie putts from outside six feet in addition to a tap-in at the par-4 fourth. The scoring was all set up off the tee, striping all 14 fairways on his way to 15 greens in regulation. Hahn posted 77-70 in his 2015 DBC debut, but is off to a much better start the second time around.
Sep 2 - 5:59 PM

James Hahn will get his first competitive look at Bethpage State Park's Black Course as he preps for this week's Barclays.

Hahn is making his fourth straight appearance in the FedExCup Playoffs, with last year being the first time making it past the first leg. This year he enters the week ranked 44th in the FEC standings in large part due to the victory at the Wells Fargo Championship which earned him 500 of his current 878 FEC Points. The 34-year-old missed eighth straight cuts prior to his win at Quail Hollow and hasn't found a top 40 in eighth starts since.
Aug 23 - 9:53 AM

James Hahn kicked off the 98th PGA Championship with a 3-under-par 33-34=67, currently two off the early pace set by Jimmy Walker.

Hahn was magnificent, tee-to-green, striping nine (of 14) fairways and landing 16 greens. With that many scoring chances, he was able to convert through quantity over quality. On the day, he circled five birdies and gave back a pair of strokes with two bogeys. The highlight of the round came early with a 34'10" birdie bomb at the par-4 fifth hole. Hahn missed the cut last year in his PGA Championship debut, but Baltusrol Golf Club appears to be a better fit thus far.
Jul 28 - 1:18 PM

James Hahn missed the cut in his 2015 PGA Championship debut and now sets his eyes on Baltusrol Golf Club for the 98th edition.

Hahn vaulted up the FedExCup standings with his victory at the Wells Fargo Championship, jumping from 120th to 26th place. Since then he's finished outside the top 40 in six straight starts and now finds himself 38th in the FEC race. On the season he ranks 114th in strokes gained tee-to-green and 167th in strokes gained putting. Given the statistical profile, he's a long shot to contend this week, but he also won the Wells Fargo Championship on the heels of eight straight missed cuts so anything is possible.
Jul 26 - 9:10 PM

James Hahn rebounded from a slow start to sign for a 5-under-par 34-31=65 in the opening round of the AT&T Byron Nelson.

Hahn looked sloppy early in his round, missing a six-foot birdie attempt at the par-4 first and a 3'5" par-saving attempt at the par-4 third hole. He added to the damage on the following hole as he found trouble in the fairway bunker and dropped a second shot. The comeback began on the par-5 seventh hole where he landed his second shot in the fringe, just 12'9" from the hole and rolled it in for an eagle. That proved to be a pivotal momentum swing as he circled five birdies from that point on, including a 49'9" bomb on the par-3 17th hole. At 5-under 65, Hahn is just two strokes off the early pace set by Sergio Garcia.
May 19 - 4:47 PM

With a par on the first hole of sudden death, James Hahn won the Wells Fargo Championship in a two-man playoff over Roberto Castro for his second PGA TOUR title in his 97th career start.

The duo matched 72-hole aggregates of 9-under 279, with Hahn bogeying the par-5 18th but posting first out of the penultimate twosome, and Castro came a group later with a par from 6'1". They went back to the 18th with Castro going first and pulling his tee shot into the water. He eventually got up-and-down for bogey-5, but Hahn won it with a semi-routine two-putt par. Both of Hahn's victories have come in playoffs and both have been come-from-behind, having also won the 2015 Northern Trust in a three-man three-hole playoff after erasing a four-shot deficit. This week, he entered the finale two shy of 54-hole leader Rickie Fowler and circled three birdies and an eagle-3 to offset three bogeys. The 34-year-old had missed eight straight cuts heading into his fourth WFC where his previous best was T50 on debut in 2013.
May 8 - 6:32 PM

James Hahn painted a 4-under-par 34-34=68 on Moving Day at the Wells Fargo Championship to post 7-under 209, up 10 places on the live leaderboard to T3, and good for the 54-hole clubhouse lead. UPDATE: With play completed, Hahn is in a two-way T3, two back of 54-hole leader Rickie Fowler, who also shot 68.

Two players posted 3-under 69s earlier, the only two laps in the 60s for the entire day; that is, until Hahn crashed the party with a six-birdie two-bogey gem. He briefly touched the co-lead on 8-under total after his third straight birdie at the 16th, but retreated one with a failed scramble (using the flat stick from the fringe) at the par-3 17th. Elsewhere, the 34-year-old circled the third, eighth and 10th to overshadow a bogey on the 12th, also a failed scramble. Thru 54 holes, he's currently T1 in total birdies with 16, with today's split featuring a 31-footer at the par-4 third and a pitch-in from 35'7" away for birdie-3 at 14.
May 7 - 5:23 PM

James Hahn patched together a 1-under-par 35-36=71 in the second round of the Wells Fargo Championship for a 36-hole tally of 3-under 141, up five places to T12 with play still in progress.

Hahn hasn't cashed a paycheck since T17 at the Phoenix Open the first week of February, where he led outright after 36 holes but closed in 74-72. It's taken him awhile to get over it, chasing with eight consecutive missed cuts, but he's finally gotten the monkey off his back. The 34-year-old opened his fourth Wells Fargo with a five-birdie three-bogey 70, his best at Quail Hollow and only second in the red on 11 rounds. He circled five again today, but squared four, including back-to-backs on holes 17 and 18 to end on a sour note. Hahn managed 13 greens in regulation despite finding just four (of 14) fairways and posted 1.615 putts per GIR.
May 6 - 2:13 PM

Defending Northern Trust Open champion James Hahn took a step backwards in round two, signing for a 5-over-par 36-40=76 to end his bid at a repeat, missing the cut by five strokes.

Hahn opened the week with an even-par 71 and was still battling as he made the turn at 1-over 36. An errant tee shot into the trees at the par-4 10th started the decline. Hahn pitched out to the runoff area but was nowhere near the green. Needing to pitch over the bunker, he landed over the green and into the opposite bunker. From there he splashed on and two-putted for double, but the damage had been done. Feeling the pressure, Hahn added three more bogeys coming in before circling his lone birdie of the day, on the difficult par-4 18th, no less. The pressure of defending your first PGA TOUR title cannot go overlooked, and gamers should fire him back up when the TOUR returns to Riviera Country Club next year.
Feb 19 - 8:41 PM

James Hahn opened his Northern Trust Open title defense with an even-par 32-39=71, five shots off his pace from last year.

Hahn was slow out of the gates as he bogeyed the par-4 12th, par-5 17th, and par-4 18th on his outward nine. Making the turn at 3-over 39, the easiest hole on the golf course helped him turn things around, as he tapped in for birdie on the par-5 first hole. The highlight of his round was a 61'3" birdie bomb on the par-3 fourth. This is not the opener that Hahn was hoping for, but he did throw in a second-round 74 on his way to victory last year. A low round tomorrow would put him right back on track.
Feb 18 - 7:19 PM

Defending champ James Hahn makes his first title defense at this week's Northern Trust Open at Riviera CC.

Hahn was a pre-tourney 200/1 (outright) when he prevailed in a three-man playoff here last year. In his third NTO appearance, he posted 66-74 before playing the weekend in 69-69, overcoming a four-stroke deficit in the final round. The 34-year-old dispatched Paul Casey first (after two holes of sudden death) and then eliminated Dustin Johnson with birdie-2 on the third playoff hole. It was his maiden TOUR title and it came in his 65th career start. In his last four full-field starts in 2016, Hahn is 3-for-4 with a best of T17 two weeks ago at the WM Phoenix Open, where he led by two thru 36 holes (67-65) but closed in 74-72. He missed the cut by three at last week's AT&T Pro-Am (74-72-72).
Feb 16 - 8:55 PM

Overnight leader James Hahn back-pedaled to a 3-over-par 34-40=74 in today's third round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open for a three-day tally of 7-under 206, down six places on the day and into a three-way T7.

Hahn began the day with a one-shot advantage over playing partners Rickie Fowler and Danny Lee. He ended it six strokes in arrears to 54-hole leader Lee. The one-time TOUR winner was cruising at 2-under on the day thru his first 11 holes, outpacing bogey-5 at three with birdies at Nos. 3, 4 and 10, and then the bottom fell out. The 34-year-old played holes 12-14 in bogey, double, double before exchanging birdie at the par-5 fifth with a failed scramble at the par-4 18th. He led the field in scrambling thru 36 holes, but went 2-for-7 in the third round.
Feb 6 - 7:06 PM