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Chesson Hadley |

Team: PGA Golfer
Age / DOB:  (27) / 7/5/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 165
College: Georgia Tech

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After opening the Wells Fargo Championship with a 5-under 67, Chesson Hadley blew up for a 5-over-par 37-40=77 to post even-par 144 and make the cut on the number.
Despite his, um, worst efforts, Hadley will play the weekend at Quail Hollow Club. He piped only five (of 14) fairways and hit nine greens in regulation today. His card features two birdies and squares around three bogeys and a pair of double bogey-5s. He's one of 12 golfers at T70, so a second cut of low 70 and ties will fall after 54 holes are in the books. May 15 - 7:36 PM

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Chesson Hadley spun a 5-under-par 33-34=67 in his opening round of the Wells Fargo Championship.

With top 25s in his last two starts, the 2013-14 Rookie of the Year continues to rebuke all notions of a sophomore slump. He's 64th in the FedExCup standings and well on his way to qualify for the Playoffs. Today at Quail Hollow, he hit just 12 greens in regulation but collected seven birdies to hide a pair of bogeys. Hadley's longest birdies measured 27'1" and 11'9" at Nos. 1 and 4, respectively, but he also poured in a par save from 19'5" at the par-4 16th. At last check, he ranked inside the top 15 in both strokes-gained stats and sat two strokes off the clubhouse lead.
May 14 - 6:03 PM

Chesson Hadley crafted a 6-under-par 33-33=66 in today's third round at THE PLAYERS and reached the three-quarter pole at 7-under 209.

Hadley found just six (of 14) fairways and 11 greens in regulation but he made the most of the opportunities he had by circling seven birdies. The 27-year-old's set included six birdie putts (all from inside of 10 feet) and one chip-in on the par-3 eighth from the left fairway six yards short of the hole. He went on to add four additional par breakers on Nos. 10, 11, 16 and 17 propelling him well up the leaderboard. On the round, Hadley went 6-for-7 in scrambles, dropping his only shot on the par-4 14th after failing to get up-and-down from a green-side bunker.
May 9 - 4:13 PM

Chesson Hadley authored a 6-under-par 33-33=66 in the final round of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans and posted 17-under 271 to finish in a four-way tie for eighth.

Hadley started his final round at 11-under (T20) and five shots off the pace. On the round he split 10 (of 14) fairways and hit 15 greens in regulation en route to a seven birdie, one bogey round. The 27-year-old's split ranged from 3'2" to a long of 16'1" on the par-3 17th. On a day with premium scoring conditions, he may have started too far back to contend, but his loop was good enough to bump him 12 spots and register his third top 10 on the season.
Apr 26 - 8:27 PM

Chesson Hadley carded a bogey-free, 5-under-par 33-34=67 in today's opening round of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, finishing three strokes back of the overnight co-leaders.

He missed only two greens in regulation and dropped five birdies at TPC Louisiana today. His only notable conversion measured 15'2" for birdie at the par-5 18th, Hadley's ninth of the round. This mark's the 2014 Rookie of the Year's debut in the tournament. It was just four weeks ago that he registered a season-best T4 at the Valero Texas Open. The 27-year-old is 77th in the FedExCup standings.
Apr 23 - 7:54 PM

Chesson Hadley carded a 1-under-par 26-35=71 in the final round of the Valero Texas Open to tie for fourth place at 3-under 285.

Of his four birdies at TPC San Antonio, his 19'3" effort at the par-5 eighth was easily the highlight. Hadley squared a double bogey and a bogey, which prevented him from going even higher up the leaderboard. He ranked inside the top five in both putting average and strokes gained: putting. He has the reputation for snapping his fingers when he makes a big putt, and with stats like that here were plenty of snaps this week.
Mar 29 - 5:43 PM

Chesson Hadley signed for a 1-under-par 37-34=71 in the third round of the Valero Texas Open to join the clubhouse lead at 2-under214.

Snaps for that, as Hadley should enter the final round inside of the top five. He circled six birdies, but succumbed to three bogeys and a double bogey. Two of his birdies fell from longer than 10 feet, with a 26'4" birdie at the par-3 13th the highlight. He gained well over two strokes from tee-to-green and barely broke even with the flat stick. He will try and capture his second PGA TOUR win on Sunday.
Mar 28 - 5:20 PM

Chesson Hadley looped TPC San Antonio in even-par 34-38=72 in today's second round of the Valero Texas Open and reached the midpoint in 1-under 143, five strokes in arrears of the 36-hole lead.

Hadley hit 13 greens in regulation and poured in five birdies, including respective gems from 28'6" and 26'7" at the second and 15th holes. He also squared a pair of bogey-5s where he missed the GIR at Nos. 1 and 17. But the crookedest number was an 8 at the par-5 14th where he skulled his fourth out of bounds and eventually two-putted. Hadley's 14th club has been the savior, though. At last check, he ranked second in the field in strokes gained: putting with an aggregate clip of 5.785.
Mar 27 - 7:17 PM

Chesson Hadley signed for a 1-under-par 36-35=71 following his opening round of the Valero Texas Open.

The 2013-14 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year is quietly going about his sophomore season pretty much as expected. He's 8-for-13 with one top 10 and another pair of top 25s and sits 109th in the FedExCup standings. Today at TPC San Antonio, he went 5-for-10 in scoring chances with five birdies, the longest falling in from 14'3" at the par-4 17th hole. He also poured in a par save from 16-and-a-half feet at the par-4 third. Alas, he couldn't avoid two bogeys and a double, but the overall effort will do just fine on a day when red numbers were hard to find. Hadley sits four strokes off the overnight lead.
Mar 26 - 8:35 PM

Chesson Hadley wrapped up his title defense of the Puerto Rico Open with a 5-under-par 33-34=67.

It was his first sub-70 of the week. He posted 4-under 284, which has him just inside the top 10 overall and with sole possession of the 72-hole clubhouse lead. Hadley split 10 (of 14) fairways and landed 15 greens in regulation during his final trot around Trump International Golf Club-Puerto Rico. With five birdies against two bogeys, he sat 3-under through 17 before walking off with an eagle-3 at the last. The PGA TOUR sophomore will now take his talent to the Valspar Championship where he tied for 14th the week after his breakthrough in Puerto Rico a year ago.
Mar 8 - 1:18 PM

Chesson Hadley answered his opening 71 at the Puerto Rico Open with a 2-under-par 37-33=70 in his second round to post 3-under 141 at the break, good for a share of the 36-hole clubhouse lead.

The defending champ bogeyed the first two par 3s today and sat 2-over through seven, but he finished in style. Hadley birdied four of his last 11, including the par-4 seventh and ninth holes to join Jonathan Byrd atop the leaderboard. This tournament is only in its eighth edition, but it's already seen a two-time winner in Michael Bradley (2009, 2011), so don't rule out a back-to-back version from the lanky 27-year-old.
Mar 6 - 11:27 AM

Chesson Hadley opened his title defense of the Puerto Rico Open with a 1-under-par 37-34=71.

It's always a little odd when a winner of an opposite event finds himself back the following season. It's not an indictment on the tournament, but rather a reminder that it's much more difficult to crack the field of the primary event than most realize. Hadley found 10 (of 14) fairways today but only 10 greens in regulation, so he should be pleased to walk away with a red number. He rolled in two birdies on each nine to help offset an opening bogey at the par-4 first hole and a double bogey-6 at No. 7. The 2014 Rookie of the Year signed his card today sitting just three strokes back of 2014-15 rookie and clubhouse leader Mark Hubbard.
Mar 5 - 4:26 PM

Chesson Hadley earned his maiden PGA TOUR victory at the 2014 Puerto Rico Open and returns for a chance to defend this week.

Hadley arrived at the course this week only to find his locker-room name plate misspelled. Perhaps a telling sign that it takes more than a win at the Puerto Rico Open to earn household name recognition. After starting the season with five missed cuts in 10 starts, Hadley will enjoy a trip back to this favorable venue and the opportunity to play against a weaker field. Gamers should consider him one of the favorites this week.
Source: PGATOUR.com
Mar 3 - 10:08 PM

Chesson Hadley polished off a good week at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am with a 4-under-par 32-36=68 to post 15-under 272.

He was tied for seventh at last check and will likely secure his first top 10 of the season. However, it didn't end as well as he wanted. After rinsing his second at the par-5 18th hole, he'd eventually three-putt from 25'7" for double bogey. Prior to it, he rattled home seven birdies, including two sprints of three in a row. His first run began with a four-yard conversion from the fringe at the par-3 fifth. Hadley authored his second burst on Nos. 15-17, the latter two conversions measuring 17'10" and 17'11", respectively. The PGA TOUR sophomore will try to connect top 10s for the first time in his career at the Northern Trust Open this week.
Feb 15 - 5:27 PM

Chesson Hadley answered his opening 64 at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am with a 3-under-par 34-35=69 at Spyglass Hill Golf Club in today's second round.

Every touring pro experiences a day like this. While he'll beat the field average on the toughest of the three tracks, Hadley probably feels like he should have scored lower. He piped 11 (of 14) fairways and hit 14 greens in regulation en route to five birdies, but also swallowed a pair of bogey-5s mid-round to stymie momentum. In fact, he needed birdies on three of his last four holes to snipe the sub-70. He posted 10-under 133 and is positioned just two strokes adrift of the overnight co-leaders. The PGA TOUR sophomore will take his turn on the host course on Saturday.
Feb 13 - 6:33 PM