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Casey Wittenberg |

Team: PGA Golfer
Age / DOB:  (30) / 11/30/1984
Ht / Wt:  5'8' / 158
College: Oklahoma State University

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Casey Wittenberg qualified for his seventh U.S. Open and will tee it up at Pinehurst No. 2 this week.
There's something about the 36-hole sectional qualifier that appeals to the former PGA TOUR member, as he once again punched his ticket that way at the Memphis, Tennessee sectional. He's made two cuts in the national championship, tying for 36th in 2004 and sharing 10th in 2012. Of note, he missed the cut at the 2005 edition held at Pinehurst No. 2. He's made a modest six of 11 Tour cuts this season, with a lone top 10. Wed, Jun 11, 2014 09:47:00 AM

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Casey Wittenberg makes his fifth Tour start of the year at the Chitimacha Louisiana Open.

Wittenberg is the winner of the 2012 event and graduated to the 2013 PGA TOUR, but failed to retain his card. Back in the trenches again, he's made three of his four cuts to start the season. His highlight was a T5 in the Brasil Champions. This is the fourth consecutive week the Tour has been in action, with each tournament in a different country. One can't rule out some jet lag at this point.
Tue, Mar 25, 2014 09:23:00 PM

Casey Wittenberg enters the Wyndham Championship having missed 10 of his last 12 cuts.

The top man on the Tour money list in 2012 is in serious jeopardy of headed back to the junior circuit in 2014 if he can’t get it figured out this week. At 147th on the money list and 161st in the FedExCup standings, he’ll need to be on the front page of the leaderboard come Sunday afternoon or it’s off to the Tour playoffs.
Tue, Aug 13, 2013 09:14:00 PM

Casey Wittenberg take his first swing at The Old White TPC in The Greenbrier Classic.

Wittenberg was tracking well for the year when he picked up his first top 10 at THE PLAYERS. After that T8, he's missed six of his last seven cuts with a T72 at the Travelers Championship the lone payday. He's faded all the way to 151st in the FedExCup standings, sitting on the outside looking in for the Playoffs and a spot on TOUR in 2013-14.
Wed, Jul 3, 2013 10:21:00 PM

Casey Wittenberg has been added to the published field of this week's Memorial.

Wittenberg was granted one of the remaining five sponsor exemptions into the field of 120. The 2012 Tour money leader sits a disappointing 137th in FedExCup points this season due to missing 10 of 16 cuts. He'll be making his first start at Muirfield Village.
Mon, May 27, 2013 10:08:00 AM

Casey Wittenberg had a front-row seat for Tiger Woods' win at THE PLAYERS, turning in a 3-over-par 37-38=75 in the final round and sharing eighth at 7-under 281.

Wittenberg moves to 127th in the FedExCup standings with his performance this week, which is his first top 10 of the 2013 season. With momentum on his side, he heads to Texas for the HP Byron Nelson Championship.
Sun, May 12, 2013 07:28:00 PM

Casey Wittenberg ended his third round of THE PLAYERS with back-to-back-to-back birdies, signing for a 2-under-par 37-33=70.

Wittenberg trails his third-round playing partner and leader David Lingmerth by a shot at 10-under 206. Wittenberg's round was a meager 1-over through 15 holes, with one birdie and two bogeys on the card before he came to the par-5 16th. A 6'8" birdie at 16 was followed by a 4'7" effort on the par-3 17th, then he capped off his round early Sunday morning with a 39'5" bomb on the difficult 18th. That proved to be a two-shot swing on the leaderboard and leaves him with a chance to claim his first PGA TOUR win at TPC Sawgrass Sunday afternoon.
Sun, May 12, 2013 07:27:00 AM

Casey Wittenberg backed up his opening 67 at THE PLAYERS with a 3-under-par 35-34=69 to reach the halfway point in 8-under 136, three shots off the 36-hole clubhouse lead.

He hit 12 greens in regulation today and needed a couple of pick-me-ups to keep the pedal down. After negotiating a birdie from 38'2" at the par-3 17th to get back to even on the day, he birdied 18 and 1 to go 2-under through 10 holes. A zero-putt eight-yarder for par from the fringe at 5 was nifty. Wittenberg then holed a seven-yarder from the fringe for birdie at 7 before closing out with another clutch par save, this time from 17'4" at 9.
Fri, May 10, 2013 05:50:00 PM

Casey Wittenberg turned in a 5-under-par 33-34=67 for his opening round of THE PLAYERS.

Wittenberg is lucky to be in the field. He's 160th in FedExCup points but earned the exemption when he finished atop the 2012 Tour money list. Today at TPC Sawgrass, he hit 14 greens in regulation and swallowed just one bogey, a 5 at the closing 18th hole. Prior to that, he rolled in six birdies, the most notable a beauty from 33-and-a-half feet at the par-4 fourth hole. He also poured in a par save from 20'3" at 9. Wittenberg signed his card sitting four strokes off the early clubhouse lead.
Thu, May 9, 2013 12:51:00 PM

Casey Wittenberg came to the ninth hole, his 18th, of his second round needing a birdie to move the cut line at the RBC Heritage to 1-over-par 143, but when he could only muster a par it meant a record-tying 91 players secured the 36 hole cut at 2-over 144 and an MDF looms.

There were four conceivable scenario's that would have prevented this many players from making the cut, the most likely being Jesper Parnevik holing a 5'5" par attempt on the 18th out of the gate. Ryan Palmer, Nicolas Colsaerts and Wittenberg all had opportunities to make a late birdie and bump the cut to 1-over but failed. Given the late start to the third round, this is a nightmare scenario for tournament officials. The 91 players making the cut ties a PGA TOUR record set in 1981 when 91 players also cashed checks at the Travelers Championship.
Sat, Apr 20, 2013 08:31:00 AM

Casey Wittenberg signed for a 4-over-par 38-37=75 following his opening round of the RBC Heritage.

Good news, bad news. After withdrawing early from each of his last two commitments, he stuck to this one. Of course, the result is hardly impressive. He hit only 10 greens in regulation, bogeyed all three par 5s and circled only two birdies. His strangest experience occurred at the par-4 14th hole, however. After yanking his tee ball left of the green and sitting nine yards from the cup, Wittenberg pitched over the green. His ball came to rest 10 yards away in the fringe, but he holed from there for par.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 02:32:00 PM

Casey Wittenberg is listed in the published field of next week's RBC Heritage.

Wittenberg has withdrawn early from his last two commitments (Houston, Valero). No news has surfaced to explain his decision for the time off, but our philosophy has always been that if a golfer has pulled out of at least two straight starts before teeing it up, he's assumed to be dealing with an injury or personal matter. Harbour Town suits his game, so despite his mysterious schedule, don't hedge against him next week.
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 06:47:00 PM

Casey Wittenberg has been removed from the published field of this week's Valero Texas Open.

After going 0-for-4 on the Florida Swing, the 2012 Tour money leader withdrew early from last week's stop in Houston. Now this. As a result, we'll add him to our Injury Report. NOTE: Chris Riley also withdrew as an alternate.
Mon, Apr 1, 2013 05:25:00 PM

Casey Wittenberg has been removed from the published field of this week's Shell Houston Open.

Wittenberg withdrew shortly after the commitment deadline on Friday afternoon, but we wanted to wait for the decision to be officially released. He's just 3-for-10 on the season with one top-35 payday. He's missed four straight cuts, including at last week's stop at Bay Hill where he was eight strokes too high to play on.
Mon, Mar 25, 2013 06:16:00 PM

Casey Wittenberg has gained entry into this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational.

The PGA TOUR's media department reported this. Wittenberg was the second alternate when the field was released on Friday afternoon, but he received one of the final four sponsor exemptions today. The 2012 Tour money leader has cashed in just three of nine starts this season, only one of which going for a top 35 (T15, Farmers). He missed the cut in his only start at Bay Hill in 2005.
Mon, Mar 18, 2013 02:18:00 PM