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Hunter Mahan

Team: PGA Golfer
Age / DOB:  (34) / 5/17/1982
Ht / Wt:  5'11 / 175

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World No. 570 Hunter Mahan arrives at Coco Beach Golf and Country Club for his Puerto Rico Open debut.
The 34-year-old is in his 14th season on TOUR and making his 363rd career start. He's a 6-time winner, most recently at the 2014 Barclays, and is playing his last season of fully exempt status from his win at the 2012 WGC-Match Play, which is this week's main event. The Dallas resident is 3-for-10 so far in 2016-17 with three finishes outside the top 50 and checks in at 197th in the FedExCup standings. He ranks 198th on TOUR in birdie average (2.93) and 190th in scoring average (72.787). Mar 22 - 5:11 PM

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Six-time PGA TOUR winner Hunter Mahan prepares for his seventh Shriners Hospitals for Children Open where he's 3-for-6 with a best of T14 in 2009.

More recently, the 34-year-old missed the cut here last year (by two) in his first appearance since a T50 in 2010. He's in the field from his latest win at the 2014 Barclays and arrives off a MC at the Safeway (by eight) on rounds of 73-76. Dating back to last season, where he finished a career-worst 183rd in the FedExCup standings and missed the Playoffs for the first time, the Dallas resident has missed the cut in eight of his last nine events, cashing only a T70 (of 73 players) at the Travelers. He had just one top 25 last season in 22 starts, a T19 at the no-cut WGC-HSBC nearly a year ago. Mahan's full-exempt status from his win at The Barclays (as well as the 2012 WGC-Match Play) expires at the end of this season.
Wed, Nov 2, 2016 04:42:00 PM

Hunter Mahan carded an even-par 34-36=70 during round two of the Wyndham Championship, compiling 1-over 141 on the week to miss the cut and also miss out on the FedExCup Playoffs for the first time in his career.

There are a total of 22 golfers that have cracked the FedExCup Playoffs field every year since the inaugural 2007 edition. Mahan will not be on that list next year as he entered the week 182nd in the FedExCup race and earned zero points with today's missed cut. The 34-year-old has played in the most Playoff events in PGA TOUR history (35 of 36) with his lone miss coming at last year's TOUR Championship. Of the 22 golfers that have previously made the Playoffs since 2007, there are five others who failed to make it back this year: Jeff Overton, Rory Sabbatini, Ian Poulter, Nick Watney, and Pat Perez.
Fri, Aug 19, 2016 07:20:00 PM

At 173rd in the FedExCup standings and 178th in the Official World Golf Ranking, six-time PGA TOUR winner Hunter Mahan preps for his debut in the Barbasol Championship. UPDATE: With rounds of 74-70=144, Mahan missed the cut by four strokes.

The 34-year-old has qualified for the FEC Playoffs all nine years since their inception in 2007. He's played the most Playoff events in TOUR history (35 of 36) and has made it to the TOUR Championship eight of nine years. The Dallas resident, whose last win was the 2014 Barclays, did not qualify for the U.S. Open at Oakmont, breaking a string of 36 consecutive major championships appearances, and extends that streak to two after not qualifying for The Open at Royal Troon. Mahan, who made a caddie change in Dec. 2015, is just 8-for-17 this season and has only one finish inside the top 30, a T19 at the no-cut HSBC Champions back in November. He ranks 19th on TOUR in SG: Putting but 193rd in SG: Tee-to-Green.
Wed, Jul 13, 2016 12:47:00 PM

Hunter Mahan turns his attention to Colonial Country Club for his 13th appearance in the DEAN & DELUCA Invitational.

The newly minted 34-year-old (May 17th) was the 32nd-ranked player in the world when he arrived at Colonial CC last year (finished T53). He checks-in this week at No. 134. To say the six-time TOUR winner is mired in a slump is an understatement. He's has one top 25 this season on 15 starts -- a T19 in a no-cut event -- and ranks 159th in the FedExCup standings. Mahan made a caddie change the first week of December but it hasn't helped, posting one top-50 finish (T43, Farmers) in 12 events since and missing six cuts. He has one top 25 in 12 attempts at Colonial (T10/2011).
Wed, May 25, 2016 11:07:00 AM

Hunter Mahan preps for his 10th start at the Shell Houston Open as he turns his attention toward the Golf Club of Houston’s Tournament Course.

The 2012 SHO champion arrives with a 6-for-9 record on the season, ranking 143rd in the FedExCup standings. Besides his 2012 win, he also sports four other top 15s since the event moved to the GC of Houston. Gamers may be turned away by the Dallas resident's recent form, but his course history makes him a very juicy sleeper this week in Humble, Texas.
Tue, Mar 29, 2016 10:34:00 AM

Hunter Mahan returns to the Valspar Championship after an eight-year absence from the tournament.

Mahan hasn't played the Valspar since a T23 in 2008 when it was known as the PODS Championship. It was a personal best -- and only top 25 -- in five appearances. The 33-year-old, who made a caddie change at the beginning of December, is in the final season of full-exempt status from the last of his six TOUR titles at The Barclays in 2014. He made three starts in the fall, where he posted a season-best T19 at the WGC-HSBC Champions, and since the calendar flipped to 2016, he's gone just 2-for-4 with a T43 at the Farmers his best showing. Mahan ranks 140th in the FedExCup standings and 123rd in scoring average at 71.307.
Tue, Mar 8, 2016 11:55:00 PM

Hunter Mahan finds his way back to Torrey Pines for a 12th attempt at winning this week's Farmers Insurance Open.

The California native was on baby alert last year during this event as his wife was scheduled to have their second child. He decided to play it safe and remove himself from the field after his infamous 36-hole lead WD during the birth of their first. He may fly in under the radar this week after a disappointing 2014-15 campaign. However, his course history suggests gamers should jump on the train. With top 30s in six of his last seven starts here, Mahan makes for a great selection this week.
Wed, Jan 27, 2016 11:39:00 AM

Hunter Mahan looks to bounce back in 2015-16 after missing out on the TOUR Championship for the first time since the FedExCup was introduced.

Mahan posted a 20-for-24 record during last season, but he lacked the top finishes that usually catapult him up the FEC standings. Previously, he'd tallied up at least 12 top 25s in six of the last eight seasons, but posted just seven during the 2014-15 campaign. The six-time PGA TOUR winner is a great candidate to rebound come 2016.
Sat, Dec 12, 2015 04:21:00 PM

Hunter Mahan completed his first 36 holes of the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions in 8-under-par 68-68=136 and sits six strokes off the halfway lead.

Thankful to be in the field after months of mostly lackluster form, Mahan is suddenly relevant again. He connected for five par breakers in today's second round at Sheshan International, including two sets of consecutive birdies, but his most notable conversion dropped for eagle at the par-4 16th hole. Bogeys at 6 and 7 threw a damper on his momentum, but that he's contending is sufficiently impressive for now.
Fri, Nov 6, 2015 02:26:00 AM

Hunter Mahan makes his way to Sheshan International Golf Club for a fourth attempt at this week's World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions.

Mahan has finished inside the top 30 in all three previous looks at Sheshan. That's nothing new for the Oklahoma State Cowboy, as he's signed for top 25s in 125 of his 332 career PGA TOUR starts. Mahan only finished 49th in the FedExCup standings last year after appearing at East Lake in eight straight years prior. This week could give us a good indicator of what's to come for Mahan in 2015-16.
Mon, Nov 2, 2015 10:07:00 PM

Hunter Mahan continues his FedExCup streak ahead of this week's BMW Championship.

Mahan remains the only golfer to peg it up in every single FedExCup event since its inception in 2007. The Oklahoma State Cowboy is in serious danger of ending this streak as he enters the week ranked 52nd in the FEC race. He's only missed four cuts on the season, but sports a surprisingly low (4) amount of top 10s. Mahan will need to post his third career BMW top 10 if he wants any chance to advance onto East Lake.
Mon, Sep 14, 2015 06:38:00 PM

Hunter Mahan authored a 1-under-par 34-36=70 in the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship to wrap at 8-under 276.

At 91st in the FedExCup standings entering the DB Championship, Mahan needed a big week at TPC Boston to advance and he delivered. Considering he had logged just one top 10 (T8/2011) in eight prior visits, it was not a certainty. Plus, he had the added pressure of being the only player to qualify --and play in-- every event in the Playoffs since the FEC began in 2007. After opening in 69-73, Mahan matched his tournament best with 64 in round three to push to T11 entering the Monday finish. He'll keep his FEC streak alive with today's three-birdie against two-bogey showing bumping to T4 on the live leaderboard and projecting at 56th in FEC points. The 33-year-old finished the week with just 14 birdies, T31 in that category, but recorded only six bogeys, T2 in the field at the time he signed his card.
Mon, Sep 7, 2015 05:25:00 PM

Hunter Mahan fired a 7-under-par 32-32=64 in the third round of the Deutsche Bank Championship to post 7-under 206, good for the early 54-hole clubhouse lead and up 33 spots on the live leaderboard.

In 45 career rounds at TPC Boston, Mahan has carded 64 twice prior (R2/2008, R1/2010), so today's stellar showing was not out of the question. However, despite some previous prowess at the DBC in single rounds, he's only logged one top 10 in eight previous visits during the FedExCup Playoffs era. At 91st in the FEC standings entering the week, Mahan needed something big to happen to crack the top 70 in FEC points and his eight-birdie against one-bogey jaunt today went a long way towards making that a reality. His 64 is low round of the day thus far and bumps him to a projected 64th in the FEC standings with play still in progress. The 33-year-old is the only player to qualify --and play in-- every single event in the Playoffs since their inception in 2007.
Sun, Sep 6, 2015 02:32:00 PM

Hunter Mahan is missing out on his usual top finishes ahead of this week's Deutsche Bank Championship.

Mahan is the only golfer to advance to the TOUR Championship in all eight editions of the FedExCup Playoffs. He's in danger of missing out this year as he currently sits at 91st in FEC points, 21 places outside of the top-70 bubble. It's not inconceivable to imagine Mahan rattling off a clutch performance this week. He is 18-for-22 on the season, after all.
Tue, Sep 1, 2015 09:18:00 PM