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2018 US Open Golf: Patrick Reed Analysis

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About player
Date of birth: 5 August, 1990
Birth place: San Antonio, Texas
Professional wins: 5
Residence: Spring, Texas, U.S.
KEY STATISTICS
Turned professional Won: 2011
Current tour(s) PGA Tour
PGA Tour: 5
European Tour: 1

Patrick Nathaniel Reed is a professional golfer currently playing on both the European and the PGA Tours. He won the 2014 WGC-Cadillac Championship, and that notable experience elevated his skills and strength. Let’s see more about him.

Amateur Career

Born in San Antonio, Texas, Reed played his amateur golf at the University High School in Louisiana. He lifted the trophy for the 2006 Junior British Open and qualified for the 2007 edition of the U.S. Open. He took University High to the state tournaments in both 2006 and 2007, and he lifted the trophy for the 2007 State medalist honours. Reed then earned the Rolex AJGA All-American honours from ‘05-’07.

Professional Career

Patrick Reed turned professional after competing in the NCAA Championship, 2011 edition. He made his first appearance in the PGA Tour at the FedEx St. Jude Classic, but he failed to make the cut. In 2012, Reed participated in 12 PGA Tour events, qualified for 7 events and earned over $300K. His best record was finishing in a tie for the 11th position during the Frys.com Open. He earned his PGA Tour card for the 2013 season.

The professional golfer made history as the 12th first time PGA Tour winner when he took home win for the Wyndham Championship. In 2014, Reed competed at the Humana Challenge and set a record at the PGA Tour event for most strokes under par after 54 holes. In 2015, the golfer won his 4th PGA Tour title at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions. This in propelled him to his all-time career high of position 14 on the Official World Golf Ranking. His career record boasts of 5 professional wins, all at the PGA Tour events. While the player has had a wonderful career in golf, he has made an amazing life for himself. The player is married to Justine Karain and they have a daughter together.