Webb Simpson (2005-2008)Despite only graduating from Wake Forest this past May, Simpson has still managed to play in five PGA Tour tournaments, making the cut in three of them. PGA TOUR, KORN FERRY TOUR and the Swinging Golfer design, and PGA TOUR Korn Ferry Tour are registered trademarks. Jay Sigel (1963-1966)Sigel has made five starts this season on the Champions Tour. Haas finished an impressive T-31 at the 1985 Masters Tournament as an amateur. He won the Allianz Championship on Feb. 10 and one week later, Hoch won a four-way playoff to snag his third-career Champions Tour victory at The Ace Group Classic. He made $25,800 at the Travelers and now has a season total of $38,460. Kyle Reifers (2003-2006)After playing 2007 on the PGA Tour and failing to secure his card for '08, Reifers has had an up-and-down season on the Nationwide Tour. Police, march organizers differ on what happened in Graham, Hurricane Eta strengthens, ties 2005 record for most named storms. Ron Whittaker (1991-1994)Whittaker is coming off a successful 2007 season that saw him make over $271,000 and finish 11th on the Nationwide Tour Money List, which secured his PGA Tour card for 2008. A former ACC Player of the Year at Wake Forest, it seems like Will Zalatoris is just about to live up to all of his potential from college. Would you like to get started? WAKE FOREST, N.C. (WTVD) -- A 17-year-old in Wake Forest is one of the best young golfers in the world, and his family is part of his strength. (Stacy Revere/Getty Images). The 23-year-old finished at Wake Forest with a 70.44 scoring average, breaking the record of former FedExCup champion Bill Haas. On the season, Reifers has made eight cuts in 16 starts on the Nationwide Tour and currently sits 30th on the Official Money List with $105,083. Junior Amateur. The official Men's Golf page for the Wake Forest University Deacons Both the women’s team and men’s team are No. Haas was named the head coach of the Wake Forest Demon Deacons golf team on September 1, 1997 and with the hiring stopped playing professional golf. Smith, Lauren The tradition of golf at Wake Forest University is an awesome one. Sigel has not played in a tournament since March, 30. His first tournament was the Arnold Palmer Invitational in mid-March, where he was still an amateur and a member of the Demon Deacon golf team. • Second in total driving.• Third in greens in regulation.• No status entering 2019.• Full status entering 2020. Despite playing just 15 Korn Ferry Tour events in 2019, Zalatoris – who began the season as a non-member and ended with full 2020 status – ended up 60th on the Regular Season Points List. He is a nephew of 1968 Masters winner Bob Goalby, and has several other relations in golf including his brother Jay, nephews Bill and Jay Jr., and brother-in-law Dillard Pruitt. LA = Low amateur, 1990 PGA Tour Qualifying School graduates, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jerry_Haas&oldid=971140257, Sportspeople from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 4 August 2020, at 12:08. The PGA tour is regarded as the greatest golf tour on earth. His first tournament was the Arnold Palmer Invitational in mid-March, where he was still an amateur and a … His best finish on the PGA Tour was a tie for 55th at the AT&T Classic in May. © 1995-2020 PGA TOUR, Inc | All Rights Reserved. He turned professional in 1986. He's made a total of three cuts this season, earning a combined $24,861. The top-25 players on the money-list at the end of the season earn their PGA Tour cards for the following year. WAKE FOREST, N.C. (WTVD) -- A 17-year-old in Wake Forest is one of the best young golfers in the world, and his family is part of his strength. Migliaccio, Mimi 10: Whitney | No. Hoch tied Haas for second at the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am on April 20, and finished a shot behind Denis Watson at the FedEx Kinko's Classic on May 4. He made the cut and finished tied for 31st after a final round 68. Jerry Haas (born September 16, 1963) is an American professional golfer who coaches Wake Forest University 's golf team and used to play on the PGA Tour, Nationwide Tour and the European Tour. 8: Thornberry. Hallberg has made the most of his three starts with the seniors, posting two top-20 finishes and making just over $61,000. Haas was born in Belleville, Illinois. Category:Wake Forest Demon Deacons men's golfers. He stands 95th in both the FedEx Cup Standings and PGA Tour money list. Many of the worlds top players choose to base themselves in the U.S and play across the country throughout the year. The Raleigh, N.C. native also made the cut at the PGA Tour's Honda Classic in late February, finishing T65 in his only PGA Tour start of 2008. learn more. Liu, Julia Jay Haas (1973-1976)Jay Haas has had a stellar 2008 season, posting two wins on the Champion Tour. Whittaker made just his second cut of the season this past weekend at the John Deere Classic. Athletes who have played for Wake Forest's men's golf team. Lewellen, Ryan Whittaker's best finish in 2008 came at the Mayakoba Golf Classic in late February, where he carded a season-low 3-under 67 in the third round to finish in a tie for 31st. His best 2008 finish is a tie for 14th at the Verizon Heritage in April. Haas finished in 3rd at qualifying school in 1989 earning him his PGA Tour card for 1990. There is no additional information to display: WINTER WEATHER: How much snow will we see this year? With the amount of talent on the tour it is quite interesting to see just how many players came from playing college golf and moved on … Start with Arnold Palmer and bookend the list with Webb Simpson. A former ACC Player of the Year at Wake Forest, it seems like Will Zalatoris is just about to live up to all of his potential from college. He finished T57 and has now made $25,537 this season. Joe Inman (1966-1969)Inman has played in seven Champions Tour events this season. The Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. native also fired a 6-under 65 in the final round of the Commerce Bank Championship two weeks ago. When will we know the winner of the presidential election? 9: Riley | No. Hopefully the coaching staffs will see the results of having the Haddock House Bill Haas - Former Wake Forest All-American and PGA Tour Golfer. Don’t miss anything from the PGA TOUR & its partners, Connect to get special offers and updates, Sign up for the Monthly Minute newsletter, Wake Forest alum Will Zalatoris ranked top-three on the 2019 Korn Ferry Tour in total driving and greens in regulation. Haas played on the European Tour in 1988 and 1989. Zalatoris now calls Dallas home and is roommates with fellow Korn Ferry Tour pro Davis Riley. It appears your browser may be outdated. Simpson and his wife, Dowd ('07), reflect on how Simpson got to this point, as well as their time at Wake Forest. Note: Haas never played in The Open Championship. Zalatoris also recorded four collegiate wins, in addition to the 2014 U.S. He was just one of five players to card four sub-70 rounds (67-68-69-69) at the FBR. Bagnoli, Vanessa Korn Ferry is also a registered trademark used here with permission, and used in the Korn Ferry Tour logo with permission. Despite only graduating from Wake Forest this past May, Simpson has still managed to play in five PGA Tour tournaments, making the cut in three of them. In 1997, Haas stopped playing professionally and spent a year as a commentator for The Golf Channel and also spent time as a teaching professional at the Yorktown Golf Club in his hometown of Belleville, Illinois. Copyright © 2020 WTVD-TV. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, mattis id nunc in, aliquet pretium tristique sed. He carded a 6-under 66 in the opening round and finished with a 67 on Sunday to make $17,500 for the week. This year may have been just the tip of the iceberg for Zalatoris, especially if he lives up to the billing after college. He posted one top-10 finish and four top-25 finishes, with his best being a tied for sixth at the Toshiba Classic on March 9, when he fired a final round 66. Simpson completed his play at Wake Forest and turned professional on June 2, and promptly received a sponsor exemption into the Stanford St. Jude Championship. Walsh, Kim View Full Bio, Letizia His steady play was on display with six top-25 finishes out of the 11 times he made the cut. In 1985 he was named second team All-American in his final year at Wake and was also selected to the American 1985 Walker Cup team. McLaughlin, Emilia