PGA Championship - Round One

Branden Grace

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South Africa
Branden Grace
Branden Grace

Branden Grace

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South Africa
PGA Championship Appearances
9
Best PGA Championship Finish
3 (2015)
World Ranking
108
Age
32
Turned Pro
2007
Hometown
Pretoria, South Africa
Height
5 ft 10 in
Weight
171 lbs

Bio

A graduate of the Ernie Els and Fancourt Foundation, which recognizes and helps nurture the careers of young golfers.

Grew up idolizing Tiger Woods.

Played rugby, cricket and field hockey growing up, but decided to focus on golf when he turned 15.

The best golf tip he's ever received is to just "keep it simple."

He is a patron of the South African Disabled Golf Association.

Scorecard

Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 OUT 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 IN TOT
Par 4 4 4 4 5 3 4 3 4 35 4 3 4 5 3 4 4 4 4 35 70
R1 4 4 4 5 5 3 4 3 5 37 4 3 4 4 4 3 5 4 5 36 73
R2 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 4 4 38 4 3 4 5 3 4 4 3 4 34 72
Eagle+
Birdie
Bogey
Double+

Stats

Strokes Gained R1 R2 R3 R4 Rank
Off the Tee 0.312 0.039 - - -
Approach the Green 0.857 -1.368 - - -
Around the Green -1.226 0.808 - - -
Tee to Green -0.057 -0.520 - - -
Putting -0.110 1.123 - - -
TOTAL -0.167 0.603 - - -
Driving R1 R2 R3 R4 Rank
Average Driving Distance 364.3 344.9 - - -
Driving Accuracy 57.14% 42.86% - - -
Longest Drive 364 388 - - -
Approach R1 R2 R3 R4 Rank
Greens in Regulation 55.56% 61.11% - - -

Previous Performances

Year
Location
Finish
Year
2022
Location
Southern Hills Country Club
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Finish
CUT
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 OUT 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 IN TOT
Par 4 4 4 4 5 3 4 3 4 35 4 3 4 5 3 4 4 4 4 35 70
R1 4 4 4 5 5 3 4 3 5 37 4 3 4 4 4 3 5 4 5 36 73
R2 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 4 4 38 4 3 4 5 3 4 4 3 4 34 72
Eagle+
Birdie
Bogey
Double+
Year
2021
Location
The Ocean Course
Kiawah Island, South Carolina
Finish
T38
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 OUT 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 IN TOT
Par 4 5 4 4 3 4 5 3 4 36 4 5 4 4 3 4 5 3 4 36 72
R1 4 5 5 4 4 4 4 3 4 37 4 4 3 4 4 3 4 3 4 33 70
R2 4 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 4 34 3 5 4 3 3 4 5 5 5 37 71
R3 4 4 4 5 2 5 4 2 4 34 4 6 4 5 4 4 5 3 3 38 72
R4 4 5 4 4 3 4 7 3 4 38 4 5 5 6 3 5 4 4 4 40 78
Eagle+
Birdie
Bogey
Double+
Year
2019
Location
Bethpage Black Course
Farmingdale, New York
Finish
CUT
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 OUT 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 IN TOT
Par 4 4 3 5 4 4 4 3 4 35 4 4 4 5 3 4 4 3 4 35 70
R1 4 4 3 4 4 4 5 3 5 36 6 4 3 4 4 5 4 3 4 37 73
R2 4 4 3 5 5 4 5 3 4 37 4 4 5 5 3 5 3 3 4 36 73
Eagle+
Birdie
Bogey
Double+