Team USA Profile: Zach Johnson

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Zach Johnson

PLAYER INFORMATION
Age: 36
Hometown: St. Simons Island, Ga.
Birthplace: Iowa City, Iowa
Birthdate: February 24, 1976
College: Drake University
Turned Professional: 1998

 

RYDER CUP EXPERIENCE
Years Played: 2006, 2010
Total Matches: 7
Career Ryder Cup Record (W-L-H): 3-3-1
Singles (W-L-H): 1-1-0
Foursomes (W-L-H): 1-2-1
Fourballs (W-L-H): 1-0-0
Total Points Won: 3 1/2
Total Points Won Point %: .50

 

RYDER CUP RESULTS
2006: The K Club (Palmer Course)
Europe 18 1/2, USA 9 1/2
Day One Afternoon Foursomes: Chad Campbell/Zach Johnson halved with Padraig Harrington/Paul McGinley
Day Two Morning Four-balls: Scott Verplank/Zach Johnson (2/1) def. Henrik Stenson/Padraig Harrington
Day Two Afternoon Foursomes: Stewart Cink/Zach Johnson lost to Paul Casey/David Howell (5/4)
Day Three Singles: Zach Johnson lost to Darren Clarke (3/2)
 
2010: Celtic Manor
Europe 14 1/2, USA 13 1/2
Session 2 Foursomes: Zach Johnson/Hunter Mahan (2-up) def. Francesco Molinari/Eduardo Molinari
Session 3 Foursomes: Z. Johnson/Mahan lost to Graeme McDowell/Rory McIlroy (3/1)
Session 4 Singles: Z. Johnson (3/2) def. Padraig Harrington
 

 

PLAYER NOTES
A tenacious competitor, Johnson is enjoying another stellar season on the PGA Tour. He has two victories in 2012 -- the Crowne Plaza Invitational and the John Deere Classic -- to go along with runner-up efforts at the RBC Heritage and the Players Championship.

 

 

CAREER VICTORIES
PGA Tour (9): 2004 BellSouth Classic. 2007 Masters Tournament, AT&T Classic. 2008 Valero Texas Open. 2009 Sony Open in Hawaii, Valero Texas Open. 2010 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial. 2012 Crowne Plaza Invitational, John Deere Classic.
Nationwide Tour (2): 2003 Rheem Classic, Envirocare Utah Classic.
Other (1): 2006 Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge [with Stewart Cink and Scott Verplank]; 2011 CVS Caremark Charity Classic [with Matt Kuchar].
OTHER PROFESSIONAL MATCH PLAY PERFORMANCES
WGC - Accenture Match Play Best finish: 3 - 2006
Presidents Cup Record Record: Played 9 Won 4, Lost 5, Halved 0, Points 4