Andrew Svoboda

    Andrew Svoboda

    Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)

    Weight: 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st)

    Birthday: October 2, 1979

    College: St. Johns University

    Year Turned Pro: 2004

    Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York

    Country: USA

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    Andrew Svoboda began his golfing career during his college years, at St. Johns University in New York City. While he was studying he won a total of fourteen college tournaments.

    Since turning professional, Svoboda has played on the Hooters Tour from 2005 to 2009 and the Tour from 2010 to 2012. Having earned his place by finishing twenty first on the money list for the previous season, Svoboda debuted on the PGA Tour in 2013, where he struggled. As a result he continued to play on the tour as well, which helped him to again qualify for the PGA Tour 2014 season. Svoboda’s best result on the PGA Tour was at the 2014 Zurich Classic of New Orleans where he tied for second place.

    Svoboda has said that the biggest thrill he has encountered while playing is playing a practice round with Tiger Woods. His favourite course he has played so far is Royal County Down in Ireland, and he has said he most wants to play Augusta National. Keeping up the golf theme Svoboda says his favorite movie is Happy Gilmore, while his TV favorite is Family Guy.

    Away from golf Svoboda’s favorite sports teams are college team St. John's University and fprofessional team the New York Yankees.

    As of the end of 2014 Svoboda had competed in 46 events on the PGA Tour. He has yet to achieve a win on the PGA Tour and has amassed prize money of $1,271,037.