Ryan Moore

    Ryan Moore

    Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)

    Weight: 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)

    Birthday: December 5, 1982

    College: UNLV

    Year turned pro: 2005

    Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, USA

    Country: USA

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    Born in 1982, in Tacoma, Washington Moore was raised close by, in Puyallup. Moore attended Cascade Christian High School, but he played golf for Puyallup High School, as his own school did not have a golf team. In 2000, he was runner-up at the U.S. Junior Amateur. The following year he won the high school individual state championship. 
    After high school, Moore attended UNLV, where he continued to play golf, and had an especially successful time during his senior year, when he won outstanding collegiate golfer of the nation. Moore graduated from college with a degree in communications and public relations. After graduation, Moore turned professional in 2005. During that year he played in 14 tournaments on the PGA Tour, under sponsor exemptions. He won a total of $686,250. 
    The following year, Moore played on the PGA Tour full time. His best finish that season was a tie for second place, at the Buick Championship. After a break from the tour, due to a wrist injury he returned, and finished the season in 81st place on the money list. He was 79th in the World Rankings.

    The following season he finished in second place at the Memorial Tournament, which improved his world ranking from 110th to 59th. The same year he qualified for the US Open and missed the cut by just one stroke. He finished that year in 74th place in the world rankings.
    During the 2008 season, Moore experienced numerous problems with his wrist, and his shoulder, which meant he had to take a certain amount of time off. At the end of that season, he was ranked 158 in the world. Moore’s problems continued in 2009 when he suffered an inconsistent start to the season. His fortune improved when he qualified for the US Open, finishing the event in joint tenth place. Moore followed this success, with his first win on the PGA Tour, at the Wyndham Championship. He ended the season at number 51 in the world rankings. 

    In 2010, Moore finished in the top 10 of six of the tournaments he competed in. At the end of the season, Moore was ranked at 45 in the World Rankings. Moore achieved his second victory on the PGA Tour in 2012, at the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. He finished that season in 26th place on the PGA Tour money list. 

    As of the end of 2014, Moore had achieved four victories on the PGA Tour, amassing total prize money of $18,566,241.

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