Smylie Kaufman

Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)

Weight: 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)

Birthday: November 30, 1991

College: Louisiana State University

Year Turned Pro: 2014

Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama

Country: USA

Sponsor: Natural Light

Smylie Kaufman is an American golf-pro and he’s currently playing in the PGA Tour. As he attended Louisiana State University, he played college golf and after graduation, he turned professional in 2014. In 2015, Smylie Kaufman started playing in the Tour and he claimed his first professional title after winning the United Leasing Championship. His first PGA Tour victory took place the same year, when he won the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. This victory earned him a place in the 2016 PGA Championship and also in the 2016 Masters Tournament.

As per Smylie Kaufman’s current PGA Tour status, he plays as the 2015-16 tournament winner (through 2017-18). Besides golf, Kaufman loves working out and basketball, and it’s interesting to notice that Smylie is not a nickname, but his actual family name. Despite his relatively short golfing career, he managed to earn more than 3.7 million dollars and he started a charity called Kids versus Cancer together with his younger brother, to help combating cancer in children.