Tom Hoge

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Tom Hoge
Personal information
Full nameThomas Robert Hoge
Born (1989-05-25) May 25, 1989 (age 34)
Statesville, North Carolina, U.S.
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight175 lb (79 kg; 12.5 st)
Sporting nationalityFlag of the United States.svg  United States
Residence Fargo, North Dakota
College Texas Christian University
Turned professional2011
Current tour(s) PGA Tour
Former tour(s) Tour
Canadian Tour
Professional wins4
Highest ranking 24 (March 12, 2023) [1]
(as of October 1, 2023)
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour1
Best results in major championships
Masters Tournament T39: 2022
PGA Championship T9: 2022
U.S. Open T43: 2019
The Open Championship CUT: 2022, 2023

Thomas Robert Hoge ( /ˈhɡ/ ; [2] born May 25, 1989) is an American professional golfer on the PGA Tour.


Amateur career

Born in Statesville, North Carolina, Hoge was raised and still resides in Fargo, North Dakota. [3] After graduating from Fargo South High School in 2007, [4] he played college golf at Texas Christian University, where he won two events. [5] [6] [7] Hoge tied for third in the individual portion of the 2009 NCAA Championship, [5] and also won several North Dakota and Minnesota amateur titles. [5] [8]

Professional career

Hoge (far left) with Matt Cullen, Amy Olson and Josh Duhamel at a charity golf event, 2020. Play it Forward.jpg
Hoge (far left) with Matt Cullen, Amy Olson and Josh Duhamel at a charity golf event, 2020.

Hoge turned professional after graduating from college in 2011, initially on the Canadian Tour, where he won that year's Canadian Tour Players Cup. [3] He played on the Tour from 2012 through 2014; his best finishes were a pair of second-place finishes at the 2013 BMW Charity Pro-Am and the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship in September 2015.

Hoge has played on the PGA Tour since 2015; that August, he co-led after 36-holes (with Tiger Woods) at the Wyndham Championship. [9] His first 54-hole lead was at the Sony Open in Hawaii in January 2018, where he climbed from second after 36 holes, [10] [11] but shot par in the final round and finished a stroke back in third place.

In his 203rd start on the PGA Tour, Hoge gained his first victory in February 2022 at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. He shot a final round 68 for 268 (–19), two strokes ahead of runner-up Jordan Spieth. [12]

In March 2023, Hoge made the cut at the Players Championship on the number, then set a tournament record by shooting a 10-under 62 in the third round. [13]

Amateur wins

Source: [14]

Professional wins (4)

PGA Tour wins (1)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreTo parMargin of
1Feb 6, 2022 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am 63-69-68-68=268−192 strokes Flag of the United States.svg Jordan Spieth

Canadian Tour wins (1)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreTo parMargin of
1Jul 17, 2011 Canadian Tour Players Cup 66-67-69-66=268−162 strokes Flag of Chile.svg Benjamín Alvarado

Other wins (2)

No.DateTournamentWinning scoreTo parMargin of
1Aug 27, 2017 Bobcat North Dakota Open 69-63-64=196−204 strokes Flag of the United States.svg Andrew McCain
2Dec 11, 2022 QBE Shootout
(with Flag of the United States.svg Sahith Theegala)
60-60-62=182−341 stroke Flag of the United States.svg Charley Hoffman and Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Palmer

Source: [15]

Results in major championships

Results not in chronological order in 2020.

Masters Tournament
The Open Championship
PGA Championship
Masters Tournament T39CUT
PGA Championship T58T64T9T58
U.S. Open T43T46CUTCUT
The Open Championship NTCUTCUT
  Top 10
  Did not play

CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
NT = No tournament due to COVID-19 pandemic

Results in The Players Championship

The Players Championship T72T30CT22T33T3
  Top 10

"T" indicates a tie for a place
C = Canceled after the first round due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Results in World Golf Championships

Match Play T58T59
Champions NT1

1Canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic
"T" = Tied
NT = No tournament
Note that the Champions was discontinued from 2023.

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