Player Profile – Billy Horschel
This is the player profile of Billy Horschel the American professional golfer. Know all the important details about him in this article.
Basic Details about Billy Horschel
Full Name: William John Horschel
Date of Birth: 7th December, 1986
Place of Birth: Grant, Florida, United States of America
Height: 6 ft 0 in
Residence: Jacksonville Beach, Florida, USA
Nationality: United States
Professional Details about Billy Horschel
Tours Play For: PGA Tour
Best Performance by Billy Horschel in Major Golf Championships
The Masters: T37 – 2014
US Open: T4 – 2013
The Open Championship: CUT – 2013 and 2014
PGA Championship: T58 – 2014
Other Achievements and Awards
FedEx Cup Champion: – 2014
More about Billy Horschel
Born in Grant, Florida, Billy Horschel has won the individual medal of honors at the 2006 US Amateur by scoring two day scores of 138 (60-78, -5) at the Chaska, Minnesota’s Hazeltine National Golf Club. The score of 60 of the opening round was the record for an 18 hole tournament and USGA. Although he failed to make it in the third round of match play and he also tried his luck in the 2006 US Open but he missed the cut there. Then Billy Horschel went to the National Collegiate Athletic Association after he attended the University of Gainesville. Over here he was coached by Buddy Alexander.
Billy Horschel won the Southern Conference team honors thrice from 2007 to 2009. Later he got graduation and he represented the United States team at the Palmer Cup in 2007 and in 2008 and he posted a 3-1 record for victorious Walker Cup in 2007 as well.
Billy Horschel turned pro in the year 2009 in the month of December. Via the PGA Qualifying School, he was also granted the PGA Tour Card in 2010. That year a wrist injury stopped him to make a cut in four PGA tournaments but in December same year he regained his PGA Tour Card.
Till now Billy Horschel has been able to win only One PGA Tour tournament but recently he has won FedEx Cup Tournament which is equally respected by one and all in the PGA Circuit. But with the FedEx Cup win, Billy Horschel is expected to rise further not only in the rankings but also in confidence as well and can achieve his place in the Top 10 rankings by PGA soon.