Ten fun facts about Justin Leonard


Fact 1
Leonard was born and raised in Dallas, Texas.

Fact 2
He attended Lake Highlands High School and graduated in 1990.

Fact 3
He attended the University of Texas at Austin and was the individual NCAA champion in 1994.


Fact 4
He won the 1992 U.S. Amateur and was a two-time All-American in 1993 and 1994.

Fact 5
He won the Haskins Award in 1994 as the most outstanding collegiate golfer.

Fact 6
Leonard's first twelve wins on the PGA Tour included one of golf's four majors – the 1997 Open Championship; and the 1998 Players Championship.

Fact 7
He ranked in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Rankings for twenty four weeks in 1998 and 1999.

Fact 8
Leonard qualified for the United States Ryder Cup team in 1997, 1999, and 2008.

Fact 9
Leonard and his wife have two daughters and one son.

Fact 10
On October 22, 2012, was inducted into the Texas Golf Hall of Fame at San Antonio CC. As part of the induction, had his name officially inscribed on a stone monument on the Hall's Walk of Fame at Brackenridge GC in San Antonio.


More interesting reads about...

Click here for more people facts ❯


LOAD COMMENTS AND JOIN THE CONVERSATION
RELATED FACTS

MORE IN PEOPLE/CELEBRITIES

Short about Justin Leonard
Justin Leonard is an American professional golfer.

Languages
Deutsch
Français
Español
English