Chris Kirk


About Chris

Hailing from Atlanta, Georgia, Chris Kirk has proven himself in the amateur and professional ranks throughout his career. During his years at the University of Georgia, he helped lead the Bulldogs to the NCAA Championship in 2005. He also set a school record with seven individual victories, was a two-time first-team All-American and was awarded the Ben Hogan Award (given annually to the nation's top collegiate player) in 2007. After turning professional in 2007, he has won six times on the PGA TOUR. He was a member of the 2007 Walker Cup team and the 2015 President’s Cup team. Chris was the recipient of the PGA TOUR Courage Award in 2023.

Career highlights


  • 2024 The Sentry
  • 2023 PGA TOUR Courage Award
  • 2023 Honda Classic
  • 2015 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial
  • 2015 Presidents Cup
  • 2014 The RSM Classic
  • 2014 Deutsche Bank Championship
  • 2011 Viking Classic
  • 2010 Fort Smith Classic
  • 2010 Knoxville News Sentinel Open
  • 2007 Walker Cup 


Personal stats

Birthdate: May 8, 1985 
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia 
Residence: Athens, Georgia 
Family: wife, Tahnee; children, Sawyer, Foster and Wilder 
Education: University of Georgia 
Special interests: Paddleboarding, piano, skimboarding, fishing, kayaking 
Turned professional: 2007

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