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Who is Taylor Pendrith? A look at CJ Cup Byron Nelson Championship winner's past wins

Published at :May 8, 2024 at 7:28 AM
Modified at :May 8, 2024 at 7:29 AM
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Manjit Verma

Taylor Pendrith has three professional victories overall.

Taylor Pendrith, born on May 30, 1991, is a Canadian professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. He has one PGA Tour victory, which is the CJ Cup Byron Nelson 2024 that he won recently. Pendrith previously won twice on PGA Tour Canada in 2019.

He attended Kent State University from 2010 to 2014, where he played alongside fellow Canadian PGA Tour pro golfers Corey Conners and Mackenzie Hughes. Pendrith made the cut in the 2014 Canadian Open and was part of the Canadian team that finished second in the 2014 Eisenhower Trophy.

Taylor Pendrith’s professional career

Pendrith turned professional in late 2014 after winning the Eisenhower Trophy. He played primarily on the PGA Tour Canada in 2015, where he finished third in the Order of Merit and earned a spot on the Tour. From 2017 to 2019, Pendrith played primarily on the Canadian Tour, with little success in 2017 and 2018.

In 2019, he was runner-up in the Osprey Valley Open and won the 1932 by Bateman Open and Mackenzie Investments Open, earning him a spot on the Korn Ferry Tour. In the 2020 Korn Ferry Tour, he was runner-up in three consecutive tournaments and again in the Wichita Open.

The 32-year-old earned a promotion to the PGA Tour from the Korn Ferry Tour at the end of the 2020–21 season. In July 2022, Pendrith had his best finish on the PGA Tour with a T2 at the 2022 Rocket Mortgage Classic.

In September 2022, he was selected for the international team in the 2022 Presidents Cup but lost all four matches. In May 2024, Pendrith won the CJ Cup Byron Nelson, his first PGA Tour win and his 74th career PGA Tour start.

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