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Encyclopedia > Zach Johnson
Zach Johnson
Personal Information
Birth February 24, 1976 (1976-02-24) (age 32)
Iowa City, Iowa , U.S.
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 160 lb (73 kg)
Nationality Flag of the United States United States
Residence Lake Mary, Florida, U.S.
College Drake University
Career
Turned Pro 1998
Current tour PGA Tour (joined 2004)
Professional wins 15 (PGA Tour: 3, Nationwide Tour: 2, Other: 10)
Best Results in Major Championships
Wins: 1
Masters Won: 2007
U.S. Open T45: 2007
British Open T20: 2007
PGA Championship T17: 2005

Zachary Harris "Zach" Johnson (born February 24, 1976) is an American professional golfer on the PGA Tour and the 2007 Masters champion. Zach Johnson may refer to: Zach Johnson (born 1976), an American golfer, winner of the 2007 Masters Tournament Zachary Scot Johnson: nationally touring singer/ songwriter and actor. ... is the 55th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Iowa City is a city in Johnson County, Iowa, United States. ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... Look up pound in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Kg redirects here. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Lake Mary is a city located in Seminole County, Florida. ... For other uses of terms redirecting here, see US (disambiguation), USA (disambiguation), and United States (disambiguation) Motto In God We Trust(since 1956) (From Many, One; Latin, traditional) Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City National language English (de facto)1 Demonym American... Drake University is a private, co-educational university located in the city of Des Moines, Iowa. ... The PGA Tour is an organization that operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... The United States Open Championship, commonly known as the U.S. Open, is the annual open golf tournament of the United States. ... “British Open” redirects here. ... The PGA Championship (often referred to as the U.S. PGA Championship outside of North America) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA Tour. ... is the 55th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... In golf the distinction between amateurs and professionals is rigorously maintained. ... The PGA Tour is an organization that operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... The 2007 Masters Tournament was contested during 5 April through 8 April at Augusta National Golf Club. ...

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Biography

The son of a chiropractor, Johnson was born in Iowa City, Iowa and raised in Cedar Rapids, the oldest of Dave & Julie Johnson's three children. Playing many sports as a youth (baseball, basketball, football, and soccer), Johnson took up golf at age 10 and developed his skills at Elmcrest Country Club. He played #2 on the Regis High School golf team and led them to an Iowa 3A state championship in 1992, his sophomore year. Chiropractic treatment uses manipulative therapy to correct subluxation, which has been shown to have some efficacy in treating back and neck pain, headache, and other symptoms of spinal-related conditions. ... Iowa City is a city in Johnson County, Iowa, United States. ... Nickname: Location in the State of Iowa Coordinates: , Country State County Linn Incorporated 1849 Government  - Mayor Kay Halloran (D) Area  - City 64. ... This article is about the sport. ... This article is about the sport. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Soccer redirects here. ... Regis High School was a parochial high school in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, located at 735 Prairie Drive NE. It merged with LaSalle High School to form Xavier High School in 1998. ...


Following graduation from high school in 1994, Johnson enrolled at Drake University in Des Moines. As the #2 player on the Drake golf team, he led the Bulldogs to three NCAA regional meets and two Missouri Valley championships. Johnson received early inspiration when his uncle, Tom Harris, qualified for the 1975 NAIA national tournament. Johnson has admitted to not being the best player on his high school or college team, but was quoted in his Masters speech saying, "I just kept getting better every year." Drake University is a private, co-educational university located in the city of Des Moines, Iowa. ... “Des Moines” redirects here. ... Former Missouri Valley Conference logo The Missouri Valley Conference (also called MVC or simply The Valley) is a college athletic conference whose members are located in the midwestern United States. ... NAIA is an acronym (or an initialism) that can refer to the following: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics in the United States. ...


Johnson turned professional in 1998 and played on the developmental tour circuit, including the now-defunct Prairie Golf Tour, the Buy.com Tour (now called the Nationwide Tour), and the Hooters Tour, where he won the final three regular-season events in 2001. In 2003, he topped the money list on the Nationwide Tour with then record earnings of $494,882, earning an automatic promotion to the PGA Tour. He won his first PGA Tour event at the 2004 BellSouth Classic outside of Atlanta. Johnson qualified for the 2006 U.S. Ryder Cup team, finishing 9th on the U.S. points list. // Golfs Nationwide Tour is the developmental tour for the U.S. based PGA Tour, and features professional golfers who have either failed to score well enough at that levels Qualifying School (the main tours qualifying tournament, popularly referred to as Q-School) to earn their PGA Tour... The NGA Hooters Tour is the third-tier mens golf tour in the United States after the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour. ... // Golfs Nationwide Tour is the developmental tour for the U.S. based PGA Tour, and features professional golfers who have either failed to score well enough at that levels Qualifying School (the main tours qualifying tournament, popularly referred to as Q-School) to earn their PGA Tour... The PGA Tour is an organization that operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... The PGA Tour is an organization that operates the USAs main professional golf tours. ... The BellSouth Classic is a regular golf tournament on the PGA Tour. ... Atlanta redirects here. ... The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ...


On April 8, 2007, Johnson won the Masters Tournament in Augusta by a margin of 2 strokes over Tiger Woods, Retief Goosen, and Rory Sabbatini. It was his first major title. His score of 289 (+1) tied Sam Snead (1954) and Jack Burke Jr. (1956) for the highest winning score at the Masters. His victory took him from #56 to #15 in the world rankings; he was the first outside the top 50 in the world rankings to win the Masters in the history of the ranking. After winning, he mentioned his Christian faith and thanked God, saying "This being Easter, I cannot help but believe my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ was walking with me. I owe this to him." [1] The 2007 Masters Tournament was contested during 5 April through 8 April at Augusta National Golf Club. ... Augusta is a city in the state of Georgia in the United States of America. ... Personal Information Birth December 30, 1975 ) Cypress, California Height 6 ft 0 in (1. ... Personal Information Birth February 3, 1969 ) Pietersburg, South Africa Height 5 ft 11 in (1. ... Rory Mario Trevor Sabbatini (born April 2, 1976) is a South African professional golfer. ... Samuel Jackson Sam Snead (May 27, 1912 – May 23, 2002) was an American golfer who was one of the top players in the world for most of 4 decades. ... Jack Burke, Jr. ... // The Official World Golf Rankings are a system for rating the performance level of male professional golfers. ... // The Official World Golf Rankings are a system for rating the performance level of male professional golfers. ... The Masters Tournament, also known as The Masters or The U.S. Masters (outside of the United States), is one of four major championships in mens professional golf. ... This article is about the Christian festival. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ...


Johnson, his wife Kim, and son, Will, reside in Orlando, Florida, and are members of First Baptist Church in Orlando[2]. Johnson was raised a Catholic, but joined his wife's church prior to their marriage in 2003. Orlando redirects here. ... This article is about the U.S. State of Florida. ...


On September 4, 2007, Zach Johnson led the singing of "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" during the 7th Inning Stretch of the Chicago Cubs baseball game at Wrigley Field. Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 10, 14, 23, 26, 42 Name Chicago Cubs (1902–present) Chicago Orphans (1898-1901) Chicago Colts (1890-1897) Chicago White Stockings (1870-1871, 1874-1889) (a. ... For the former ballpark in Los Angeles, see Wrigley Field (Los Angeles). ...


Professional wins (15)

PGA Tour wins (3)

Legend
Major Championship (1)
Other PGA Tour (2)
No. Date Tournament Winning Score Margin of Victory Runners up
1. Apr. 4, 2004 BellSouth Classic -13 (69-66-68-72=275) 1 stroke Flag of Australia Mark Hensby
2. Apr. 8, 2007 The Masters +1 (71-73-76-69=289) 2 strokes Flag of the United States Tiger Woods, Flag of South Africa Rory Sabbatini, Flag of South Africa Retief Goosen
3. May 20, 2007 AT&T Classic -15 (71-66-69-67=273) Playoff1 Flag of Japan Ryuji Imada

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Nationwide Tour wins (2)

The Rheem Classic is a golf tournament on the Nationwide Tour. ... The Utah Energy Solutions Championship is a golf tournament on the Nationwide Tour. ...

Other wins (10)

  • 1998 1 Prairie Golf Tour event
  • 1999 2 Prairie Golf Tour events
  • 2001 Iowa Open, 3 NGA Hooters Tour events
  • 2002 Iowa Open, 1 NGA Hooters Tour event
  • 2006 Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge (with Stewart Cink and Scott Verplank)

The NGA Hooters Tour is the third-tier mens golf tour in the United States after the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour. ... The Wendys 3-Tour Challenge is an unofficial golf event held every November at the Lake Las Vegas Resort in Henderson, Nevada. ... Stewart Cink (b May 21, 1973 Huntsville, Alabama) is an American golfer who has featured in the top ten of the Official World Golf Rankings at times. ... Scott Verplank is (born July 9, 1964 in Dallas, Texas) is an American golfer. ...

Major Championships

Wins (1)

Year Championship 54 Holes Winning Score Margin Runners Up
2007 The Masters 2 shot deficit +1 (71-73-76-69=289) 2 strokes Flag of South Africa Rory Sabbatini, Flag of South Africa Retief Goosen, Flag of the United States Tiger Woods

The 2007 Masters Tournament was contested during 5 April through 8 April at Augusta National Golf Club. ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... Rory Mario Trevor Sabbatini (born April 2, 1976) is a South African professional golfer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... Personal Information Birth February 3, 1969 ) Pietersburg, South Africa Height 5 ft 11 in (1. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Personal Information Birth December 30, 1975 ) Cypress, California Height 6 ft 0 in (1. ...

Results timeline

Wikinews has related news:
Zach Johnson wins 2007 Masters Golf Tournament
Tournament 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
The Masters DNP CUT T32 1 T20
U.S. Open T48 CUT CUT T45
The Open Championship CUT CUT CUT T20
PGA Championship T37 T17 CUT CUT

DNP = did not play
WD = withdrew
CUT = missed the half-way cut
"T" = tied
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PGA Tour career summary

Year Wins (Majors) Earnings ($) Rank
2004 1 2,417,685 19
2005 0 1,796,441 39
2006 0 2,452,250 24
2007 2 (1) 3,922,338 8
Career* 3 (1) 10,645,713 70

* Complete through the end of the 2007 season USD redirects here. ...


United States national team appearances

Presidents Cup official logo Presidents Cup redirects here. ... United States 19½ - International 14½ official logo The 7th Presidents Cup Matches were held in 2007 between September 27 and September 30. ... The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ... // The 36th Ryder Cup Matches were held between September 22 and September 24, 2006 at The K Club, Straffan, Co. ...

References

  1. ^ Baggs, Mercer. "Zach's Win More than Self Serving"
  2. ^ Roach, Erin. "Masters winner buoyed by faith, marriage" (April 10, 2007). Baptist Press. Retrieved April 11, 2007.

is the 100th day of the year (101st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Baptist Press (BP) is a religious news service based at the headquarters of the Southern Baptist Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. ... is the 101st day of the year (102nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • PGA Tour.com - profile - Zach Johnson
  • Augusta.com - Out of the Ordinary - profile - 06-April-2008
  • Golf.com - Zach Johnson is the talk of the town - April 2008
  • Xavier Foundation.org - Zach Johnson - Fall 2004
// The 36th Ryder Cup Matches were held between September 22 and September 24, 2006 at The K Club, Straffan, Co. ... Chad Campbell (born May 31, 1974 in Andrews, Texas} is an American professional golfer. ... Stewart Cink (b May 21, 1973 Huntsville, Alabama) is an American golfer who has featured in the top ten of the Official World Golf Rankings at times. ... Christian Dean DiMarco (born August 23, 1968) is an American golfer who plays on the PGA Tour, and has been in the top 10 of the Official World Golf Rankings. ... Personal Information Birth May 12, 1970 ) West Chester, Pennsylvania Height 6 ft 1 in (1. ... Ronald J.J. Henry III (born 2 April 1975) is an American PGA Tour golfer. ... Tom Lehman (born March 7, 1959 in Austin, Minnesota) is an American professional golfer. ... Personal Information Birth June 16, 1970 ) San Diego, California, U.S. Height 6 ft 3 in (1. ... Vaughn Taylor (born March 9, 1976) is an American golfer who turned professional in 1999. ... David Wayne Toms (born January 4, 1967 in Monroe, Louisiana) is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. ... Scott Verplank is (born July 9, 1964 in Dallas, Texas) is an American golfer. ... Brett Wetterich (born August 9, 1973 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a American golfer. ... Personal Information Birth December 30, 1975 ) Cypress, California Height 6 ft 0 in (1. ...

 
 

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