The well known American golf player, Jeff Quinney, started the sport with a successful amateur career. He was a medalist in the 1999 ASU Thunderbird/ SAVANE Invitational and NCAA West Regional held in Tucson. He won the U.S. Amateur Championship in 2000 and earned the mark as the first Sun Devil to win the title of the Northwest Golf Association Amateur after Todd Kernaghan. In 2001 he as well represented his country in the Walker Cup and won the UNLV Rebel Classic.
Jeffrey Michael Quinney now living in Rancho Sta. Fe, California U.S was born in Eugene Oregon, USA on November 17, 1978. He earned his college degree at the Arizona State University. He once did a seven-straight-three-pointer when he was in high school. He came from a family of natural born athletes. Rob, his brother is a golfer in Oregon and BYU-Hawaii; Mark, an older brother, is a tennis player at UCLA and BYU and was also a PAC-10 doubles champion; and DJ, another older brother, played football, golf and basketball, in high school.
Jeff officially became a professional golfer in 2001 when he played at the Canadian Tour and the Nationwide Tour. He as well competed at the U.S. Open and the British Open that same year. In 2004, he won the Oregon Classic. After two years he was ranked number 10 at the Nationwide Tour Order of Merit which qualified him to play at the 2007 PGA Championship Tour.
The 29-year-old player made his strong head start during his rookie season. He earned with an amazing four top ten finishes in five events. This achievement advanced him to the top 100 ranking of the Official World Golf Rankings.
He achieved a T29 at the 2008 U.S. Open. After finishing third at the Players Championships in May he is now in the top 50 of the world rankings.