Kevin Sutherland is a professional golfer from the United States of America. He plays in the PGA Tour. He has also played in the PGA Tour Champions. He turned pro in 1987 and he has been playing in the PGAs since the late 1990s. As of November 2021, he has won 5 PGA Tour Champions. The most recent one is the Cologuard Classic, held in February 2021.
As per the PGA Tour tracking, Sutherland has a scoring average of 69.10. He has a Schwab Cup Rank of No.7 as of late 2021.
Athlete Bio and Personal Life
Sutherland was born on July 4, 1964, in Sacramento, California. He is the brother of fellow professional golfer David Sutherland. He is married to his wife Mary and has been since 2000. They live in Sacramento, California. In addition to golf, Sutherland enjoys following baseball and basketball.
Kevin stands 185 cm tall and his listed weight is 84 kg. He is known for his unusual grip and unorthodox swing. Sutherland attended the Christian Brothers High School. For college, he attended Fresno State University.
While at Fresno State University, Sutherland was named an All-American twice.
PGA Tour and the PGA Tour Champions
Sutherland officially joined the PGA in 1996 but he had qualified to play in 1992. He joined the PGA Tour Champions in 2014.
For the PGA Tour, he won the 2002 World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championships. This was his first PGA Tour title.
For the Tour Champions, on the other hand, he had had 5 victories including the 2017 Charles Schwab Cup Championship and the 2019 Rapiscan Systems Classic, Principal Charity Classic. He has consistently been one of the top earners in the PGA and the PGA Champions. As of November 2021, he is reported to have earned more than $25 million throughout his career.
For 2021, he won the Charles Schwab Cup Championship, defeating Paul Broadhurst. In the same year, he won the PURE Insurance Championship. He also finished within the top 10 at the Bridgestone SENIOR PLAYERS Championship.
In addition to the PGAs, Sutherland was also a member of the Korn Ferry Tour. While there, he played at several Ben Hogan events, including the 1992 Ben Hogan Hawkeye Open.
Wins by Tour
PGA Tour: 1
European Tour: 1
PGA Tour Champions: 5