J. B. Holmes

JB Holmes ( born April 26, 1982 in Campbellsville, Kentucky) is an American professional golfer on the PGA TOUR. His first name is John, but he prefers to be called JB.

After a very successful amateur career, at the end of the winning team of the United States, he was standing by the Walker Cup in 2005, Holmes was in the late summer of that year professional golfer. He won in the fall of the PGA Tour qualifying tournament (Q- School) and thus won eligible to play for the North American big tournament series. At his first appearance he managed a tenth place finish at the Sony Open in Hawaii in February 2006 - it was the fifth start - Holmes won the FBR Open at. So he reached the 1 million $ prize money mark, as soon as no other PGA Tour golfers before him.

On September 1, 2011 Holmes had to undergo brain surgery, with a Chiari malformation was found. An allergic reaction to an implanted titanium plate made ​​a month later, another surgery is necessary. However, in January 2012, he was able to return to the PGA Tour.

PGA Tour victories

  • 2006 FBR Open
  • 2008 FBR Open

Other tournament victories

  • 2003 Kentucky Open ( as an amateur )
  • 2004 Kentucky Open ( as an amateur )
  • 2005 PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament
  • 2010 CVS Caremark Charity Classic ( with Ricky Barnes )

Results in Major Championships

DNP = did not participate WD = Withdrawn CUT = cut failed "T " shared placement Green background for wins Yellow background for top 10

Participation in team competitions for the U.S.A.


  • Walker Cup: 2005


  • Ryder Cup: 2008 ( winners )