Charley Hoffman is taking Augusta National by storm and sits near the top of the Masters leaderboard entering Round 4.
Hoffman had a spectacular Round 1 on Thursday,making nine birdies for a 7-under 65 on a blustery day at Augusta National. Hebegan Friday with a 4-stroke lead, the largest lead after the opening round at the Masters in 62 years. He was 10 shots better than the average score Thursday.
We all know the PGA's most notable names likeDustin Johnson, Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy andPhil Mickelson, but who is Charley Hoffman?
Here's everything you need to know about the 2017 Masters contender.
Charley Hoffman at the Masters
Hoffman is playing in just his fourth Masters, but he has had success at Augusta. He's finished in the top 30 in all three appearances, including 2015 when he opened the tournament with a 67 that had him tied for second behind eventual champion Jordan Spieth. Hoffman ended up finishing tied for ninth.
How many career wins does Hoffman have?
Hoffman has four career PGA wins. Hislast win came in January at theBob Hope Chrysler Classic.
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Charley Hoffman's career earnings
Hoffman has won $22,174,940in career PGA event earnings.
What is Charley Hoffman's world ranking?
Hoffman is ranked 52nd in the world.
CharleyHoffman age, birthplace
Hoffman is 40 years old. He was born in San Diego on December 27, 1976.
Who is Charley Hoffman's wife?
Hoffman has been married to Stacy Vasil Hoffmansince 2009. They have two daughters,Claire andKatelyn.