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Weekley in March 2009
Personal information
Full name Thomas Brent Weekley
Nickname Boo
Born (1973-07-23) July 23, 1973 (age 50)
Milton, Florida
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st)
Nationality  United States
Residence Jay, Florida
Partner Susan Matthews Harp
College Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Turned professional 1997
Current tour(s) PGA Tour
(past champion status)
Korn Ferry Tour
Former tour(s) European Tour
Professional wins 3
Number of wins by tour
PGA Tour 3
Best results in Major Championships
The Masters Tournament T20: 2008
U.S. Open T26: 2007, 2008
The Open Championship T13: 2009
PGA Championship T9: 2007

Thomas Brent "Boo" Weekley (born July 23, 1973) is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour.


Born in Milton, Florida, Weekley turned professional in 1997 and played on mini-tours until 2002, when he qualified for the PGA Tour. He made the cut in only five of 24 events that year, and lost his tour card. From 2003 through 2006, he played on the Nationwide Tour, finishing well enough in 2006 to again qualify for the PGA Tour. His first victory came at the Verizon Heritage in April 2007.

Weekley's good form at the start of the 2007 season included two top 10 finishes before his victory, after which he reached a new career high of 55 in the Official World Golf Rankings. Later in 2007, he entered the top 50 of the rankings. He represented the United States at the 2007 Omega Mission Hills World Cup with Heath Slocum and finished in 2nd place.

In 2008, Weekley successfully defended his title at the Verizon Heritage, and rose into the top 25 of the rankings. Weekley shot to prominence at the 2008 Ryder Cup, with a succession of virtuoso displays of superb golf including an emphatic 4&2 victory over Oliver Wilson in final day Singles play. The final day was also notable however when Weekley was filmed riding his driver "cowboy horse" style down the first fairway.

Weekley's nickname comes from Yogi Bear's sidekick, Boo Boo Bear.

He attended Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College where he studied turfgrass science. After only one year at Baldwin, where he played on the golf team, Weekley returned home. He was hired as a hydroblaster at the Monsanto chemical plant in Pensacola, Fla. where he would be lowered into large ammonia tanks to clean them.

Weekley began his professional career on the Developmental Players Tour (DP Tour) in Atlanta, Ga., a tour co-founded by Jack Slocum, father of fellow PGA golfer and friend Heath Slocum. Weekley attended high school with Slocum and they played together on the golf team. He lists Ben Hogan as his hero. In May 2013, Weekley won the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial in Fort Worth, Texas. Weekley beat Matt Kuchar by one stroke to take his first win in five years.

Since 2017, injuries have been significantly limiting Weekley's schedule. He played no professional golf events between the July 2017 RBC Canadian Open on the PGA Tour and the January 2019 Bahamas Great Exuma Classic on the Tour, suffering from tendinitis. Again, Weekley played no events between the November 2019 RSM Classic on the PGA Tour and the June 2022 Rex Hospital Open on the Korn Ferry Tour. Weekley no longer has full-time status on the PGA Tour, but continues to make limited starts using past champions status and sponsor exemptions.

Professional wins (3)

PGA Tour wins (3)

No. Date Tournament Winning score To par Margin of
1 Apr 16, 2007 Verizon Heritage 67-69-66-68=270 −14 1 stroke South Africa Ernie Els
2 Apr 20, 2008 Verizon Heritage (2) 69-64-65-71=269 −15 3 strokes Australia Aaron Baddeley, United States Anthony Kim
3 May 26, 2013 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial 67-67-66-66=266 −14 1 stroke United States Matt Kuchar

PGA Tour playoff record (0–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponents Result
1 2007 The Honda Classic Argentina José Cóceres, Colombia Camilo Villegas,
United States Mark Wilson
Wilson won with birdie on third extra hole
Villegas and Weekley eliminated by par on second hole

Playoff record

Nationwide Tour playoff record (0–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponent Result
1 2006 National Mining Association Pete Dye Classic United States Jason Enloe Lost to par on first extra hole

Other playoff record (0–1)

No. Year Tournament Opponents Result
1 2007 Omega Mission Hills World Cup
(with United States Heath Slocum)
 ScotlandColin Montgomerie and Marc Warren Lost to par on third extra hole

Results in major championships

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Masters Tournament T20 CUT CUT
U.S. Open T26 T26 CUT CUT 66
The Open Championship T35 CUT T13 T58 CUT
PGA Championship T9 T20 T36 CUT T12 WD T37

     Top 10      Did not play CUT = missed the half-way cut
WD = withdrew
"T" indicates a tie for a place


Tournament Wins 2nd 3rd Top-5 Top-10 Top-25 Events Cuts made
Masters Tournament 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1
U.S. Open 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3
The Open Championship 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 3
PGA Championship 0 0 0 0 1 3 7 5
Totals 0 0 0 0 1 5 20 12
  • Most consecutive cuts made – 5 (2007 U.S. Open – 2008 U.S. Open)
  • Longest streak of top-10s – 1

Results in The Players Championship

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
The Players Championship T44 T21 WD T56 CUT T48 CUT CUT T16 T48

     Did not play CUT = missed the halfway cut
WD = withdrew
"T" indicates a tie for a place

Results in World Golf Championships

Tournament 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Match Play R16 R32 R64
Championship T30 T61 T54
Invitational T30 T66 T58 T46 T33
Champions T11

     Top 10      Did not play QF, R16, R32, R64 = Round in which player lost in match play
"T" = Tied
Note that the HSBC Champions did not become a WGC event until 2009.

U.S. national team appearances

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