Ryan Palmer is a professional golfer from Amarillo, Texas. He played collegiate golf at Texas A&M University and turned professional following his graduation in 2000. He is a four-time PGA TOUR winner, including most recently the Zurich Classic of New Orleans in 2019 with playing partners, Jon Rahm. He has had continued success for two decades on the PGA TOUR with 60 career Top-10 finishes. Ryan was one of six inducted into the Texas Golf Hall of Fame’s Class of 2022 in October.
Ryan currently resides in Colleyville, Texas with his wife Jennifer, and kids Mason and Madelyn. His interest include giving back to the community with the Ryan Palmer Foundation, barbecuing, hunting and cheering on the Dallas Cowboys and Texas A&M Football team.
Palmer’s first career win came at the 2004 FUNAI Classic at the Walt Disney World Resort, with a three-stroke victory over Briny Baird. Four years later, he earned his second career win during the PGA Tour Fall Series at the 2008 Ginn sur Mer Classic where wet, rainy conditions made the course play tough all week.
He won by making a ten-foot putt for birdie on the final hole on Sunday to finish seven under par and win by one stroke over five players. He was 143rd on the money list entering the week, but this win secured his playing status on Tour for 2009 and 2010.