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Who is Max Homa?

He’s a serial winner on the PGA Tour, but who is Max Homa? Find out more about the American with our player profile here…

 

Max Homa is one of the PGA Tour’s newest stars, with his first Tour victory coming in 2019. He has an effortless swing, and has been in the top five in the world.

He played his college golf at the University of California, Berkeley. During his time there, Homa was named a first-team All-American, and won the PAC-12 Championship, shooting the course record on the North Course at Los Angeles Country Club. He featured for the US in the Walker Cup in 2013, and turned professional shortly thereafter.

His first PGA Tour event was the Frys.com Open, where he came inside the top ten. He then finished in 6th place in the Web.com Tour Qualifying School, before going on to win his first professional tournament in 2014. That came at the BMW Charity Pro-Am and his results that season would see Homa secure a PGA Tour card.

His first PGA Tour victory came in 2019 at the Wells Fargo Championship, and he has gone on to win six times on Tour, including winning the Wells Fargo for a second time. Homa also went back-to-back at the Fortinet Championship in 2021 and 2022. Homa also has a win on the DP World Tour which came at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa. The American’s best finish in a major came at the Masters Tournament in 2024, where he finished in a tie for 3rd.

Max Homa | Player Profile

Personal Information

Name: John Maxwell Homa
Born: November 19, 1990
Nationality: United States
Residence: Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Career

Turned Pro: 2013
Professional Wins: 9
Highest World Ranking: 5 – April 2, 2023

Best Results In Majors

Best Finishes:
– Masters Tournament – T3 (2024)
PGA Championship – T12 (2022)
– US Open – T47 (2022)
Open Championship – T10 (2023)

Professional Wins – 9

2014 (1) – BMW Charity Pro-Am
2016 (1) – Rust-Oleum Championship
2019 (1) – Wells Fargo Championship
2021 (2) – Genesis Invitational, Fortinet Championship
2022 (2) – Wells Fargo Championship, Fortinet Championship
2023 (2) – Farmers Insurance Open, Nedbank Golf Challenge

Max Homa | What’s In His Bag?

Titleist are the team behind Max Homa’s clubs. He plays a TSR3 driver, with matching fairway woods. A mixture of T100S, T100 and 620MB irons are joined by the Vokey SM9 wedges. A Scotty Cameron putter and FootJoy apparel complete the kit.

Read our full article on Max Homa’s bag here.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Max Homa

When and where was Max Homa born?

Max Homa was born on November 19, 1990 in Burbank, California. He got into the game because of his father, and the pair would hit balls at the Griffith Park range.

When did Max Homa turn professional?

Homa turned professional in 2013 after graduating from California State University. He featured for the USA in the Walker Cup that year, and turned pro after the tournament. His first PGA Tour event was the Frys.com Open that October, where he finished inside the top ten.

How many PGA Tour titles has Max Homa won?

As of July 2023, Homa has won six times on the PGA Tour. He took his first win at the Wells Fargo Championship in 2019, and would go on to win the event for a second time three years later. Homa has also lifted the Fortinet Championship trophy twice, in back-to-back years.

Who is Max Homa married to?

Homa married Lacey Croom in 2019, with the pair welcoming their first child in October 2022. Croom is a licensed realtor, and has worked in the real estate world for around five years now. She graduated from California State University in 2013, the same year as Homa, with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication.

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Max Homa with wife Lacey and their son Cam Andrew after winning the Farmers Insurance Open in January 2023

Did you Know?

From Tour to Tour

Homa’s early professional career was a struggle, moving between the PGA Tour and Korn Ferry Tour over his first five years. A T6 at Q School saw him qualify for a Korn Ferry Tour card for 2014, and a 17th place finish on the Tour’s money list saw him make the PGA Tour for 2015. However, he would then yo-yo between the two each year up to 2019, where he got his first victory on the PGA Tour.

Social Media Prankster

Homa is well known for his japes on social media, and particularly Twitter. Fans often send him their swings on the social media platform, which Homa then roasts, for the amusement of everyone.

Childhood Friends With Caddie

Homa and caddie Joe Greiner met at a young age. Homa was 6 when the pair first met, when the pair were playing in Valencia, California. Greiner holds the course record at the par-3 course at the club where they grew up.

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Matt Coles

Matt Coles

Mention a European country, and Matt will tell you which resorts make the National Club Golfer Top 100s: European Resorts list. He might even throw in who designed the golf course and how many rooms the hotel has got at each one…

Matt got into the game of golf from a young age, following his old man to the local golf club. He fell for the sport, and now can’t seem to go a day without thinking about how to improve his game (Thanks Dad!). Matt has been a member of Howley Hall GC in Leeds since 2020, and is just about managing to maintain a single-figure handicap. He likes to remind people that he once broke 75, but won’t tell people that it was on a shortened course during the winter.

He moved to Leeds after graduating from the University of Central Lancashire with a First Class Honours degree in Sports Journalism. Matt joined NCG after almost five years travelling the world with the Professional Squash Association, working on events in all four corners of the globe.

Matt currently plays a Cobra King LTDx driver and RadSpeed 3-wood. TaylorMade monopolise the rest of his bag, with a SIM UDI, M5 irons and both Milled Grind and HI-TOE wedges, along with a Monza Redline putter. He uses a Vice Pro Plus golf ball, because he’s a bit different…

Away from golf, Matt is a Manchester United fan, and a keen runner, having ran the Rob Burrow Leeds Marathon (his first and possibly last), in May 2023.

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