Biography

Born on January 31, 1990, Luke Guthrie came into this world ready to be a golfer. Son of Dennis and Cindy Guthrie, Luke took a liking to the sport as a child. Guthrie says, “At a young age, golf has always been what I love to do. I enjoy laying it on the line and competing.” That is precisely what he’s been doing. Ever since Luke picked up a golf club, he’s been making the most of his talent and ability.

While studying Business Management at the University of Illinois, Guthrie had one of the most celebrated collegiate golf careers in history. In addition to receiving multiple All-American honors, Luke was recognized as the 2012 Big 10 Player of the Year. Guthrie earned these honors by becoming a 7-time collegiate champion and notching back-to-back Big 10 Individual Championships. Luke was the first player to earn back-to-back Big 10 Individual titles since Luke Donald in 2000-01.

His best performances on the Web.com TOUR include the 2012 WNB Golf Classic and the 2012 Albertson’s Boise Open Presented by Kraft. He won both of these tournaments. That same year he finished second in the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational and T3 in the Cox Classic. By the end of the season, he was second on the Web.com money list.

In his inaugural year on the PGA Tour in 2013, his best finish was at the Honda Open, where he took third place. From 2013 to 2015, consistent playing earned him a spot in the top 150 FedExCup standings. In October 2015, he had two T10 finishes from the Web.com Tour Championship and the Frys.com Open. In total, he’s played four seasons on the PGA Tour and boasts of seven top-ten finishes.

Luke got married in Illinois on Dec. 16th, 2016 to his college sweetheart Kaitlyn Wampler. He and Kaitlyn live in Jacksonville and love spending time outside playing with the family dog, Banks.

In recent news, Luke played his best at the 2017 Digital Ally Open, finishing T2 after Zecheng Dou. Second place was a three-way tie, and Luke was only three strokes behind Zcheng. This finish bumped Luke from 74th to 37th on the Web.com Tour money list.