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Bill Haas biography

Date of birth : 1982-05-24
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-09-28
Credited as : professional golf palyer, PGA Tour, Presidents Cup

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William Harlan Haas is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour and won the 2011 FedEx Cup.

Haas was a member of the Nationwide Tour in 2005 after failing to earn his PGA Tour card in qualifying school. His best finish in a Nationwide Tour event was a solo 2nd at the 2005 Scholarship America Showdown.

Haas birdied the last two holes at the 2005 qualifying tournament to earn his card on the PGA Tour for the 2006 season. He has finished 99th, 104th, 104th again and 61st on the money list in his first four years on tour.

Haas and his father won the CVS Charity Classic in 2004. Haas comes from a distinguished family of golfers. He is a great nephew of 1968 Masters winner Bob Goalby, and has several other relations in golf including his father Jay, his uncle Jerry and his brother Jay Jr.

In 2011, Haas won the Tour Championship, defeating Hunter Mahan in a playoff. The victory propelled Haas to winning the 2011 FedEx Cup.

Personal

Majoring in Religion • named to the WFU Dean's List in the fall of 2002 • the son of Jay and Jan Haas of Greer, S.C. • has four siblings - Jay, Jr. (23), Haley (20), Fran (16) and Georgia (12) • the third member of the Haas family to play golf at Wake Forest • father, Jay, was an NCAA Champion and two-time All-America in the 1970s who went on to a highly successful PGA career • uncle, Jerry, was also an All-America at Wake Forest, a PGA tour player and currently the head coach of the Deacon squad • his great uncle, Bob Goalby, was the 1968 Masters Champion • older brother, Jay, Jr. played golf at Augusta State.

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