Winner’s Circle: Max Homa Claims Come-From-Behind Victory at the Farmers

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Max Homa Wins 2023 Farmers Insurance Open
Max Homa poses with the trophy after winning the Farmers Insurance Open on the South Course of Torrey Pines on Jan 28, 2023 in La Jolla, Calif. (Photo by Orlando Ramirez via Getty Images)

Max Homa shot a Sunday round of 66 to overcome a five-shot deficit and claim a two-shot victory at the 2022 Farmers Insurance Open.

The 32-year-old Californian finished his final day at Torrey Pines’ South Course with one bogey against seven birdies to reach 13-under par, two clear of Keegan Bradley, who also shot 66.

For his second win of the 2022-23 season, and sixth career title, Homa earned $1,56,000 and 500 FedEx Cup points. He also picked up 47 Official World Golf Ranking points to jump to No. 13 – his best career position.


PGA Tour Pro-File

Max Homa Wins 2023 Farmers Insurance Open
Max Homa reacts after a putt on the 5th green during the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open on the South Course of Torrey Pines on Jan 28, 2023 in La Jolla, Calif. (Photo by Orlando Ramirez via Getty Images)

Full Name: Max Homa
Nationality American
Height: 6′ 1″
Weight: 180 lb
Birthdate: November 19, 1990 (age 32)
Native: Burbank, Calif.
Residence: Scottsdale, Arizona
College: UC-Berkeley
Turned Pro: 2013
PGA Tour Rookie: 2015
Highest World Rank: 13th


Farmers Insurance Open: Top Performers

Max Homa Wins 2023 Farmers Insurance Open
Max Homa celebrates on the 18th green after winning during the Farmers Insurance Open on the South Course of Torrey Pines on Jan 28, 2023 in La Jolla, Calif. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey via Getty Images)
Top-5 Scores

Pos-Name-Score (Final Rd)
1. Max Homa -13 (-6)
2. Keegan Bradley -11 (-6)
3. Collin Morikawa -10 (-3)
4. Sahith Theegala -9 (-2)
4. Sungjae Im -9 (-2)
4. Sam Ryder -9 (+3)

Top-3 Check Cashers

Pos-Name (Money)
1. Max Homa ($1.566m)
2. Keegan Bradley ($948k)
3. Collin Morikawa ($600k)


Max Homa’s Winning Numbers

Max Homa Wins 2023 Farmers Insurance Open
Max hugs his caddie, Joe Greiner, on the 18th hole after winning the Farmers Insurance Open on the South Course of Torrey Pines on Jan 28, 2023 in La Jolla, Calif. (Photo by Orlando Ramirez via Getty Images)
Topline Stats

Driving: 293.9 yards (78th)
Fairways: 34/56, 60.71% (T13)
Greens: 53/72, 73.61% (T7)
Putts: 1.698 (11th)
Birdies: 20 (T2)

Scoring

Round-By Round
Rd 1: 68/-4 (-4, T20)
Rd 2: 70/-2 (-6, T4)
Rd 3: 71/-1 (-7, T4)
Rd 4: 66/-6 (-13, 1st)

Hole Scoring
Par-3: -2 (4 birdies, 10 pars, 2 bogeys)
Par-4: -2 (9 birdies, 24 pars, 7 bogeys)
Par-5: -9 (1 eagle, 7 birdies, 8 pars)


Max Homa’s 2023 PGA Tour Season

Max Homa Wins 2023 Farmers Insurance Open
Max Homa during a press conference after winning the Farmers Insurance Open on the South Course of Torrey Pines on Jan 28, 2023 in La Jolla, Calif. (Photo by Orlando Ramirez via Getty Images)

Starts: 5
Cuts Made: 5
Wins: 2 (Fortinet, Farmers)
Earnings: $4,015,805 (2nd)
FedExCup Pts: 1243 (2nd)
World Rank Before/After: 16/13

Homa’s Career Victories

PGA Tour: 6
2023 Farmers Insurance Open
2022 Fortinet Championship
2022 Wells Fargo Championship
2021 Fortinet Championship
2021 Genesis Invitational
2019 Wells Fargo Championship


WITB: Max Homa

Max Homa Wins 2023 Farmers Insurance Open
Max Homa tees off on the 2nd hole during the final round of the Farmers Insurance Open on the South Course of Torrey Pines on Jan 28, 2023 in La Jolla, Calif. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey via Getty Images)

The 31-year old L.A. native won his fourth PGA Tour title playing a full Titleist bag, from driver (TSi3) to golf ball (Pro V1).

Max Homa’s Winning Bag

Driver: Titleist TSi3 (10˚)
3-wood: Titleist TSi2 (15˚)
5-wood: Titleist TSi2 (21˚)
Iron: Titleist T100S (4)
Iron: Titleist T100 (5)
Irons: Titleist 620MB (6-9)
Pitch: Titleist Vokey SM9 (46°)
Gap: Titleist Vokey SM9 (50°)
Sand: Titleist Vokey SM9 (56˚)
Lob: Titleist Vokey SM9 (60˚)
Putter: Scotty Cameron Phantom X T5.5 Prototype
Ball: Titleist Pro V1

Source: PGATOUR.com


Credits: Getty Images, PGA Tour Media


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