11 Things You Didn't Know About Brendon Todd

We get to know Brendon Todd, a three-time PGA Tour winner a little better.

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We get to know Brendon Todd, a three-time PGA Tour winner a little better.

11 Things You Didn't Know About Brendon Todd

How well do you know the American golfer? Take a look at these 11 things you didn't already know about him.

11 Things You Didn't Know About Brendon Todd

1. Brendon Todd was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on July 22nd, 1985.

2. At the age of 11 he, with his family, moved to North Carolina and as he grafted up the golfing ladder, this meant he was regularly playing against fellow American Webb Simpson. They would play a lot in the Raleigh, North Carolina area.

3. Todd attended the University of Georgia and helped the team win a national title in 2005. He was a four-time All-American whilst there.

4. Todd made history in 2009 as he had a hole-in-one on the same hole, on two consecutive days. This feat came at the Athens Regional Foundation Classic on the Nationwide Tour (now Korn Ferry Tour).


5. He turned pro in 2007.

6. Todd has had three PGA Tour victories. The first came at the 2014 HP Byron Nelson Championship. He then had to wait roughly six years before winning his second and third as they came in back-to-back weeks at the 2019 Bermuda Championship and Mayakoba Golf Classic. What made his comeback wins even more amazing, was that he was considering giving up the game a year earlier.


7. Todd famously battled the yips which resulted in dropping out of the world's top-2000 players. “It was basically the ball-striking yips,” Todd told Golf Channel. “Every time I played, I would hit a 4-iron or a 3-wood 50 yards right, and I knew why, but I couldn’t really fix it. When the misses get so big that it’s an automatic double bogey, narrowing that miss up is hard.”

8. He has earned over $10 million during his career so far.

9. At college he studied Business Marketing.

10. His favourite sports teams are the Georgia Bulldogs, the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League, and also the Atlanta Braves in Major League Baseball.

11. Todd currently lives in Watkinsville, Georgia, with his Rachel and son Oliver.

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Sam Tremlett
E-commerce Editor

A golfer for most of his life, Sam is Golf Monthly's E-commerce Editor.

Working with golf gear and equipment over the last six years, Sam has quickly built outstanding knowledge and expertise on golf products ranging from drivers, to balls, to shoes. 

He combines this knowledge with a passion for helping golfers get the best gear for them, and as such Sam manages a team of writers that look to deliver the most accurate and informative reviews and buying advice. This takes the form of buying guides, reviews, supporting gear content as well as creating deal content.

This is so the reader can find exactly what they are looking for, at a good price.

Sam now spends most of his time testing and looking after golf gear content for the website, whilst he is also responsible for all content related to golf apparel. 

Additionally Sam oversees Golf Monthly voucher/coupon content which seeks to find you the best offers and promotions from well-known brands like Callaway, TaylorMade and many more.

Unfortunately, Sam is not a member of any club at the moment but regularly gets out on the golf course to keep up the facade of having a single-figure handicap. 

Sam's What's In The Bag: 

Driver: Cobra LTDxLS (9 degrees) 

Fairway Wood: Ping G430 Max (15 degrees), Nike Covert Tour 2.0 (19 degrees) 

Irons (4-PW): Titleist AP2 

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7 54˚, 58˚ 

Putter: Scotty Cameron Phantom X 5.5 

Ball: Srixon Z-Star Diamond

Shoes: G/FORE Gallivanter/Nike Air Zoom Victory Tour 3/Cuater The Ringer
(For off the course he goes for Nike Jordan 1 Low G shoes as well)