10 Things You Didn't Know About Chez Reavie

We get to know American professional golfer Chez Reavie better with these 10 facts.

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We get to know American professional golfer Chez Reavie better with these 10 facts.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Chez Reavie

How well do you know American Chez Reavie (opens in new tab)? Take a look at these 10 facts on him.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Chez Reavie

1. His full name is William Chesney Reavie.

2. He was born in Wichita, Kansas on the 12th of November 1981.

3. Reavie has been in two playoffs in PGA Tour events, and he has lost them both. One came against Webb Simpson (opens in new tab) and the other Gary Woodland.

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4. He played in his first Masters in 2002 after winning the 2001 U.S. Public Links.

5. Reavie's rookie season on the PGA Tour came in 2008 and it did not take him long to make some noise as he won the RBC Canadian Open by three strokes from Billy Mayfair.

6. It would take him over 10 years to get back in the winner's circle and collect his second PGA Tour victory. This came at the 2019 Traveler's Championship.


7. His best finish at a Major Championship came at the 2019 US Open at Pebble Beach. He finished in a tie for 3rd alongside Jon Rahm (opens in new tab), Justin Rose (opens in new tab) and Xander Schauffele (opens in new tab).

8. Reavie attended Arizona State University from 2000-04, but returned years later to complete his B.I.S. in Political Science/Sociology in 2010.

9. Chez is married to Amanda Henrichs. The pair tied the knot in 200 in Scottsdale, Arizona. It has been reported they met in high-school and in an interview with Golf.com, Reavie said that Amanda only allows him 30 minutes to be annoyed at a round. “Thirty minutes to kind of be pissed off about this, and after that I’m not allowed to be pissed anymore,” he said.

10. His best world ranking in his career to date is 26th.

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Sam Tremlett
Senior Staff Writer

A golfer for most of his life, Sam is a Senior Staff Writer for Golf Monthly. 

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

He also loves to test golf apparel especially if it a piece that can be used just about anywhere!

As a result he has always been the one family and friends come to for buying advice and tips.

He is a graduate of Swansea University where he studied History and American Studies, and he has been a part of the Golf Monthly team since December 2017. He also previously worked for World Soccer and Rugby World magazines.

Sam now spends most of his time testing and looking after golf gear content for the website. He also oversees all Tour player content as well. 

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 handicap of five.