PGA TOUR Professional Kevin Streelman will be this year’s Pro at the Coca-Cola Junior Clinic at The First Tee of Central Florida Youth Day at the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by Mastercard. The clinic will take place on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 5:00 pm on the 1st tee at Arnold Palmer’s Bay Hill Club & Lodge.
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Kevin Streelman grew up in Wheaton, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago. Tennis, basketball, baseball, and golf consumed most of his free time, but it wasn’t until his freshman year of high school that he decided to focus on golf. After some strong showings in national junior tournaments, college coaches started taking notice and Kevin chose Duke University.
A passion for golf
It was in Durham, North Carolina that Kevin truly began to ignite his passion for golf. His golf game steadily improved and by his senior year Kevin captained the team. After graduating from Duke University in 2001, Kevin jumped in his mother’s Nissan Altima and drove to South Dakota for the start of the Dakota’s Tour.
Hard work pays off
The next six years would serve as the training ground necessary for Kevin to become a successful touring golf professional. He burned out three different cars, crossed the country multiple times, and racked up over 300,000 miles in pursuit of his golfing career. He became a veteran of the Dakotas Tour, Gateway Tour, Hooters Tour, and US Pro Golf Tour. Kevin’s dedication and hard work during his tenure on the mini tour circuit improved his game year after year. Finally, 2007 became the breakout year for which Kevin had worked so hard.
An Exciting Rookie year
After three wins on the mini tours in 2007, Kevin earned his PGA Tour card through 2007 Qualifying school. An exciting rookie year on the PGA Tour, with four top-10 finishes and a 35th place finish in the FedEx Cup, paved the way for Kevin’s win of the 2009 Kodak Challenge in his sophomore year. He further improved his standing on tour during the next three years with 14 top-10 finishes and a 25th place finish in the FedEx Cup in 2010.
First PGA TOUR victory
Kevin recorded his first PGA Tour victory in 2013 at the Tampa Bay Championship, and followed it up with a second win in 2014 at the Travelers Championship. Kevin closed his final round of the Travelers Championship with seven consecutive birdies, which set a record for the most consecutive birdies made to win a tournament.
Home and Family
Kevin Streelman lives in Scottsdale, Arizona with his wife, Courtney, and daughter, Sophia.
Kevin and his team thank you for your support and we look forward to seeing you on the course!
What’s in His bag:
Driver | Wilson Triton 9 degree. Carbon Fiber Sole Plate. 45in Oban Kiyoshi Blue XFlex
3-Wood | Taylormade M2 15 degree. 43in Oban purple Kiyoshi 75 gram XFlex
Hybrid | Wilson Staff FG Tour, 17 degree. Oban 105X
Irons 3-9 | Wilson Staff FG Tour Irons. Rifle Project X 6.5
Wedges | 48, 54, 60: Wilson Staff FG Tour Wedges
Putter | Scotty Cameron Futura 6M
Ball | Titleist Pro V1 X
Glove | Footjoy
Shoe | FootJoy D.N.A.