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Taylor Pendrith

Taylor Pendrith

Biography

Date of Birth
May 30, 1991
Hometown
Richmond Hill, Ont.
Home Club
Summit Golf Club
School
Kent State University (alumnus)
Years on Team
6 (Young Pro Squad in 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 | Amateur Squad in 2014, 2013)

Richmond Hill, Ont., native Taylor Pendrith, who split time between the Web.com Tour and Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada in 2017. The 26-year-old Kent State alumnus has been battling wrist and hand injuries since earning top-five honours on the Mackenzie Tour – PGA Tour Canada Order of Merit in 2015. Pendrith is also a former member of Team Canada’s Amateur Squad. Pendrith is a two-time Mid-American Conference Golfer of the Year through his four years with Kent State. In his two years playing for Team Canada’s Amateur Squad, Pendrith helped lift Canada to a runner-up finish at the 2014 World Amateur Team Championship in addition to winning both the Porter Cup and Monroe Invitational.

Q & A

Q: What are some of your nicknames?
T-Dog, Pendy, TP
Q: Who or what got you into golf? Explain.
My sister. She is a superintendent and I was working with her one day when I was 12.
Q: What is your favourite pre-competition meal?
Omelette with bacon , toast, and fruit.
Q: How about your favourite “cheat” meal?
Pizza
Q: What was the last book you read?
Harry Potter #1 – Grade 3.
Q: Who would play you in a movie about your life?
Will Ferrell
Q: What is something most people don’t know about you? Any hidden talents?
Sometimes I’m good at the guitar.
Q: What exercise do you dread the most?
Plate pushes
Q: What was the last picture that you took on your phone?
A picture of my truck.
Q: What is the best thing about your hometown?
My family and my buddy’s garage.
Q: Do you have any superstitions?
No. I always mark my golf ball the same way with an X blue sharpie
Q: What is the most surprising thing in your golf bag?
Empty food wrappers
Q: If you could have a walk-up song on the first tee box, what would it be?
Here comes the boom!

Highlights

Professional

PGA Tour/Web.com 

  • T23 – 2016 Nashville Golf Open
  • T4 – 2016 Club Colombia Championship presented by Claro
  • T14 – 2015 Web.com Tour Q-School stage III
  • T19 – 2015 Air Capital Classic presented by Aetna
  • T13 – 2015 Rust-Oleum Championship

Mackenzie Tour  – PGA Tour Canada

  • T8 – 2015 Freedom 55 Financial Championship
  • 2nd – 2015 Cape Breton Celtic Classic presented by PC Financial
  • 2nd – 2015 National Capital Open to Support Our Troops
  • T10 – 2015 ATB Financial Classic
  • T28 – 2015 Bayview Place Island Savings Open presented by Times Colonist
  • 2nd – 2015 PC Financial Open
  • T5 – 2015 PGA TOUR Canada California Qualifying School

PGA Tour Latinoamérica

  • T3 – 2015 Bridgestone America’s Golf Cup presented by Value

SwingThought (NGA) Tour

  • Champion – 2014 Meadowlands Day 1

Amateur

  • Low amateur – 2014 RBC Canadian Open
  • T3 – 2014 Sugar Grove Regional (NCAA)
  • 2nd – 2014 Mid-American Conference Golf Championship (NCAA)
  • 9th – 2014 Boilermaker Invitational (NCAA)
  • 3rd – 2014 General Hackler Championship (NCAA)
  • T8 – 2013 Bank of Tennessee @ Blackthorn (NCAA)
  • 2nd – 2013 Jack Nicklaus Invitational (NCAA)
  • T5 – 2013 Windon Memorial (NCAA)
  • Champion – 2014 Monroe Invitational Championship
  • T9 – 2014 South American Amateur
  • Champion – 2013 Porter Cup
  • T7 – 2013 Monroe Invitational Championship
  • T16 – 2012 NCAA Ping-Golfweek Preview
  • T5 – 2012 Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship
  • T19 – 2012 NCAA Division I Men’s Central Region Championship
  • T10 – 2012 NCAA Monroe Invitational

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