Exempt Status: Tournament Winners.
Height: 1.80 m / 5-11.
Weight: 80 kg / 175 lbs.
Turned PRO in 2013.
His birthplace is Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA.
Currently residing in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
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CAREER VICTORIES ON PGA TOUR LATINOAMÉRICA: (2) 2014 Ecuador Open, Mazatlán Open.
PGA TOUR Latinoamérica and Web.com Tour member in 2014
2014: Collected two top-10s and six top-25s in eight starts during the first half of the PGA TOUR Latinoamérica season, with a fifth place finish as his at the Lexus Panama Classic in Rio Hato, Panama… Made the cut in one of his two starts on PGA TOUR Canada, finishing T39 at the SIGA Dakota Dunes Classic in July… Missed the cut in all three of his Web.com Tour starts… Resumed his PGA TOUR Latinoamérica season in September with a victory at the Ecuador Open to claim his first career win in fifteen months as a professional. Shot 67-67-71-70--275 (-13) to win by five strokes at the Quito Tenis y Golf Club in Quito, Ecuador. Led the event for the first two rounds and entered the final round trailing by one. Became the fifth youngest player to win a PGA TOUR Latinoamérica event at age 23 years, 5 months, 24 days… Two weeks later he went on to defeat Jorge Fernández Valdés of Argentina on the first hole of a sudden death playoff to win the TransAmerican Power Products CRV Mazatlán Open and collect his second PGA TOUR Latinoamérica title in three weeks. McCumber forced the playoff by making a 15-footer for birdie on the 72nd hole, setting up a two-way tie for first at 10-under par 278 at Estrella del Mar Golf, Condos & Beach Resort in Mazatlan, México.
2013: In his only career Web.com Tour start, missed the cut at the Mylan Classic...Was runner-up at his second stage qualifier in Brooksville, Fla. at the Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament in November… Finished T129 at the Web.com Tour Qualifying Tournament Final in December.
AMATEUR CAREER: Two-time honorable-mention All-American at the University of Florida… Participated in 43 events in his four years as a member of the University of Florida men’s golf team, where he was team captain his last two seasons… Was a member of the 2008 state champion Nease High School golf team… Second-Team AJGA-All American… Was the runner-up at the 2008 Western Junior.
PERSONAL: Full name is Mark Tyler McCumber… Single… Son of 10-time PGA TOUR champion Mark McCumber, whose TOUR career record includes victories at the 1988 PLAYERS Championship and the 1994 TOUR Championship… Graduated from the University of Florida in 2013, with a degree in Family Youth and Community Science… Hobbies include surfing and spending time with friends… Says his biggest thrill in golf was beating high school arch nemesis in the Florida State Junior Amateur. Biggest thrill outside golf was surfing 15-foot waves in Puerto Rico…Lists the favorite golf courses he has played as Pebble Beach and Timuquana CC in Jacksonville, Fla…Favorite college team is the Florida Gators and favorite professional team is the Jacksonville Jaguars…Would most like to be Mike Tyson for a day "to know what goes on in his head." Would round out his dream foursome with Penelope Cruz, Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Aniston…Bucket list includes kissing Aniston and surfing the North Shore "without dying."… Favorite quote is "If you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much room.”… Instagram account: @tymccumber
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