Exempt Status: Conditional Members.
Height: 1.80 m / 5-11.
Weight: 73 kg / 160 lbs.
Turned PRO in 2009.
His birthplace is Newbury Park, California, USA.
Currently residing in Yorba Linda, California, USA.
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BEST CAREER FINISH ON PGA TOUR LATINOAMÉRICA: T3 Stella Artois Open (2014)
CAREER VICTORIES: 2014 California State Open.
PGA TOUR Latinoamérica member in 2014
2014: Earned his PGA TOUR Latinoamérica card by finishing T5 at the Qualifying Tournament in Lima, Peru in January… Finished T3 at the Stella Artois Open in Guatemala’s La Reunión Golf Resort for his best PGA TOUR Latinoamérica finish in March… Entered the Dominican Republic Open’s final round in a three-way tie for the lead, but carded a 74 to finish T12 in May... Collected an impressive seven-shot win at the 115th California State Open in July. Shot 63, 64, 71 and 70 to finish the week at 268 (-20) at Morongo Golf Club at Tukwet Canyon.
2013: A T14 finish at the TransAmerican Power Products CRV Open was his best in three starts on PGA TOUR Latinoamérica.
2012: Was the money leader on the Golden State Tour.
2009: Turned pro in October.
OTHER DETAILS: Spent several seasons on the minitours, playing on the Golden State Tour, All-American Tour, Gateway Tour and Dakotas Tour. Has collected 11 minitour wins (one or two-day events).
AMATEUR CAREER: A member of the golf team at the University of Denver, where he was named First Team All-Conference in 2007 and Academic All-Conference in 2008-09… Played the 2009 U.S. Amateur at Southern Hills… At Orange Lutheran High School in Orange, California he was the team MVP for two years and was named First Team All-County in 2005.
PERSONAL: Full name is Chris James Gilman… Single… His sister, Melissa, is a paralegal at Beverly Hills entertainment law firm… Graduated from the University of Denver with a degree in management in 2009… Hobbies include lifting weights, going to the beach and spending time with friends… Dana Dahlquist is his current golf coach… Tom Sargent was his first coach… Says his biggest thrill in golf has been playing the 2009 U.S. Amateur… His biggest thrill in golf was visiting the Vatican in Rome… Royal Portrush, Royal County Down and Pebble Beach are his favorite courses among those he has been able to play… His favorite websites are Google, chive and drudge report… His favorite teams are UCLA, Los Angeles Angels and Manchester United FC… Top Gear and South Park are his favorite TV shows… The Godfather parts 1 & 2 are his favorite movies… Led Zeppelin and Oasis are his favorite bands… His favorite book is Golf for Enlightenment … Favorite food include Italian, Mexican and Chinese… Mike Trout, Cristiano Ronaldo and Adnan Januzaj are his favorite athletes to watch… Mammoth, California and Rome, Italy are his favorite cities to visit… Maui and Mammoth are his favorite vacation spots… Tiger Woods, Ben Hogan and Jesus would round out his dreamed foursome… Not many people know that he can still play soccer well… His bucket list includes driving a Formula 1 car, skydiving and climbing a 15,000+ ft. mountain… His favorite charity is donating for several causes through his church… Personal motto: “Get busy living or get busy dying.”
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