Russell Henley may not be a household name, but he is definitely a player with a lot of potential. Henley played collegiate golf at the University of Georgia had a lot of success. This success translated to three Web.Com Tour wins from 2011 to 2012. In his rookie year on the PGA TOUR and his debut tournament, he gave a record-setting performance at the 2013 Sony Open in Hawaii. He finished the tournament at 24-under par, breaking the scoring record by four strokes and becoming the first PGA TOUR rookie to win his debut in 12 years!
The following year, he would win The Honda Classic in a four-man playoff against Rory McIlroy, Russell Knox and Ryan Palmer. With the 2015 Honda Classic beginning this week, Henley looks to defend his title with a red hot Rory McIlroy making his 2014-15 PGA TOUR debut too. In the video above, find out more about Henley’s path to becoming a multiple PGA TOUR winner and how his competitive fire has kept him hungry and has propelled him towards greater heights.
Source: PGA TOUR