Taylor Pendrith

Richmond Hill, Ont. • Young Pro Squad

General Facts

  • Date of birth May 30, 1991
  • Hometown Richmond Hill, Ont.
  • Home club Summit Golf Club
  • School Kent State University (alumnus)
  • Years in team 9 (Young Pro Squad in 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 | Amateur Squad in 2014, 2013)

Notable moments

  • Finished 2nd on the 2020 Korn Ferry Tour seasons points list, finishing 2nd or 3rd at an event five times during the season
  • Reached a best world ranking of 118 in 2020
  • Finished 2nd on 2019 Mackenzie Tour OOM to secure Korn Ferry Tour Status for 2020
  • Won twice on the Mackenzie Tour in 2019 – 1932 by Bateman Open and Mackenzie Investments Open
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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!”

Professional Highlights

PGA Tour

  • T23 – 2020 U.S. Open
  • T43 – 2014 RBC Canadian Open

Korn Ferry Tour

  • 2nd – 2020 Wichita Open Supporting Wichita’s Youth
  • T2 – 2020 Pinnacle Bank Championship presented by Aetna
  • T2 – 2020 TPC San Antonio Championship at the Oaks
  • 2nd – 2020 TPC San Antonio Challenge at the Canyons
  • T3 – 2020 TPC Colorado Championship at Heron Lakes
  • T4 – 2016 Club Colombia Championship presented by Claro
  • T13 – 2015 Rust-Oleum Championship
  • T19 – 2015 Air Capital Classic presented by Aetna

Mackenzie Tour – PGA Tour Canada

  • Champion – 2019 Mackenzie Investments Open
  • Champion – 2019 1932byBateman Open
  • T5 – 2019 ATB Financial Classic
  • T3 – 2019 HFX Pro-Am presented by Steele Jaguar
  • 2nd – 2019 Osprey Valley Open presented by Votorantim Cimentos CBM Aggregates
  • T4 – 2018 Windsor Championship
  • 2nd – 2015 Cape Breton Celtic Classic presented by PC Financial
  • 2nd – 2015 National Capital Open to Support Our Troops
  • T2 – 2015 PC Financial Open

PGA Tour Latinoamérica

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

Other Tours

  • Medallist – 2018 U.S. Open Local Qualifier (Toronto, Canada)
  • Champion – 2014 Meadowlands Day 1 (SwingThought NGA Tour)

Amateur Highlights

  • Low amateur – 2014 RBC Canadian Open
  • 2nd – 2014 Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship
  • 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)
  • Champion – 2014 Monroe Invitational Championship
  • T9 – 2014 South American Amateur
  • T8 – 2013 Bank of Tennessee @ Blackthorn (NCAA)
  • 2nd – 2013 Jack Nicklaus Invitational (NCAA)
  • T5 – 2013 Windon Memorial (NCAA)
  • Champion – 2013 Porter Cup
  • T7 – 2013 Monroe Invitational Championship
  • T5 – 2012 Canadian Men’s Amateur Championship
  • T10 – 2012 Monroe Invitational (NCAA)