Ryan David Moore
(born December 5, 1982) is an American professional golfer
, currently playing on the PGA Tour
. He became known for having a very successful amateur career and later as a professional for not accepting equipment & apparel sponsorships. In November 2009, Moore became a part-owner of the golf equipment company Scratch Golf and played their clubs and sported the company's logo. In 2010, Moore announced a deal with Adams Golf
and gave up his stake in Scratch Golf.
Moore was born in Tacoma
, and grew up in nearby Puyallup
. He graduated in 2001 from Cascade Christian
High School, a small Class 1A school which did not have a golf team. Moore competed for Class 4A Puyallup High School
, where he lettered all four years (1998-2001). He was the runner-up in the U.S. Junior Championship
in 2000, and won the high school individual state championship in 2001 over Andres Gonzales
, a future UNLV
teammate, then of Capital High School
. Moore accepted a scholarship to UNLV, where he lettered for four seasons for the Rebels and graduated in 2005 with a degree in communications and public relations.
During the summer of 2004 prior to his senior year of college, Moore had one of... Read More