Werenski’s path to the PGA Tour

On August 6th at The Barracuda Championship Werenski finished T-1 in regulation and eventually lost to Chris Stroud in a two-hole playoff. He earned $290,400 his largest professional pay day to date.

Richy watches Mickey Putt

Werenski’s path to the PGA Tour was facilitated by Winning the Golf Channel’s “Big Break The Palm Beaches,” aired early in 2015.

And subsequently having a terrific 2016 season on the Web.com Tour, when he finished second on its final money list. He won BMW Charity Pro-Am last May on route to season winnings of $351,770. Home now for Richy, is in Jupiter, Fla., with Jordan, a serious girlfriend he has known since high school.

Some of his playing success as an amateur was shared with younger brother Mickey, now a senior on the Texas A&M golf team. Micky will graduate in December plans on joining his brother for a shot at professional golf.  

“He’s going to try the pro thing and I don’t know anyone who loves the game any more than he does. And that includes me,” Richy said.

The pair grew up play at Orchards Golf Club in South Hadley, across the street from home shared with father Mike, a former club pro, and mother Sue, a collegiate standout.

Player Profile

  • Hometown – South Hadley, MA
  • Resides – Jupiter Florida
  • Age 25 – December 22,1991
  • Turned Pro 2014
  • 2017 – 26 Events 14 Cuts $890,000 Earnings Rank 117 on PGA Tour
  • Career Earnings $1,313,993
  • Best Tour Finish
  • Web.Com Tour Win 2016 BMW Charity Pro Am South Carolina
  • Tour Caddy
  • In May 2017 Hired Steve (Pepsi) Hale Keegan Bradley Former Caddy

What’s in Rich Werenski’s Bag for 2017 On the Tour

  • Driver: Titleist 917D3 (9.5 degrees)
  • Shaft: Project X HZRDUS 62 grams 6.5-Flex
  • 3 Wood: Titleist 917F3 (15 degrees)
  • Shaft: Fujikura Motore Speeder VC 7.2X Tour Spec
  • Hybrid: Titleist 816 H2 (21 degrees)
  • Shaft: Mitsubishi Rayon Diamana D+ Hybrid 90X
  • IronsTitleist 716 CB (3-6 iron), Titleist 716 MB (7-PW)
    Shaft: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100
  • Wedges: Titleist TVD Prototype (54 M-Grind), Titleist Vokey Prototype (60-06 K grind)
    Shaft: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400
  • Putter: Scotty Cameron Concept 1 Tour Only
  • Golf BallTitleist Pro V1x