PGA Tour golfer and former Auburn Tiger Blayne Barber chatted with Rich and Jeremy to discuss his season so far and what life is like on the tour.
Blayne Barber was born in Tallahassee, FL. He grew up in the small North Central Florida town of Lake City, Florida
Blayne began his college career at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, but after his freshman year, he transferred to Auburn University following head coach Nick Clinard, where he played two more years before graduating Finance in 2012.
Blayne was a three-time All-American and earned First-Team All-American honors his redshirt junior year.
He competed for the United States teams in the 2011 and 2012 Palmer Cup, as well as the 2011 Walker Cup.
After winning the South Georgia Classic on the Web.com Tour in 2014, Blayne earned his PGA TOUR card for the 2014-2015 season. His best career PGA TOUR finish to-date came in November 2016 when he finished 2nd at the RSM Classic after losing in a playoff. He also had a 3rd place finish in the 2016 Honda Classic.
Barber and his wife, Morgan (who he met at Auburn), along with their two children make Auburn their home. He and Morgan are actively involved in the Auburn-Opelika Young Life ministry and are members of Lakeview Baptist Church in Auburn.
Barber currently stands in 118th in the PGA Tour FedEx Cup rankings. In October, the top 125 golfers in the FedEx Cup rankings will make the 2017 FedEx Cup playoffs.