Ryan experienced his best season as a pro in 2012, winning his second career PGA Tour event and finishing 11th in the final FedEx Cup standings and 26th on the PGA Tour money list. Ryan is on an exclusive list of players, which includes Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Mutual of Omaha golfer Bud Cauley, who’ve gone from college straight to the PGA Tour without first having to go to Q-School or the web.com Tour. Ryan had one of the best ever amateur seasons in 2004, winning the NCAA championship at UNLV as well as the US Amateur championship and the US Public Links title.
Top 2012 results
- 1st at Shriners Hospital for Children Open
- Tied for 3rd at Tour Championship
- Tied for 4th at Arnold Palmer Invitational