Top photos of 2013 -- Stan Badz

Stan Badz

PGA TOUR photographer Stan Badz selected his 10 favorite photos from 2013. Click here to start by checking out image No. 1 or click below to jump to another point in the archive.

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Stan Badz is a Photo Official/Senior Staff Photographer who has been with the PGA TOUR for more than 18 years.

He travels to more than 20 events per year covering all three Tours. His work has been published in all of the major golf publications. He has more than 30 years of professional photography experience and is a graduate of the University of Florida, with a degree in Photojournalism.

Stan started his photo career as a stringer for The Associated Press in Miami, shooting professional sports and news. His first job after graduation was a three-year stint as a staff photographer/photo editor at the Jackson Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Miss., where he won a variety of photojournalism awards from NPPA, AP, and Gannett Newspapers.

He spent the next nine years as a staff photographer/photo editor at the Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville, Fla. His daily assignments gave him the opportunity to shoot news, sports, features, fashion and food illustrations. His most rewarding and memorable photo assignment was covering the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Stan grew up in South Florida and has always lived close to the coast. He enjoys surfing and fishing with his family and getting away from it all in Hawaii.