San Diego State University (2012, Social Sciences)
Los Angeles; CA; United States
City Plays From
Dove Canyon GC (Dove Canyon, California)
PGA TOUR: 4th on 2016 Web.com Tour priority list
Web.com Tour: Exempt - 2015 Leading Money Winner (Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada)
Is of Filipino descent from his mother's side.
Is a season-pass holder at Disneyland.
Favorite course he's played is Torrey Pines and wants to play St. Andrews.
Biggest thrills in golf were winning the News Sentinel Open, earning his PGA TOUR card and playing in the PGA TOUR event at Riviera in 2016.
Twitter handle is @JJSpaun.
Dream foursome would include Bill Murray, Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods.
Guitar, Disneyland, Jordan collector
Web.com Tour Victories (1)
2016 News Sentinel Open presented by Pilot
Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada Victories (1)
2015 Staal Foundation Open presented by Tbaytel
Web.com Tour: 2016
Mackenzie Tour - Canada: 2015
PGA TOUR: 2017
In the eighth start of his PGA TOUR rookie season, the former San Diego State collegiate golfer posted four rounds of par or better at the Farmers Insurance Open to finish T9 with four others at 8-under 280. Made a costly double-bogey at the par-5 18th hole in the final round to fall from a share of second place to T9
The following week, moved up the leaderboard at the Waste Management Phoenix Open by capping off a second-round 7-under 64 in near darkness. Continued to climb with weekend rounds of 67-67 to finish in a tie for fourth place
Posted one of just two bogey-free rounds (a 2-under 69) on the final day of the RBC Heritage to secure his third top-10 of the season with a T6. Finished three strokes behind champion Wesley Bryan.
2016: Finished the Web.com Tour season with 23 starts, one win, two runner-ups, four additional top-10s and 15 cuts made. Was fourth in the final priority-ranking order, with his season highlighted by a victory at the News Sentinel Open
Opened the Chitimacha Louisiana Open with a 63 and was co-leader after the first round. Fell out of the lead after a second-round 70. Entered the weekend three back and carded 70-71 for a T7, marking his first top-10 of the season
Took the first-round lead at the Rex Hospital Open with an 8-under 63. Held a share of the 36-hole lead after a second-round 70. Entered the final round one shot back but faded to T10 after a final-round 76
On the heels of back-to-back missed cuts, posted his third top-10 of the season at the Rust-Oleum Championship with a T6. Recorded four consecutive under-par rounds - 69-71-68-71--279 (-9) at Ivanhoe Club
Moved inside the top 25 on the money list with his runner-up performance at the Air Capital Classic. Posted weekend rounds of 64-64 to vault up the leaderboard. Carded a back-nine 33 on Sunday to get into a playoff with Ollie Schniederjans and amateur Collin Morikawa. Had a chance to win it outright in regulation but his birdie putt slid just by the hole. Was given a second opportunity to earn his first victory with a 20-foot birdie try on the first extra hole. Lost on the next hole when Schniederjans converted a lengthy birdie putt
Charged into contention at the Utah Championship presented by Zions Bank with a third-round 65 to get within one shot of the lead after 54 holes. Played his first 10 holes of the final round in 1-over par, but played his last eight in 2-under par to put pressure on eventual-winner Nicholas Lindheim. Finished two shots back of Lindheim for his second runner-up of the season, securing his PGA TOUR card for the 2016-17 season with over $200,000 in earnings
Recorded his sixth top-10 of the season with a T6 finish at the Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr Pepper after closing with a 6-under 66
Played his way into a share of the 36-hole lead at the News Sentinel Open presented by Pilot with a second-round 62. Recorded his third consecutive bogey-free round with a third-round 64 to get to within one of Sam Ryder's lead. Came back from three down with six holes to play on Sunday to post a final-round 66 for a win on his 26th birthday. Made five birdies on the back nine, including a clutch 12-foot birdie at the last, to beat Ryder by one shot for his first Web.com Tour victory
Locked up his PGA TOUR card for the 2016-17 season with a third-place finish on the 2016 Web.com Tour Regular Season money list, closing the season with a T18 at the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship.2015: Was T8 at the Canada Qualifying Tournament with rounds of 72-71-69-70
Started Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada season with a T16 at the PC Financial Open
Continued his strong play with top-10 finishes at the Bayview Place Island Savings Open (T10) and the Syncrude Boreal Open (T8)
Birdied the 72nd hole to earn a berth into the SIGA Dakota Dunes Open playoff before finishing T2
Took the 54 hole lead at The Players Cup and went on to place third, allowing him to move to second on the Order of Merit at the time
Secured his first victory at the Staal Foundation Open and moved into the Order of Merit lead. Became the first Mackenzie Tour player with three consecutive top-three finishes
Recorded four rounds in the 60s for a T5 finish at the National Capital Open
Finished with a 6-under 66 in the final round of the Wildfire Invitational to wind up T3, his fourth top-three of the season
Concluded the season with $91,193 in earnings to earn Player of the Year honors and earn exempt status on the Web.com Tour for 2016
Set a Mackenzie Tour record for top-10s and top-threes in a season.2014: Earned first top-10 in his second Mackenzie Tour start, at the Bayview Place Island Savings Open, two strokes behind the 54-holes leaders at the Uplands GC in Victoria, British Columbia. Amateur: Two-time All-Mountain West Conference selection (2010, 2011) and Conference Player of the Year (2012) at San Diego State University. Won five collegiate events, tied for the most in school history with Aztec Hall of Famer Lennie Clements.