Golf Birthdays: January 7-8

Here’s a look at the golfers who are getting just a bit older on January 7 and 8, 2015.

Camilo Villegas, the 2008 FedExCup champion, turned 33 on January 7. He has four PGA wins under his belt, none more significant than victories at the BMW Championship and The Tour Championship in 2008 that propelled him to No. 7 in the world. He also finished tied for ninth at the US Open and tied for fourth at the PGA Championship that season.

Kent Jones, a two-time Tour winner, turned 48 on January 8.  Jones played on the PGA Tour from 1998-2009 and has won more than $4.5 million in PGA money.

Tadd Fujikawa, the youngest player to ever qualify for the US Open, turns 24 on January 8. He is currently a member of the Hooters Tour. In 2006, at age 15, he qualified for the US Open by winning the Hawaii sectional qualifier. He shot 81-77 – 158 and missed the cut at the Major.

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