About Spencer Levin

By Brad Wilbricht

Born in Sacramento, California, Spencer Levin has participated on the Canadian Tour, Nationwide Tour and PGA Tour. Levin initially attended UCLA but transferred to the University of New Mexico for his final two collegiate seasons. Levin took up the game of golf at the age of 14 and turned professional in 2005.

Amateur Career

Levin was an accomplished junior golfer and that success continued throughout his amateur career. Levin was defeated in the quarterfinals of the 2002 U.S. Amateur and ranked second in the amateur player rankings upon enrolling at UCLA. After playing two seasons with the Bruins, Levin transferred to New Mexico where he was a two-time All-America selection. At the 2004 U.S. Open, Levin secured low amateur honors, tying for 13th with an 8-over par.

Canadian Tour

As of August 2009, Levin's three professional wins have come on the Canadian Tour. He prevailed twice in 2007, winning the Iberostar Riviera Maya Open and the Times Colonist Open. Levin continued his winning ways in 2008, proving victorious at the Spring International.

Nationwide Tour

Following his stint on the Canadian Tour, Levin played primarily on the Nationwide Tour in 2008. While he was unable to find the win column, Levin notched seven top 10 finishes and accumulated more than $235,000 in earnings on the year. Levin finished 22nd on the Nationwide Tour money list, earning him an automatic berth on the PGA Tour for the 2009 season.

PGA Tour

During his first season as a full-time member of the PGA Tour, Levin has experienced mild success during the 2009 campaign. As of August 2009, Levin has one top 10 finish and nearly $500,000 in earnings. Levin's best finish came at the U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee where he tied for seventh place.

Personal

Levin resides in Elk Grove, California. Levin's father, Don, was a professional golfer and played on the PGA Tour. For his career, Levin has compiled more than $800,000 in earnings.

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About The Author

Brad Wilbricht covers numerous sporting events including the NFL, NFL Draft, college football and PGA Tour. Since 2004, his analysis has been simulcast through several media outlets across the country including ESPN and Fox Sports.

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