About Joe Ogilvie

By Brendan O'Brien

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Joe Ogilvie is a professional golfer on the PGA Tour. He played golf at Duke University and turned professional in 1996. Ogilvie was born on April 8, 1974 in Lancaster, Ohio.

Tour Victory

Ogilvie won the U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee in 2007. He took home $720,000 for his victory.

First Tournament to Make the Cut

Ogilvie made his first cut on in 1999, when he tied for 54th place at the Touchstone Energy Tucson tournament. He shot -1 for the tournament and took home $6,243.

First Major Tournament

Ogilvie tied for 58th in the 2000 PGA Championship in his first major championship event.

Nationwide Tour Victories

On other tours, Ogilvie won the NIKE Monterrey Open and the NIKE Greensboro Open in 1998. In 2003, he won the Jacob's Creek Open and the Reese's Cup Classic.

Fun Facts

Joe Ogilvie says that his heroes are Warren Buffett and Bill Gates. In 2007, he started Ogilvie Capital, an investment firm.

About the Author

Brendan O'Brien is a professional journalist in Milwaukee, Wis. He has worked for several news organizations, newspapers such as the "Milwaukee Journal Sentinel" and trade magazines during his 15-year career. He is currently a freelance writer who works for several publications.