Hudson Swafford is a 31-year old from Georgia who turned pro in 2011. He played 26 events in 2014, winning $513,883. In 2015, he tied for 11th at the Arnold Palmer Invitational and 12th at the Zurich Classic. In 2016, he tied for 9th place in the Sony Open. In 2017, Swafford placed 6th at the Shell Houston Open and won the CareerBuilder Challenge for his first PGA Tour victory.