Born in Ohio but raised in North Carolina, Varner has three wins at the top level since turning pro in 2012. They include the PIF Saudi International in 2022, where he rolled in a 92-foot eagle putt to defeat good friend and LIV Golf teammate Bubba Watson. After joining LIV Golf, he recorded a top-10 finish in Bangkok, then knocked off Brooks Koepka in a dominant performance in their Singles match at the Miami Team Championship.
Individual champion at LIV Golf DC 2023. Won by a stroke with a birdie on the final hole at Trump National Washington D.C, his first professional victory in the U.S.
Winner of two international events, the Australian PGA Championship (2016) and the PIF Saudi International (2022)
Won in Saudi Arabia by holing a 92-foot eagle putt to defeat Bubba Watson by one stroke
Reached a career-best 35th in the world ranking in June 2022
Played in the final group with eventual champion Brooks Koepka at the 2019 PGA Championship
Played collegiately at East Carolina University and was first player from his school to be named Conference USA player of the year
Introduced to golf by his father, Harold Varner Jr.
STARTS AND FINISHES
Masters Starts: 2 Best finish: 23rd (2022) Top 10s: 0 Cuts made: 2
PGA Championship Starts: 6 Best finish: 29th (2020, 2023) Top 10s: 0 Cuts made: 5
U.S. Open Starts: 3 Best finish: Top 10s: 0 Cuts made: 0
Open Championship Starts: 3 Best finish: 28th (2022) Top 10s: 0 Cuts made: 2