JERSEY CITY — Patrick Reed hit balls on the driving range while listening to the indie rock band Imagine Dragons on his MP3 player, which was in the left front pocket of his golf pants.
Patrick Reed jumped 105 spots to No. 64 in the Official World Golf Ranking after his victory at the Wyndham Championship Sunday at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C.
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Patrick Reed won the Wyndham Championship on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, beating Jordan Spieth with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff.
Patrick was a standout at Augusta State, helping lead the Jaguars to consecutive NCAA titles in 2010 and 2011. He went undefeated in the match play portion of the NCAA championships and was a first team All-American in 2011. Patrick made his PGA TOUR debut at the St. Jude Championship, one of the three TOUR events he played in 2011. During the 2012 PGA season, Patrick had four top-25 finishes.
Justine Reed is a former high school golfer, now a registered nurse, and Reed's wife. She is also his caddy. With her assistance, Patrick Reed has been making quite a name for himself on the PGA TOUR.