Jordan Payne
Jordan Payne


West Memphis, Ark.

High School:
West Memphis HS

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 260



2008-09 • Senior

Spring 2009- One of only three Tigers to compete in all seven spring events...held the lowest scoring average on the squad at just under 74 strokes per round...Wrapped up his career as a Tiger with three top-20 finishes, including a tie for fourth showing at theFlorida-Atlantic Spring Break Championship where he fired rounds of 72-70-70...Rounds of 75-72-68 at the River Landing Intercollegiate earned him a 10th place finish...Ended career strongly at the Conference USA Championship, where rounds of 74-73-68 left in 11th place for his final collegiate event.

Fall 2008-

One fo three Tigers to compete in all four fall events...Had two top1-0 finishes, including a tie for fifth at the Memphis Intercollegiate...Carded rounds of 67-70-71 at the Jerry Pate Nationbal Intercollegiate to tie for ninth...Led the Tigers with an average round of 72.3.

2007-08 • Junior

2007 Fall-

Returned to action in the fall of 2007 and played in three of the Tigers' four events ... Tied for 12th in the St. Mary's Invitational hosted at Poppy Hills Golf Club ... Carded rounds of 76-68-76 ... Placed in a tie for 30th in the Memphis Intercollegiate and rounded out the fall season with the ClubGlove Intercollegiate in Somis, California ... Turned in a three round total of 255 despite wildfires, winds and smoke that made conditions nearly unplayable ... Had a 78.0 scoring average during the fall of 2007.

2008 Spring-

Did not compete in spring season.

2006-07 • Sophomore

2006 Fall-

Made his Memphis debut at the Scenic City Invitational... Finished fourth among the Tigers with a 231 (74-78-79) in the team's first fall tournament ... Improved by six strokes at his next event when he played as an individual at the Memphis Intercollegiate and logged a 225 (77-75-73).

2007 Spring-

Did not compete in spring action.

Prior to Memphis

2005-06 • Freshman at Arkansas

2005 Fall-

Played in three of four fall tournaments for the Razorbacks ... Tied for 30th and was second among Arkansas golfers at the team's first fall event, the Coca-Cola Tournament of Champions ... His 4-over-par 217 (74-70-73) at the Coca-Cola TOC proved to be his low event of the fall ... Shot a 3-over-par 219 (68-77-74) at the Wolf Pack Invitational as the third lowest Arkansas golfer.

2006 Spring-

Played in five of 10 spring tournaments at Arkansas... Had his best tournament of the spring when he turned in a 4-over-par 217 (73-73-71) at the University of Hawaii at Hilo Intercollegiate ... His performance in Hilo matched his low 54-hole score and was the second lowest Razorback score at the event.

2006 Summer-

Transferred from Arkansas after the 2006 spring season ... Advanced to the semifinals of the Arkansas State Match Play Championship.


The 2005 Overall Arkansas State Champion and a three-time all-state selection while at West Memphis High School ... Ranked 15th nationally by GolfWeek among junior golfers during his senior season ... Named an honorable mention Rolex Junior All-American by the American Junior Golf Association ... Named an AJGA All-American in 2004 and 2005 ... Won three Arkansas State Golf Association junior majors in 2004 ... A four-time all-conference selection ... Qualified for the U.S. Amateur in 2005.


Born April 15, 1987, in West Memphis, Ark. ...Son of Brent and Amanda Payne.

Jordan Payne Total 1st 2nd 3rd Tourn. Round Low Top 20
Year Tourn. Rds Strokes Rd Avg Rd Avg Rd Avg Avg Avg Rd Finish
2005-06* 8 24 1,817 75 75.3 76.5 227.1 75.7 70 0
2006-07 2 6 456 75.5 76.5 76 228 76 73 0
2007-08 3 8 624 80.3 76 77.5 233.8 78 68 1
2008-09 11 32 2364 74.3 73.6 73.7 221.6 73.9 67 3
Total 24 70 5,261 76.3 75.4 75.9 227.6 75.9 67 4
*at Arkansas

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