Brad Faxon, who has played on the PGA TOUR since 1984, was born and raised in Barrington,
He graduated from Furman University in 1983.
His career highlights include eight PGA tour wins and one Champions Tour win at the 2011
In 1999, with Billy Andrade, he received the Charles Bartlett Award.
The American Heart Association chose Brad and Billy to receive the 2002 Gold Heart
Award in recognition of their charity efforts.
Also in 2002, Brad and Billy were chosen to receive the 2002 Ambassadors of Golf Award.
In 2005, Brad won the Payne Stewart Award, and in 2006, Brad was honored as the first
recipient of the John P. Burke Award.
The award recognizes an individual or an organization
who has reached extraordinary levels of achievement while helping others through golf,
demonstrating a commitment to the game's tradition of charitable support.
Brad was the winner of the 2012 Golf Writers Association of America's ASAP/Jim Murray Award.
Brad resides in Barrington, Rhode Island, with his wife, Dory, and their daughters, Melanie,
Emily, Sophie and Charlotte.