ABOUT JORDAN BOHANNON
Jordan grew up in Southfield, Michigan just outside of Detroit. At a young age he displayed great hand eye coordination in sports and enjoyed participating in soccer, basketball, baseball, and golf. By the age of 12, Jordan knew his main focus would be golf. As a junior golfer, Jordan showed lots of potential. He won multiple junior golf events in Michigan and qualified to compete in the Drive, Chip, & Putt National Finals in Orlando, Florida at the age of 10. Improving every year, Jordan won the Midwest Golf Association National Junior Championship which qualified him for the 2013 Junior PGA Championship. The next year, Jordan finished in a tie for first at The Michigan High School State Finals. He nearly became the first African American golfer in the state of Michigan to win medalist honors, losing in a 5 man playoff.
Jordan continued his golf career at North Carolina Central University where he received a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. He competed on the golf team all four years achieving 17 top ten finishes. Jordan achieved his first victory during his Junior season at the inaugural Maryland Eastern Shore Collegiate Challenge. He would go on to achieve two more wins his
Height: 5' 7"
Weight: 145 lbs
Birthdate: May 25, 1996
Hometown: Southfield, Michigan
Turned Professional: 2018
College: NC Central University
Senior year at the Hampton University Invitational and BCGCA Invitational. Along with these wins, Jordan remains the school record holder for career scoring average, single season scoring average, and low round in relation to par cementing himself as one of the best players in school history.
Shortly after graduating from college in 2018, Jordan turned professional. It wouldn't take long before Jordan elevated his game to an even higher level. After winning his first professional tournament at the 2018 Pheasant Run Open, Jordan traveled to the west coast to compete on the Advocates Tour. At the Advocates Tour Championship in Los Angeles, Jordan fired a 70 in round one and a new career low of 66 in round two in route to a tied 7th finish. Jordan would continue his success into 2019 where he captured additional top ten finishes.
Jordan was excited to continue on his journey in 2020. However, COVID-19 led to Jordan taking significant time off. He spent the majority of the year making connections and looking for new opportunities. Early in February of 2021, Jordan received notification that he has been selected as a recipient of a four year sponsorship deal through Maurice Allen's “Grow The Game Initiative”. Grow The Game is a principal fundraiser initiative by his MA360 Foundation to encourage and support diversity in the game of golf.
Jordan knew that golf was his true calling in high school. Golf became the perfect outlet for combining physical and mental strength. He points to two of golf’s core requirements—honesty and respect, as factors that drew him to the sport.
Known for consistency on the course and keeping mistakes to a minimum, Jordan has an unparalleled ability to maintain his mental strength. His ability to stay level headed throughout his rounds help separate him from his competition.
Jordan’s work ethic seeps into every effort he makes on the course. He's determined to do whatever it takes to reach his full potential which includes a relentless work ethic and being a true student of the game.
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