Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Elmcrest Country Club
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1000 36th St NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-3633
Elmcrest Country Club is a traditional mid-western layout dating to the 1930s, and was the boyhood 'golf home' of 2007 Masters champion Zach Johnson.
The club has limitations on guest play; consult the course beforehand.
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thefish - 1/29/09
The Zach Johnson Story
Zach Johnson was born in Iowa City and was raised in Cedar Rapids. Zach is the oldest of the three children of current Elmcrest members, Dr. David and Julie Johnson.
Zach began playing golf and developed his golf skills at Elmcrest Country Club, starting at age 10. Below are some of his Amateur Golf Accomplishments:
GÇó In 1992, he led the Regis High School Golf Team to the Iowa 3A State Championship.
GÇó In 1993, Zach won the Elmcrest Country Club Junior Club Championship.
GÇó In 1993, Zach was the runaway winner in the Pribyl-Rotary Metro Junior BoysGÇÖ golf tournament with a final round 73 that finished at Elmcrest.
GÇó In 1994, Zach attended Drake University in Des Moines on a golf scholarship.
While at Drake, Zach led the team to three NCAA Regional Tournaments and two Missouri Valley Championships
GÇó In 1996, Zach won the Cedar Rapids MenGÇÖs City Amateur Golf Tournament with a 4 under par total of 212.
After college, in 1998, Zach turned professional. Below are a few of his professional golfing accomplishments:
GÇó In 1998-99, Zach played on the Prairie Tour, winning 3 tournaments.
GÇó In 1999-2000, Zach played mostly on the Buy.Com Tour.
GÇó In 2001, Zach won the McLeodUSA/Greater Cedar Rapids Open. with a 8-under-par total that gave him a two-stroke win at the third annual event held at Hunters Ridge Golf Course in Marion.
GÇó In 2001-02, Zach played on the Hooters Tour winning 4 times and was the 2001 Hooters Tour Player of the Year.
GÇó In both 2001 and 2002, Zach won the Iowa Open Golf Tournament.
GÇó In 2003, Zach played on the Nationwide Tour, winning twice (Rheem Classic, Envirocare Utah Classic). Zach topped the money list on the Nationwide Tour with record earnings. By placing in the top 20 on the year end money list, Zach automatically qualified for the 2004 PGA Tour.
GÇó In 2003, Zach won the Jack Nicklaus Trophy for being the Nationwide Tour Player of the Year.
GÇó In 2004 became a member of the PGA Tour.
GÇó In 2004, Zach won his first PGA Tour Event, The BellSouth Classic in Atlanta.
GÇó In 2006, Zach represented the United States of America at the Ryder Cup in Ireland.
Zach won 1 -+ points for the 12 man United States Team.
GÇó On April 8, 2007, Zach won the 71st playing of the Masters in Augusta, Georgia by a margin of 2 strokes over runners up Tiger Woods, Retief Goosen and Rory Sabbatini. This was ZachGÇÖs first major title.
GÇó In 2007, Zach won his third PGA Tour Event, The AT&T Classic (formerly The Bellsouth Classic).
GÇó In 2007, Zach was a part of the United States team for the Presidents Cup in Montreal
Zach scored two points for the victorious team that won 19.5 to 14.5
GÇó In 2008, Zach won his fourth PGA Tour Event, The Valero Texas Open.
Zach now makes his home in Orlando, Florida, with his wife Kim and their young son, Will.
Best Score: 76