PGA Tour Professional and Stout Ambassador

Stout sponsors PGA Tour Professional Sam RyderStout is proud to partner with professional golfer Sam Ryder. Sam embodies Stout’s personality and is incredibly hardworking, poised, and relationship-driven. He represents our brand promise of Relentless Excellence.

Sam played collegiate golf at Stetson University in Florida where he studied Finance and was a two-time Academic All-American. Following a successful college career, he persistently and methodically worked his way through the PGA Tour's development tours, earning his tour card in 2016. After finishing second on the 2017 tour money list, he secured his place on the PGA Tour for the 2017-2018 season. 

In his rookie season, he qualified for and played in the first round of the FedEx Cup playoffs and finished the year ranked 101st. He is off to a great start to the 2018-2019 season, where he has two top-five finishes so far.

Career Highlights


  • 3rd - Shriners Hospitals for Children Open
  • T4 - Safeway Open
  • T18 - John Deere Classic
  • T33 - Arnold Palmer Invitational
  • T34 - 3M Open


  • T2 - John Deere Classic
  • 5th - Houston Open
  • T7 - Barbasol Championship
  • T28 - Northern Trust

2017 (PGA Tour)

  • 1st - Pinnacle Bank Championship presented by Heartland Chevy Dealers
  • 1st - US Open Qualifier (-11)
  • T2 - WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by Kraft-Heinz
  • 3rd - Panama Claro Championship
  • 4th - LECOM Health Challenge
  • T5 - The Bahamas Great Abaco Classic at The Abaco Club

2016 (PGA Tour)

  • T2 - Corales Puntacana Resort and Club Championship
  • 2nd - News Sentinel Open presented by Pilot
  • T9 - Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr. Pepper
  • Finished 31st on Year-End Money List

Personal Info

Full name: Samuel Richard Ryder

Born: December 15, 1989

Birthplace: Winter Park, Florida

Residence: Jacksonville, Florida

Education: Stetson University, Finance

Special Interests: Health and fitness, baseball, basketball, tennis

Turned Professional: 2012

Website: PGA Tour Page

Social: Twitter