Bryan DeCorso (born May 29,
1971) is a Canadian professional
was born in Guelph, Ontario.
got started in golf with his father, playing at the Victoria Park
East course in Guelph. He earned a golf scholarship to Kent State
He finished as runner-up to Warren Sye
at the 1994 Canadian Amateur Championship
He turned professional late in 1994, and won an event during his
1996 rookie season on the Canadian Professional Golf
Struggles with his form led DeCorso to take a job as an on-course
commentator during Canadian Tour coverage on The Golf Channel
from 2001 to 2003, and he
left golf altogether for nine months in 2004, working with his
father as a building contractor. He returned to pro golf on mini-tours
based in Florida, and
gradually regained his form and interest.
DeCorso earned full Nationwide Tour
playing privileges in the 2007 PGA Tour
qualifying process. Working with a new instructor, Greg Towne, he
finished fourth at the Henrico
in late April 2008, and then won the 2008 South Georgia Classic
the next week.
He had a good chance to qualify for the 2009 PGA Tour, but finished
50th in the Nationwide Tour Championship, and failed to make it
into the top 25. The top 25 money leaders on the Nationwide Tour
money list at the end of the season automatically receive PGA Tour
Canadian Tour wins
Nationwide Tour wins
- Profile on PGA Tour's official site
- "DeCorso took the hard road to the pros", by Robert Thompson,
Post, May 8, 2008, p. B15.
- "DeCorso suddenly a major force on the Nationwide
Tour" by Dave Legarde