15' Men's Am Champ Trevor Sluman Gains Korn Ferry Tour Card for 2020
MACAU, CHINA– Rochester native Trevor Sluman has gained status into the Korn Ferry Tour for the 2020 season (formerly the Web.Com Tour) after finishing in the top 5 on the PGA Tour Series – China's Order of Merit in 2019.
The 2015 NYS Men’s Amateur champion finished second on the Tour’s points list, behind Max McGreevy of Edmond, Oklahoma.
Sluman earned his first Series title at the second tournament of the year, the Sanya Championship in April. Along with the win, he posted two runner-up finishes in 2019 at the Suzhou Open and the Guangzhou Open, with two additional top-10s during the 13-event schedule.
This was 26-year-old Sluman’s second year on the PGA Tour Series - China. In 2018, he didn’t miss a cut in 14 events. He totaled four top-10s that season, including one runner-up finish.
The top-5 finishers in the Order of Merit, received their Korn Ferry Tour membership cards for 2020 after the final event of the season, the Macau Championship.
Joining Sluman and McGreevy next year will be fellow American David Kocher, Cyril Bouniol of France, and South Korea’s Luke Kwon.
Sluman began his college career at Towson University before transferring to University of Louisville for his final three years of school. He turned professional in 2016.
Growing up in Rochester, he was a member of Oak Hill Country Club. Sluman captured his NYS Men’s Amateur title in 2015 at Kaluhyat Golf Club at Turning Stone Resort by two strokes. He’s the nephew of longtime PGA Tour member Jeff Sluman, who also captured a NYS Men’s Amateur title (1978 at Moon Brook CC).