Heath Slocum was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on February 3, 1974. Slocum attended the University of South Alabama where he was a three-time All-American. He currently plays on the PGA TOUR, and has earned 7 professional wins to date. While still on the Tour, Slocum became the second person to earn a “battlefield promotion” to the PGA TOUR by winning three Tour events in the same season. He is only the second player in Tour history to complete 72 holes without a bogey.Heath joined the PGA TOUR in 2001, and his first win came at the 2004 Chrysler Classic of Tuscon. His best finish in a major is a T9 at the 2008 US Open.Slocum was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 1997, and is a national spokesperson for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America.