Mark Hubbard, a 2011 San José State graduate, has earned a spot in the first round of the PGA Tour’s FedExCup playoffs and Kevin Velo, a 2019 San Jose Staté graduate, has earned status on the Korn Ferry Tour for next season, 2022-23, which is one step below the PGA Tour. Hubbard is No. 90 in the standings with the first playoff event this weekend at the FedEx St. Jude Championship. Velo finished his first season No. 4 in the PGA Tour Latinoamérica’s Totalplay Cup standings and that earned him Korn Ferry Tour membership for the upcoming season.

Mark Hubbard

  • Earned his PGA Card again in 2019
  • Hubbard competed for the men’s golf team at San José State from 2007-11
  • Finished third at the Barbasol Championship this past July and fourth at the Barracuda Championship a week later
  • Won the Tour (Korn Ferry Tour) at the LECOM Suncoast Classic in 2019
  • Won The Wildfire Invitational on the PGA Tour Canada in 2013
  • Was on PGA Tour initially from 2015-17
  • Turned professional in 2012
  • 2011 WAC Champion
  • Two-time first team All-Western Athletic Conference (WAC) honoree
  • Two-time Academic All-American

Kevin Velo

  • Velo played a Korn Ferry Tour event for the first time last weekend and finished tied for 47 at the Utah Championships
  • Velo competed for the men’s golf team at San José State from 2015-19
  • Won the Termas de Rio Hondo Invitational on the PGA Tour Latinoamérica in only his fourth start (2022)
  • Earned All-Mountain West accolades during his senior season in 2018-19
  • Tallied a team-best scoring average of 71.40 as a senior
  • First and only four-time Venturi Award Winner, team’s most valuable player
  • Captured the Outlaw Tour’s Match Play Championship (2022)