To grow up here in the state of Connecticut and to come here as a young guy who was wet behind the ears, and watch the guys hit balls on the range and following some groups around, I thought how cool it would be some day if I could be one of those guysLocal favorite J.J. Henry wins Buick title Jul 02, 2006
Ronald "J.J." Henry III (born April 2, 1975) is an American professional golfer.
Henry was born in Fairfield, Connecticut. While attending Texas Christian University, he was the individual runner up at the 1998 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships and turned pro later that year. He joined the Nationwide Tour in 1999, and after winning the 2000 BUY.COM Knoxville Open moved up to the PGA Tour in 2001. He played steadily in his first five seasons at the elite level without winning any tournaments. His first PGA Tour win came in 2006 at the Buick Championship; he became the first Connecticut golfer to win the event. He played on the 2006 Ryder Cup team.
Henry lives with his wife Lee and his two children in Fort Worth, Texas.