Residence: Knoxville, TN
Birthplace: Athens, TN
Education: East Tennessee State
Eric turned pro in in 1997, after he had nearly given up golf due to a mountain biking accident. Eric made his way to the Web.com Tour after several years on the mini-tours and won the 2005 Rex Hospital Open.That victory catapulted Eric on to the PGA TOUR where he quickly gained traction winning the 2006 Valero Texas Open. Eric enjoyed several successful seasons on TOUR, notably finishing T-9 at the 2008 U.S. Open.Axley currently divides his time between the NGA Tour, eGolf Professional Tour, Web.com TOUR and the PGA TOUR.
Currently in the 2014 PGA Tour Season, Eric has played in 6 events and has made the cut in 5 of them. His best finish this year was tied for 24th in the Puerto Rico Open.