Kevin Chappell turned professional after the 2008 Palmer Cup. His best finish on the PGA Tour was at the 2008 AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am where he finished tied for sixth. He won his first professional event at the 2010 Fresh Express Classic at TPC Stonebrae on the Nationwide Tour after a final round of 65. He finished the year 9th on the money list and earned his 2011 PGA Tour card.
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With opening rounds of 66-65, went into the weekend at The RSM Classic with a one-stroke lead over Freddie Jacobson and eventual-champion Kevin Kisner. Followed with rounds of 68-67 to finish 16-under 266 and solo second (a distant six strokes behind Kisner). It marked his second-consecutive top-10 at the event (T8 in 2014), as he has improved his finish in all four starts in Sea Island (T43-2012, T32-2013, T8-2014, 2-2015). It was the third runner-up finish of his career
With a runner-up finish (the fourth of his career) by one stroke to champion Jason Day, posted his best finish in five starts at the Arnold Palmer Invitational: 2016 (2), 2015 (MC), 2014 (T14), 2013 (MC) and 2012 (T24). Closed with a bogey on the final hole to finish one behind Day, as he was looking to become the sixth player to make the Arnold Palmer Invitational his maiden TOUR win: Bob Byman (1979), Mike Nicolette (1983), Loren Roberts (1994), Paul Goydos (1996) and Matt Every (2014).
Making his 150th PGA TOUR start, was the only player in the field to record four rounds in the 60s at Bay Hill (68-68-67-69)
With opening rounds of 68-68, shared the 36-hole lead at the RBC Heritage. Went on to record rounds of 75-70 to finish T9 and six strokes behind champion Branden Grace. It marked his first top-10 in four starts at Harbour Town. A week later, posted four sub-par scores in his seventh start at the Valero Texas Open to finish T4, his fourth top-10 of the season, marking a new career-high for most top-10s in a season
Finished runner-up to Jason Day for the second time in 2016, posting 11-under at THE PLAYERS Championship to finish four strokes behind Day. Was his first top-10 in six appearances at THE PLAYERS. Was the only player in the field with four sub-par rounds (71-67-70-69). Recorded three eagles in a TOUR event for the first time in his career and matched the record for most eagles in a PLAYERS (3) with eagles at Nos. 2 and 16 in round two and No. 11 in round four. Was the third player during the week and third in tournament history (Shane Lowry, Rory McIlroy) to record 7-under 29 (Round 2) on the back nine at THE PLAYERS Stadium Course. Combined with his third-round front-nine 31, he was 12-under over 18 consecutive holes with 10 birdies and an eagle. His runner-up finish helped him jump 10 spots into No. 5 position on the FedExCup standings.