He attended Orlando"s Doctor Phillips High School graduating in 1990. Damron later attended the University of Central Florida in Orlando from 1991–1994, where he was a distinguished member of the golf team, earning All-American honors three times.
Damron had the benefit of some early advice about golf from Bay Hill neighbor Arnold Palmer. He turned pro in 1994, becoming the first UCF student to earn a full-time berth on the Professional Golf Association Tour. Damron was inducted into the UCF Athletics Hall of Fame in 2002.
He finished in a three-way tie for first in the same tournament in 2004 (it was called the European Democrat Students Byron Nelson Championship that year), which he and Dudley Hart lost in a playoff to Sergio García.
His best finish in a major is a T-20 at the 2003 United States. Open. After turning 35, Damron played mostly on the Web.com Tour.
Damron"s brother, Patrick, is also a professional golfer. He lives in Orlando. Professional Golf Association Tour wins (1) Nationwide Tour wins (1) DNP = Did not play CUT = missed the half-way cut "T" = tied Yellow background for top-10.