Tyler McCumber attended the University of Florida, where he was a member of the Florida Gators men's golf team and participated in a total of 43 events during his four years, captaining the Gators golf team in his final two seasons.[During his college career, McCumber regularly finished in the top ten of events.
After graduating from college, Tyler turned professional in 2013 and in the same year won his first professional tournament at the Florida Open.
He joined the PGA Tour Latinoamérica for the 2014 season. His first win on the PGA Tour Latinoamérica came at the 2014 Ecuador Open. He followed this up with his second win on the tour at the 2014 TransAmerican Power Products CRV Mazatlán Open in October.
He also finished fourth at the Argentine Open, fifth at the Lexus Panama Classic and eighth at the Mundo Maya Open, earning US$86,164 and third place on the Order of Merit. As a result of his earnings, McCumber earned a promotion to the Web.com Tour for 2015.