KHAN Simon

Simon KHAN

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Biography

ResidenceEpping, England
Date of Birth:16/06/1972
Place of BirthEpping, England
Height & Weight6ft 4¼in 14st 0lbs (191cm 89kg)
FamilyWife: Lesley (m. 2002); Child: Ruby (2005)
InterestsArsenal FC, cricket, tennis
Web Sitewww.simonkhangolf.com
Turned Pro1991 (scratch)
Qualifying School(1993), (95), (96), (97), (98), (99), (00), 01*, 02*, 09* (winner), 16

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Biography

Inspired to take up golf as a 12 year old after watching Seve Ballesteros win the Open Championship at St Andrews in 1984. Introduced to the game by his gran dfather. Played golf for Essex before turning professional at the age of 18. Made his breakthrough on the European Tour in winning the 2004 Celtic Manor Wales Open. After losing his card, he regained it by winning the 2010 Qualifying School before capturing the biggest title of his career in May 2010 when he became the first sponsor’s invitation to win the BMW PGA Championship. Has struggled with various injuries in recent years. A keen Arsenal FC fan.

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European Tour Wins2
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR868
Race To Dubai224
Challenge Tour Ranking201
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 750,000 (2010)

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Professional Seve Trophy 2013

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