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ALKER Steve

Steve ALKER

NZL

Biography

ResidenceGillingham, England
Date of Birth:28/07/1971
Place of BirthHamilton, New Zealand
Height & Weight6ft 0in 10st 10lbs (180cm 68kg)
FamilyWife: Tanya (m. 2003); Children: Ben (2004), Skye (2006)
InterestsAll sports, golf course architecture
Turned Pro1995 (plus 1)
Qualifying School1997*, 98, (99), 06*, 07, (08)

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Worked as a petroleum engineer before embarking on his career as a professional golfer. Plays with a condition called reactive arthritis, which manifests itself as inflammation (heat, pain and swelling) in the joints. Despite that condition, which clearly can affect a professional golfer, he won his card for the US PGA Tour in 2003, after finishing fourth on the 2002 Nationwide Tour. Joined The European Tour after finishing 20th at the 2006 Qualifying School – Final Stage, having won seven times around the world, with tournament victories in America, Australia, Canada, Fiji and Tahiti.

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Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR251
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 70,400 (2007)

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Amateur Eisenhower Trophy 1990, 94 Professional Alfred Dunhill Cup 1997

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