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BENNETT Stephen

Stephen BENNETT

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Biography

ResidenceGrimsby, England
AttachmentWaltham Windmill GC
Date of Birth:23/04/1959
Place of BirthCleethorpes, England
Height & Weight5ft 11in 12st 8lbs (178cm 80kg)
FamilyWife: Diane (m. 1991); Children: Rebecca (1994), Thomas (1996)
InterestsSports, family
Turned Pro1979 (scratch)
Qualifying School2009, 10, 12*, 13

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A share of tenth place in the Cleveland Golf/Srixon Scottish Senior Open was the highlight of the former European Tour winner’s rookie season on the Senior Tour in 2009. That was his first year back on Tour after a ten year sabbatical, during which time he coached Lincolnshire’s county team and managed his driving range and academy in Grimsby, Stephen Bennett Golf Academy. Started playing golf aged 12 when four or five friends decided to try out Cleethorpes pitch and putt course. A keen footballer, he immediately abandoned goalkeeping ambitions. Turned pro in 1979 and won twice in Africa, the 1985 Tunisian Open and the 1986 Zimbabwe Open. Coached by Eric Sharp, father-in-law of Gordon J. Brand. Saw Sharp for first time in five years before the 1998 Qualifying School - and won his card. Played against the USA in PGA Cup in 1998.

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European Tour Wins1
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR1379
92
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 36,310 (1989)

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Amateur Youths, Seniors 1977-79 Professional PGA Cup 1988

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