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FOWLER Peter

Peter FOWLER

AUS

Biography

ResidenceAuckland, New Zealand
AttachmentPing
Date of Birth:09/06/1959
Place of BirthSydney, Australia
Height & Weight6ft 4¼in 14st 0lbs (191cm 89kg)
FamilyWife: Kim (m. 1990); Children: Nicholas (1980), Alison (1985), Katie (1989), Georgia (1992)
InterestsTennis, fitness, cricket, rugby
Turned Pro1977 (plus 2)
Qualifying School1997, 99*, 00, 01*, 06

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Biography

Captured his third Senior Tour title with victory in the 2013 French Riviera Masters as he finished in the top five on the Order of Merit for a third consecutive season. Recorded six top five finishes in 2012, including runner up in the Travis Perkins Plc Senior Masters and joint runner up in the MCB Tour Championship, as he finished fourth on the Order of Merit. The previous year in Mauritius he lifted the John Jacobs Trophy after topping the 2011 Senior Tour Order of Merit following a fine campaign in which he won twice and finished in the top ten 13 times in 18 appearances. Claimed his maiden Senior Tour title in the ISPS Handa Senior Masters presented by The Stapleford Forum – his first victory in 18 years. Did not take long to make it two victories, coming from seven shots back in the final round of the Bad Ragaz PGA Seniors Open the following month. Became the third Australian to win the John Jacobs Trophy, following in the footsteps of Noel Ratcliffe and Ian Stanley. Had initially struggled upon joining the Senior Tour after suffering a career-threatening back injury in practice before his Senior Tour debut in Jersey in 2009. Played just four times that year but worked tirelessly to recover and finished 29th on the Order of Merit in 2010. Had also made his debut on The European Tour in Jersey 26 years previously. Winner of the Australian Open in 1983 and then a runner-up on The European Tour no fewer than six times between 1984 and 1992, before finally making his winning breakthrough in capturing the 1993 BMW International Open in Munich. Individual and Team winner of the World Cup in 1989 when partnering Wayne Grady for Australia.

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European Tour Wins1
Senior Tour Wins3
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR1172
11
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 116,662 (1993)

Teams

Professional World Cup 1989 (individual and team winner)

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