ResidenceWeybridge, England
AttachmentThe Grove
Date of Birth:23/06/1975
Place of BirthSwindon, England
Height & Weight6' 1" 12st 6lbs (185cm 79kg)
FamilyWife: Emily (m. 2009); Children: Freddie (2012), Charles and Samuel (twins) (2013)
InterestsAll sports
Turned Pro1995 (plus 3)
Qualifying School1995*

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Has won seven times worldwide, including five European Tour titles. Memorably secured the 2006 HSBC Champions title in Shanghai, out-scoring playing partner and then World Number One Tiger Woods. Enjoyed his most successful season on tour in 2006, adding victory on home soil at the BMW Championship to his HSBC Champions win and going on to make his second appearance in The Ryder Cup. A member of Europe’s victorious Ryder Cup sides in 2004 and 2006. Became the European Tour’s Tournament Committee Chairman in 2017. Made his 600th European Tour appearance at the 2018 Nordea Masters. Had a successful amateur careers, winning the British Boys Championship in 1993 and was part of GB&I’s 1995 Walker Cup victory at Royal Porthcawl.

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European Tour Wins5
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
Race To Dubai224
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 708,330 (2006)


Professional Ryder Cup 2004 (winners), 06 (winners) Alfred Dunhill Cup 1999 World Cup 2005, 06 Seve Trophy 2000, 03 (winners), 05 (winners) Royal Trophy 2006 (winners), 13 (winners) Amateur Walker Cup 1995 (winners) Jacques Léglise Trophy 1993 (winners) Boys, Youths, Seniors 1992-95

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