DYSON Simon

Simon DYSON

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Biography

ResidenceHale, Cheshire, England
Date of Birth:21/12/1977
Place of BirthYork, England
Height & Weight6ft 11st (180cm 70kgs)
FamilyWife: Lyndsey (m. 2010); Child: Isabella (2012)
InterestsMusic, tennis, snooker, films
Web Sitewww.SimonDyson.golf
Turned Pro1999 (plus 3)
Qualifying School(1999), 00*, 03

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Biography

Comes from a family with a rich sporting pedigree. His grandfather was a jockey; dad John is a bookmaker and his uncle Terry played in Tottenham’s doub le-winning team in 1960-61. Encouraged to take up golf by his older brother Nick and achieved a scratch handicap by the age of 16. Had a strong amateur record and played in the 1999 Walker Cup. Turned professional in September 1999 and won three times on the Asian Tour in 2000 to top their Order of Merit. Has played full-time on the European Tour since 2001, winning six titles including three KLM Opens and the 2011 Irish Open. His career-best season came in 2009 when he finished eighth in the Race to Dubai. Was once a promising footballer on the books of York City and Scarborough as a teenager.

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European Tour Wins6
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR1691
Race To Dubai198
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 540,440 (2009)

Teams

Professional Seve Trophy 2007 (winners), 09 (winners), 11 (winners) Royal Trophy 2010 (winners) Amateur Walker Cup 1999 (winners) St Andrews Trophy 1998 Youths, Seniors 1998-99

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