ResidenceSt Simons Island, Georgia, USA
AttachmentHeathrow CC
Date of Birth:24/02/1976
Place of BirthCedar Rapids, Iowa, USA
Height & Weight5ft 10in 11st 7lb (180cm 75kg)
FamilyWife: Kim; Children: Will (2007), Wyatt (2010), Abby (2012)
InterestsMovies, all sports, skiiing, friends, Drake and University of Iowa athletics
Turned Pro1998
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Enjoyed a moment many dream of when he won the 144th Open Championship at St Andrews in 2015, beating Australian Marc Leishman and South African Louis Oosthuizen in a four-hole play-off. That was his second Major title, following his Masters Tournament victory in 2007 when he won by two strokes from Retief Goosen, Rory Sabbatini and Tiger Woods. Followed that with a win in the AT&T Classic, ensuring his first three US PGA Tour victories occurred in Georgia. Began playing golf at age ten and lists his father, a chiropractor, and mother among his heroes. Huge Iowa Hawkeye football and basketball fan. The gallery at the 2004 BellSouth Classic, venue for his first US PGA Tour victory included a group of ten men from Iowa who gave him financial support early in his career. Some were seeing him play as a pro for the first time.

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European Tour Wins2
Wins this season0
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Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 1,591,255 (2015)


Professional Ryder Cup 2006, 10, 12, 14, 16 (winners) Presidents Cup 2007 (winners), 09 (winners), 13 (winners), 15 (winners) World Cup 2005

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