LAWRIE Paul

Paul LAWRIE

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Biography

ResidenceAberdeen, Scotland
AttachmentGleneagles Hotel
Date of Birth:01/01/1969
Place of BirthAberdeen, Scotland
Height & Weight6' 1" 14st 2lbs (183cm 90kg)
FamilyWife: Marian (m. 1991); Children: Craig (1995), Michael (1998)
InterestsAberdeen FC, cars
Web Sitewww.paullawriegolf.com
Turned Pro1986 (5)
Qualifying School(1990), 91*

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Biography

Born in Aberdeen, he turned pro in 1986 and played his first season on the European Tour in 1992. Has since won eight European Tour titles, most famously the 1999 Open Championship, where he came from ten shots behind to win the Claret Jug at Carnoustie. Played in the 1999 and 2012 editions of The Ryder Cup, the latter following a renaissance that saw him win three times in two years. Awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 2013. Actively involved in promoting the game at grass roots through the Paul Lawrie Foundation. Has hosted his own European Tour event each year since 2015, the Paul Lawrie Match Play.

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European Tour Wins8
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR479
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 881,251 (2001)

Teams

Professional Ryder Cup 1999, 12 (winners) Alfred Dunhill Cup 1999 World Cup 1996, 2000, 02, 03 Seve Trophy 2000, 02 (winners), 03 (winners), 13 Royal Trophy 2009, 13 (winners)

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