ResidenceNewcastle-upon-Tyne, England
AttachmentClose House GC
Date of Birth:24/04/1973
Place of BirthWorksop, England
Height & Weight6' 1" 14st (183cm 89kg)
FamilyChildren: Samuel (2001), Poppy (2004)
InterestsFilms, snooker, cars, Nottingham Forest FC
Web Sitewww.leewestwood.golf
Turned Pro1993 (plus 4)
Qualifying School1993*

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Has won 23 European Tour titles throughout his career, the first coming in 1996. Became the eighth Englishman to lift the Harry Vardon Trophy on two occasions or more, having won it in 2000 and 2009. Reached World Number One in 2010, ending Tiger Woods’ five-year reign at the top and is second only to Sir Nick Faldo in the list of England’s most prolific champions. He has finished runner-up three times in Major Championships and has made ten appearances in The Ryder Cup for Europe, winning on seven occasions, and claiming 23 points.

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European Tour Wins23
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
Race To Dubai55
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 830,675 (2009)


Professional Ryder Cup 1997 (winners), 99, 02 (winners), 04 (winners), 06 (winners), 08, 10 (winners), 12 (winners), 14 (winners), 16 Alfred Dunhill Cup 1996, 97, 98, 99 Seve Trophy 2000, 02 (winners), 03 (winners) , 11 (winners) Royal Trophy 2007 (winners) EurAsia Cup 2016 (winners) Amateur Jacques Léglise Trophy 1990 (winners), 91 (winners) Boys, Youths, Seniors 1989-1993

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