MIGUEL ANGEL JIMÉNEZ - CAPTAIN         
COUNTRY Spain        
BORN 5.1.64; Malaga, Spain        
RESIDENCE Malaga        
HEIGHT/WEIGHT 5ft 10in  11st 8lb  (178cm  74kgs)        
FAMILY Children: Miguel Angel (1995), Victor (1999)        
INTERESTS Cars        
TURNED PRO 1982        
         
EUROPEAN TOUR INTERNATIONAL SCHEDULE VICTORIES: Total 20         
1992 PIAGET Open        
1994 Heineken Dutch Open        
1998 Turespaña Masters Open Baleares, Trophée Lancôme        
1999 Turespaña Masters Open Andalucía, Volvo Masters Andalucía        
2003 Turespaña Mallorca Classic        
2004 Johnnie Walker Classic, Algarve Open de Portugal Caixa Geral de Depositos, BMW Asian Open, BMW International Open        
2005 Omega Hong Kong Open, Celtic Manor Wales Open        
2008 UBS Hong Kong Open, BMW PGA Championship (play-off)        
2010 Omega Dubai Desert Classic (play-off), Alstom Open de France (play-off), Omega European Masters        
2012 UBS Hong Kong Open        
2014 Hong Kong Open (play-off)        
         
EUROPEAN TOUR APPROVED SPECIAL EVENTS VICTORIES: Total 1         
1989 Benson and Hedges Trophy (with Xonia Wunsch-Ruiz)         
         
OTHER TOURNAMENT VICTORIES: Total 2         
1988 Open de L’inforatique (FRA)        
1999 Oki Telepizza – Oliva Nova (ESP)        
         
TEAMS (PRO)         
Ryder Cup 1999, 04 (winners), 08, 10 (winners)        
Alfred Dunhill Cup  1990, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99 (winners), 00 (winners)        
World Cup 1990, 92, 93, 94, 00, 01, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 11, 13        
Seve Trophy 2000 (winners), 02, 03, 05, 07, 09, 11, 13 (winners)        
Royal Trophy 2012        
EurAsia Cup 2014 (Captain) 

THOMAS BJÖRN 
 
COUNTRY Denmark
BORN 18.2.71; Silkeborg, Denmark
RESIDENCE Gothenburg, Sweden
HEIGHT/WEIGHT 6ft 2½in 13st 12lb  (189cm  88kgs)
FAMILY Wife: Pernilla (m. 1998); Children: Filippa (1999), Oliver and Julia (twins) (2003)
INTERESTS Football, Liverpool FC, movies
TURNED PRO 1993 (scratch)
 
EUROPEAN TOUR INTERNATIONAL SCHEDULE VICTORIES: Total 15 
1996 Loch Lomond World Invitational
1998 Heineken Classic, Peugeot Open de España
1999 Sarazen World Open
2000 BMW International Open
2001 Dubai Desert Classic
2002 BMW International Open
2005 The Daily Telegraph Dunlop Masters (play off)
2006 Nissan Irish Open
2010 Estoril Open de Portugal
2011 Commercialbank Qatar Masters presented by Dolphin Energy, Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles (play-off), Omega European Masters
2013 Omega European Masters (play-off)
2014 Nedbank Golf Challenge
 
EUROPEAN CHALLENGE TOUR VICTORIES: Total 4 
1995 Himmerland Open, Interlaken Open, Esbjerg Danish Closed, Coca-Cola Open
 
INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT VICTORIES: Total 2 
1999 Dunlop Phoenix (JPN)
2003 Dunlop Phoenix (JPN)
 
AMATEUR RECORD 
1990 Danish Amateur Stroke Play Championship
1991 Danish Amateur Championship
 
TEAMS (PRO) 
Ryder Cup 1997 (winners), 02 (winners)
World Cup 1996, 97, 01, 06, 13
Seve Trophy 2000 (winners), 02, 03, 05, 07, 09 (Captain), 11, 13 (winners)
Royal Trophy           2006 (winners)
EurAsia Cup 2014
 
TEAMS (AM) 
Eisenhower Trophy  1992
Jacques Léglise Trophy 1988, 90
Boys, Youths, Seniors 1987-92

JAMIE DONALDSON 
 
COUNTRY Wales
BORN 19.10.75; Pontypridd, Wales
RESIDENCE Macclesfield, England
HEIGHT/WEIGHT 5ft 11in 12st 6lb (180cm 79kgs)
FAMILY Children: Max (2012), Isla (2013)
INTERESTS All sports
TURNED PRO 2000 (plus 4)
 
EUROPEAN TOUR INTERNATIONAL SCHEDULE VICTORIES: Total 2 
2012 Irish Open
2013 Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship
 
EUROPEAN CHALLENGE TOUR VICTORIES: Total 3 
2001 BMW Russian Open, Telia Grand Prix
2007 Abierto Telefonica de Guatemala
 
OTHER TOURNAMENT VICTORIES: Total 1 
2008 Mauritius Golf Open
 
AMATEUR RECORD 
1997 Welsh Amateur Championship
2000 Welsh Amateur Open Stroke Play Championship
 
TEAMS (PRO) 
World Cup 2009, 11
Seve Trophy 2011 (winners), 13
EurAsia Cup 2014
 
TEAMS (AM) 
Eisenhower Trophy 2000
St Andrews Trophy 2000 (winners)
Seniors 1996-00

VICTOR DUBUISSON 
 
COUNTRY France
BORN 22.4.90; Cannes, France
RESIDENCE Antibes, France
HEIGHT/WEIGHT 6ft 11st 8lb (183cm 74kgs)
INTERESTS Tennis, socialising, squash
TURNED PRO 2010 (plus 5)
 
EUROPEAN TOUR INTERNATIONAL SCHEDULE VICTORIES: Total 1 
2013 Turkish Airlines Open presented by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism
 
OTHER TOURNAMENT VICTORIES: Total 1 
2010 Allianz Finale de Barbaroux (FRA)
 
AMATEUR RECORD 
2008 Mexico Amateur Championship
2009 European Amateur Individual Championship,
 Ranked Number One in World Amateur Rankings
 
TEAMS (PRO) 
World Cup 2013
EurAsia Cup 2014
 
TEAMS (AM) 
Eisenhower Trophy 2008
Bonallack Trophy 2010 (picked but match not played)
Junior Ryder Cup 2006
Jacques Léglise Trophy 2006 (winners)
Boys, Seniors 2006-10

GONZALO FERNANDEZ-CASTAÑO 
 
COUNTRY Spain
BORN 13.10.80; Madrid, Spain
RESIDENCE Key Biscaine, Florida, USA
HEIGHT/WEIGHT 6ft 1in   13st 5lb   (186cm   85kgs)
FAMILY Wife: Alicia (m. 2006); Children: Gonzalo (2009), Lola (2010), Alicia (2012)
INTERESTS Tennis, hunting
TURNED PRO 2004 (plus 4)
 
EUROPEAN TOUR INTERNATIONAL SCHEDULE VICTORIES: Total 7 
2005 KLM Open
2006 BMW Asian Open (play-off)
2007 Telecom Italia Open (play-off)
2008 Quinn Insurance British Masters (play-off)
2011 Barclays Singapore Open (play-off)
2012 BMW Italian Open presented by CartaSi
2013 BMW Masters presented by SRE Group
 
AMATEUR RECORD 
2003 Spanish Amateur Open Championship
 
TEAMS (PRO) 
World Cup 2006, 09
Seve Trophy 2007, 09, 13 (winners)
Royal Trophy 2012
EurAsia Cup 2014
 
TEAMS (AM) 
Eisenhower Trophy 2002
St Andrews Trophy 2004
Bonallack Trophy 2004
Palmer Cup 2003 (winners), 04 (winners)
Jacques Léglise Trophy 2002
Boys, Youths, Seniors 1995-04

STEPHEN GALLACHER 
 
COUNTRY Scotland
BORN 1.11.74; Dechmont, Scotland
RESIDENCE Linlithgow, Scotland
HEIGHT/WEIGHT 6ft 2ins   13st 10lb   (188cm  87kgs)
FAMILY Wife: Helen (m. 1999); Children: Jack (2001), Ellie (2004)
INTERESTS Football, fishing, cycling, snooker
TURNED PRO 1995 (plus 4)
 
EUROPEAN TOUR INTERNATIONAL SCHEDULE VICTORIES: Total 3 
2004 dunhill links championship (play-off)
2013 Omega Dubai Desert Classic
2014 Omega Dubai Desert Classic
 
EUROPEAN CHALLENGE TOUR VICTORIES: Total 1 
1998 KB Golf Challenge
 
AMATEUR RECORD 
1991 Scottish Boys Stroke Play Championship
1992 Scottish Boys Stroke Play Championship, Scottish Amateur Championship
1994 Scottish Youths Championship, European Amateur Individual Championship
1995 Scottish Amateur Open Stroke Play Championship, Lytham Trophy
 
TEAMS (PRO) 
World Cup 2005, 11, 13
Seve Trophy 2013
Royal Trophy 2013 (winners)
EurAsia Cup 2014
 
TEAMS (AM) 
Walker Cup 1995 (winners)
Eisenhower Trophy 1994
Jacques Léglise Trophy 1992 (winners)
Boys, Youths, Seniors 1992-95

JOOST LUITEN  
  
COUNTRY The Netherlands 
BORN 7.1.86; Bleiswijk, The Netherlands 
RESIDENCE Bleiswijk 
HEIGHT/WEIGHT 5ft 10in 11st (178cm 70kgs) 
INTERESTS Computers 
TURNED PRO 2006 (plus 5) 
  
EUROPEAN TOUR INTERNATIONAL SCHEDULE VICTORIES: Total 3  
2011 Iskandar Johor Open 
2013 Lyoness Open powered by Greenfinity, KLM Open (play-off) 
  
EUROPEAN CHALLENGE TOUR VICTORIES: Total 2  
2007 A.G.F. Allianz Golf Open de Toulouse, Vodafone Challenge 
  
OTHER TOURNAMENT VICTORIES: Total 1  
2009 Circolo Rapallo Golf Open (Alps Tour) 
  
AMATEUR RECORD  
2004 Dutch Boys Championship, Dutch Youths Championship 
2005 Spanish Amateur Open Championship, German Amateur Open Championship, Dutch Amateur Championship 
  
TEAMS (PRO)  
World Cup 2011 
Seve Trophy 2013 (winners) 
EurAsia Cup 2014 
  
TEAMS (AM)  
Eisenhower Trophy 2006 (winners) 
Bonallack Trophy 2006 (winners) 
Palmer Cup 2006 (winners) 
Boys, Youths, Seniors 2003-06 

GRAEME McDOWELL 
 
COUNTRY Northern Ireland
BORN 30.7.79; Portrush, Northern Ireland
RESIDENCE Portrush; Orlando, Florida, USA
HEIGHT/WEIGHT 5ft 10in   11st 6lb   (178cm   73kgs)
FAMILY Wife: Kristen (m. 2013)
INTERESTS Snooker, cars, Manchester Utd
TURNED PRO 2002 (plus 4)
 
EUROPEAN TOUR INTERNATIONAL SCHEDULE VICTORIES: Total 9 
2002 Volvo Scandinavian Masters
2004 61st Telecom Italia Open (play-off)
2008 Ballantine’s Championship (play-off), Barclays Scottish Open
2010 Celtic Manor Wales Open, US Open Championship, Andalucía Valderrama Masters
2013 Volvo World Match Play Championship, Alstom Open de France
 
INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT VICTORIES: Total 1 
2013 RBC Heritage (USA)
 
OTHER TOURNAMENT VICTORIES: Total 2 
2010 Chevron World Challenge (USA)
2012 World Challenge presented by Northwestern Mutual (USA)
 
AMATEUR RECORD 
1996 Ulster Boys Championship
1999 Irish Youths Championship
2000 Irish Amateur Close Championship,
 Irish Youths Championship,
 World Universities Championship
2001 Conference USA Player of the Year, Ranked Number One Collegiate Player in USA
2002 Ranked Number One Collegiate Player in USA
 
TEAMS (PRO) 
Ryder Cup 2008, 10 (winners), 12 (winners)
World Cup 2008, 09, 11, 13
Seve Trophy 2005 (winners), 09 (winners)
Royal Trophy 2006 (winners)
EurAsia Cup 2014
 
TEAMS (AM) 
Walker Cup 2001 (winners)
Palmer Cup 2000 (winners), 01
Boys, Youths, Seniors 1997-01

PABLO LARRAZÁBAL 
COUNTRY Spain
BORN 15.5.83; Barcelona, Spain
RESIDENCE Barcelona
HEIGHT/WEIGHT 5ft 10in 12st 5lb (178cm 79kgs)
INTERESTS Football
TURNED PRO 2004 (plus 2)
 
EUROPEAN TOUR INTERNATIONAL SCHEDULE VICTORIES: TOTAL 3 
2008 Open de France ALSTOM
2011 BMW International Open (play-off)
2014 Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship
 
OTHER TOURNAMENT VICTORIES: Total 1 
2012 Peugeot Alps de Barcelona (Alps Tour)
 
TEAMS (PRO) 
World Cup 2008
Seve Trophy 2011
Royal Trophy 2009
EurAsia Cup 2014
 
TEAMS (AM) 
Eisenhower Trophy 2000
 Boys, Youths  2000-02

THORBJØRN OLESEN 
 
COUNTRY Denmark
BORN 21.12.89; Fursø, Denmark
RESIDENCE Copenhagen, Denmark
HEIGHT/WEIGHT 5ft 9in 11st (175cm  69kgs)
INTERESTS Football, Manchester United, FC Copenhagen, all sports
TURNED PRO 2008 (plus 3)
 
EUROPEAN TOUR INTERNATIONAL SCHEDULE VICTORIES: Total 1 
2012 Sicilian Open
 
EUROPEAN CHALLENGE TOUR VICTORIES: Total 1 
2010 The Princess
 
OTHER TOURNAMENT VICTORIES: Total 1 
2009 JELD-WEN Masters (Nordic League)
 
TEAMS (PRO) 
World Cup 2011, 13
Seve Trophy 2013 (winners)
Royal Trophy 2013 (winners)
EurAsia Cup 2014

       

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