Tuesday, 15 January 2013
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PAUL McGINLEY

PERSONAL PROFILE

FULL NAME

Paul Noel McGinley

COUNTRY

Ireland

BORN

16.12.66; Dublin, Ireland

RESIDENCE

Sunningdale, England

HEIGHT/WEIGHT

5ft 7in 11st 7lb (170cm 73kgs)

FAMILY

Wife: Alison (m. 1996); Children: Niamh (1999), Killian (2000), Maia (2002)

INTERESTS

Football, West Ham Utd, music, Formula 1

TURNED PRO

1991 (plus 4)

QUALIFYING SCHOOL

1991*

RYDER CUP HISTORY

APPEARANCES

2002 (winners), 04 (winners), 06 (winners),

2010 (Vice Captain) (winners), 12 (Vice Captain) (winners),

2014 (Captain)

RYDER CUP RECORD

Overall: Played 9, Won 2, Lost 2, Halved 5

Series Record

Singles: Played 3, Won 1, Lost 0, Halved 2

Foursomes: Played 4, Won 1, Lost 2, Halved 1

Fourballs: Played 2, Won 0, Lost 0, Halved 2

Total Points: 4½

RYDER CUP HIGHLIGHTS

*Holed the winning putt at The Belfry in 2002 to halve his singles match with Jim Furyk.

*Played in three Ryder Cup Matches and has been on the winning side each time in 2002, 2004 and 2006.

RYDER CUP PLAYING RECORD

2002: The Belfry: Europe 15½ USA 12½

Day 1 Foursomes: McGinley/Harrington lost to Cink/Furyk (3 & 2)

Day 2 Fourballs: McGinley/Clarke (halved) with Hoch/Furyk

Singles: McGinley (halved) with Furyk

2004: Oaklands Hills CC: USA 9½ Europe 18½

Day 1 Fourballs: McGinley/Donald (halved) with Riley/Cink

Day 2 Foursomes: McGinley/Harrington beat Love III/ Woods (4 & 3)

Singles: McGinley beat Cink (3 & 2)

2006: The K Club: Europe 18½ USA 9½

Day 1 Foursomes: McGinley/Harrington (halved) with Campbell/Johnson

Day 2 Foursomes: McGinley/Harrington lost to Furyk/Woods (3 & 2)

Singles: McGinley (halved) with Henry

EUROPEAN TOUR CAREER RECORD

(At the end of the 2012 European Tour season)

EVENTS PLAYED

526

IN MONEY

376

TOP TEN FINISHES

83

OFFICIAL CAREER EARNINGS

€11,067,909

EUROPEAN TOUR INTERNATIONAL SCHEDULE VICTORIES: Total 4

1996 Hohe Brücke Open

1997 Oki Pro-Am

2001 Celtic Manor Resort Wales Open (play-off)

2005 Volvo Masters

EUROPEAN TOUR APPROVED SPECIAL EVENTS VICTORIES: Total 1

1991 UAP Under 25s Championship

OTHER TOURNAMENT VICTORIES: Total 4

1997 Irish PGA Championship

2000 Irish PGA Championship

2002 Smurfit Irish PGA Championship

2003 Smurfit Irish PGA Championship

AMATEUR RECORD

1988 Irish Youths Championship, Scottish Youths Amateur Open Championship

1989 Irish Amateur Close Championship

TEAMS AND AWARDS

TEAMS (PRO)

Ryder Cup 2002 (winners), 04 (winners), 06 (winners), 2010 (Vice Captain) (winners), 12 (Vice Captain) (winners), 2014 (Captain)

Alfred Dunhill Cup 1993, 94, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00

World Cup 1993, 94, 97 (winners), 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 08

Vivendi SeveTrophy 2002 (winners), 05 (winners), 09 (Captain) (winners), 2011 (Captain) (winners)

Royal Trophy 2006 (winners), 07 (winners), 09

TEAMS (AM)

Walker Cup 1991

Youths, Seniors 1987-91

AWARDS

1996 Tooting Bec Cup

2005 European Tour Shot of the Year

2007  Tooting Bec Cup



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