JIMÉNEZ Miguel Ángel

Miguel Ángel JIMÉNEZ

ESP

Biography

ResidenceVienna, Austria
Date of Birth:05/01/1964
Place of BirthMalaga, Spain
Height & Weight5' 11 13st 1lb (178cm 83kg)
FamilyWife: Susanne (m. 2014); Children: Miguel Angel (1995), Victor (1999)
InterestsCars
Web Sitewww.miguelangeljimenezgolf.com
Turned Pro1982
Qualifying School(1985), 86, 87, 88*

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Biography

One of seven brothers, Jiménez took up golf as a 15 year old whilst picking up balls at the range and caddying. Inspired by watching the likes of Seve Ballesteros, Sandy Lyle and Sam Torrance when he was caddying at the 1979 Spanish Open, he decided to take up the game seriously. A 21-time European Tour winner, he became the oldest winner in European Tour history in 2014 aged 50 years and 133 days after his victory at the Open de Espana. Nicknamed 'the Mechanic' for his preference for driving, rather than repairing, high performance vehicles.

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Challenge Tour Wins1
European Tour Wins21
Wins this season0
Current Rankings
OWGR453
Race To Dubai20
Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 750,000 (2008)

Teams

Professional Ryder Cup 1999, 2004 (winners), 08, 10 (winners) Alfred Dunhill Cup 1990, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99 (winners), 2000 (winners) World Cup 1990, 92, 93, 94, 2000, 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)

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