ResidenceAberdeen, Scotland
AttachmentGleneagles Hotel & Golf Courses
Date of Birth:31/12/1968
Place of BirthAberdeen, Scotland
Height & Weight6' 1" 14st 2lbs (183cm 90kg)
FamilyWife: Marian (m. 1991); Children: Craig (1995), Michael (1998)
InterestsAberdeen FC, cars
Turned Pro1986 (5)
Qualifying School(1990), 91*

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Has 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. Born in Aberdeen, he turned pro in 1986 and played his first season on the European Tour in 1992. Actively involved in promoting the game at grassroots through the Paul Lawrie Foundation.

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European Tour Wins8
Senior Tour Wins1
Wins this season1
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Biggest European Tour Prize:: € 881,251 (2001)


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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