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Alexander Cejka

Residence:
   Prague, Czechoslovakia
Birthplace:
   Marienbad, Czechoslovakia
Turned Pro:
   1989
Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 170
Birthdate:
   February 11, 1970
Age: 33
College:
   Marienbad, Czechoslovakia

Player Notes

In 1980, at the age of nine, Cejka and his father escaped from Czechoslovakia and settled in Germany. Two years later, he took up golf and by the age of 16 was good enough to finish fifth in the Austrian Amateur Open. Three years later he turned pro and won his native countries Open twice, in 1990 & '92. After his six try in Q-school, Cejka finally got his European touring card in 1993.

Career Victories

European Tour
4 - 1995 Turespana Open Andalucia, Hohe Brucke Open & Volvo Masters, 2002 Trophee Lancome

Other
1990 & '92 Czech Open, 1991 Audi Quattro Trophy & 1993 Audi Open

Career Summary

1994 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 14; top ten finishes - 2; Scoring Average - 72.19 (ranked T-72nd); money 51,286 (ranked 102nd); best finish T9th, Hohe Brucke Open.

1995 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 17; top ten finishes - 4; stroke average 71.54 (ranked T-18th); money 308,115 (ranked 6th); winner Turespana Open Andalucia, Hohe Brucke Open & Volvo Masters.

1996 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 12; in money - 10; top ten finishes - 0; Scoring Average - 71.60 (ranked T-20th); money 72,147 (ranked 90th); best finish T11th, British Open.

1997 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 16; top ten finishes - 2; Scoring Average - 71.59 (ranked 54th); money 111,264 (ranked 59th); best finish T5th, Chemapol Trophy Czech Open.

1998 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 17; top ten finishes - 5; Scoring Average - 70.96 (ranked 18th); money 184,674 (ranked 34th); best finish T4th, Johnnie Walker Classic.

1999 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; in money - 26; top ten finishes - 6; Scoring Average - 71.04 (ranked 14th); money Eruo490,493 or 350,352 (ranked 17th); best finish T2nd, Benson & Hedges Malaysian Open.

2000 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 14; top ten finishes - 1; Scoring Average - 71.79 (ranked 63rd); money Eruo211,117 or 125,557 (ranked 70th); best finish T4th, Trophee Lancome.

2001 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 16; top ten finishes - 3; Scoring Average - 70.94 (ranked T40th); money Eruo399,348 or 248,298 (ranked 51st); best finish, 2nd, Gleneagles Scottish PGA Championship.

2002 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 18; in money - 12; top ten finishes - 5; Scoring Average - 70.82 (ranked T13th); money Eruo846,734 or 539,889 (ranked 23rd); winner Trophee Lancome. A month after that win came to America and finished T2nd at the 2002 PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament giving him his tour card for 2003.

2002 PGA Nationwide Tour Summary
Played in five Nationwide Tour events in 2002, best finish 4th in the Holden Clearwater Classic.

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