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Padraig Harrington

Residence:
   Dublin, Ireland
Birthplace:
   Dublin, Ireland
Turned Pro:
   1995
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 195
Birthdate:
   August 30, 1971
Age: 31
College:
   Dublin, Ireland

Player Notes

Completed an accountancy degree before turning professional. . . . Coached by Bob Torrance and believes that swing adjustments the pair have made have added yards to his game. Regularly travels up to Largs in Scotland to visit Torrance at home. Undertakes a strict fitness regime and insists that he is now "fitter than ever."

Won 1995 Irish Open Amateur Championship, he played on the Walker Cup team in 1991, '93 & '95. Got onto the Ryder Cup team in 1999 by making a putt on the final round of the final day of qualifying. Also member of the 2002 Ryder Cup Team.

Career Victories

European Tour
7 - 1996 Peugeot Open De Espana, 2000 Brazil 500 Years Open, BBVA Open Turespana Madrid, 2001 Volvo Masters Andalucia, 2002 Dunhill Links Championship, 2003 BMW Asian Open, Deutsche Bank - SAP Open TPC
Unofficial Win: 1998 Irish PGA Championship, 2002 Target World Challenge

Career Summary

1996 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 20; top ten finishes - 9; stroke average 71.39 (ranked T-12th); money ›Eruo399,034 or œ285,024 (ranked 11th); winner, Peugeot Open de Espana.

1997 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; in money - 26; top ten finishes - 8; Scoring Average - 70.63 (ranked 11th); money ›Eruo544,575 or œ388,982 (ranked 8th); best finish 2nd, Volvo Masters.

1998 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 18; top ten finishes - 4; Scoring Average - 71.10 (ranked T-26th); money›Eruo291,220 or œ208,014 (ranked 29th); best finish T2nd, German Open.

1999 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 22; top ten finishes - 8; Scoring Average - 70.88 (ranked 9th); money ›Eruo855,162 or œ610,830 (ranked 7th); best finish 2nd five times at the Fiat & Fila Italian Open, BMW International Open, Linde German Masters, Volvo Masters and the West of Ireland Golf Classic.

2000 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 20; top ten finishes - 8; Scoring Average - 70.33 (ranked 6th); money ›Eruo1,350,921 or œ803,426 (ranked 7th); winner Brazil Sao Paulo 500 years Open & BBVA Open Turespana Madrid.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered: 8 / Rounds Played: 26 / Cuts made: 7 / Top-10 finishes: 2; Best finish: T5th at the U.S. Open & American Express Championship; Earnings: $491,812 Rank (107th - unofficial)

2000 Stats
Scoring - 70.60 / (N/A); Driving Distance - 275.0 / (N/A); Driving Accuracy - 65.9% / (N/A); GIR - 53.8% / (N/A); Putting - 1.718 / (N/A); Birdie Average - 3.62 per rd / (N/A) / Total Birdies - 94; Sand Saves - 66.0% / (N/A); Scrambling - 57.9% / (N/A); All-Around Rank - / (N/A).

2001 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 22; top ten finishes - 11; Scoring Average - 69.23 (ranked 1st); money ›Eruo2,090,166 or œ1,299,579 (ranked 2nd); winner Volvo Masters Andalucia.

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered: 9 / Rounds Played: 30 / Cuts made: 8 / Top-10 finishes: 1; Best finish: T-6th at the Buick Open; Earnings: $348,425 Rank (145th-unofficial).

2002 Notes
At the end of the year, won the unofficial Target World Challenge

2002 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 21; top ten finishes - 10; Scoring Average - 69.72 (ranked 1st); money ›Eruo2,334,655 or œ1,488,606 (ranked 2nd); winner Dunhill Links Championship.

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered: 9 / Rounds Played: 32 / Cuts made: 9 / Top-10 finishes: 4 / Best finish: T-5 at the Masters & British Open / Earnings: $924,847 Rank (69th - unofficial)

2002 Stats
Scoring - 69.59 / (N/A); Driving Distance - 282.1 / (N/A); Driving Accuracy - 67.6% / (N/A); GIR - 61.3% / (N/A1); Putting - 1.718 / (N/A); Birdie Average - 3.81 per rd / (N/A) / Total Birdies - 122; Sand Saves - 64.0% / (N/A); All-Around Rank - / (N/A)

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