The PGA Championship

Paul Casey

   Scottsdale, Ariz.
   Cheltenham, England
Turned Pro:
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 180
   July 20, 1977
Age: 26
   Cheltenham, England

Player Notes

Was one of the stalwarts of Great Britain & Ireland's 1999 Walker Cup victory at Nairn in 1999, becoming one of only three players in 77 years to record four victories without a defeat. . . .Winner of the 1999 and 2000 English Amateur and the Pac-10 Championship in the U.S. . . . Victory in the 2000 Pac-10 Championship broke the scoring record held by Tiger Woods (18-under-par) with a 23-under-par 265. By winning he became the first player to win three successive Pac-10 Championships. Other records he has broken include the scoring average for the Arizona State University, previously held by Phil Mickelson. Coached by Peter Kostis, he turned professional at the end of 2000. Focused on The European Tour at the beginning of May with the intention of winning his card through seven invitations. Finished joint 12th in his first start - the Benson and Hedges International Open - and secured his card by finishing runner-up to Andrew Coltart in The Great North Open. With the first of his goals achieved, he quickly went on to achieve his second and record his first victory with a splendid 14 under par total in the 2001 Gleneagles Scottish PGA Championship.

Career Victories

European Tour
3 - 2001 Gleneagles Scottish PGA Championship, 2003 ANZ Championship, Benson & Hedges International

Career Summary

2001 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 17; in money - 13; top-10 finishes - 4; stroke average 70.67 (Ranked T28th); �Eruo760,692 & �472,967 (ranked 22nd); winner Gleneagles Scottish PGA Championship.

2002 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 15; top-10 finishes - 4; stroke average 71.15 (Ranked T36th); �Eruo475,848 & �303,407 (ranked 46th); T3rd, Linde German Masters.

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