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Phillip Price

Phillip Price

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Pontypridd, Wales
  • Residence: Newport, Wales
  • Birthdate: October 21, 1966
  • Age: 37
  • Turned Professional: 1989
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Player Notes

Learned to play at Pontypridd with his father and brothers. . .Won the Duncan Putter and W.I. Tucker trophies. . .With his third place finishes in the 1989 Berkshire and Brabazon trophies he decided to turn professional. . .Winner of the Welsh Region Order of Merit a year later and came in second in the 1991 World Cup with Ian Woosnam. . .Achieved his life long ambition when he qualified in 10th place for The 34th Ryder Cup Matches and made a phenomenal debut at The Belfry by defeating World No. 2-ranked Phil Mickelson in the singles to secure an invaluable point. . . Secured his place on the European Ryder Cup Team in 2001, winning the Algarve Open de Portugal for a second time to help underline his credentials. Created a big impact in 2000, finishing runner-up on four occasions, most notably in the WGC-NEC Invitational when he tied for second behind Tiger Woods to collect the biggest check of his career. . . Credits his stronger mental approach to his 10-year association with psychologist Alan Fine, who now lives in America and flew to Akron to lend his assistance during the WGC-NEC International event. . .Suffered a hand injury in 1992. . .Member of the 2002 Ryder Cup Team

Career Victories

European Tour
3 - 1994 Portuguese Open, 2001 Algarve Portuguese Open, 2003 Smurfit European Open

Career Summary

1991 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 72.64; money ?74,267 or 53,048 (ranked 71st); best finish, T10th Jersey European Airways Open and European Pro-Celebrity.

1992 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 14; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 72.85; money ?63,883 or 45,631 (ranked 96th); best finish T-9th, Turespana Open de Baleares.

1993 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 14; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 72.90; money ?121,661 or 86,901 (ranked 60th); best finish T-2nd, GA European Open.

1994 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 72.59 (ranked 100th); money ?222,258 or 158,756 (ranked 34th); winner, Portuguese Open.

1995 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 11; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 72.52 (ranked T-81st); money ?69,254 or 49,467 (ranked 110th); best finish T-5th, Moroccan Open.

1996 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 72.61 (ranked T-95th); money ?136,895 or 97,782 (ranked 71st); best finish T-7th, Murphy's Irish Open.

1997 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 17; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 71.48 (ranked 47th); money ?212,244 or 151,603 (ranked 39th); best finish, T-6th, BMW Open and One 2 One British Masters.

1998 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 71.22 (ranked 31st); money ?397,439 or 283,885 (ranked 15th); best finish, T-2nd, Cannes Open and Smurfit European Open.

1999 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 19; top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 71.77 (ranked 59th); money ?303,428 or 216,734 (ranked 36th); best finish T2nd, Qatar Masters.

2000 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; in money - 24; top-10 finishes - 9; scoring average 70.79 (ranked 11th); money ?1,331,591 or 791,930 (ranked 8th); best finish 2nd, Algarve Portuguese Open and Benson and Hedges, T2nd, Alfred Dunhill Championships and World Golf Championships-NEC Invitational.

2001 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 22; top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 70.42 (ranked 18th); money ?763,863 or 474,939 (ranked 21st); winner, Algarve Open de Portugal.

2002 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 17; top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 71.65 (ranked 73rd); money ?473,096 or 301,652 (ranked 48th); best finish, 3rd, Victor Chandler British Masters and T3rd, The Compass Group English Open.

2003 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 16; top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average 71.31 (ranked T60th); money ?1,234,018 or 860,368 (ranked 10th); Winner, Smurfit European Open.

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 9; Rounds Played - 29; in money - 6; top -10 Finishes - 1; money $280,551 Rank (171st - unofficial); Best finish: T-10th at the British Open.

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