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Lee Westwood

Lee Westwood

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Worksop, England
  • Residence: Worksop, England
  • Birthdate: April 24, 1973
  • Age: 31
  • Turned Professional: 1993
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Player Notes

Two years after being impressed by watching Jack Nicklaus win his sixth Masters, Westwood began playing golf at age 13, with a half a set bought by grandparents. . . Winner 1993 British Youths Championship. . . Earned his European tour card at his first attempt at Q-school after turning professional in 1993. . . European Ryder Cup Team member in 1997, '99 and 2001. . . Won seven times around the world in 1998. . .Was the first player other the Colin Montgomerie to win the European Order of Merit since 1992.

Career Victories

European Tour
16 - 1996 Volvo Scandinavian Masters, Volvo Masters, 1998 Deutsche Bank Open, National Car Rental English Open, Loch Lomond World Invitational, Belgacom Open, 1999 TNT Dutch Open, Smurfit European Open, Canon European Masters, 2000 Deutsche Bank SAP Open, Compaq Group English Open, Smurfit European Open, Volvo Scandinavian Masters, Belgacom Open, 2003 BMW International Open, Dunhill Links Championship.

PGA Tour
1 - 1998 Freeport McDermott Classic

Other
1996 and '97 Sumitomo Visa Taiheiyo Masters. 1997 Benson & Hedges Malaysian Open, Holden Australian Open, 1998 Sumitomo Visa Taiheiyo Masters, Dunlop Phoenix, 1999 Macau Open, 2000 Cisco World Match Play Championship.

Career Summary

1994 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 22; top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 71.96 (ranked 58th); money ?171,251 or 122,322 (ranked 43rd); best finish, 4th, Turespana open de Baleares and Peugeot Open de France.

1995 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; in money - 17; top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 72.81; money ?112,608 or 80,434 (ranked 75th); best finish, T9th, Turespana Open Mediterrania and Chemapol Trophy Czech Open.

1996 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 33; in money - 25; top-10 finishes - 9; scoring average 71.36 (ranked 11th); money ?600,172 or 428,694 (ranked 6th); winner in Volvo Scandinavian Masters.

1997 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 20; top-10 finishes - 10; scoring average 70.29 (ranked 7th); money ?824,205 or 588,718 (ranked 3rd); winner in Volvo Masters.

1997 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 5; in money - 5; top-10 finishes - 1; money $155,645 (ranked 138th); best finish, T10th, in British Open.

1998 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 18; top-10 finishes - 9; scoring average 69.85 (ranked 3rd); money ?1,140,142 or 814,387 (ranked 3rd); winner Deutsche Bank SAP Open, NCR English Open, Standard Life Loch Lomond and Belgacom Open.

1998 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 8; in money - 7; top-10 finishes - 3; money $599,586 (ranked 46th); winner Freeport-McDermott Classic.

1999 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 17; top-10 finishes - 10; scoring average 70.44 (ranked 4th); money ?1,320,803 or 943,431 (ranked 2nd); winner TNT Dutch Open, Smurfit European Open and Canon European Masters.

1999 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 11; in money - 10; top-10 finishes - 3; money $384,097 (ranked 106th); best finish, T4th, American Express Championship.

2000 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 22; top-10 finishes - 14; scoring average 69.62 (ranked 1st); money ?3,125,147 or 1,858,602 (ranked 1st); winner Deutsche Bank SAP Open, Compaq Group English Open, Smurfit European Open, Volvo Scandinavian Masters, Belgacom Open.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 10; rounds played - ; in money - 8; top-10 finishes - 2; money $911,635 (ranked 53rd - unofficial); best finish 2nd at the American Express Championship

2000 Stats
Scoring - 70.60 / (n/a); driving distance - 275.6 / (n/a); driving accuracy -67.7% / (n/a); GIR - 60.3% / (n/a); putting - 1.727 / (n/a); birdie average - 3.58 per rd / (n/a) / total birdies - 111; sand saves - 47.2% / (n/a); scrambling - 56.5% / (n/a); all-around rank - / (n/a).

2001 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 15; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 71.69 (ranked 111th); money ?390,613 or 242,867 (ranked 52nd); best finish, T2nd Volvo Scandinavian Masters.

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 6; rounds played - 18 ; in money - 3; top-10 finishes - 0; money $76,821 (ranked 232nd-unofficial); best finish T-17th at the Bay Hill Invitational.

2002 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 15; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 72.10 (ranked 111th); money ?308,339 or 196,601 (ranked 75th); best finish, T14th, Telefonica Open de Madrid.

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 9; rounds played - 24 ; in money - 5; top-10 finishes:0 / money $210,585 (ranked 174th - unofficial); best finish T-15 at the Nissan Open and NEC Invitational.

2003 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 25; in money - 18; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 71.36 (ranked T67th); money ?1,330,713 or 927,785 (ranked 7th); winner, BMW International Open, Dunhill Links Championship.

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 8; Rounds Played - 24; in money - 5; top -10 Finishes - 0; money $136,590 Rank (209th - unofficial); Best finish: T-29th at the Memorial Tournament

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