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Raphael Jacquelin

Raphael Jacquelin

Player Data
  • Birthplace: Lyon, France
  • Residence: Chazay D'Azergues, France
  • Birthdate: May 8, 1974
  • Age: 30
  • Turned Professional: 1995
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Player Notes

The 2003 season was Jacquelin's best on the European Tour since he graduated from the Challenge Tour in 1997 where he finished fourth on the Rankings after winning three times during the season. Although still looking for that elusive first victory on The European Tour, his consistent form, which saw him miss only five cuts in his 29 outings, saw him finish 20th on the Volvo Order of Merit, his best placing. . . Came closest to victory in the 2001 Compass Group English Open where he finished second narrowly missed out on forcing a play-off with eventual champion Peter O'Malley. . . The 2003 season yielded five top ten finishes including three third places in five weeks from the end of August to the end of September. Established three course records between August and October to underline his huge talent. . . Dreamed of being a professional soccer player until a knee injury at age 13 forced him to turn his attention to other pursuits. Took up tennis, then switched to golf and enjoyed a successful amateur career before turning professional in 1995.

Career Victories

European Challenge Tour
3 - 1997 Championnat De France Pro, Memorial Olivier Barras, Steelcover Dutch Challenge

European Tour
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Career Summary

1997 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 10; in money - 7; top-10 finishes - 0; stroke average 73.03; money ?15,431 & 11,022 (ranked 175th); best finish T27th, Novotel Perrier Open de France.

1998 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; in money - 15; top-10 finishes - 0; stroke average 72.25 (ranked 84th) ; money ?104,782 & 74,844 (ranked 88th); best finish T11th, TNT Dutch Open.

1999 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; in money - 13; top-10 finishes - 1; stroke average 72.69; money ?106,524 & 76,088 (ranked 104th); best finish 3rd, BBVA Open Turespana Masters de Andalucia.

2000 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 30; in money - 14; top-10 finishes - 1; stroke average 72.15 (ranked T90th); money ?192,568 or 114,525 (ranked 80th); best finish 3rd, Scottish PGA Championship.

2001 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; in money - 23; top ten finishes - 6; Scoring Average - 70.66 (ranked 27th); money ?656,556 or 408,220 (ranked 28th); best finish, 2nd, The Compass Group English Open.

2002 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; in money - 23; top ten finishes - 2; Scoring Average - 71.71 (ranked T78th); money ?319,581 or 203,769 (ranked 72nd); best finish, T3rd, The Compass Group English Open.

2003 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; in money - 24; top ten finishes - 5; Scoring Average - 71.71 (ranked T78th); money ?834,814 or 582,040 (ranked 20th); best finish, 3rd Dunhill Links & T3rd, BMW International Open, Trophee Lancome.

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