Has played on the Australian Tour since 1989, best year 1996-97 after winning Australian Masters he was top on the Order of Merit. Uses a long putter, he was sidelined for nearly 18 months between 1993-'94 after contracting "Ross River Fever" a mosquito-carrying virus which caused damage to the eyes. Member of 2003 Presidents Cup team.
1 - 2005 MCI Heritage
Hyundai Team Matches (with Rich Beem), Australian Tour Victories: 9 - 1997 Ericsson Australian Masters, 2000 Ford Open, 2001 ANZ Championship, 2002 Australian PGA Championship (Shared With Jarrod Moseley), Australian MasterCard Masters, 2003 Australian Open, 2004 New South Wales Open, Australian Open, Cadbury Schweppes Australian PGA Championship
1997 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 14; in money - 9; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 71.26 (ranked T-35th); money £134,067 (ranked 48th); best finish T2nd, Johnnie Walker Classic.
1998 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 10; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 71.44 (ranked 42nd); money ?191,036 or £136,454 (ranked 51st); best finish T5th, Volvo PGA Championship.
1999 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 15; in money - 9; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 71.71 (ranked 53rd); money ?his summary was; 158,172 or £112,980 (ranked 75th); best finish T2nd, Heineken Classic.
2000 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 14; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 72.16 (ranked T93rd); money ?his summary was; 155,404 or £92,423 (ranked 94th); best finish 5th, Murphy's Irish Open.
2001 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 70.99 (ranked 44th); money ?his summary was; 367,438 or £228,458 (ranked 54th); best finish 3rd, Moroccan Open.
Great rookie year, only missed one cut, that came at the end of the Year at the Buick Challenge.
2002 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 11; in money - 9; top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 71.00 (ranked 25th); money ?525,580 and £333,841 (ranked 40th); best finish T3rd, The TNT Open.
2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; rounds played - 93 ; in money -23; top-10 finishes - 4; money $1,413,113 (ranked 41st); best finish 3rd at the Genuity Championship
Scoring - 70.00 / (10th); driving distance - 281.4 / (84th); driving accuracy -68.0% / (92nd); GIR - 68.1% / (38th); putting - 1.759 / (59th); birdie average - 3.72 per rd / (70th) / total birdies - 346; sand saves - 52.3% / (75th); all-around rank - 439 / (17th).
Suffered a rib injury at the end of the year.
2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; Rounds Played - 90; in money - 21; top -10 Finishes - 3; money $1,323,594 Rank (50th); Best finish: 4th at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship
Scoring - 70.29 / (28th); Driving Distance - 292.8 / (50th); Driving Accuracy - 62.3% / (148th); GIR - 64.3% / (119th); Putting - 1.785 / (119th); Birdie Average - 3.54 per rd / (113th) / Total Birdies - 319; Sand Saves - 51.4% / (76th); All-Around Rank - 817 / (116th).
Spent most of July in Europe and collected two top-five finishes on the European Tour during his visit-T5 at the Barclays Scottish Open and solo fourth at the Nissan Irish Open.
2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 23; Rounds Played - 66; in money - 12; top -10 Finishes - 1; money $675,189 Rank (118th); Best finish: 5th at the BellSouth Classic
Scoring - 71.00 / (80th); Driving Distance - 291.4 / (54th); Driving Accuracy - 61.5% / (142nd); GIR - 62.9% / (152nd); Putting - 1.819 / (190th); Birdie Average - 2.77 per rd / (195th) / Total Birdies - 183; Sand Saves - 47.1% / (124th); All-Around Rank - 987 / (153rd).
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