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BRIAN DAVIS

Player Data
  • Eligibility Code: 6
  • Birthplace: London, England
  • Residence: Camberley, England
  • Birthdate: August 2, 1974
  • Age: 31
  • Turned Pro: 1994
Player Notes

Won his maiden title, the Peugeot Open de Espa�a at the PGA Golf de Catalunya in May 2000 when he met his wife to be, Julie, a former air stewardess and daughter of former England goalkeeper Ray Clemence. The couple married in October 2002 and in the week of his honeymoon, Davis played in the Telefonica Open de Madrid and finished tied second, his best finish of the season. Enjoyed his best season in 2003, breaking into the top ten on the Order of Merit in ninth place assisted by 11 top ten finishes, including third in the year-ending Volvo Masters Andalucia. Began the next season on a high note, winning the ANZ Championship in Australia, which set up appearances in all four Majors in 2004. In 1998, he contracted chickenpox on flight home to the UK from South Africa. Taken ill with the virus in Dubai and spent a week in intensive care with seriously high blood clot levels. Became the first Englishman to win the US PGA Tour Qualifying School finals at the end of 2004, shooting a 17 under par total of 415 to win by one stroke.

Career Victories

European Tour
2 - 2000 Peugeot Open De Espana, 2004 ANZ Championship.

Career Summary

1997 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average - 71.58 (ranked T53rd); money �117,576 (ranked 53rd); best finish T4th, Volvo German Open.

1998 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 28; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 72.57 (ranked 93rd); money �82,654 (ranked 79th); best finish T11th, Benson and Hedges International, TNT Dutch Open and Volvo Scandinavian Masters.

1999 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; in money - 12; Top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average - 72.48 (ranked 110th); money ?159,428 or �113,877 (ranked 74th); best finish T5th, Deutsche Bank SAP TPC.

2000 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; in money - 20; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 71.63 (ranked 49th); money ?465,336 or �276,747 (ranked 29th); winner Peugeot Open de Espana.

2001 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 71.09 (ranked 53rd); money ?386,812 or �240,504 (ranked 53rd); best finish T3rd, Telefonica Open de Madrid.

2002 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average - 71.22 (ranked T42nd); money ?548,352 or �349,636 (ranked 39th); best finish T2nd, Telefonica Open de Madrid.

2003 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 31; in money - 26; Top-10 finishes - 11; scoring average - 70.35 (ranked 5th); money ?1,245,513 or �868,383 (ranked 9th); best finish T2nd, Madeira Island Open & Algarve Open de Portugal.

2004 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; in money - 21; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 71.33 (ranked 46th); money ?713,960 or �493,721 (ranked 31st); Winner ANZ Championship.

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