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Michael Campbell

Player Data

  • Birthdate: February 22, 1969
  • Birthplace: Hawera, Taranaki, N.Z.
  • Residence: Wellington, N. Z. & Brighton, England
  • Age: 37 Ht: 5' 10" Wt: 190
  • Turned Pro: 1993

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Player Notes

Michael started playing golf at the age of ten, encouraged by his father for whom he served as caddie. His great-great-great-grandfather, Sir Logan Campbell, was Scottish and emigrated from Edinburgh to New Zealand in 1845 . The strongly built, amiable Maori from Wellington led New Zealand to top amateur honors in the 1992 Eisenhower Trophy. 1992 was also a great year for him as he won the Australian and New South Wales Amateur championships and was named the New Zealand Young Sportsman of the Year and Australasian Amateur Golfer of the Year. He Other Victories: 1991 New Zealand Maori championship and was runner-up 1992 World Individual Eisenhower Trophy. Played on the Australian Tour in 93, he was their Rookie of the Year in '83. he now plays full time on the PGA European Tour. Member of 2000 & '05 Presidents Cup Team . 1993 Australasia Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 11; in money - 9; Top-10 finishes - 4; money $117,169 (ranked 7th); won Canon Challenge.

Career Victories

European Tour
8 - 2000 Johnnie Walker Classic, Heineken Classic, Linde German Masters, 2001 Heineken Classic, 2002 Smurfit European Open, Nissan Irish Open, 2005 U.S. Open, HSBC World Match Play Championship

PGA Tour
1 - 2005 U.S. Open

Other
1992 Australian Amateur Championship, 1993 Canon Challenge, 1994 St. Louis Open (Tommy Armour Tour), Memorial Olivier Barras, Bank Austria Open, Audi Quattro Open. 1995 Alfred Dunhill Masters (indo), 2000 Crown Lager Mew Zealand Open, Ericsson Masters.

Career Summary

1994 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 4; in money - 3; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 72.33; money €6,247 or £4,462 (ranked 208th); best finish T-34th, Open V33 and Cannes Open.

1995 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average 70.99 (ranked 6th); money €561,368 or £400,977 (ranked 5th); best finish T-2nd, Volvo PGA Championship and Collingtree British Masters.

1995 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 3; in money - 3; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 69.88; money $141,388 (ranked 135th); best finish T-3rd, British Open, T-17th PGA Championship.

1996 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 17; in money - 10; Top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average - 72.65; money €61,998 or £44,284 (ranked 120th); best finish T-13th, Linde German Masters.

1997 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 9; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 72.69; money €53,889 or £38,492 (ranked 133rd); best finish T-7th, Johnnie Walker Classic.

1998 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 14; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 72.45 (ranked 103rd);money¢114,516 or £81,797 (ranked 81st); best finish T7th, German Open.

1999 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 71.01 (ranked 13th); money €269,688 or £192,634 (ranked 41st); best finish T7th, Standard Life Loch Lomond and Volvo Masters.

2000 Notes
On the ANZ Order of Merit finished third for 2000/2001 with earnings of $Aus484,732

2000 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 20; Top-10 finishes - 11; scoring average - 70.25 (ranked 3rd); money €1,993,550 or £1,185,614 (ranked 4th); winner Johnnie Walker Classic, Heineken Classic and Linde German Masters.

2000 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 6; rounds played - 16 ; in money - 4; top-10 finishes - 1; money $321,723 (ranked 141st - unofficial); best finish 9th at the American Express Championship.

2000 Stats
Scoring - 70.76 / (n/a); driving distance - 277.9 / (n/a); driving accuracy -61.2% / (n/a); GIR - 63.9% / (n/a); putting - 1.795 / (n/a); birdie average - 3.31 per rd / (n/a) / total birdies - ; sand saves - 66.7% / (n/a); scrambling - 52.7% / (n/a); all-around rank - / (n/a)

2001 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average - 70.84 (ranked 35th); money €1,065,465 or £662,462 (ranked 12th); winner Heineken Classic.

2001 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 10; rounds played - 28 ; in money - 6; top-10 finishes - 1; money $326,191 (ranked 152nd-unofficial); best finish T9th at the Accenture Match Play Championship.

2002 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 19; Top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average - 70.56 (ranked 9th); money €1,325,404 or £845,094 (ranked 8th); winner Smurfit European Open.

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 11; rounds played - 30 ; in money - 6; top-10 finishes - 3; money $831,500 (ranked 82nd-unofficial); best finish 2nd at the Bay Hill Invitational.

2003 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 16; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average - 71.95 (ranked 112th); money €881,999 or £614,938 (ranked 15th); winner Nissan Irish Open.

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 14; Rounds Played - 31; in money - 5; top -10 Finishes - 0; money $107,814 Rank (205th); Best finish: T33rd at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.

2004 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 21; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 71.88 (ranked 92nd); money €748,985 or £517,942 (ranked 28th); best finish, 2nd Barclays Scottish Open.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 6; Rounds Played - 16; in money - 4; top -10 Finishes - 0; Scoring average - 72.16; money $86,006; Best finish: T20th, British Open.

2005 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 22; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 7; scoring average - 71.08 (ranked 37th); money €2,496,269 or £1,687,227 (ranked 2nd); Winner U.S. Open & HSBC World Match Play Championship.

2005 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 5; Rounds Played - 20; in money - 5; top -10 Finishes - 3; money $1,661,810.44 Rank (46 - unofficial); Best finish: Win at the U.S. Open.

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