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Stephen Leaney

  • Birthplace: Busselton, Australia
  • Residence: Perth, Australia
  • Birthdate: March 10, 1969
  • Age: 38 Ht.:
  • Turned Pro: 1992
  • Eligibility Code: 12

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Player Notes

An accomplished player on the Australasian Tour. Played in the German Open in 1997 and finished T-41st and decided to stay in Europe for six weeks. Played on the Challenge Tour and in six starts finished in the Top-10 six times and was runner-up four times. It was enough to get on the European Tour in 1998. . . Rebuilt his career after a life threatening medical problem in 1993 when he had two ribs removed and didn?t play golf for seven months. Took him 18 months to recover from surgery. Member of the 2003 Presidents Cup team.

Career Victories

European Tour
3 - 1998 Moroccan Open, 2000 TNT Dutch Open, 2002 Linde German Masters. Other Victories: 1994 and '97 Western Australian Open, 1995 and '97 Victorian Open, 1997 Western Australian PGA Championship, 1998 ANZ Players Championship

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Career Summary

1997 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 20; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average - 71.20 (ranked 29th); money - GBP 310,643 (ranked 11th); Winner, Moroccan Open, TNT Dutch Open.

1999 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 23; in money - 18; Top-10 finishes - 5; scoring average - 71.28 (ranked T27th); money - $326,681 or GBP 233,343 (ranked 33rd); best finish -T3rd, Alfred Dunhill S.A. PGA Championship and Compass Group English Open.

2000 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 21; in money - 17; Top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average - 71.49 (ranked 38th); money - $483,128 or GBP 287,328 (ranked 28th); Winner, TNT Dutch Open.

2001 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 19; in money - 12; Top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average - 71.18 (ranked T61st); money - $213,337 or GBP 132,644 (ranked 90th); best finish -T9th, TNT Open.

2002 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; in money - 14; Top-10 finishes - 6; scoring average - 70.96 (ranked 21st); money - $1,055,029 or GBP 672,700 (ranked 15th); winner, Linde German Masters.

2003 Notes
Joined the PGA Tour as a Special Temporary Member prior to the Western Open, having earned $709,600 in five events, exceeding the No. 150 (Tom Scherrer / $356,657) from the 2002 TOUR money list.

2003 PGA European Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 16; in money - 15; Top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average - 71.21 (ranked 42nd); money - $1,099,806 or GBP 764,919 (ranked 13th); best finish -2nd, U.S. Open and T2nd, Johnnie Walker Classic.

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 9; rounds played - 24; in money - 6; Top-10 finishes - 2; money - $842,361; (ranked 83rd - unofficial); best finish - 2nd at the U.S. Open

2003 Stats
scoring average - 70.84 / (na); driving distance - 280.4 / (na); driving accuracy - 68.5% / (na); GIR - 57.2% / (na); putting - 1.822 / (na); birdie average - 2.71 per rd / (na) / total birdies - 65; sand saves - 46.7% / (na); all-around; rank - / (na).

2004 Notes
Finished fourth at the Accenture Match Play Championship, falling to Tiger Woods in the semifinals, 2 and 1. In consolation final, lost to Darren Clarke, 1-up

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; rounds played - 75; in money - 17; Top-10 finishes - 2; money - $1,166,560; (ranked 68th); best finish - 4th at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship

2004 Stats
scoring average - 71.00 / (80th); driving distance - 282.3 / (135th); driving accuracy - 64.8% / (85th); GIR - 64.8% / (104th); putting - 1.805 / (170th); birdie average - 2.97 per rd / (188th) / total birdies - 223; sand saves - 55.3% / (25th); all-around; rank - 836 / (117th).

2005 Notes
Fell out of the top-125 in 2005 for the first time since 1996, his rookie season, retained his Tour card for 2006 by finishing T26th in Q-School.

2005 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 33; rounds played - 96; in money - 92; Top-10 finishes - 1; money - $486,581; (ranked 147th); best finish - T-6th at the BellSouth Classic

2005 Stats
scoring average - 71.65 / (155th); driving distance - 288.2 / (103rd); driving accuracy - 62.8% / (100th); GIR - 65.6% / (81st); putting - 1.770 / (68th); birdie average - 3.67 per rd / (54th) / total birdies - 352; sand saves - 40.4% / (179th); all-around; rank - 825 / (116th)

2006 Notes
5 Top-25 finishes.

2006 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; rounds played - 84; in money - 14; Top-10 finishes - 2; money - $746,747; (ranked 116th); best finish - T-4 at the Cialis Western Open

2006 Stats
scoring average - 70.93 / (80th); driving distance - 276.4 / (185th); driving accuracy - 65.8% / (62nd); GIR - 67.1% / (45th); putting - 1.755 / (31st); birdie average - 3.45 per rd / (119th) / total birdies - 290; sand saves - 50.5% / (76th); all-around; rank - 786 / (110th)

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