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Rod Pampling

  • Birthplace: Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia
  • Residence: Flower Mound, Texas and Brisbane, Australia
  • Birthdate: September 23, 1969
  • Age: 37 Ht.:
  • Turned Pro: 1994
  • Eligibility Code: 8

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Player Notes

Played the PGA Tour of Australasia during the winter and the Hooters Tour during the summer to support career before concentrating efforts primarily on the Nationwide Tour beginning in 2000... Playing primarily in the United States beginning in 2000, Pampling relocated to Flower Mound, TX...Wife Angela is a clinical psychologist. "She gets to see everything I do out there. I'm kind of lucky. I have a psychologist out there 24 hours a day. She doesn't lie. I can't kid myself."

Career Victories

PGA Tour
2 - 2004 International, 2006 Bay Hill Invitational

Other
1999 Canon Challenge

Career Summary

1998
Finished second at the New Zealand Open on the Australasian Tour.

1999
First-round leader at the British Open. Shot an even-par 71 Carnoustie, Scotland, then missed the cut after posting a second-round 86.?.?.?Made three of six cuts on PGA Tour.?.?.?Won the 1999 Canon Challenge on the Australasian Tour.

2001
Led the Nationwide Tour in Top-10 s with nine but did not bring home a win in his second season on that tour.?.?.?Earned $306,573, setting a record for earnings without a victory.?.?.?Also led Nationwide Tour with cumulative 162-under par, two strokes better than Chad Campbell.?.?.?Eight of his Top-10 s were Top-5s, including three runner-up finishes and two thirds.?.?.?Lost playoff to John Rollins at Hershey Open after matching course record with 7-under 64 during final round.?.?.?Came out on short side of three-man playoff with Mark Wurtz and winner D.A. Points at Inland Empire Open.?.?.?Finished in top five in seven of standard statistical categories, including first in All-Around Ranking.?.?.?Continued to support Australasian Tour, playing in seven events with two top 10s.?.?.?Made 46 of 49 cuts between 1996-2001 on Australasian Tour.

2002 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 29 / rounds played - 94 / cuts made - 19 / Top-10 finishes: 3 / best finish - T-4th at the Tampa Bay Classic / earnings: $776,903; (ranked 89th)

2002 Stats
scoring average - 70.85 / (59th); driving distance - 285.9 / (41st); driving accuracy - 66.8% / (120th); GIR - 64.8% / (121st); putting - 1.744 / (28th); birdie average - 4.03 per rd / (11th) / total birdies - 379; sand saves - 54.6% / (46th); all-around; rank - 592 / (43rd)

2003 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 27; rounds played - 83; in money - 16; Top-10 finishes - 5; money - $1,064,974; (ranked 68th); best finish - T-3rd at The Reno-Tahoe Open

2003 Stats
scoring average - 70.44 / (42nd); driving distance - 290.1 / (64th); driving accuracy - 67.6% / (78th); GIR - 66.1% / (77th); putting - 1.742 / (20th); birdie average - 3.95 per rd / (23rd) / total birdies - 328; sand saves - 56.4% / (19th); all-around; rank - 443 / (18th).

2004 Notes
Began the season 111th in Official World Golf Ranking and had moved up to 65th through The Tour Championship.

2004 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; rounds played - 94; in money - 22; Top-10 finishes - 2; money - $1,737,725; (ranked 31st); best finish - Win at The International

2004 Stats
scoring average - 70.75 / (50th); driving distance - 292.1 / (50th); driving accuracy - 59.8% / (154th); GIR - 66.1% / (69th); putting - 1.763 / (52nd); birdie average - 3.71 per rd / (57th) / total birdies - 349; sand saves - 58.9% / (10th); all-around; rank - 466 / (17th).

2005 Notes
Ten Top-25 finishes.

2005 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 26; rounds played - 84; in money - 83; Top-10 finishes - 6; money - $1,613,815; (ranked 48th); best finish - T-5th at the Masters

2005 Stats
scoring average - 70.63 / (47th); driving distance - 295.9 / (40th); driving accuracy - 60.3% / (146th); GIR - 65.6% / (81st); putting - 1.779 / (95th); birdie average - 3.74 per rd / (29th) / total birdies - 314; sand saves - 48.8% / (99th); all-around; rank - 711 / (73rd).

2006 Notes
Nine Top-25 finishes.

2006 PGA Tour Summary
Tournaments entered - 24; rounds played - 84; in money - 21; Top-10 finishes - 6; money - $2,664,673; (ranked 17th); best finish - Win at the Bay Hill Invitational.

2006 Stats
scoring average - 70.44 / (29th); driving distance - 288.2 / (99th); driving accuracy - 60.4% / (141st); GIR - 62.5% / (172nd); putting - 1.745 / (11th); birdie average - 3.64 per rd / (58th) / total birdies - 306; sand saves - 59.1% / (8th); all-around; rank - 635 / (54th).

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